Sacred Heart of Jesus Church - Serving the Communities of South Bend and Lakeville, Indiana
Fr. Jim Stoyle, former pastor at St. Jude, had surgery on September 20 on his foot due to an infection, and is in rehab following.  Those who knew     Fr. Jim well may wish to send a card or include him in prayer.  Mail should reach him if sent to: 547 Laramie Trace, Kendallville, IN 46755.

Combined Parish Picnic:  to be held on the grounds of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, we hope many singles and/or families (too) will be able to attend (sign-up sheets in church foyers) as there will be fun things for the kids and as always, plenty of good food with dishes to be shared, and meat choices provided by the parish.  We will need a head-count beforehand though in order to be prepared for guests.  See the bulletin for more details or posters at church. A great opportunity to be with many members of both parishes and get to know fellow parishioners better! 

RCIA beginning very soon, to be held on Tuesday evenings, and not only for those interested in becoming Catholic, but also for any Catholics wanting to strengthen their understanding of the Faith.  Contact Heather at the St. Jude Parish Office or either parish secretary if interested.

Tom Padberg continues to offer ongoing Faith-education in his weekly meetings at Sacred Heart Parish.  See the bulletin for further information as to weekly time, etc.  Any are welcome and attendance can be when you can come, not necessarily an every-week commitment.

Anyone with time and willingness to do a little ground’s clean-up for Fall (weeds or maybe some Fall plantings where needed), please contact the parish offices.  We will return a call to you with some guidance on what is needed.  Thanks for your help.~Fr. John