March 27 & 28, 2017 : 7:00pm-8:30 pm - English

Marzo 29 y 30, 2017: 7:00pm-8:30pm - Español


Living as Family: This is an opportunity to set aside specific time to pray, meditate and reflect, and most importantly to do this as parish community. The mission is a time of renewal of our relationship with God and each other.


Viviendo como familia: Aproveche esta oportunidad para dedicar tiempo a la oración, la meditación y reflexión. Y lo más importante es hacer esto juntos como una comunidad parroquial. Esta misión es un tiempo especial para renovar nuestra relación con Dios y con cada uno de nuestros hermanos.


Deacon JoseDeacon José Alfredo Reyes

Born and raised in El Salvador, he graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from the Catholic University of El Salvador.  He has spent his entire professional career in the Applications Development side of Information Services, with the last 25 years working for E & J Gallo Winery.  José received the Sacrament of Holy Orders in the Order of the Permanent Diaconate at the Cathedral of the Annunciation in Stockton in 2003.  Deacon José has an active participation in the life of the Church at St. Stanislaus Catholic Community in Modesto as well as in the Diocese of Stockton.

Fr. Efrain

El P. Efrain Tijerino fue ordenado sacerdote el 31 de diciembre de 1997. Es pastor asociado en nuestra parroquia. Anteriormente estuvo sirviendo en la Iglesia de Santa Gertrudis en Stockton. Le apasiona la Palabra de Dios y el servicio a familias y matrimonios así como la atención a los más necesitados en la comunidad.


Feliciano Tapia, Director de la formación en la fe para los ministerios en nuestra parroquia estará colaborando con el P. Efraín en la misión en español.

Communal Penance Services 2017 Lent Confessions

March 20    All Saints           Turlock, CA

March 29   Sacred Heart      Patterson, CA

April 4       St. Joachim         Newman, CA

April 5       Sacred Heart      Turlock, CA

Palm Sunday - Domingo de Ramos

April 8, 2017 5:00 PM English

                       7:00 PM Español

April 9, 2017 7:00 AM English

                      7:30 AM Español

                      8:30 AM Português

                      9:45 AM English - Beginning at the parking lot by the bell

                    11:15 AM Español - Empezando en el estacionamiento

                                                       frente a la campana

                     1:30 PM English

                     1:30 PM Español en Nuestra Señora de la Asunción

                     5:00 PM Español

                     6:30 PM English Youth Mass

Holy Week - Semana Santa

Wednesday April 12, 2017

                      7:00 PM Confessions

Holy Thursday April 13, 2017

                      7:00 PM Community Mass

                                    (English, Português & Español)


Good Friday April 14, 2017  

                        1:00 PM Solemn Liturgy of the Lord's Passion

                                       (English and Português)

                         3:00 PM Divine Mercy Chaplet (in the Chapel)

                         5:00 PM Via Crucis Viviente

                         6:00 PM Litugia de la Pasión del Señor

                         No Confessions Today


Easter Vigil April 15, 2017 

                        12:00 PM Rosario del Pésame en el gimnasio

                          8:00 PM Easter Vigil with Baptisms

                                          (Bilingual English /  Português)

                         11:00 PM Misa de Pascua

                       No Confessions Today


Easter Sunday April 16, 2017 

                        7:00 AM English

                        7:30 AM Español

                        8:30 AM Português

                      10:00 AM English

                      11:30 AM Español

                        1:30 PM English

                        1:30 PM Español en la Iglesia de Nuestra

                                        Señora de la Asunción

                        5:00 PM Español

                       There will be NO 6:30 PM English Mass


Youth Retreat

Our Lady of Fatima Society

Sacred Heart Church, Turlock, CA

Mnsg. Alvernaz Memorial Scholarship


Scholarship Application


Scholarship grants by OLF Society are for college and vocational studies.  Our Lady of Fatima Society awards four (4) scholarships annually in the amount of $500.00 each.  Applications and subsequent grants will be based on the following:

  • Current High School graduates have first review priority
  • Current College students will be reviewed upon availability of funding

The grant may be used for education at any university, college, junior college, or vocational institute.

The grant will be paid to the student upon written confirmation from the college that the student is a full time student with a minimum of 12 units or vocational equivalent.

Criteria for determining award of grant are based on the following categories:

  • Grades
  • Member of Our Lady of Fatima Society
  • Member of Sacred Heart Parish
  • Parish and/or OLF Society involvement
  • Community Involvement/Service and School Participation

Application Instructions:

The Applicant must submit all of the following: (Incomplete packets will not be considered)

  1. Completed Application Form
  2. High School or College Transcripts
  3. Biographical Essay
  4. Two Letters of Recommendation

Deadline:  Application packets must be received by April 28, 2017.

Submit completed application packets (via mail or hand delivery) to:

Sacred Heart Church

Attn:  Scholarship Committee

1301 Cooper Ave

Turlock, CA 95380-4113


Download the application here!

Pope Francis Tweets

Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confessions)

Friday's      7:00 - 8:00 PM

Saturday's  3:00 - 4:30 PM

Stations of the Cross

2:15 P.M. Sacred Heart School Stations of the Cross

3:00 P.M. Missa em Português e Via Sacra

5:00 P.M. English Stations of the Cross

6:00 P.M. Misa y Via Crucis en Español

Lenten Soup Suppers every Friday beginning on March 3rd through April 7th

Cenas Cuaresmales cada viernes comenzando el 3 de marzo hasta el 7 de abril

Ceia de Sopas todas as Sextas-Feiras começando o dia 3 de Março a 7 de Abril

4:00 P.M Português

5:40 P.M. English

7:00 P.M. Español

SAVE THE DATE: May 19, 20 and 21

2017 Website Basic Info


Save the Date

The Sacred Heart School Golf Tournament

is back, and will be held:

Friday, March 31st 

Turlock Golf and Country Club

Entry Fees (per person) $175.00

Fees include: Green fees, golf cart, tee prizes, lunch beverages on the course, heavy appetizers and fun, fun, fun!!

If you have any questions please contact Vance Ahlem 209-704-8656 or vahlem@mac.com

Thank you for your support!


2017 Bishop’s Ministry Appeal Diocesan Goal: $2,100,000

About the Bishop’s Ministry Appeal Trust
It is because of bene­fac­tors like you, through the Bishop’s Min­istry Appeal, that we are able to con­tinue the min­istries of the Dio­cese in edu­cat­ing and form­ing our chil­dren in the faith, car­ing for the needs of the poor, devel­op­ing His­panic lead­ers, edu­cat­ing our sem­i­nar­i­ans, pro­mot­ing youth and young adult min­istries, train­ing dea­cons, sup­port­ing the Bishop in car­ry­ing out his duties, and all other min­istry good works sup­ported by the Bishop’s Min­istry Appeal.

Thank you for sup­port­ing the Dio­cese of Stock­ton and its min­istries. 

Renew and Rejoice- Ministry Day will be held on March 18, 2017 at St. Mary's High School in Stockton.  Come to renew your faith and rejoice in Christ's love!  Contact Leticia Rodriguez for information at 209-466-0636.