Our Sacred Heart Priests with Bishop Cotta at the Chrism Mass March 22, 2018

Staff Christmas 2017

Thank You Note For Ministries

Were HiringDirector of Youth Ministry 

Sacred Heart Church - 1301 Cooper Ave, Turlock CA 95380


POSITION TITLE: Youth Ministry Director
HOURS: Part-Time, 20-24 Hours per week
RATE OF PAY: To be Determined


The most important part of being a youth minister is having the sense of being a disciple of Jesus Christ. Youth Ministers must have a passion for working with adolescents and possess a thorough knowledge of and belief in Catholic teachings. They should be able to relate well with youth and have excellent communication and leadership skills. In addition, they should understand the structure of the Church and be active members of their parishes.

The Director of youth ministry provides vision and coordination for the parish Youth Ministries to young people from 8th through 12th grades. This includes weekly high school sessions (Wednesdays), weekly youth mass attendance (Sundays), monthly activities, and an annual weekend retreat.





Attend regular staff meetings

Communicate to staff about youth ministry activities

Be a resource person to parish staff on issues related to youth

Coordinating the recruitment, training, supporting, and evaluating of volunteers in the youth ministry programs

Providing resources (print, video, web) for effective programming

Providing appropriate training for the adults in leadership positions

Fostering the involvement of young people in the life of the parish, including serving on various parish committees and being involved in parish activities

Coordinating the outreach to and evangelization of all young people in the parish

Providing appropriate services and programs for parents of adolescents

Advocating for a comprehensive vision-mission of youth ministry

Serving as the liaison with the diocesan office of youth ministry and their programs, services and resources

Prepare and manage budgets for major events and programs

Managing social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) and maintaining a strong online presence 


Two years of youth ministry experience, paid or volunteer

Knowledge of Catholic teachings, catechesis, and documents on youth ministry

Knowledge of Church structure and culture

Knowledge of current youth culture and current trends and issues within those cultures

Knowledge of Safe Environment Procedures

Be able to utilize effective communications skills and confidentiality

Bilingual and bicultural (English-Spanish is desired but not required


Teamwork with the youth and with other parish leaders in our Church 

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Proficiency in composing reports, correspondence, and letters

Proficiency in publishing e-newsletters and flyers in English

Ability to develop and facilitate youth programs

Ability to read and understand church documents and guidelines

Strong public speaking skills required

Open to continuing education and ministry training while serving in ministry in the Parish

Basic Spanish desired, but not required. 


The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It’s not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. 

Please forward resume and cover letter to: Feliciano Tapia, Director of Faith Formation: felicianotapia7@gmail.com (209) 634-3444

You will need to complete our parish application form and provide two letters of recommendation.  Applications are being accepted until January 29, 2019.

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Please join the Sacred Heart Church community and show our Homeless brothers & sisters that they are not forgotten. Together we will serve the Turlock Gospel Mission & We Care Homeless Shelters! We invite you to sign up to prepare and/or serve a meal and encourage your friends, family club or co-workers to join you! If you're interested, please contact Andria Faust at 585-8939 and help put the love of Jesus in action! 


Únase a la comunidad de la Iglesia del Sagrado Corazón y muéstreles a nuestro hermanos y hermanas sin hogar que no son olvidados. ¡Juntos serviremos a Turlock Gospel Mission y We Care las cuales son refugios para desamparados! Le invitamos a inscribirse para prepara y/o servir una comida y animar a sus amigos, familiares, clubes o compañeros de trabajo a unirse a esta causa! Si está interesado, por favor contacte a Yesenia Reynoso al 209-250-6566 y ayude a poner el amor de Jesús en acción!


Junte-se à comunidade da Igreja do Sagrado Coração e mostre aos nossos Irmãos e Irmãs sem-teto que não estão esquecidos.  Juntos, iremos servir os Abrigos Turlock Gospel Mission & We Care Homeless Shelters! Convidamos lhe a inscrever-se para preparar e/ou servir uma refeição e incentivar seus amigos, familiares, clubes ou colegas de trabalho a juntarem-se, também! Se estiver interessado, entre em contato com Teresa Ottman em 668-3755 e ajude a colocar o amor de Jesus em ação!

Sunday Bulletin

Fr. Pat's 30th Anniversary Mass and Dinner

Fr. Pat Mass
Fr. Pat with Knights
Fr. Pat family
Fr. Pat decorations
Fr. Pat Dinner
Fr. Pat signed picture
Fr. Pat decorations fishing and plaque

Thank you to all who have participated in the Bishop Ministry Appeal. Those who have paid off their pledges, we especially thank you!

 Parish Goal:  $143,630.00

Amount Paid: $118,345.00

    Difference:  $25,285.00

Please be faithful to your commitment and make your pledge payments! It's still not too late to make a onetime gift toward the appeal as we are still short of our goal.

Thank you for your support!



Pope Francis Tweets

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Parish Registration Form

Sacred Heart Church Ministries and Programs

Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confessions)

Fridays      7:00 - 8:00 PM

Saturdays  3:00 - 4:30 PM

Prayer Shawl

If you or a loved one is going through hard times (sickness or other) and would like a prayer shawl that was made by a parishioner please call the Parish Office at 634-8578. You would receive the Prayer Shawl at Mass with a special blessing for you and the Prayer Shawl.

Si usted o un ser querido está pasando por tiempos dificiles (enfermedad u otra) y le gustaría un mantón de oración que fue hecho por un feligrés, por favor llame a la Oficina Parroquial al 634-8578. usted recibirá el mantón de oración en la misa con una bendición especial para used y el mantón de oración.

Se você ou um ente querido atravessar tempos dificeis (doença ou outro) e gostaria de um xaile de oração, que foi feito por um grupo de paroquianos, ligue para o escritório paroquial em 634-8578. Terá oportunidade de receber o Xaile de Oração, durante uma das Missas com uma bênção para si e a oração do grupo de oração do xaile.