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Sacred Heart of Jesus Church
Akron, Ohio

Pastor: Fr. Gabriel Lavery, CMRI

www.shjchurch.org Interior of Sacred Heart Church

General location: northeastern Ohio
450 Dennison Ave.
Akron, Ohio 44312
Phone/fax: (330) 784-8025
Email Fr. Gabriel, CMRI

Mass Schedule:
Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m.
Weekday Masses: as listed in weekly bulletin on website
   First Friday: as listed in weekly bulletin
   First Saturday: as listed in weekly bulletin

Sunday: 30 minutes before Mass
Weekdays, before Mass as necessary and upon request

Sick Calls: once a month

Other Sacraments:
Baptism: when possible, within 10 days after birth
Matrimony: Only for those who have been members of the parish at
   least 6 months. Please contact the pastor at least 6 months before
   the wedding date.
Confirmation: once a year when Bishop Pivarunas visits
Extreme Unction: when in danger of death

Regularly-scheduled devotions:
Rosary: before Sunday Mass
Benediction: Last Sunday of the month

Regularly-scheduled blessings, etc.:
Blessing of Religious Articles: first and third Sunday of the month

Catechism classes for children:
Catechism after Mass
Summer catechism class as scheduled by nuns

Activities for children:
All Saints’ Day celebration (Sunday nearest Nov. 1)
St. Nicholas celebration

Parish Choir: yes

Parish Library: yes

Parish Organizations:
Altar and Rosary Society
Holy Name Society
Knights of the Altar

Parish Social Activities:
Epiphany celebration
Annual summer picnic
Coffee and donuts after Sunday Masses
Occasional dinners as fundraisers
Monthly potluck after Sun. Mass

Dress Code:
See Dress Code for CMRI Churches (* Link will open in a new window.)

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Sacred Heart of Jesus Church
450 Dennison Ave.
Akron, Ohio 44312
Phone/fax: (330) 784-8025
Email Rev. Fr. Gabriel Lavery, CMRI

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