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Events & Activities

Service & Spiritual Activities

List of 7 items.

  • SHS Family Mass Series

    Celebrate our shared Catholic faith on Sacred Heart grounds, as we come together in community for liturgy of the Word and SHS fellowship.
    2016/2017 Masses are held in the Harman Family Assembly Hall located in the Michael J. Homer Life Sciences Center:
    Sunday, November 20, 10a.m.
    Saturday, December 17, 4:30pm Christmas liturgy
    Sunday, May 14, 10a.m.
  • Christmas Family Mass

    A longstanding tradition at Sacred Heart, and newly re-instituted in 2015, the Christmas Family Mass is held on the Saturday preceding the holiday, with alumni volunteers actively taking part in the liturgy as lectors, eucharistic ministers, musicians, and other roles. Coordinated by the Parents' Association Sprituality Committee, the service is followed by holiday-themed hospitality.
  • Alumni Day Mass

    Held in conjunction with the Alumni Oktoberfest and milestone class reunions, the always-popular Alumni Mass is held each October in the Main Building Chapel. All alumni are welcome to attend and take part in the liturgy.
  • Come to the Quiet

    A weekly morning session of quiet prayer and reflection, led by Kathleen Dolan, RSCJ. Held Wednesdays during the regular school year, 8:00 - 8:15a.m. in Lane Family Chapel, Murphy Administration Building, SHS Lower & Middle Schools campus.
  • Theology for Breakfast - Mondays

    Join Sally Vance-Trembath, fellow alumni, past parents, and current parents for discussion and exploration of "A Year with Pope Francis." Held on certain Mondays during the regular school year (dates listed below), 8:30 a.m. - 10a.m. in Otto Library.
    "A Year with Pope Francis” Mondays (dates listed below) 8:30- 10:00 in the Otto Library 

    The topic for 2016-2017 is “Pope Francis in His Own Words”

    September 12, 19, 26 and October 3: Pope Francis in Context: His First Year

    October 17, 24, 31 and November 7, and November 14: Homilies

    November 28, December 5, and December 12: Pope Francis on Advent

    January 9, 23, 30, February 6, and February 13: Laudato Si Encyclical on the Environment

    February 27, March 6, March 13, March 20, March 27: The Joy of Love: Marriage and Family

    April 24, May 1, May 8, May 15, May 22: The Light of Faith: Francis’ First Encyclical

    All texts at:
    For more information, please contact Dr. Sally Vance-Trembath,
  • Theology on Tap

    Presented by Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton Office of Mission Initiatives and Institutional Planning, Theology on Tap offers an opportunity to meet Religious Studies Faculty.  We will explore contemporary issues through a Catholic theological lens, and meet other community members interested in exploring theology and spirituality. Adults only please. Light refreshments will be provided.
    Wednesday, October 26, 6:30pm-8pm Heritage Room, Main Building - Virginia Boesen will discuss "Relationships in The Age of Social Media."
    Tuesday, November 29, 6;30pm-8pm Heritage Room, Main Building - Scott McDade will discuss "Understanding Religious Fundamentalism in an Age of Terrorism"
  • Annual Alumni Day of Service

    Each November, all alumni of Sacred Heart are encouraged to take part in our annual day of service, contributing volunteer hours to their local communities and preferred charities. 

    On this day, members of the Alumni Board of Directors traditionally convene in a service activity on behalf of the school, and as representatives of the larger alumni body. 
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Founded by the Society of the Sacred Heart, SHS is a Catholic, independent, co-ed day school for students in preschool through grade 12