Members of Sacred Heart of Jesus, Bethlehem and St. Joseph, Crestline received the Sacrament of Confirmation on February 6, 2021 with Bishop Daniel Thomas officiating.

Sacred Heart of Jesus COOKBOOKS
Cookbooks are available at the Parish Center during office hours. The price is $10.00

Continued healing and prayers for 
Nicholas Vogt,
a son of our parish and a 

American Hero!

Parish History Book.

Copies of this keepsake edition are

available ($8/each) by

calling the Parish Center at 419-342-2256!

The Catholic Faith. On Demand.

To create an account with your parish or group :

• Visit:
• Enter your parish zip or name

   Both Sacred Heart and St. Joseph parishioners use zip code: 44827
• Enter your name and email​

Bible Readings for the Week of May 9, 2021

Monday - Acts 16:11-15/ Ps149:1b-2, 3-4, 5-6a and 9b/ Jn 15:26—16:4a 

Tuesday - Acts 16:22-34/ Ps138:1-2ab, 2cde-3, 7c-8/ Jn 16:5-11 

Wednesday - Acts 17:15, 22—18:1/ Ps148:1-2, 11-12, 13, 14/Jn 16:12-15 

Thursday - Acts 1:1-11/ Ps 47:2-3, 6-7, 8-9/ Eph 1:17-23 

Friday - Acts 1:15-17, 20-26/ Ps113:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8/Jn 15:9-17 

Saturday - Acts 18:23-28/ Ps47:2-3, 8-9, 10/ Jn 16:23b-28 

Sunday - Acts 1:1-11/ Ps 47:2-3, 6-7, 8-9/ Eph 4:1-13 or 4:1-7, 11-13/Mk 16:15-20

Christmas and Sympathy/Comfort Cards
Altar & Rosary-Ways & Means Committee is selling

Christmas and Sympathy/Comfort cards with the

beautiful picture of Sacred Heart on the front. 

The message inside reads:
“Be assured of our prayers and thoughts,
May you always know the peace and
consolation of our Savior Jesus Christ, who
holds you tenderly in the palm of His hand…”

Price has been reduced to $5.00 for a pack of 10.
Cards may be purchased at the
Parish Office during office hours.

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First Communion was held on April 11, 2021.  Congratulations on receiving the body of Christ.

Liturgy Schedule​​​​​​

April - June, 2021

Collection Envelopes Mailing, Drop Off or Donate On-line

The Sunday Collection envelopes are very important to our parishes as they help to pay the bills and pay salaries.

Please help us out by mailing us your collection envelopes to the parishes or dropping it off at the offices. 

Sacred Heart of Bethlehem mailing address is: 5742 St. Rt. 61 South, Shelby, Ohio 44875
Also Sacred Heart has a mail slot in the office door to drop off your envelopes anytime of the day or

donate on-line (see above button)

St. Joseph, Crestline, mailing address is: 331 N. Thoman St. Crestline, Ohio 44827.
Also St. Joseph, Crestline envelopes may be dropped off during office hours (8 a.m. - 1 p.m.). in the foyer area.

There is a box at the corner of the foyer area under the faith- hope-and love sign. You do not need to enter the office.

Your help with this matter will be greatly appreciated. Thank you, and God Bless!!!

"I Heard God Laugh" 

A FREE book available in the back of church. 

by New York Times Best Selling Author, Matthew Kelly

A practical guide to life's essential daily habit.

To view Sacred Heart of Jesus bulletins click the link below.

Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church
5742 State Route 61 South, Shelby, OH, 44875-9080
Father Jeffery Smith, Pastor: 419-342-2256

A twinned parish with St. Joseph Catholic Church, Crestline

St. Joseph School, Crestline, Auction is under way. 
St. Joseph School, Crestline, is collecting items and they are online for bid. 
Below is the link to the Auction!! 
Please keep checking back to see all of the great items we have! 
Last day to bid is June 19, 2021

2021/22 Sacred Heart School Position Openings

Sacred Heart School, Shelby, Ohio has an exciting Teacher Aide Position opening for the 2021/22 school year.  Responsibilities will consist of but not limited to working with the classroom teachers, students, and supervising lunch duty. Schedule is Monday’s, Tuesday’s, Thursday’s and Friday’s, 8:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.  Applicant should be dependable, flexible, and display a good attitude. Qualifications needed are: a high school diploma and must pass BCI and FBI checks. Please send resume to

Preschool (PT) Teacher-Minister: Sacred Heart School, Shelby, Ohio has an exciting Preschool Teacher-Minister position available for the 2021-2022 academic year. As the oldest, continuously operating Catholic elementary school in the State of Ohio, and having staff who have been recently awarded the prestigious “Golden Apple Award” by the Diocese of Toledo, Sacred Heart seeks the “best of the best”. Applicants must have a passion for the ministry of education, a comprehensive knowledge of curriculum and technology, creative teaching methodologies, fair and effective discipline strategies, a commitment to academic excellence and a sincere love for children. In addition to these crucial prerequisites, applicants must hold current and appropriate licensures, including a BCI and FBI background check. Sacred Heart School is part of a vibrant parish community that is committed to educational ministry. Benefits include paid personal days, paid holidays and competitive wages. If you believe that you possess the necessary abilities, passion, and requirements to fulfill this part-time (Monday –Friday, 7:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.) Teacher-Minister opportunity, submit a resume, cover letter and salary recommendation via email to