We, the Sacred Heart Catholic Church parish, are a Church community of Christian faith striving to teach the word of God, to minister the sacraments, and to share Jesus’ love.

Mass Times

Sunday 8:00am
Tuesday 5:30pm
Friday 10:15am (1st & 3rd Fridays of Month) @ Rockwell Nursing Home


Masks will need to be worn, temperatures will be taken upon entering, if you are running a temperature you will be asked to leave,  social distancing will be practiced, pews will be marked to where you can sit using social distancing.  The only door open will be off the parking lot.  Church doors will be locked, so come to the parking lot.  The church will be sanitized before Mass on the 31st and every Sunday after.  We will have masks available for those who do not have one.  There will not be a daily Mass at this time.

CONGRATULATIONS: to Larry & Cathy Degen who will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on June 11, 2020. During this time of social distancing a family celebration will be held at a later date.  Please wish them a happy anniversary with a card to PO Box 319 Rockwell, IA 50469  Hope you have many more!!

CONGRATULATIONS: to the seniors from Sacred Heart  who are graduating this 2020. From Westfork: Kyle Dusold, Kylie Laudner, Tyler Nuehring, Mckensie Shupe, Mariah Steenhard.  From Newman Clay Smith.  We wish them well in their future endeavers.  Hopefully they will be able to have some kind of a celebration with family and friends

WITNESS: read about these and more in the May 24th issue: Profiles of two of the new priests being ordained this weekend and an article on the four men becoming transitional deacons; A look at how Latino Catholics in the Archdiocese of Dubuque are facing the challenges of live during the COVID-19 Pandemic; Clergy appointments and a recent homily by Archbishop Jackels reflecting on spiritual communion and the Eucharists; A story of a catholic school principal from Bellevue creating an original song and music video to boost spirits of people in his communi

Due to the Current Events with the COVID-19, we are suspending all Mass within our Parish. until May 31st. Father Gossman will be offering a celebration of Holy Mass each week through a live stream on their St. Patrick’s YouTube Channel.

Streaming Schedule: Weekly Mass: 4:00 PM Saturday  will continue thru May

If you can not watch live online, live streams will be recorded so they can be watched at a later time.

Saint Patrick YouTube Channel


Also please consider dropping off or sending any Weekly Tithing to the Parish Office.

Mailing Address – Sacred Heart Parish, P.O. Box 30, Rockwell, IA 50469

NEWS from Sacred Heart:  Budget donations last 2 weeks $1625.00; building $40.00; parking lot $3,200.00

Donations this week- April 5 thru 10;  Budget $1705.00; Easter $560.00; building $30.00 for total of $2295.00

Donations week of April 12 thru April 18th;  Budget $2085.00; Easter $830.00; Building $25.00; Rice Bowl $29.00 for a total of $2969.00

Donations week of April 19th thru 25th  Budget $1470.00; Building $50.00; Easter $75.00; Parking Lot $100.00;  Rice Bowl $20.84   for a total of $1715.84

Donations week of April  26th thru May 2nd Budget $1180.00; Building $50.00 for a total of $1230.00

Donations week of May 3rd thru May 8th Budget $1535.00; Easter $100.00; Building 165.00 for a total of $1800.00

donations week of May 9th thru May 15th Budget $2055.00; Building  $100.00; Parking Lot $1924.90 total $4079.90

Donations week of May 23th Budget $915.00; Building $75.00; parking lot $100.00 total $1090.00

Thanks to parishioners that are mailing in donations or dropping them off. There is a basket in back of church to put them in.  Its is checked daily. Our Mailing address is above

IRISH FAIR:  we are still planning on having the Irish Fair.   Looking into early August, If we will be able to get together by then.  If we don’t get to have it we will still do the drawing for the raffle tickets and possible some of the other items we had collected for the fair.  A waiting game!!

Elderbridge Agency on Aging offers a host of services to our senior citizens and adults with disabilities.  Please check them out on Facebook as well as the internet at www.elderbridge.org or call 800-243-0678 to see if they can be of service to you.

Fr. Gossman is continuing to say Mass at 4:00 pm at Clear Lake.  Just click on the Saint Patrick you tube above to watch the Mass.  You can watch it at anytime.



Sacrament of Penance

Sunday 7:30am
or anytime by appointment