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
Thursday 5:30pm
Friday 1st & 3rd at10:15am at nursing home **   for residents only

MASSES  Sunday at 8:00 am  Thursday at 5:30 pm  * if school is cancelled on thursdays Mass will be cancelled also You will not be called…

RESTRICTIONS:  Masks will need to be worn, temperatures will be taken w 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 Masses.    We will have masks available for those who do not have one.

Father Gossman announced his retirement sunday.  He will be retiring in July.  We will have Fr. Josh Link with us. He will be at St. Patricks’ in Clear Lake, Newman High School and Sacred Heart Rockwell.  Fr. is currently an associate at Epiphany in Mason City  A reception for Father Gossman will be held on Sunday June 20th.  More details later.  Father Gossman’s last day at Sacred Heart will be on tuesday July 13th

Coffee & Donuts  after Mass   Social distancing required

RAFFLE FOR PARKING LOT FUNDS:  tickets are being sold for $100.00 each and the prizes are one $10,000.00 prize and Two  $1,000.00 prizes   You will be contacted by a parish member if you want to purchase tickets or call the office at 641-822-4950.  Plans are to do the parking lot this summer.  I will be a great addition to our Parish Center.

RISH FAIR NEWS:  there would be -no way we could open up our parish hall for the Irish Fair this coming March due to the covid pandemic. Therefore the committee is looking at having and outside Irish Fair. A date has been set for June 13th – NOTE DATE CHANGE –  The committee met last week and worked on how to set up for the outside/inside fair.  Lunch, Bake sale and some games will be in the parish hall.  The rest of the games etc will be outside.  We are looking to use tents outside and the garage for kids prizes.  We have some new games planned for outside.  RAFFLE TICKETS along with WORKER ASSIGNMENTS will be passed out on sunday 16th.  Please try to sell the raffle tickets or buy them. It is a good source of income for the fair.  ALSO please work on your assigned time or switch with someone.  We know summer is a busy time for everyone but just an hour or so of your time everyone should be able to do.  More information to follow.

MEN’S SHELTER  in visiting with the gentlemen at the Men’s shelter he indicated some items they are always in need of such as cleaning supplies, washing soap pods, dish soap pods, personal soap, beard trimmers, briefs sizes XL & XXL, sweatshirts zipper or not sizes XL or XXL, Sheet sets for twin beds.  A tote will be beside the food totes for anyone who wants to make a donation.  FYI  Donated items were take to the Men’s shelter this past week  He was very appreciated with everything I brought.  The tote will remain out for any future donations.

HAWKEYE HARVEST food bank is always in need of donations.  The last two times donations were taken to Hawkeye Harvest they totaled over 100 lbs  They are so grateful for the donations.  Some of the items donated are given to the West Fork Food Pantry and yes we are West Fork.  They are very grateful for any donations they receive from us.


Fr. Gossman will be STREAMING MASS EACH SATURDAY at  4:00 pm through a live stream on their St. Patrick’s YouTube Channel.

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

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

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.

Sacrament of Penance

Sunday 7:30am  Only when  Mass is scheduled
or anytime by appointment