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 – changed starting september 9th
Friday 10:15am (NONE AT THIS TIME)


RESTRICTIONS:  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 Masses.    We will have masks available for those who do not have one.

Air conditioners installed.  Paying from building funds $9,808.49 – thanks to those who faithfully donate to the building fund

Black top later this fall

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION sign – up   Sheets are on the table going into the church.  Please fill one out, sign the back page and include a check for $25.00 per student or $50.00 per family.   The Classes started last sunday  September 27th following Mass.  MASKS will need to be worn.  No coffee and donuts at this time.  Social distancing will be practiced.  IF YOU HAVE NOT SIGNED UP and plan to attend RE this year please sign up now and come to class so teachers can make plans for their class.  REMEMBER if you plan to have a child make 1st reconcilation and 1st communion and confirmation the child must be registered and attend the classes starting NOW.  As a parent how important is your faith to you and how important is it for your children to learn about their faith??

FALL DINNER:  at our meeting on the 14th it was decided to have our Fall Dinner with drive up take outs only.  We will serve from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm or until gone.  We will plan for around 600 dinners.  The menu will be turkey, dressing, potatoes, gravy, corn, tea biscuit and pumpkin pie.  Cost will be $10.00. If you want to work at the dinner let the office know if you have not already.  641-822-4950.  You will be contacted as to your job and what time.  If you are not comfortable working at this time that is perfectly ok.

***COLLECTION FOR THE DOANE FAMILY:  I am sure most of you have heard about the house explosion on the Doane Farm, also that Janice was killed and Melissa is in a burn unit in critical care.  We are starting a collection for the family.  If you wish to make a donation please put in the collection marked Doane Family or mail to Sacred Heart Rockwell. PO Box 30, Rockwell, IA 50469.  Please keep Melissa and the whole family in your prayers.

Fr. Gossman will be streaming Mass each week 4:00 pm through a live stream on their St. Patrick’s YouTube Channel.

Streaming Schedule: Weekly Mass: 4:00 PM Saturday

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

We have started publishing a bulletin again.  You can find it on this web site under bulletins

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:

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

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
or anytime by appointment