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

RESTRICTIONS:  Masks  will still need to be worn while in Church.  Please enter thru the parking lot doors    The church will be sanitized before Masses.    We will have masks available for those who do not have one.

Father Gossman has announced his retirement 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’s retirement and also his 50 years as a priest on May 28th  will be held on Sunday June 20th following 8:00 am Mass with a breakfast brunch.  Father Gossman’s last day at Sacred Heart will be on tuesday July 13th

Coffee & Donuts  after Mass   Social distancing required

FUND RAISER WINNERS   Tracy  Shreckengost $10,000.00; Michelle Foell $1,000.00; Paulette Gabel $1,000.00.   Thanks to everyone who purchased tickets for the fund raiser.  The money will go towards our parking lot blacktopping and hope to be done in the next month or so.

IRISH FAIR WINNERS  Maya Rowe $500.00; Crayton Dick $100.00; Landon Showalter $100.00; Lori Sprung $50.00; Jeremy Sturges $50.00; Janice Noss, Deb Barnes, Dan Cahalan, Troy Pitzenberger $25.00 each.

151 year celebration for the town of Rockwell is June 19th & 20th  There will be a breakfast served at Sacred Heart Parish from 8:00 am til noon  No serving during the parade at  10:00 AM  Menu will be biscuits & gravy and breakfast burritos.  There will be a bake sale during that time so anyone wishing to donate items for the bake sale you can bring them on friday or saturday. The Parish Hall will be open those days please enter from the parking lot.    Everything will be a FREE WILL OFFERING.  ALL THE CHURCH LADIES from Rockwell will be working together for the breakfast and bake sale.  If you want to help with the event let the office know 641-822-4950 or h.cahalan@sacredheartrockwell.or

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 donated.  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