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
The 3rd Friday at 10:15am at nursing home **   for residents only

Confessions are offered every Thursday at 5:00 pm before 5:30 Mass

PASTOR:  Fr. Josh Link.  He is also pastor of St. Patrick’s Clear Lake and on the staff at Newman High School.

Coffee and rolls and fellowship after Mass most Sundays.  All are invited

LADIES GUILD next meeting will be this Thursday August 11th at 6:15 following 5:30 Mass.  All ladies welcome On the agenda; vestments, altar cloth, fall dinner etc.  Bring snacks if you wish

PLEDGE CARDS We are more than halfway to our goal for the tuckpointing project so if you have not paid your pledge as of yet please consider doing it now so we have the money when the project is completed.  We are on schedule for late fall so will need the money by then.  Thanks to everyone who has been so generous with donations to the tuckpointing project.

PARISH MEMBER:  if you would like to register as a member of Sacred Heart call the office at 641-822-4950 or email h.cahalan@sacredheartrockwell.org, or stop in the office.  It is open most mornings around 9:00 am or stop on Sundays.

CHURCH PAINTING:  the balcony of the church painting is mostly done.  It looks great.  The part above Mary will be done soon.  The cost will be around $8760.00.  The ladies guild voted to pay for the painting.  Thanks to the ladies.

SPOTLIGHT on PICTURE WINDOW in viewing area is fixed.  Please notice when driving by at night.  This was quite a process to get done.  Thanks again to the guys who persisted on this project.

SOCIAL JUSTICE MEETING next Sunday after 9:00 am Mass.  If you would like to become involved with social justice join the meeting on Sunday..  They are trying to become more active  Open for ideas always

CARING PREGNANCY – The social justice committee has been working with Caring Pregnancy to help them with cash donations or for items they are in need of.  The following are some of the items Diapers sizes 3,5,6 Pull ups all sized Goodnites, sensitive wipes, similac sensistive formula, fruit & vegetable baby food, baby cereal, pack N Plays; paper towels and toilet paper, forever stamps are some of the items.  They can be left at the parish center or if a cash donation it can be sent to the Parish at PO Box 30 Rockwell, IA 50469

MEN’S SHELTER: YEAR- ROUND:  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 future donations.

HAWKEYE HARVEST food bank is always in need of donations.  Westsfork food bank is always in need of donations also.  Part of the donations left at church go to the Westfork Food Bank

WESTFORK FOOD BANK located in Sheffield is always in need of donations.    They have moved up on main street 106 Gilman in Sheffield and have changed their hours to thursdays 2 pm to 5 pm, saturdays 10 am to noon.  Phone number is 641-892-4010. You must reside in the West Fork school district to be eligible.   They are an awesome organization


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.

CONTACT for Fr. Josh Link.  Either Sacred Heart Rockwell 641-822-4950 or St. Patrick’s Clear Lake 641-357-3214.

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