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

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

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will take place at Sacred Heart Church every Thursday evening from 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm before Mass.  Confessions will also be heard during this time.  Come to pray, go to Reconciliation and then to Mass….

TURKEY DINNER was a success.  We served about 825 dinners… Thanks to everyone who donated and worked at the dinner.  We have a profit of $4,061.42  awesome..

TUCKPOINTING has been completed on the church and the parish Hall.  The total bill is $51,235.00. We have enough money to pay the bill so that is awesome.  Thanks for everyone for all your donations

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.

POINSETTIAS:  If you wish to make a donation for the christmas flowers just put in collection marked flowers.  If you want the donation to be in memory of someone mark that on the envelope.

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION STUDENTS will be having a christmas program after Mass on the 18th.  Stay and watch the program then join everyone for a breakfast potluck.  Bring a item to share..

COOKIE WALK WILL BE ON DECEMBER 18TH ALSO –  ladies bring a couple dozen cookies to share and then pick out some to take with you.  It will be a free will offering.  It lets you get a variety of cookies for your Christmas!!!

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

GIVING TREE IS UP – it is in back of church.  Check out the tabs and take what you can to donate.  Items need to be back by Dec 11th.  NOTE  bring back tabs and but in box to be reused  All items go to the men’s shelter.  We are the only organization that gives to the men’s shelter

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.  Westfork 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