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 at 10:15am at nursing home **   for residents only

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

Masks are recommended but not mandatory at this time according to the new message from Archbishop Jackels this last Sunday AUGUST 15, 2021. This is for everyone even if you are vaccinated. This is because of the new variant.

CHRISTMAS MASSES:  Christmas eve Mass at 6:00 pm; Christmas Day Mass at 8:00 am; Sunday December 26th Mass at 8:00 am.

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION classes following Sunday Mass.  Classes will start promptly at 9:10.  If you want your child to have a donut and juice before class need to be there by 9:00 am at least!!

GUILD  –  COOKIE WALK this coming sunday December 19th following Mass.  Ladies please consider bringing a couple dozen cookies for the walk.  Please wrap them or bag them either individually or in groups.  We decided it will be a free will offering for any cookies you want to take   Let’s get baking!!

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CHRISTMAS PROGRAM on Sunday December 19th after Mass.  There will be a breakfast buffet following the program.  Just bring a dish to share.  All are invited.

GIVING TREE for Men’s shelter is out again this year.  All items need to be back to church by next sunday December 19th after Mass

BOX FOR MITTENS & HATS is out again this year for anyone who wishes to donate.  Mittens, gloves, scarfs, hats for all sizes.  The last few years the small items went to Epiphany Baby Pantry and the rest were given to Salvation Army.  If you know of any place that could use some of them let the office know  641-822-4950

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.

WESTFORK FOOD BANK located in Sheffield is always in need of donations.  Some of the food left at Sacred Heart has been given to the Westfork Food Bank.  They have moved up on main street 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


Sacrament of Penance