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…

SOCIAL  JUSTICE COMMITTEE is planning a Valentine’s day meal fundraiser to benefit the ALzheimer’s Association.  On Sunday February 12th they are offering a dine-in or carry out pizza meal.  They are also offering sugar cookies to purchase.   If you did not order there are some extra pizzas and cookies is you want to ask on sunday, or email Kim Thyne at kim-50@hotmail.com . If you wish to make a donation make the check out to Alzheimer’s Assosiation.  You can drop in the collection, or give to Kim Thyne.

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.

HAT GLOVE & MITTEN box is still out if you wish to donate any warm items. I have taken one box to Salvation Army already.  Will leave the box out for a while yet if anyone wants to donate.  It is still winter!!

GUILD We will be serving breakfasts after Mass during Lent. It is a free will offering.  Stop after Mass and enjoy.  Thanks to the Knights of Columbus who will be serving the first one on February 26th  Menu: biscuits & gravy, french toast sticks, fruit.

LENT  we will be having a couple of groups meet for the Lenten Longings series.  If you are interested please let the office know.  641-822-4950. One will be on Sunday evening at a parishioners home and one will be on either tuesday or wednesday morning starting at 10:00 am at the Parish Hall

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.  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 are located at 106 Gilman in Sheffield on main street.  their hours are 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