Updates on our Reopening!



Monday through Friday: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (please ring doorbell outside for assistance)

**Please note: the Parish Office will be closed for the holiday on Friday, July 3rd**


IN-PERSON MASS TIMES: (beginning July 1st)

** Please sign up on the link provided below in order to attend an in-person Mass at this time on the weekends. Masks and social distancing are required.**


Saturday 5:30 pm

Sunday at 8:30 am & 10:00 am


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 7:00 am

**Please join us for Adoration – Fridays right after daily Mass, with benediction at 8:30 am**

Thursday – Communion Service only at 7:00 am

Saturday morning Mass at 8:30 am

We are allowed to have 100 parishioners at Masses beginning 6/13/20. We will seat half upstairs and half downstairs to maintain proper distancing requirements. We do still need you to sign up for each Mass you want to attend on the weekend (daily Mass not necessary to sign up) on the SignUpGenius link that follows. 


  • Use SignUpGenius online to view and select a slot at Mass for each member of your family by clicking the appropriate link:
  • If you are having trouble signing up or don’t have internet access, please call the Sacred Heart office at 815-625-1134 to reserve a spot.

If you are interested in volunteering as a Greeter/Usher or Cleaner for Mass (need to be under 65 yrs of age and not have any at-risk health conditions for covid), please call (815-625-1134) or email (sheartoffice@gmail.com) the parish office. Training is provided.

Information on Live Stream Masses, Drive-up Confessions, and More!

Online Streamed Mass:

Father Bruce will continue to live stream Sunday Mass. Our next one will be Sunday, July 5th at 10:00 am from Sacred Heart Church. You can watch live or on-demand by clicking HERE.




If you need confession, Father Bruce offers confession times in the back east corner of the church:

Mondays: 7:30 am – 8:00 am

Tuesdays: 7:30 am – 8:00 am

Saturdays: 9:00 – 9:30am AND 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm

Spiritual Act of Communion Prayer

Father Bruce presents a 3-part video series on the visions of St. Bridget of Sweden

Please watch as Father Bruce presents talks on The Scourging, The Crowning of Thorns, and the Carrying of the Cross; all based on the meditations of St. Bridget of Sweden. You can find these videos on our YouTube channel by clicking on these links:

The Scourging

The Crowning of Thorns

Carrying the Cross

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