Welcome to Sacred Heart
    • Welcome to Sacred Heart Church

      Grounded in Faith, Focused on the Future
    • Welcome to Sacred Heart School

      We look forward to your family joining our family!

We're Glad You're Here!

Welcome to Sacred Heart Parish! Please join us for weekday Mass at 7:15am (8:30am on Wednesdays) or for weekend Masses on Saturday at 4:00pm, and Sunday at 8:30am, 10:30am, 5:30pm, and 7:00pm Spanish Mass.

Upcoming Events:

* WINE SOCIAL in honor of our 125th Anniversary! Join Fr. Michal on Saturday, Aug. 25, at the 4:00pm Mass (a blessing will be given to all married couples), and then head over to the Village Wine Shop in downtown Effingham for an adult social where you'll enjoy free light hors d'oeuvres, summer sangria, and fellowship between 5:00-7:00pm. No RSVP is necessary -- just stop in for as long or as little as your schedule allows to help us continue the celebration of our 125th anniversary of Sacred Heart Church and School! Click here to see the flier.

* 29th Annual FAMILY CAMP for Family and Friends of Persons with Special Needs will be Sept. 15‐16, 2018, at Lake Williamson Christian Center, Carlinville, IL. Camp fee includes handicapped‐accessible motel room, three meals, and all camp activities (swimming, hay rides, square dancing, mini golf, crafts, prayer, and songs). Sunday Eucharist will be celebrated. Cost is: Adults‐$88; Youth (ages 6‐17)‐$50; free for children 5 and under. $10 per day + meal cost for Daily Drive‐Ins. Click here to download information and registration forms (which are due Aug. 1). 

* Our annual HARVEST MASS will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 4:00pm, on the grounds of Sacred Heart School. Please plan to join us as this will be our final event in our 125th anniversary year celebration! Following Mass, head to the picnic grounds (gymnasium if inclement weather) for the Booster Club's "TAILGATE TASTING". Church and school families are invited to host a booth of "tastings" for our guests and compete with other teams for fun and prizes! More info and opportunities to purchase tickets coming soon!