Welcome to Sacred Heart Parish in Waltham, Massachusetts
A Parish of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston.

Sacred Heart Church This active and vibrant parish serves as worshipping community to many diverse cultures and generations.

Administered by the Order of Friars Minor, Province of the Immaculate Conception, the Franciscan Friars are committed to building social justice programs, nurturing spiritual growth and providing opportunities for fellowship among all parishioners.

With more than twenty-five ministries and organizations, as well as active Religious Education and Youth Ministry Programs, Sacred Heart has become home to more than 3,500 individuals. Come and join our thriving community.

Interested in joining our parish? Register here: REGISTRATION FORM

Friar Dennis J. Wheatley, O.F.M., Pastor
Friar Damian J. Johnson, O.F.M., Pastoral Assistant
311 River Street, Waltham, MA 02453-6056 - 781.899.0469

Download a copy of the Mass Responses and Prayers card: New Responses in Liturgy

Religious Education Schedule 2018/19 DOWNLOAD

New Parishioners
Welcome brochures can be found at the parking lot entrance of the church.

San Damiano Crucifix We wish to welcome all who join us in worship. If you are interested in learning more about Sacred Heart and how you can get involved, please contact Laura or Bernadette at: 781-893-8461 or email us at: SacredHeart311@aol.com


Sunday Soundbites is a weekly, 90-second radio homily based on the Sunday readings, written and read by Fr. Greg Friedman, O.F.M.
Sunday Soundbites is also heard on Catholic radio stations around the country.


~ Franciscan Media Productions
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Elijah Cup Ministry
We wish to remind our parishioners of the opportunity to receive the Elijah Cup. Families or individuals are invited to take our chalice (Elijah Cup) into their home for one week during which they'll take some time each day to pray for vocations. To learn more about our cup and how to become an Elijah Cup host family please contact Bernadette Scalese at 781-893-8461.

Our Elijah Cup

Visit the Sacred Heart Youth Ministry!

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