Welcome to Sacred Heart Church

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Sacred Heart Church is administered by the Franciscan Friars Order of Friars Minor, Province of the Immaculate Conception. The Franciscan Friars of Sacred Heart Church work tirelessly to provide meaningful worship, opportunities for spiritual development and to build fellowship among the faithful they serve. 

This vibrant faith community has many opportunities for those who seek to serve the needs of others, serve in parish ministry or share their gifts to serve the needs of others. With more than twenty ministries, organizations, service and justice programs as well as an active Religious Education and Youth Ministry, there are many opportunities for everyone to get involved. Sacred Heart Church is home to more than 3,500 individuals, 1,300 family/households. We invite everyone to be part of our growing church family! 


Be Part of our Vibrant Faith Community! 

If you are interested in learning more about Sacred Heart and how you can get involved, please contact the Parish Office at (781) 899-0469. If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Catholic, receiving or completing your sacraments or registering your children or teens in faith formation or Youth Ministry, please contact the Religious Education Office (781) 893-8461 or email us at [email protected]

Frequently asked questions... 

We understand the many thoughts that can come from visiting a new church, so we want you to feel completely comfortable when you visit. Below are some frequently asked questions. If you have any additional questions, don't hesitate to contact us or talk with an usher when you visit.

When are services?

Mass Times

Monday          7:30am

Tuesday         7:00pm

Wednesday    7:30am

Saturday        4:00pm

Sunday           7:30am | 10:00am | 6:00pm

NOTE: On weekends of Monday holidays (Memorial Day, Labor Day etc.) there is no 6:00PM Sunday evening Mass. ALSO, Sacred Heart Church is an air conditioned building. During the summer months we advise bringing a light sweater or dressing in layers since it can get very cool in the church.         

Where do I park?

Sacred Heart has a very large, well lit parking lot. You can access the parking lot entrances from Grove Street. A number of accessible parking spaces are available for those who have placards. Accessible spaces run along the Grove Street side of the church.

How do I get to Sacred Heart Parish?

Sacred Heart Parish is located at 311 River Street Waltham, MA 02453-6056

I have a hearing problem. Is there any special assistance?

Hearing aides available upon request. Please speak with the greeters.