The history of Sacred Heart Parish is meshed with the immigrants who poured through the gates of Ellis Island and the ports of Camden and Philadelphia during the late 1800's. These pioneer parishioners found their way to a poor waterfront community known as Southwark and demonstrated their values in faith and education by actually digging the cellar for Sacred Heart of Jesus Church and this has remained the cornerstone for over a century to the families in the area for spiritual growth.

Sacred Heart of Jesus Church attends to many of the needs of the families who keep the spirit of Catholic tradition alive and strong and filled with dedication. We welcome all to come and worship with us.

Mass Homily Unplugged

A summary of the past Sunday's homily given by Rev. James C. Otto, Pastor.

Rev. James C. Otto


Mass Schedule

Masses are in the church unless otherwise noted.
Saturday Vigil Mass
4:15 pm
Sunday Masses
8:00 am · 11:30 am
4:00 pm (Spanish)
Holyday Vigil Mass
7:00 pm
Holyday Masses
7:00 am · 12:00 noon · 7:00 pm
Monday to Friday Masses
7:00 am
Weekday Masses are in the chapel.
Saturday Mass
8:00 am
Saturday morning Mass is in the chapel.
Complete Service Schedule
  • 26 Feb 2017
    Parish Social 12:15 PM

    All are welcome to join us for coffee and donuts after the 11:30 am Mass.  

  • 01 Mar 2017
    Ash Wednesday All Day

  • 01 Mar 2017
    PREP Classes 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM

    The PREP Classes are held on Wednesdays from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. For more information or to register, please call John Paul Kasperowicz at 215-499-1641 or the rectory office at 215-465-4050.    

  • 26 Feb - 01 Mar
  • 01 Mar - 08 Mar
  • 08 Mar - 12 Mar