5010 Military Road, Sioux City, Iowa

The Sacraments

Effective March 16, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the receipt of Sacraments has been restricted.  Please contact Fr. Terry Roder at 712-233-1652 for your individual sacramental questions.

The information below is just for your reference.

 BAPTISM:  A Baptism Preparation Class is required for all first-time parents.  These classes are typically offered the first Sunday of August, November, February, and May at 11:30 a.m. in the large conference room.  Reservation is preferred.  For more information, please visit the Parish Bulletin page, or contact Michelle Rethman, Director of Faith Formation, at 233-1652.

RECONCILIATION: 4:00 PM Saturday or any other time by appointment. 

CONFIRMATION: At Sacred Heart Church, we begin preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation in the fall of the freshmen year.  The preparation program continues through the fall of the sophomore year, and culminates with the celebration of the Mass of Confirmation.  Non-traditional high school students (any youth who discerns he or she would like to begin to prepare for the Sacrament of Confirmation after his or her freshman year of high school) should contact the Director of Faith Formation, Michelle Rethman, to discuss the options which are available.   If your family is registered at Sacred Heart Church, and you have a student who is entering his or her freshman of high school, please contact Michelle Rethman, Director of Faith Formation, for more information.  Also, please check the Confirmation page for the schedule and other pertinent information.

HOLY EUCHARIST: Communion is taken to the home-bound/elderly on a weekly/monthly basis, typically the First Friday of every month.

FIRST RECONCILIATION AND FIRST COMMUNION:  Please see the First Reconciliation page or First Communion page for more information.
MARRIAGE: Arrangements must be made at least six months in advance.  Please contact our parish pastor, Fr. Terry A. Roder, for more information.