Category Archives: News

Church, state and politics, 1980

This article was published in The Chicago Catholic, on February 8, 1980.

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Christmas Newsletter 1979

This Christmas newsletter, from 1979, highlights the commitment of the many people who came together to Save Our Shrine. May God bless their efforts!

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Newsletter from Summer 1979

This newsletter is from the summer of 1979, following the approval by a State Board in Bloomington, Illinois, for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places.  

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Suit to save Sacred Heart, 1979

From the Monday, February 5, 1979 edition of the Southtown Economist

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Fr. Kret’s Historical Booklet

Reverend John A. Kret, O.S.A., assembled this booklet about the history of Sacred Heart Church, its pastors and devoted members. View pdf of booklet here.             

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Fr. McNally Obituary

The Reverend John Francis McNally, Dec. 16 (1963), pastor of Sacred Heart Church, 11652 S. Church Street, devoted son of the late Thomas J. and Margaret; fond brother of Thomas J., William L., James B., Eugene A., Ellen Boyle, Reobert … Continue reading

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Holy Week & Easter Masses 2014

Palm Sunday Saturday, April 12, 2014 4:00pm Mass Sunday, April 13, 2014 8:30am Mass 10:30am Mass       Holy Thursday Thursday, April 17, 2014 7:00pm Mass     Good Friday Friday, April 18, 2014 2:30pm Stations of the Cross … Continue reading

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Rev. John F. McNally 25th Anniversary of Ordination

Reprint of public testimonial given by Reverend John F. McNally on April 14, 1953, on the celebration of his 25th Anniversary of ordination into the priesthood.

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Chicagoland Monthly April 1979

Chicagoland Monthly magazine had a good article about the closing of Sacred Heart Mission in the April 1979 issue. Download the pdf version here.

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Sacred Heart Historical Booklet

This booklet was published by the Commission on Chicago Historical and Architectural Landmarks, in August 1980. It contains a few photos, along with an extensive history on Sacred Heart Mission. View a pdf of the booklet by clicking here.

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