Our Parish Nurse will have the flu vaccine available after all weekend Masses Sept. 24 & 25 and Oct. 1 & 2 in the St. Patrick's Room. This is for anyone under-insured or without health insurance.

Our Parish Family

Sacred Hearts of Jesus and MaryFounded in 1863, Sacred Hearts Parish strives to model our parish life and activities in the love of our Lord and our Blessed Mother. Our Lord's heart, crowned with thorns, reminds us of the deep love that He showed to every human person by giving His life for the sake of our salvation. Our Blessed Mother's heart was pierced with a sword in knowing what her Son must endure, but she gives us hope and promises us that she and her Son will never abandon those who love God with all their heart, soul and strength. It is in this hope and love that we come together to celebrate the Sacraments and bring the love of Christ's Church to our Sun Prairie community.

Our parish of 1,423 families owns and operates Sacred Hearts School. Founded to first and foremost ensure that the teachings of the Church are passed down to future generations, Sacred Hearts School currently enrolls approximately 475 students. Our children are the future of the Church, and Sacred Hearts Parish believes that providing a solid educational and spiritual program for its students is an important role.

Our Christian Formation program ministers to more than 800 students in elementary and secondary education. The program begins by providing a sound background for our beginning students with basic, catechetical instruction. Once the student has a good understanding of the fundamentals of the faith, the remaining years are spent strengthening and enriching that faith in many different ways. The capstone of our catechesis is our Confirmation program, which prepares our high school juniors for full membership in the Church. Forty-one students participated in the program in 2008.

Our pastoral staff is committed to the sick and the homebound as well. The pastoral staff make regular visits to area nursing homes, care centers and hospitals, providing the Sacraments to those who are not physically able to be present with us at Mass.

Christ is present in all people and in all things. Through prayer, catechesis, formation, the holy Mass and spiritual renewal, our parish carries on the mission of the Church to proclaim the Gospel to all nations.

Becoming a Member of Our Parish Family

We would be delighted to have you as registered members of our parish family. All Catholic adults who are 18 years of age or older and who participate regularly at the liturgy here at Sacred Hearts should become a registered member. You may come to the parish center during office hours and register in person, or click here to register electronically.

Contact Us

In person:
Sacred Hearts Parish Center
Office Hours: Monday -Thursday 8:00am - 3:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 12 noon

By mail:
Sacred Hearts Parish Center
221 Columbus Street
Sun Prairie, WI 53590

By telephone or fax:

Fax number for all offices............... (608) 825-9585
Parish Center Telephone................ (608) 837-7381
Christian Formation Office.............. (608) 837-8509
Liturgy and Pastoral Music.............. (608) 837-2488
Sacred Hearts School.................. (608) 837-8508
Daycare & Extended Pre-school.......... (608) 825-3004

By email:

Parish & Community Concerns

This commission is responsible for promoting responses to human care needs of parishioners, social justice, and ecumenical issues as well as planning social activities and welcoming new members. Under this umbrella the following ministries and responsibilities take place:

The Parish and Community Concerns Commission carries forward the vision of Jesus by developing and coordinating social needs and human concerns programs designed to translate Christian values and teachings into reality.

The main goal of this committee is to bring awareness and education to parish members regarding all life issues, from conception to death, through various activities, charities and events.  This committee is dedicated to providing and updating the parish on public policy related to life issues.  Some other activities include:   In October (Respect Life Month), a St. Gerard Baby Shower is held, where playpens are positioned in church for collecting new or gently used baby clothing, blankets, diapers, formula and other baby items which are then donated to the Pregnancy Helpline.  In addition, a Memorial Mass is held in November to remember and honor parishioners and their family members who have passed away during the previous year.  Food and other items are frequently collected for the Sun Prairie Food Pantry.  Finally, Project Rosebud (see the back of church by the elevator) is an ongoing program offered at Sacred Hearts where parishioners identify, pray and support those who are pregnant, desiring pregnancy or adoption, celebrating birth or adoption, grieving miscarriage, abortion, stillborn, infant or child death.  Please call the parish center at 837-8509 if interested in joining the Respect for Life committee.

A committee who works on the nomination and election process for Pastoral Council Members and Parish Trustees.

Coordinating efforts for religious anniversaries, receptions, farewells and social events.

To update, assemble and help distribute as needed.

To promote interest in Old Maswa, Tanzania, as our sister parish.

Communion and Home Visits for our Homebound Parishioners

Is someone in your family or neighborhood unable to attend Mass due to health or age?  Please call the Parish Center at 837-7381; we are happy to add anyone in need to our list for home-bound Communion.


Click here for information on Sacred Hearts Parish Nurse

Click here for information on our Care Team Ministry

With God’s grace we will continue to faithfully share the Gospel message of hope, peace and joy with the generations to come.”
-Monsignor Duane Moellenberndt

Schedules & Calendars

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 Mass Schedule

Saturday-5:00 PM; Sunday-7:30, 9:00 & 11:00 AM

Weekday & Holy Days Refer to bulletin

The Sacrament of Reconciliation

Throughout this Holy Year of Mercy we will have extra time for the Sacrament of Reconciliation.  In addition to the confessions on Saturday morning from 9:30-10:00 a.m., there will also be a time Wednesday evenings from 4:30-6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted in the parish bulletin. You may also contact our priests to schedule an appointment to celebrate the Sacrament if this is not a convenient time for you






Children’s Liturgy of the Word

Sunday, 9:00 AM - We offer Children’s Liturgy of the Word for 4-8 year olds. These children will be dismissed from Mass before the first reading and return after the Prayers of the Faithful. The Gospel story will be explained to them at their own level.

Wills and Bequests

We extend our sincere and heartfelt thanks to those who have chosen to remember their parish in this most special way. For more information about including Sacred Hearts Parish in your will, please visit our parish development and stewardship page.