Sacred Heart Church

Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Parish

272 North Rodriguez Street, Nogales, Arizona 85621-2616

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 Parish Office (520) 287-9221
Fax (520) 341-3507
Religious Education Office (520) 397-0963
School (520) 287-2223

A Parish in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson

Sacred Heart Parish in Nogales, Arizona was established as a parish in 1897 from Sacred Heart Parish in Tombstone, Arizona. Sacred Heart Parish has served the spiritual and material needs of the people of Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Sonora for over one hundred and twenty-two years. It continues to be our mission to proclaim the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ and work tirelessly to established His Kingdom in this world. We do by seeking to love the Lord God Almighty we all our heart, soul, mind and strength and to love and serve our neighbor.

Parish Office Closed for Deep Cleaning

As of Wednesday, October 21, 2020, the Sacred Heart Parish Office will be temporarily closed for deep cleaning.  All appointments will be rescheduled after November 4, 2020. The 6:30 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. Masses will be celebrated as usual. The 12:10 p.m. Mass will be cancelled this week. Our Sunday Mass Schedule will resume as normal on Sunday, October 25, 2020. There will be no scheduled Confessions on Friday or Saturday. We apologize for the inconvenience but the Diocese of Tucson is asking us to take these steps.

Sunday Mass Obligation Suspended. Please remember that during the pandemic Bishop Weisenburger has suspended the Sunday Mass Obligation for anyone living within the Diocese of Tucson.

Oficina parroquial cerrada por limpieza profunda

A partir del miércoles 21 de octubre de 2020, la oficina parroquial de Sagrado Corazón estará cerradas temporalmente para una limpieza profunda. Todas las citas se reprogramarán para después de 4 de noviembre de 2020. Las misas 6:30 a.m. y 5:15 p.m.  se celebrarán e la mañana.   La misa de 12:10 p.m. será cancelada esta semana.  Nuestro horario de misas dominicales se reanuda normalmente el domingo 25 de octubre de 2020.  No habrá confesiones programadas el viernes ni el sábado.  Nos disculpamos por el inconveniente, pero la Diócesis de Tucson nos pide que tomemos estos pasos.

Obligación de misa dominical suspendida. Recuerde que durante la pandemia, el obispo Weisenburger suspendió la obligación de la misa dominical para cualquier persona que viva dentro de la Diócesis de Tucson.

New Mass Schedule - Beginning in October 2020

Beginning the first weekend of October the 2:00 p.m. Sunday Mass will be cancelled and we will return to celebrating the 10:30 a.m. Sunday Mass in English. The other weekend Masses will remain the same.  The Sunday Mass schedule will be as follows:

  • Saturday Vigil Mass: 5:15 p.m. - English
  • Sunday Mass: 6:30 a.m. - Spanish
  • Sunday Mass: 9:00 a.m. - Spanish
  • Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m. - English
  • Sunday Mass: 12:00 noon - English
  • Sunday Mass: 5:15 p.m. - Spanish

A partir del primer fin de semana de octubre a las 2:00 p.m., la misa dominical será cancelada y volveremos a celebrar la misa dominical de las 10:30 a.m. en inglés. Las otras misas de fin de semana seguirán siendo las mismas. El horario de la misa dominical será el anterior.

Great News! Entering Phase Two on October 10, 2020

Bishop Weisenburger has approved our parish plan to move into Phase Two allowing for an easing of some of the restrictions in place during Phase One of the shutdown. This is indeed great news in that one of the changes will be the return of the celebration of daily Mass. For the complete Plan for our Parish please click on the box above "Phase Two Protocols".

¡Una gran noticia! Ingresando a la Fase Dos el 10 de octubre de 2020

El obispo Weisenburger ha aprobado nuestro plan parroquial para pasar a la Fase Dos, lo que permite aliviar algunas de las restricciones vigentes durante la Fase Uno del cierre. Esta es una gran noticia ya que uno de los cambios será el regreso de la celebración de la Misa diaria. Para leer el plan completo por favor clic en la caja "Protocolos de Fase Dos."

Religious Education

Catechism Classes News

Religious Education Is now open for registration. Please call the parish office 520-287-9221 or 520-397-0963 to set and appointment. The Religious Education office is open from Monday—Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Online registrations are coming soon.

Noticias sobre clases de Catecismo

El programa de Educación Religiosa ya está abierto para inscripciones. Llame a la oficina parroquial 520-287-9221 o 520-397-0963 para agendar su cita. La oficina está abierta de lunes a jueves de 1:00 p.m. a 6:00 p.m. Pronto tendremos inscripciones en línea.


Recolecta de cobijas

Estamos solicitando una donación de cobijas nuevas para los mas necesitados de nuestra comunidad, las cuales serán entregadas en el mes de diciembre. La donación será recibida en la oficina parroquial. Muchas gracias por su ayuda.

Blanket Collection Drive

We are seeking donations of new blankets for the needy of our community, which will be distributed in December. You may drop off the blankets at the Parish Office. Thank you for your help.

Sacred Heart Catholic School Pre-Kinder Program

School Begins September 8th

Sacred Heart Catholic School Pre-Kinder Program offers your 3 and 4 year old children a faith-based education four full days a week, a nurturing early education program, a small classroom experience with a low student to teacher ratio, and building social and emotional skills.

    Faith Development
  • Students will strengthen their love and faith in GOD while learning prayers and fostering a love for their neighbors.
    About Our Program
  • We accept 3 and 4 year old children
  • Prepares for kinder readiness while includes - social skills, independence, fine motor skills, listening and sharing
  • Small class size
  • We provide a safe, secure, and fun learning experience
    Your child will learn how to:
  • Recognize letters, numbers, shapes, colors
  • Properly hold a pencil (and other writing utensils)
  • How to interact with other students

Is it right for your family?

If you are looking for a structured classroom environment that makes learning fun and develops your child's faith formation, then we are the solution. We invite you to join our Sacred Heart Catholic school family!

Accepting Applications Today!

Call for more information 520-287-2223

Parish Support - Donations -

While we continue to pray for an end to the pandemic, the work of the parish continues. We are actively seeking ways to reduce our expenses so as to be able to continue to meet these expenses. To that end we are encouraging those who are able to continue your weekly Sunday contribution to the parish, to do so through our online donation process.

By going to or directly to the following link: , you will be able to make your much needed and appreciated Sunday contribution to Sacred Heart Parish.

Be assured of the prayers of our priests (Fr. Velásquez and Fr. Jesus Haros) as they offer their private Masses for your intentions, for an end to the pandemic and for those suffering from the Coronavirus 19.

Mientras continuamos orando por el fin de la pandemia, el trabajo de la parroquia continúa. Estamos buscando activamente formas de reducir nuestros gastos para poder continuar cumpliendo con estos gastos. Con ese fin, estamos alentando a aquellos que pueden continuar con su contribución semanal dominical a la parroquia, a través de nuestro proceso de donación en línea.

Al visitar o directamente al siguiente enlace:, podrá hacer su muy necesaria y apreciada contribución dominical a la Parroquia del Sagrado Corazón.

Tenga la seguridad de las oraciones de nuestros sacerdotes (P. Velásquez y P. Jesús Haros), ya que ofrecen sus Misas privadas por sus intenciones, por el fin de la pandemia y por los que sufren el Coronavirus 19.

Counseling Services Provided

Beginning October 4, 2019, Tessa Arvizu, MS, from Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona will be providing counseling services, every Friday from 8 a.m-5 p.m., to children, adults, families and couples in the religious education classroom at Sacred Heart Parish. For further information on how to enroll and payment options please contact Ivette or Lupita at (520) 623-0344. Thank you.

Servicios de Consejeria Disponsibles

Apartir del 4 de octubre de 2019, Tessa Arvizu MS, de Servicios Comunitarios Catolicos del sur de Arizona, proporcionará servicios de asesoramiento, todos los viernes de 8 a.m. a 5 p.m., a niños, adultos, familias y parejas en el aula de educación religiosa en la Parroquia del Sagrado Corazon. Para obtener más información sobre cómo inscribirse y las opciones de pago, comuníquese con Ivette o Lupita al (520) 623-0344. Gracias.

First Friday 24-Hour Eucharistic Adoration

The First Friday of each month, our parish is conducting a 24-hour period of Eucharistic Adoration in the Church. All day and all night, our Lord Jesus Christ, really and truly present in the Blessed Sacrament, will be solemnly exposed for the people to come and adore, worship, praise and thank the Lord for His presence among us.

The Eucharistic Adoration will conclude on Saturday morning with Benediction and Mass at 6:30 a.m.