Parish Staff


 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 Staff

  • Pastor - Rev. Marcos C. Velásquez
  • Parochial Vicar - Rev. Martin A. Moreno
  • Parochial Vicar - Rev. James L. Mascarenhas, MSFS
  • Deacon - Rev. Mr. David Rojas
  • Office Manager - Mrs. Irma Lopez
  • Parish Secretary - Miss Glenda Lopez
  • Office Volunteer - Mrs. Martha Suarez
  • Weekend Receptionist - Mr. Alex Corrales
  • Maintenance - Mr.  Benjamin Navarro
  • Office Phone:  (520) 287-9221

Board of Directors

  • President:  Fr. Marcos C. Velásquez
  • Vice-President:  Bishop Edward J. Weisenburger
  • Member:  Msgr. Jeremiah McCarthy
  • Treasurer:  Mr. Jorge Gamez
  • Secretary:  Mrs. Luisa Masse