About Us

dhome_greenMission Statement
 Sacred Heart is a Catholic Christian Community which was founded with the guidance of the Holy Spirit upon the faith of an immigrant people.  Having been blessed with this foundation of faith, we are striving to be a Community dedicated to the proclamation of the Gospel in both Word and Sacrament.  Living out the gospel is evident in our Spirit of Christian Formation, Acceptance, Reconciliation, Hospitality, and Service as we continue to build the Kingdom of God for ourselves and future generations.

History of our Parish
In the year 1913 a group of Hungarian Catholics, with the aid of Fr. Berkorst, pastor of St. Joseph’s parish in Muskegon, banded together to start a parish in Muskegon Heights. Meetings were held, funds were raised, and eventually, in January 1916, property was purchased at East Summit and … (more…)