First church built in Maquoketa.
Father Timothy Treacy was the first resident pastor.
Property secured on E. Platt Street for a new Church.
Church built in 1915.
Church completed in 1930, Sanctuary, bell tower, parish hall
Property purchased on Vermont Street for a new church.
Plans for a school and convent presented
Sept. 4th: The school opened and convent occupied, debt free.
Plans for a larger church
Sept. 24th: The cornerstone was placed
Dec. 12th: The church was dedicated by Archbishop James J. Byrn
Renovation of the church started.
Child care is the newest ministry of the parish
July 1st: Sacred Heart Parish, St. Lawerence in Otter Creek and St. John in Andrew became a tri-parish cluster. Archbishop Jerome Hanus recommended the clusters so that a pastor could minister to the people in smaller parished and keep the churches open.
 St. John Parish in Andrew was closed.
Sacred Heart was linked with St. Joseph Parish in Preston. We share our pastor.
Sacred Heart Parish celebrated 140 years as a parish.
Scared Heart School celebrated 50 years of Catholic Education in our community.
Our parish continues to start new ministires.
We include all parishioners in spirtual and social growth. The school is growing. Our parish is a great place to be in this year of faith.
May 1st: The parish obtains a website.