Welcome to Manchester-by-the-Sea and Essex Catholic ~ Two Churches ~ One Community

Mass Times

Sacred Heart Masses:
Saturday at 5:30 pm and Sunday at 8:30 am
St. John the Baptist Masses:
Saturday at 4:00 pm and Sunday at 10:00 am

Weekday Daily Mass at Sacred Heart - Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 8:00.

Sacred Heart and St. John the Baptist

Welcome to the Parishes of Sacred Heart in Manchester-by-the-Sea and St. John the Baptist in Essex.

We are here to welcome and serve you.

No matter what your present status in the Catholic Church.

 No matter what your current family or marital situation.

No matter your personal history, age, background, race, etc..

No matter what your self image –

You are invited, welcomed, accepted, loved and respected in

 Sacred Heart and St. John the Baptist Parishes.


 Rob Surette

Rob Surette 

Welcome Back Sunday!

Sacred Heart and St. John the Baptist Religious Education

Family Event

Sunday, September 16 - Sacred Heart Parish Hall

Following the 8:30 am Mass at Sacred Heart, please join us in the Parish Hall for  Rob Surette and his Hero Art. Rob will create a beautiful portrait right before your eyes as he is telling you a story. All are welcome - Grandparents, parents and friends. Our Sacred Heart Hospitality Team will be serving a wonderful brunch and hot coffee, so please join us to kick off a great year of Religious Education here in our parishes under the leadership of Valerie Shippen. There is no cost for this event and we will have Welcome Packets and Religious Education Enrollment Forms available if you are new to the Parish. 






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Welcome Back! Religious Education Classes will be resuming this coming week! Please click on the Religious Education drop down for more information and to download a copy of this years schedule.  


The Staff of Sacred Heart and St. John the Baptist are here to serve you, please let us know how we can help.

Office Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.

Our Parish Offices are located at 62 School St in Manchester-by-the-Sea and we are here from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm - Monday - Friday.

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