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.


April 8th - Grade 2 Parent Meeting at 12:00 noon - Sacred Heart Church


 Holy Week

Mass of the Lord's Supper

Sacred Heart - 7:00 pm

The Passion of Our Lord

St. John the Baptist - 7:00 pm

Holy Saturday

Sacred Heart - 7:00 pm

Easter Sunday

Sacred Heart - 8:30 am

St. John the Baptist - 10:00 am




Italian Night

Saturday, April 28th 

6:00 pm - St. John the Baptist Parish Hall

Be sure to get your tickets early as this event sells out quickly!








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This Week in our Parishes....

Fatima and Lourdes Pilgrimage with Santiago de Compostela

Fr. Paul would love to have you join him on the amazing Pilgrimage to Fatima and Lourdes with Santiago de Compostella. To see the full brochure, please click on the drop down Fatima and Lourdes. If you need more information, please call Fr. Paul at the rectory. 

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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