Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 700 Maple Vista, Imlay City, MI 48444    (810) 724-1135

St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 4331 Capac Rd., Capac, MI 48014     (810) 395-7572

"Through the Intercession of St. Nicholas to the Sacred Heart of Jesus"


Please visit for more information regarding the resumption of public Masses in the Archdiocese.  Details on Sacred Heart and St. Nicholas Masses can be found in the news section below.

Parish Financial Support:  As we still are enduring the COVID-19 pandemic, Sacred Heart and St. Nicholas need your support.  We have returned to our normal schedule of Masses, we continue to maintain the church building, and, importantly, continue our outreach ministries. We ask that, to the best of your ability, you continue to make your weekly offertory donations even if you choose to remain home, by mailing them to Sacred Heart Church, 700 Maple Vista, Imlay City, MI 48444. Please mail checks only. Checks can be made out to Sacred Heart Church or St. Nicholas Church. We will ensure that the checks are deposited into the proper account. Online giving is also available; see the following section for links.

Thank you for your continued support during the pandemic crisis.

The Archdiocese of Detroit has also enabled online offertory contributions.  Please visit

Rev. Noel Emmanuel Cornelio, Pastor, welcomes you to the clustered parishes of Sacred Heart and St. Nicholas.

Online Giving

Sacred Heart:  Sacred Heart Giving

St. Nicholas:  St. Nicholas Giving

Mass Times

Saturday Vigil
6:00pm at St. Nicholas

9:00am at Sacred Heart
1:00pm (Spanish) at Sacred Heart

Wednesday: 10:00am at Sacred Heart
Wednesday: 7:00pm (Spanish) at Sacred Heart
Thursday: 8:30am at St. Nicholas
First Friday ONLY: 10:00am at Sacred Heart

Confession Times

Saturday 3:00-3:45pm at St. Cornelius

Sunday 8:00-8:45am at Sacred Heart

Wednesday after the 10:00am Mass at Sacred Heart

Thursday after the 8:30am Mass at St. Nicholas


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Knights of Columbus

Click HERE to visit the Knights of Columbus Council 4556 website.

Office Hours

At Sacred Heart: Please call ahead to ensure a staff member will be in the office. 810-724-1135


  • Sun, Aug 14th

  • Sun, Aug 7th


Detroit Priestly Vocations

Visit the Archdiocese of Detroit's Priestly Vocations website to learn more about the priesthood.

Families of Parishes

Thumb Vicariate Family 2 began on July 1, 2022

Immaculate Conception Parish, Lapeer

Sacred Heart Parish, Imlay City

St. Cornelius Parish, Dryden

St. Nicholas Parish, Capac

Visit Families of Parishes for more information.


Please note the Mass schedule changes that will begin the first weekend in August, the 6th & 7th: 

  • St. Nicholas will have a 6pm Vigil Mass every Saturday evening. There will no longer be an 11am Mass on Sunday or the 2nd Sunday 1pm Spanish Mass.
  • The 7pm Saturday evening Spanish Mass at Sacred Heart will move to Sunday at 1pm.
  • These changes will help Father Noel, Fr Larry and Holly, our organist. Thank you so much for your understanding as we make this necessary transition to the Family of Parishes.

Please note that effective August 8, 2022, the 7:00pm Sunday Evening Spanish Mass at St. Cornelius is cancelled.

Religious Education

Registration forms for next year’s Religious Education classes are on the table by the main entrance of the church.

The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is Monday, August 15th, 2022.

This is NOT a Holy Day of Obligation this year as it falls on on Monday.

Family of Parishes Masses for the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary will be celebrated:
9:00am at Sacred Heart
7:00pm at Immaculate Conception (Traditional Latin Mass)

Sacred Heart Altar Society Bake Sale

Sunday, August 21st

after the 9am and 1pm Sunday Masses

Bakers Are Needed!

Please drop off your donated baked goods in the Parish Hall on Saturday, August 20th from 10am to 1pm, or on Sunday, August 21st before the 9am Mass. Thank You!

Catechist Enrichment Night

Monday, August 22, 7:00pm at Sacred Heart

Anyone interested in being a Catechist, especially parents, are encouraged to attend. We need teachers for our Faith Formation program which begins in September. This is an event for all four parishes in our Thumb Vicariate 2 Family.

For more information, email Julie Allison at

[email protected]

If you are unable to join us in person for Mass, you are always welcome to join St. Cornelius via their livestream on Facebook:  search for St. Cornelius Parish Dryden or go to

Please check the Facebook page to determine if the 4pm Saturday or 11am Sunday Mass will be available.

Monthly Patriotic Rosary

On Thursday, August 18th at 6:30pm, we will be praying the Patriotic Rosary in the Sacred Heart Parish Hall. We will be praying for our nation and for our families. We usually meet every 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30pm in the hall. Please join us. If you have any questions please call Michelle at 810-813-2915.

Protecting God's Children Training September 17

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will be hosting Protecting God's Children training on Saturday, Sept. 17 starting at 9am in the former Bishop Kelley Catholic School Community Room (lower level).  This is mandatory safe enviromment training for all staff and volunteers.  Visit to register.

Anointing of the Sick

St. Nicholas

Every First Thursday after the 8:30am Mass

Sacred Heart

Every First Friday after the 10:00am Mass


2022 is the 50th Anniversary of the Dedication of Sacred Heart's current building

There will be a celebration on

Sunday, September 25th

We need YOUR HELP to plan, prepare and celebrate!  Volunteers are needed to make this event happen.

Our next planning meeting will be Tuesday, August 16th at 6:30pm in the Parish Hall

We are looking for any photos featuring Sacred Heart throughout the years, including memorial/directory books.  We already have: 

Regular Mass Times

Weekend Masses

Saturday:  6:00pm at St. Nicholas

Sunday:  9:00 am at Sacred Heart

Sunday:  1:00pm (Spanish) at Sacred Heart

Weekday Masses

Wednesday: 10:00 am at Sacred Heart

Wednesday: 7:00 pm (Spanish) at Sacred Heart

Thursday: 8:30 am at St. Nicholas; the Rosary will be prayed at 8:00am

First Friday ONLY:  10:00 am at Sacred Heart; Exposition begins at 9:00am

Holy Days:  10:00 am at Sacred Heart

There will not be daily Masses on Monday, Tuesday or the other Fridays.


One hour before Mass

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Every Saturday Evening at Sacred Heart

Adoration from 8:30 pm until Midnight

There Are Several Opportunities to

Pray the Rosary at our Parishes

  • Thursday at 8:00am before the 8:30 am Mass at St. Nicholas
  • Monthly Patriotic Rosary at Sacred Heart: On the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm, we will be praying the Patriotic Rosary in the Sacred Heart Parish Hall.  We will be praying for our nation and for our families. Please join us.  If you have any questions please call Michelle at 810-813-2915.

Visit for more information, including how to watch Sunday Masses on TV or online.

Sacred Heart and St. Nicholas Churches will be open at times during the day for private prayer.  We recommend you still maintain social distancing while in the worship space.  If you are not feeling well, please stay home to protect yourself and others.

The parish office is open on a limited basis.  If you need to contact Father or other staff, please call and leave a voice message or send us an email. We will check phone and email messages regularly.  

Let us continue to pray for all impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, have mercy on us.  St. Nicholas, pray for us.  St. Anne, pray for us.  Our Lady of Guadalupe, pray for us.