Sacred Heart Church

203 East Garfield Avenue ~ PO Box 285

Gettysburg, SD  57442

Phone: 605-765-2161


Weekend Masses:

Saturday: 6:30 pm

Sunday: 11:00 am

First Sunday of the Month

Sunday: 9:00 am


Memorial Day through Mid-August

at West Whitlock Resort

NO River Mass

due to COVID-19

Weekend Masses

Funeral Masses

RCIA Classes

Parish Events


Live & Archived 

2nd Grade Parents:

Be sure to schedule your child's First Communion Interview with Fr. Kopel. 

Deadline is Tuesday, April 20.

Weekday Mass on Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday @ 8:30am - Thursday at 4:00pm.

 See the current Parish Bulletin for full details!

Confirmation Class Schedule
Sundays 7:00-8:15 pm in the parish hall
HEALTH RESTRICTIONS - Please attend in person - UNLESS you are feeling ill in ANY way, have COVID-19, have been exposed to COVID-19 or are under quarantine due to COVID-19.
All Confirmation classes will be webcast for those who can not attend due to the above health restrictions.  Those NOT ATTENDING IN PERSON are responsible for obtaining any class handouts.

Sunday, February 21                           Sacraments Introduction & Baptism

Sunday, March 7                                  Eucharist

Sunday, March 21                                Confirmation, Penance & Anointing

Sunday, April 11                                  Marriage & Holy Orders

Sunday, April 25                                  Angels, Demons, Heaven, Hell and Purgatory

Sunday, May 9                                     Sacramentals and Tour of the Church

Confirmation Date and Place             Saturday, June 12, 2021 @ 4:00 pm @ SHC - Gettysburg


March 14, 2021 REVISION

The permission to not attend Sunday Mass Has been RESCINDED!  Effective immediately, all Catholic are again obligated to attend Sunday Mass.

Religious Education 

9/23/20 - 5/6/21

Grades 1-4 @ 3:45-5:00 pm

Grades 5 @ 7:00-8:15 pm weekly

Grades 6-9 @ 7:00-8:15 pm monthly

Grades 10-12 meet biweekly on Sunday evenings from 7-8 pm (Confirmation class)

Please note that face masks and hand sanitizer are recommended, please have your child go directly to their class. Snack offered in class except on early release days.

Click here for the online learning portal. If you have not provided your student's email address, please email us for access.