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Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church

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Address: 1530 Union Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225
Phone Number: 317-638-5551
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This German National Catholic Church was established in 1875 by the...

This German National Catholic Church was established in 1875 by the Franciscan Province of St. Louis to accomodate the growing German population in Indianapolis. The Gothic Revival Church was designed by Brother Adrian Wewer, OFM. Highlights include stained glass windows, decorative painting, hand-carved woodwork, beautifully crafted statues and altars. Tours available by calling 317-638-5551.

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I went to High School at Sacred Heart/Kennedy Memorial and attended Church at Sacred Heart. It still as beautiful and ornate as it was 50 years ago!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Greenwood, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to High School at Sacred Heart/Kennedy Memorial and attended Church at Sacred Heart. It still as beautiful and ornate as it was 50 years ago!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

My niece was married here in October. This was my first time in this church and it is absolutely beautiful!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

Sacred Heart Catholic Church was completely restored to its former neo-Gothic glory following a devastating 2001 fire. The church is a veritable treasure trove of visual iconography. The Liturgy is celebrated with dignity. It is staffed by Franciscan friars of the Sacred Heart Province of the Order of Friars Minor in St Louis, MO.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2004

If you like to visit old churches, this is a must see! The interior of the church did not change after Vatican ll. The tour guide does an excellent job. Make sure to call ahead to schedule a tour guide.

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