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Elizabeth – Our Lady of Fatima (Sacred Heart)

Originally dedicated to St. Henry, the name of the parish was changed to Sacred Heart in 1887. In 1983, the parish of Sacred Heart was suppressed and the church given to the parish of Our Lady of Fatima. The parish serves a predominantly Portuguese-American congregation.

 

About The Building

Architectural Style

  • Gothic Revival

Fabricator(s) of Windows

  • J. Fitzpatrick

Renovations

  • 1928 - Church moved (80' back, 11' sideways) to make way for new highway; sanctuary demolished; 70' x 70' transcept added with new sanctuary and altar. F. J. Schwarz, architect

Current Status: In use

Interior Pictures

Exterior Pictures

Year Opened: 1888

One Comment

  1. Rita
    Rita April 7, 2018

    What happened to the Cemetery affiiated with the Sacred Heart Church? My grand-Aunt “Eleanor (Fitzgibbon) Pierce” was apparently buried there in 1911.

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