We are a diverse Christ-centered community reaching out to one another in love, service, kindness, and understanding. We foster unity through education and evangelization. We serve the poor and the needs of our sister parish. We celebrate the life of Christ through the Eucharist, Scripture, and the Sacraments of the Roman Catholic Church.

Weekday Masses this week (April 12-16) are as follows:

Wednesday, April 14: 7:30am Rosary; 8:00am Mass @ St. Francis Xavier

Thursday, April 15, 11:30am Rosary; 12noon weekday Mass @ Sacred Heart

Friday, April 16, 7:30am Rosary; 8:00am Mass @ St John


Coming Soon: Church Directory   http://www.ucdir.com/

Online sign-ups can be accessed by going to the link above on weekdays only. Families can start signing up from home or through our Facebook site. The link is not available online on the weekends. The church code is IA114, and the password is photos. you may also sign up in person at SFX on April 17 and 24 before and after mass; at SJ on May 15 and 22; and at SH on June 13 and June 20.





Online giving offers our parish a stable, sustainable future.  We know that you share in this vision and we’re excited about giving our parishioners many ways to participate in our growth as a parish family. 
Thank you for your support!
Donate online by clicking on the link below.

Mass Times and Locations


Fr. Blake is streaming Masses on our Cluster Facebook page, during these masses.
SATURDAYS:  Mass in Spanish at 8 pm. Saint John, Clarion.
SUNDAYS: Mass in English at 8:00 am  Sacred Heart, Eagle Grove.                                                                                      The Mass in English also airs on Eagle Grove Mediacom channel 12 on Tuesdays at 5 pm.

Public celebrations of Masses resume! Masks will be worn during Mass. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Due to social distancing practices seating is limited. The Rosary before Masses is still suspended as well as coffees or gatherings after Masses.

4 pm St. Francis Xavier Parish.  
8 pm (Spanish) St. John Parish

8:00 am Sacred Heart Parish
10:30 am St. John Parish 

Please stay home if you are 65 or older with health concerns, have a chronic disease such as diabetes, liver disease or if you are immunocompromised, or if you are pregnant, running a temperature at or above 100.4 degrees, or nervous about getting COVID 19. We encourage you to continue to view Mass online.

Weekday Masses:
Wednesdays: 8 am Mass, St. Francis Xavier
Thursdays: 12:00 noon Mass, Sacred Heart  
Fridays: 8 am Mass, St. John

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: We are in need of individuals to serve as ushers during Masses on the weekend. Some training is necessary. Please contact the Holy Family Cluster if you are willing to serve.





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Worship Sites

Please note: The addresses listed are church locations only. Please address any correspondence to the Holy Family Cluster at 608 2nd Avenue NE, Clarion, Iowa 50525. 

St. John Parish
608 2nd Avenue NE
Clarion, Iowa

St. Francis Xavier Parish
1207 3rd Street NE
Belmond, Iowa

Sacred Heart Parish
221 S. Jackson Ave
Eagle Grove, Iowa

Office Hours & Contact Information

Holy Family Cluster
608 2nd Ave. NE
Clarion, IA 50525
Phone: 515-532-3586
(see extension guide below)

Cluster Hispanic Ministry Office
Oficina del Ministerio Hispano
Phone: 515-293-0009

Cluster Business Hours
Monday through Thursday
Hours are temporarily changed until Masses resume.

We have recently updated our phone system. As a result, some of the options when reaching the automated message have changed. For staff extensions, please see staff information below

Press * if you know the extension of the person you need to reach
Press 1 in the event of an emergency or need a priest
Press 2 to hear Mass times
Press 3 for the Cluster offices and St. John Parish hall kitchen
Press 4 for the Sacred Heart kitchen & Youth Faith Formation Office ONLY (hall reservations and other business handled through the Cluster office)
Press 5 for the St. Francis Xavier kitchen & Youth Faith Formation office ONLY(hall reservations and other business handled through the Cluster office)

Staff: Cluster Office

Cluster App: Stay connected

We have our new Parish App available for you to download - click the image below or do text to download

 Apple - Text ParishApp1 to 555888

 Android - Text ParishApp2 to 555888

Mass, Meeting, and Class Cancellation Policy

Cancellations will be posted on Facebook and notifications will be sent through the Cluster app. 

Mass Cancellations:  In the event of a late start or school is cancelled in any of the schools in Wright County due to inclement weather, morning Mass is cancelled. Tune in to your local TV stations and/or Radio station for weekend Mass cancellations. Please stay home if the weather does not permit you to drive. 

Meetings and activities: If school is cancelled or released early, meetings and other scheduled activities are cancelled. In the event of a late start, evening meetings and activities will be held as scheduled. This includes Wednesday Youth Faith Formation Classes.

Funeral Policy: In the event of a funeral in the Cluster on a day that a weekday Mass is scheduled, the weekday Mass is cancelled.   



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