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.

Faith Formation Classes are each Wednesday at each parish.

6:30 pm at Saint John and Sacred Heart for all ages and grades.

6:00pm at Saint Francis Xavier, Belmond for grades K-5, and 7:30 pm for grades 6th -12th





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Mass Times and Locations

Mass Schedule for January, February, and March 2023:                                                                         

  4:00 pm Saint John Parish, Clarion
  8:00 pm (Spanish) St. John Parish, Clarion

  8:00 am Saint Francis Xavier, Belmond

10:30 am Sacred Heart, Eagle Grove

Weekday Masses:
Wednesdays: 8:00 am Mass, Saint Francis Xavier, Belmond
Thursdays: 11:00 am (During Lent, March 2-30, 2023) Mass, Sacred Heart, Eagle Grove  

Thursdays, 12:00 pm (Ordinary Time) Mass, Sacred Heart, Eagle Grove
Fridays: 8:00 am Mass, Saint John, Clarion

The Mass in English will be broadcast in Eagle Grove on Mediacom Channel 12 at 5:30 pm each Tuesday.

The 10:30 am Sunday Mass will be live-streamed via Facebook.

The next weekend Mass Times Change is scheduled for April, 8 & 9, 2023 (See below)

The Holy Week Schedule begins with Palm Sunday on April 1 & 2, 2023;

Saturday, April 1, Mass at Saint John in Clarion at 4:00 pm

Saturday, April 1, Mass in Spanish at Saint John Parish in Clarion at 8:00 pm

Sunday, April 2, 8:00 am Mass at Saint Francis Xavier in Belmond

Sunday, April 2, 10:30 am Mass at Sacred Heart in Eagle Grove

April 6, Holy Thursday Mass at Saint Francis Xavier in Belmond at 7:00 pm (Bi-lingual)

April 7, Good Friday Liturgy at Saint John in Clarion at 5:30 pm

April 7, Good Friday Liturgy in Spanish at Saint John in Clarion at 7:30pm 

April 8, Easter Vigil at Sacred Heart in Eagle Grove at 8:00 pm 

April 9, Easter Sunday Mass at 8:00 am at Saint John in Clarion 

April 9, Easter Sunday Mass at 10:30 am at Saint Francis Xavier in Belmond

The next weekend's Mass Schedule rotation begins after Easter:

Saturday, April 15:

  4:00pm Mass at Sacred Heart in Eagle Grove

  8:00pm Mass In Spanish at Saint John in Clarion 

Sunday, April 16:

  8:00am Mass at Saint John  in Clarion 

10:30am Mass at Saint Francis Xavier in Belmond.


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: We are in need of individuals to serve in ministries at the weekend Masses at all parishes.  Some training is provided.  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
8:00am to 1:00pm

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. This rule only applies to regular weekday masses.  If it is a Holy Day, Father will have Mass.

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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