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This was done by people who love their God.

After a tragic fire, the church was restored not rebulit. It was restored to a beautiful sanctuary... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Nostalgic visit

I went to High School at Sacred Heart/Kennedy Memorial and attended Church at Sacred Heart. It... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
Greenwood, Indiana
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“Old Neighborhood Church ”
7 Nov 2016
“This was done by people who love their God.”
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...more
1530 Union St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1672
+1 317-638-5551
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sacred Heart of Jesus is a Franciscan parish in a south side neighborhood in Indianapolis. It has the classic style and architecture of a bygone era.

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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

After a tragic fire, the church was restored not rebulit. It was restored to a beautiful sanctuary for the Lord God Almighty. If you are in the area stop in and say high to the Franciscan Priest in Charge Rector Larry. He is a wonderful...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

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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Reviewed 7 November 2015

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

1  Thank Jscott24
Reviewed 11 June 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...More

5  Thank M P
Reviewed 1 April 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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