August 25, 2021: Until further notice, Bishop Brennan asks that all those in attendance
at Mass wear a mask, other than young children under the age of 2.

Click here to read all of Bishop Brennan’s letters concerning COVID-19

His Excellency, Bishop Mark E. Brennan, Pastor

I welcome you to the Basilica of the Sacred Heart!  This beautiful church serves as my co-cathedral in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, which embraces the entire State of West Virginia. If you are now living in Charleston, I invite you to become an active member of the Sacred Heart parish community.  You will have something to offer your fellow parishioners and they will have much to offer you!  May God bless you and all your loved ones and may we together rejoice in and share with others the love flowing from the sacred heart of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ!

Very Reverend Fr. Donald X. Higgs, Rector

Greetings in the Lord and welcome! In the name of the Catholic Parish of the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, I welcome you to our website. May you find in these pages a wonderful glimpse of the life and activities of our Catholic community here in Charleston. We strive to grow in the love of God and in the name of the Lord Jesus, empowered by the Holy Spirit. Welcome!

Christ’s Peace,
Very Rev. Fr. Donald X. Higgs

Basilica of the Co-Cathedral
of the Sacred Heart
1114 Virginia St. E, Charleston, WV 25301

Mass Times
Saturday – 5:30 PM
Sunday – 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM*, 12:00 N, 5:00 PM
*Livestreamed to Facebook

Confession Times
Saturdays 4:00-5:00pm (Basilica cry room)
Also by appointment

Eucharistic Adoration
1st Saturdays – 4:00 to 5:00 PM

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