History of the Sacred Heart Church

Our history pages are based on materials published by Glenn Neumann of the Elk Rapids Area Historical Society, and researched by parishioner Dan LeBlond, who is also president of the Elk Rapids Area Historical Society. You will see that our history is also a reflection of the rich history of the Village of Elk Rapids.

We finish with a pictorial of past pastors of Sacred Heart Parish, compiled with the assistance of Fr. Dennis W. Morrow of the Diocese of Gaylord.

Click the individual page tabs to start your study of our parish’s history! Enjoy!