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Sacred Heart

Date Founded: 1905

Status: Merged, 2006

County: Sangamon

Church Location: 220 S. Lincoln Dr., Divernon, Illinois

Notes: Merged with St. Benedict (Auburn) and St. Mary (Pawnee) to form Holy Cross parish. Church open for Mass.

Beginning in 1904 Mass was said in Wells Hall. The parish eventually obtained an exclusive lease for the Hall and Mass was said there one a month and later every Sunday. The current church was dedicated on September 1, 1912.

Records Available in Diocesan Archives for Genealogy Research:  

  • Baptisms: 1919-1930
  • Marriages: 1919-1930
  • Deaths: none
  • Notes: See: Auburn, St. Benedict for earliest records.
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