Sacred Heart Shrine

14, Pantheon Road
Egmore, Chennai - 600 008.
Phone: 044 2855 5047

A Brief History
As per our records the Church was established in the year 1848 and the first Parish Priest was Rev. Fr. Jerome from Portugal.
The Parish is famous for Sacred Heart devotion started by Fr. A.J. Adaikalam in the year 1954.
Every Friday and the particularly First Friday, people visited the church and with this the devotion to Sacred Heart grew and many Hindus and Muslims also visit the Church.
On 8th September 2005 the present Archbishop His Grace Most Rev. Dr. A.M. Chinnappa SDB, DD., Ph.D. issued a decree elevating this Parish as a Shrine of the Archdiocese.