Sacred Heart Church, Keamari
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|Sacred Heart Church|
|Location||Andrew Road, Keamari, Karachi|
|Membership||90 families in 2011|
|Parish||Sacred Heart Parish|
|Archdiocese||Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Karachi|
|Priest(s)||Father Inderias Rehmat|
Sacred Heart Church is a 150-year-old church in a parish of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Karachi in Pakistan.
The present church building was built in 1922 with funds provided by the Karachi Port Trust. There were approximately 200 Christian families living in Keamari at the time. In 1923 the Sacred Heart school was constructed. The medium of instruction was originally the Marathi language. The church has been heritage-listed.
- Fr. Vittorine Fernandes O.F.M was appointed parish priest in 1922, when the port chaplaincy was elevated to a parish.
- Fr. Anthony Lobo
- Fr. Bruno Sequeira 
- Father Thomas Gulfam
- Father Nazar Nawab
- Father Inderias Rehmat 
- Fr. Nadeem Pyaralal
In November 1990 fanatics attacked the Sacred Heart Church. The parish priest Fr. Bruno Sequeira was brutally beaten. The mob tried to throw him in a fire made from the pews.
In 2009 thieves broke into the church on January 6 and took property worth 80,000 rupees (US$1,000). The chalice, a brass cross, the sound system and emergency lights were among the stolen items.
In October 2010 a special mass was celebrated to consecrate the century-old church vessels recently recovered from the robbery.
- UCANews September 20, 2011
- Karachi’s Churches January 23, 2012
- Mascarenhas, Oswin (2011). The Origin and Evolution of St Lawrence's Parish, Karachi, Pakistan: The Garden Area with the Settlement of the Christian Community (Kindle Locations 1363-1364). Kindle Edition.
- Pakistan Christian Post October 25, 2010
- UCANews January 28, 2009
- UCANews October 21, 2010
- Mascarenhas (Kindle Location 1038)
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