Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Parish was built in 1955 with the first Mass celebrated Christmas Eve of 1955.

The first Pastor was The Most Rev. O. L. Kaufman, who, with the Bishop’s approval, selected the name of our parish. 

At this time, we have over 400 families registered at 

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Parish. 

Our Mass times are 5 pm Saturday and 8 and 10 am Sunday.

Upcoming Events


Faith Formation:

Wednesday, April 24th: 

High School Gathering 


Wednesday April 24th is also the Last Wednesday Class  with the Senior Farewell in church at 7:00 and Ice Cream Social for Families at 7:30 in Kaufman Hall

First Eucharist Dress Rehearsal & Photos: Thursday, April 25th 6:30-8 pm


First Eucharist Mass:

Saturday, April 27th 5:00 pm


Senior Brunch: May 12th after 10 Mass

If you are already a part of the music ministry or if you would like to be but haven't taken the leap yet, PLEASE join us for an evening of music!

The Finnegans recently attended a retreat led by Steve Angrisano who is a Catholic composer and speaker. Familiar songs composed by Steve are: "Go Make a Difference", "A Rightful Place", and "My Soul is Thirsting". Steve has several additional songs which are in our Breaking Bread Songbook. Come join us for a casual sing-along to hear some new music! Tuesday, May 14th at 7:00 pm here at Holy Rosary. 

Do you know the profound symbolism of St. John Paul II’s famous crucifix?


We all know this crucifix well—but do you know what it means?


The symbol of the Cross is always striking and distinct. It immediately communicates a profound reality, even to those unaware of its meaning.


While there are different styles and depictions of Christ’s cross, each variation ultimately helps emphasize something distinct about the Passion of Our Lord. 


Some of these variations have become instantly recognizable—such as the papal crucifix of St. John Paul II. Chosen upon his election in 1978, this crucifix stands as a distinct symbol in Catholic history. 


Although it has become iconic, JPII’s crucifix is subtle and simple.


The cross, a dull-toned silver without any ornamentation, reflected JPII’s humility. It also was an obvious departure from the more ornate papal crosses of the past. Rather than emphasizing ornamentation, JPII’s unembellished crucifix focused on the physical nature of the cross. Featuring hyper-realistic beams and the corpus of an obviously fatigued and suffering Christ, this crucifix highlights the physically demanding nature of Christ’s sacrifice for us.


This departure from a more decorated crucifix to an unadorned crucifix mirrors the way St. John Paul II’s election was also a departure. As the first non-Italian pope in 455 years, the shift in style of St. John Paul II’s cross was a visual representation of this important historical shift.


Its unadorned style echoed his commitment to a Church dedicated to service and solidarity with the less fortunate. This crucifix was more than an accessory; it was a testament to John Paul II’s theological vision. It represented the strength and steadfastness he brought to his role as pope during a time of global change and challenges.


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