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

Employment Opportunity: 


We are looking for someone to do Building Maintenance 30 to 40 hours per week. $15 - $20 per hour depending upon experience. Includes benefits. Contact the office for a job description and application.

BABY SHOWER FOR BIRTHRIGHT  We are asking for new or "gently used" baby items to be donated to Birthright, for distribution to needy families.  On the weekends of Sept. 30/Oct. 1 and Oct. 7/8, you have the opportunity to donate:  onesies & sleepers (up to 12 months), receiving blankets, cloth & disposable diapers, (not newborn), diaper pins, rubber pants, crib sheets, booties, socks, sweaters, and caps.  Sorry no equipment is needed. Cash donations are also welcome.  Thank you, Catholic Daughters.


Breakfast With the Bishop - Join Us!
Head over to Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Atlantic on October 13, from 9 - 10 am. It's a chance to share a meal, and meet Bishop Joensen in support of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This event highlights Catholic Charities’ important Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program, serving the southwest Iowa community. 


DVSABreakfast.givesmart.com to register. We welcome walk-ins as well. For information, please reach out to Emily Klisares at 515-237-5078 or via email at eklisares@catholiccharitiesdm.org.

Faith Formation


Confirmation Student & Parent Orientation is this Wednesday, October 4, in the Knights Room from 6:30 - 8. Parents and students are invited to attend together to receive the information on what the requirements are as we prepare to celebrate the sacrament of Confirmation. We have several meaningful events planned to enrich your faith journey toward Confirmation.