Author: Donna Craft


Italian Dinner on May 3

The Knights of Columbus will serve an Italian dinner in the OLR gym on Friday, May 3, at 6:00pm. Choice of meatball and spaghetti or chicken parmesan with salad and dessert. Beer and wine will be available. Going to OLR’s school play that night? Come eat with us – we’ll get you out in plenty of time. Adults – $10, children under 12 – $7, families – $45. Proceeds will benefit local special needs charities. Takeout available. …

Shrine of Divine Mercy at OLR

Why Does Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church Have a Shrine of Divine Mercy? You are probably familiar with many kinds of shrines: home altars, historical shrines of antiquity, roadside shrines that pop up to memorialize the death of someone important, and pilgrimage shrines commemorating saints and sites of religious significance. What all these shrines have in common is that they are places of memory and veneration. Our Lady of the Rosary’s Shrine of Divine Mercy, located in the Lower Church, is, first and foremost, a shrine to Jesus, …

Easter Baskets Needed

As part of your almsgiving this Lent, Pastor Johnson from Church Without Walls is asking for Easter Baskets in addition to the ones provided by the St. Martha’s Women’s Group and OLR St. Vincent dePaul Society. These baskets are for underprivileged children in our community.  We need small baskets or pails with a few candy filled Easter eggs, a small toy (like playdough, coloring books, crayons, bubbles, etc.) some jellybeans and/or chocolate eggs and a small stuffed animal (if possible). A table will be set up after each Mass on March 9-10 to …

Prison Ministry Expanding

We need your help with visiting the imprisoned, a corporal work of mercy! Consider joining OLR’’s prison ministry! In this important this ministry, you can do one or more of the following: If you are interested in one or more of the above tasks, please email Brian Hansen at or Tom Kenny at . We will help you make it happen! …

All About Lent

Shrove Tuesday – February 13, please join us for coffee and donuts in the Narthex, after the 12:00 pm Daily Mass. Mass will be held in Upper Church. Ash Wednesday– February 14, the evening Mass will be at the usual time of 6:00 pm, with confessions at 4:30 and Stations of the Cross at 5:30.  The penitential service, with the deacons presiding, remains at 12:15 pm, and school Mass at 10:00 am. Please remember that seating at the school Mass is very limited. Lasts 40 days, except Sundays, February 14 – …