St. Rose News

  • Mass Changes for This Week

    No Mass this Tuesday or Wednesday

    No Adoration this Thursday

    Mass Time Change for Thursday

    On Tuesday and Wednesday of this week (September 21 & 22) there will be no Masses offered, nor confessions heard.

    On Thursday of this week (September 23) there is no adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, but there will be a 6:00 PM low mass.

    This is because all the priests in the diocese have been asked to attend the diocesan meetings being held those days.

    Sep 17 2021 - 4:57pm
  • Oct 9th: Assumptions Catholic Store at St. Rose

    Assumptions Catholic Store at St. Rose October 9th

    Assumptions (Catholic Store) will be selling gifts for Baptism, First Holy Communion and Confirmation, on Saturday, October 9th from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at St. Rose of Lima Parish Hall in Quincy. General sacramental items, Bibles and books will also be available. This is a great opportunity to get beautiful Catholic gifts for your family and friends as well as devotional items for yourself. Call Assumptions in advance for specific in-stock requests or for quantities of items at (309) 833-1979. Assumptions is located in Macomb, IL at 101 South Side Square.

    Entrance from the parking lot on north side. Handicap Accessible.

    Cash or Check Only. No credit or debit cards accepted.


    Aug 13 2021 - 5:05pm
  • Blessing of the Pipe Organ & Organ Recital

    St. Rose of Lima Parish

    8th & Chestnut, Quincy, Illinois

    August 27, 2021 - 5:00 pm

    The public is invited to a family-friendly musical program and dedication of the newly refurbished pipe organ at St. Rose of Lima (8th & Chestnut, Quincy) on Friday, August 27th at 5:00 pm. The free recital will feature mostly classical and sacred pieces performed by three organists with an explanation of the two-year project by Keith Williams of Buzard Organ Builders in Champaign, Illinois. There has been a complete rebuild while retaining the original nine hundred fourteen pipes from 1912. The program will be audio-taped by Rick Bybee with CDs available at a later time.

    Pastor Rev. Fr. Joseph Portzer, F.S.S.P., will give a special blessing at the opening and two Latin hymns will be played including Schubert's "Ave Maria."

    Rev. Fr. Robert Ferguson, F.S.S.P., Vice Rector and moral theology professor at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary located in Denton, Nebraska, will perform works by Mozart and Bach and will be featured on the well-known "Toccata from Symphony V" by Charles-Marie Widor.

    The other guest organist who will play repertoire by Vierne, Bach, Locklair, and Durufle is Dr. Kipp Cortez from Champaign, Illinois. He holds degrees in organ and sacred music from Valparaiso University and University of Michigan with a doctorate in musical arts.

    Ms. Charlotte Stroot, St. Rose of Lima music coordinator, organist, and adult choir director, has chosen to play "Prelude in Classic Style" by Gordon Young.

    Light refreshments in the parish hall will follow the program. No admission charge.

    For more information, contact the parish secretary at 217-222-2511.




    Aug 13 2021 - 5:05pm
  • Change in Mass Location for Monday May 10 - Friday May 14

    Confessions, Masses, and Thursday Adoration will return to the parish hall this coming week, May 10th - May 14th, except for the High Mass on Thursday evening as noted below.

    May 7 2021 - 2:27pm
  • May 13: Solemnity of the Ascension of Our Lord

    7:00 am Mass will be in the Parish Hall followed by Adoration. Benediction will be at 5:15 pm.

    6:00 pm High Mass will be in the church. Fr. Edgar will be our organist and choir.

    May 7 2021 - 2:26pm
  • Masses Held in Parish Hall

    Confessions, Masses, and Thursday Adoration will again be held in the parish hall April 26-30. Saturday morning Mass (May 1) will be in the church.

    Entrance from the parking lot on the east side end.


    Apr 21 2021 - 1:09pm
  • Archconfraternity Starting at St. Rose / Parish Mission Coming Soon

    Mission by Fr. Joseph Tuscan, OFM, Capuchin, for Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, May 2nd to May 4th:

    • Sunday Evening 6:30 PM: Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Rosary, Sermon "Greatest Threat to Holiness Today", Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
    • Monday Evening 6:30 PM: Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Rosary, Sermon "Forgiveness; Meaning, Importance and Method from St. Padre Pio and Bl. Solanus Casey", Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
    • Tuesday Evening 6:30 PM: Mass with the mission sermon "St. Joseph, Model of Holiness" during the Mass

    Fr. Tuscan, OFM, Capuchin, will preach at both Masses on Sunday, May 2nd. He will also give a parish Mission with talks meant for the whole parish. At the same time, he will establish the Archconfraternity of Christian Mothers. Membership at St. Rose is not necessary for joining the Archconfraternity.

    For more information about the Archconfraternity of Christian Mothers, including a YouTube video and an article by Fr. Joseph Tuscan, go to


    Apr 21 2021 - 1:02pm
  • April First Friday/Saturday Devotions Moved

    First Friday and First Saturday fell during the Triduum, so the devotions will be recited after the 12:10 pm Mass on Friday, April 9th and on Saturday, April 10th. There will not be a 6:00 pm Mass on April 9th.


    Apr 5 2021 - 3:54pm
  • Easter Schedule

    Holy Thursday

    • 6:30 PM Mass of the Lord's Supper
    • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament follows until midnight

    Good Friday

    • 12:00 Noon until 12:45 PM Confessions
    • 3:00 PM Stations of the Cross
    • 6:30 PM Liturgy of the Passion and Death of Our Lord

    Holy Saturday

    • 9:30 PM Vigil Mass of Easter

    Easter Sunday

    • There is not an 8:00 AM Mass
    • 11:00 AM Sung Mass


    Mar 31 2021 - 5:43pm
  • Mark Your Calendar: Feb 24-26: Lenten Mission

    Fr. Vince Huber will be giving a Lent Mission on the evenings of February 24th, 25th, and 26th, beginning at 6:30 pm. Mission talks will last from 30-45 minutes, with confessions following each evening until the line stops. Mass times will remain the same. He will also offer the morning Mass on Saturday, the 27th.


    Feb 5 2021 - 4:48pm