St. Rose News

  • December First Friday Adoration Cancelled

    Adoration on December 3rd has been cancelled. The two Masses will remain; 12:10pm and 6:00pm. Devotional prayers will not be recited after the Masses.



    Nov 24 2021 - 1:09pm
  • Thanksgiving Schedule

    Wednesday, November 24th, will follow the Thursday Mass & Adoration Schedule. Mass will be at 7:00 am, Exposition of Blessed Sacrament follows & concludes with Benediction at 6:00 pm.

    Thanksgiving Day, November 25th, Mass will be at 8:00 am.

    Parish Office will be closed Thursday and Friday.



    Nov 19 2021 - 4:10pm
  • No Masses at St. Rose Oct 25-29

    There will be no Masses, confessions, or adoration from October 25th through and including October 29th, while Fr. Portzer and Fr. Houck are away. Mass and confessions resume on October 30th.

    For Sacramental Emergencies during their absence, please contact another parish.


    Oct 22 2021 - 11:44am
  • Thursday, Oct 7: Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

    In addition to the usual 7:00 am Mass,

    Adoration will end at 5:20 pm,

    Confessions will begin at 5:30 pm,

    and there will be a sung Mass at 6:00 pm.


    Oct 4 2021 - 11:17am
  • 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
  • November 13th: Assumptions Catholic Store at St. Rose

    Assumptions Catholic Store at St. Rose November 13th

    Assumptions (Catholic Store) will be selling gifts for Baptism, First Holy Communion and Confirmation, on Saturday, November 13th 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