Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church
80 South 17th Avenue
Officially known as La Congrega della Madonna del SS. Rosario (The Sodality of Our Lady of the Rosary), the Congrega is the oldest organization in the parish, founded in 1917. We welcome all women of the parish, high school age and older, who seek to grow in faith while serving the parish continuity. Members are encouraged to actively participate in a variety of activities designed to deepen and strengthen their faith, such as the annual Forty Hours Eucharistic Devotions and Lenten devotions, monthly adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and reception of Holy Communion as part of the Congrega on designated Sundays throughout the year. We currently serve the parish by hosting such events as bake sales, poinsettia sales and First Communion and Sunday Pepper & Egg Breakfasts. All of the funds that Congrega raises are used to support the parish and community.
The Holy Name Society
All men of the Parish are invited to participate in the activities of the Holy Name Society. This Parish organization was chartered to foster the growth of the spiritual welfare of all men ion the Parish and encourage the active participation in the total life of our Church. The Holy Name Society sponsors the Rosary Rally and a Healing Mass, actively participates in the children's Halloween and Christmas Parties. hosts two Coffee and Doughnut Sundays and puts on the Parish Turkey Raffle. Meetings are scheduled for second Sunday of each month and published in the Parish Newsletter. We invite all men and encourage all levels of participation, whether it be helping with one event or many. You will find Holy Name to be a place where you form friendships, serve the Parish community, and grow in your faith.
All 9th - 12th graders are welcome to be members of Life Teen+. This organization helps teens to learn more about their faith and grow closer to Christ through Mass, service, prayer and fun. Life Teen+ offers a wide variety or activities that encourage a lively spirituality and participation in the community. Some of the activities include a monthly Teen Mass, coordinating the Angel Tree, sponsoring the annual Children's Halloween and Christmas parties, and presenting the Living Stations of the Cross during Lent. Many in the group attend the Catholic Heart Work Camp for a week in the summer and participate in the annual "lock-in" retreat and kick-off picnic. Through these activities and weekly meetings throughout the school year, members of the Life Teen+ Group have opportunities to discuss current events and how they relate to their Catholic faith in today's world. Our group welcomes teens from all of the local parishes.
Looking for an awesome time? Want to meet new friends? Want to learn about your faith in a fun way? If you said yeas and are in 6th - 8th grade, you are invited to be a member of Junior CYO. This group is now forming. The goal of this organization is for 6th - 8th graders to learn about their role in our community through service as they deepen their faith and grow closer to Christ. Activities include service projects, pizza parties and other social events. Call now to find out more!
Knights of Columbus - Christ the King Council
The Knights of Columbus, attentive to Christ's admonition that "whatever you do for the least of my brothers, you do for me," is a charitable organization that reaches out to help those in need in our community. The Knights become aware of particular needs and develop programs to respond in the most appropriate manner. Being a Knight is more than camaraderie: it is being involved with your community; it is supporting your Catholic Church, while enhancing your own faith; it is about protecting and enhancing your family life. If you are 18 or older, call today to learn how you can make a difference.