Dedication of the New Prayer Garden


You are cordially invited to celebrate at St. Rose of Lima Chapel

The Third Anniversary of the Chapel and the Dedication of the New Prayer Garden

On Friday evening, August 27, at 6:00p.m.

At the mass of celebration of St. Rose Feast Day, the relic of St. Rose will be carried in procession and St. Rose parishioners who are 90 or more will be honored.

The dedication of the Prayer Garden will take place after the mass.
Followed by a reception in the Chapel hall!


If you haven't order your custom engraved brick Paver yet, please download the Paver Order now!

Garage Sale Update

Thanks to all that worked, shopped, and made our garage sale such a success and bringing in over $3000!

St. Rose Chapel Cleaning members needed

St. Rose Chapel is looking for people who would be interested in helping clean the chapel on a monthly bases. Cleaning the chapel will take place on the Monday prior to our monthly mass. Cleaning the chapel includes the upstairs & downstairs, which consist of dusting, cleaning bathrooms, vacuuming, and wiping off window seals. We welcome men as well as women.
If you are willing to help, please email me at
Please pass the word to anyone you know that may also be willing to help.

St. Rose Chapel Prayer Garden

St. Rose Chapel will be creating aPrayer Garden to memorialize our rich history and current relevance.  To participate you may purchase your custom engraved brick pavers to celebrate special events, family and friends, living or deceased.  Please consider participating in this exciting addition to our beautiful Chapel.

Click on the image below to download the brochure to see our plan to learn how you can participate.


Winter News Letter


Restoration of plaster and stained glass

Restoration of plaster and stained glass

Your loving dollar donations at work

Mass Intentions for St. Rose Chapel Monthly Masses

There will be a book located at the front of the chapel for anyone to write the name(s) of loved one(s) for monthly mass intentions.  These intentions will be mentioned collectively by Fr. Lescher during the mass.
You may also call the Chapel at 815-573-5455 and leave a message with the name(s) of your love ones(s) and we will transfer the names(s) to the book.
There will be no fee for any intentions.

Ministry Volunteers needed

Hello friends, I am looking for those of you who are communion ministers, ushers and or have a child who has served as an altar server and who would like to volunteer to serve at mass for St. Rose Chapel. Also if anyone attending mass who may be interested in caring up the gifts, we would like to hear from you as well. Remember we are only able to hold one mass a month.  So if anyone is interested in offering your services please let me know.
Thanks again for all your support, one of the Association’s goal is to get our members more involved, so we appreciate all that you have done already  and God Bless