Mass Times

St. Rose of Lima
4:00 p.m. Saturday,
8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday
Our Lady of the Snows
6:00 p.m. Saturday

Weekday Mass Schedule:
Please check Weekly Bulletin as Weekday Mass Times are subject to change!
Mondays — 8:30 a.m. — SRL
Thursdays — 6:00 p.m. — SRL
Fridays — 8:30 a.m. Mt. Sacred Heart Convent, 226 Grove St., Littleton, NH

Holy Day Mass Schedule:
Call the parish office or check the website
(Changes according to what day it falls on.)

Confessions: Saturday, 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima and other times by appointment.

Capital Campaign

Prior Week's Donations $2,025.00
Total to Date $67,588.00
A donation in memory of Peg Head has been made by Joe & Kathy Head



Jesus answered him, "Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to rest his head."  And to another he said, "Follow me." But he replied, "Lord, let me go first and bury my father."  But he answered him, "Let the dead bury their dead.  But you, go and proclaim the kingdom of God."

- Lk 9:58-60


Thank you for visiting the St. Rose of Lima Parish site. Our parish has been serving our community since 1882, and we welcome you to browse our site and learn of our love of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Our Mission Statement

St. Rose of Lima Church and Our Lady of the Snows Mission are striving to provide settings and events for local people to grow in the Catholic faith through experiences of formation for children, teenagers and adults, and through sacramental celebrations.


Very Rev. Mark E. Dollard Pastor — Co-Vicar of
  Clergy, Diocese of
  Manchester (603) 444-2593
Deacon Stephen M. Noyes Deacon (603) 444-5930
Sister Monique Couture FCSCJ* Pastoral Associate and
  Minister of Music (603) 616-9910
Nick DeMayo

Coordinator of Reliqious
  Education (603) 823-9816
Sharon Palmerchuck Secretary (603) 444 2593

*Sister Monique Couture, as Minister of Music is the contact for any music information.

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. — Email:

Please note that the parish office will be closing at 1:00 p.m. during summer. After Labor Day we will return to closing at 2:30 p.m.



Food Pantry Yard Sale

Food Pantry Yard Sale

Once again it is time to donate gently used items to the Annual Good Neighbor Food Pantry Yard Sale which will be held at Our Lady of the Snows Church in Franconia on Saturday, July 2nd.  You may drop off your items on Thursday, June 30th from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. or on Friday, July 1st from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Please call Ron Frenkiewich at 991-9607 or 823-5450 to arrange other times for pick up or drop off.  No VCR tapes, electronics, or anything with a plug.  Also we cannot sell cribs or car seats.  Anything you bring that we must throw out costs the food pantry money, so please be thoughtful in what you donate.  If you are willing to help make this sale a success, please call the numbers listed above.  Thank you.


 Family Rosary

Family Rosary

The next family rosary will be held this Thursday, June 30th.  This group is for families and children of all ages.  If you have any questions, please contact Carissa at 991-2314 or by email at


Peter's Pence Collection

Thank you for your generous support of our Holy Father’s charitable works through the Peter’s Pence collection.  Our contributions will be combined with those from our brothers and sisters around the world to help Pope Francis provide essential relief to people in need.  Your generosity is an act of solidarity with the universal Church, answering the call to become a witness of charity.  May God bless you.

Second Collection
Next weekend, July 2nd & 3rd

Second Collection
Fuel CollectionNext Weekend, July 2nd & 3rd

Next weekend, July 2nd & 3rd, there will baskets located at the entrances of the churches for your donations to our monthly Fuel collection.  Your generosity is greatly appreciated.


Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)

Supplemental Food

This Friday, July 1st at the St. Rose of Lima Parish Hall from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., CSFP will be distributing food to NH residents 60 years and older who meet income guidelines.  The types of food distributed are canned fruits, vegetables, fruit juices, and meats, cereals, rice and pasta, peanut butter, and milk and cheese.  To find out if you qualify, call 1-800-942-4321.

Reflections on the Year of Mercy

Sessions on reflections of the Jubilee Year of Mercy are temporarily being put on hold until a schedule can be arranged for the last four sessions.  As soon as the dates are confirmed they will be published in a future bulletin.


Religious Ed pre-registration is now underway for next year and extends until June 30th.  The pre-registration fee is $40.00 per family.  Registration forms are thumb tacked to the bulletin boards at the back of the churches.  Please place completed form and cash or check (made out to St. Rose of Lima Parish) in an envelope marked ‘Religious Education’ and drop it into any weekend collection basket.  Beginning  July 1st, the registration fee will be $50.00 per family.  The registration fee will be waived if any parent or grandparent of a student volunteers as a Religious Ed staff member.

Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Apparitions at Fatima

Our Lady of Fatima

The celebrations for the 100th anniversary of the apparitions at Fatima have already begun and the Catholic Tour will be offering a special seven day pilgrimage to Fatima, Portugal so you can participate.  The tour to Fatima is scheduled for November 14th - 20th.  Three airline gateways will be offered:  Newark, NJ, JFK in New York, and Boston.  The all-inclusive price of $1,599.00 per person includes roundtrip airfare, four star hotels throughout, two meals per day, your tour guide, deluxe motor coach, and much more.  Call the Catholic Tour at 1-877-627-4268 or email for brochures and reservation forms.


Deacon Steve and Linda Noyes with Al Michaud at his
going away celebration last Sunday.

 Al Michaud




North Country Ultreya will meet this Monday, June 27th from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snows Church in Franconia.  Come join us in prayer, song, and sharing.  Bring a friend!Attendance at a Cursillo is not required.  Any questions, contact Rick and Mary Pat Simmons at 444-5247 or by email at

Come Enjoy a Yankee Doodle Dandy Evening

St. Rose of Lima Social Committee has arranged a family movie night following the 4:00 p.m. Mass on Saturday, July 2nd in the St. Rose of Lima Parish Hall.  The featured film will be “Yankee Doodle Dandy.”  Soda, popcorn, and pizza will be provided for your eating pleasure while watching the movie.  In order to provide enough pizza, please rsvp to Christina at 444-7727 x 11 or to Bev at 444-3964 by June 28th.


Summer Youth Program in St. Johnsbury

Totus Tuus

“Totus Tuus” (Totally Yours) is a summer program for Catholic young people of elementary and high school age.  It will take place at St. John’s Church in St. Johnsbury from July 10th - 15th.  Students entering grades one through eight will meet from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Monday, July 11th through Friday, July 15th.  High school students will meet from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 10th through Thursday, July 14th.  The program includes catechetical instruction, Mass, songs, games, and lots of fun.  The team is made up of college students and seminarians; their youthfulness and energy is contagious.  The cost is $50 per child or $75 per family, including high schoolers.  It’s $25 for a high school student alone.  Young children will need to bring a bag lunch.  To register or for more information, contact Eydie Aremburg at 802-748-5892 or by email at


Rosary Making Ministry

The upcoming dates for rosary making at Lafayette Nursing Home are this Thursday, June 30th and July 7th & 28th.  If you feel called to this worthwhile ministry, please contact Donna Cunningham at 444-0935.


Gate of Mercy A Celebration of Faith

Gate of Mercy
A Celebration of Faith

Gate of Heaven Parish Gate Of Mercy Celebration

Picture a tent full of adults, families, teenagers, and children from all over New Hampshire enjoying a BBQ, games, prayer, music, and inspiring talks by one of the best Catholic speakers in the country.  This will be happening on Sunday, August 7th from 11:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. at Gate of Heaven Parish in Lancaster.  Gate of Mercy will be a day-long celebration of the Year of Mercy.  Chris Padgett, a nationally known Catholic songwriter, musician, and speaker, will be joining everyone for this event.  Included in the day besides speakers and music will be youth activities and games for all ages, an ice cream social, rosary, Divine Mercy, and Adoration.  Lunch and dinner are included.  Mass will be offered at 10:30 a.m. for a complete day of faith, fun, and evangelization.  Registration is required by July 25th.  There are some registration forms at the back of the churches or you may register online at  Donations are appreciated, but not require


Attention Business Owners and
Generous Parishioners

Denis Byrne, our bulletin representative, will be working on setting up the advertising sponsorships for our bulletin starting on June 27th.  Please consider advertising in our bulletin.  Here is an excellent opportunity to support St Rose of Lima Parish and in turn have fellow parishioners support you!

Ads can be purchased for a business, family, or a sponsor ad can be purchased supporting community service organizations like emergency pregnancy counseling or the battered women’s shelter, etc.  We need and appreciate your help.  If you are interested or would like more information, please call Denis directly at 479-6971.  Thank you in advance for your generous support, and please support our advertisers!



Twelve Day Holy Land Pilgrimage

Father Charles DesRuisseaux, former pastor of St. Anthony Parish in Manchester, invites you to join him on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, October 9th - 20th.  This is a wonderful opportunity as one’s faith can only be deepened by the experience of walking in the footsteps of our Lord.  Cities include Tiberias, Nazareth, Caesarea, Bethlehem, and Jerusalem.  Departure from Boston.  For complete details contact:  Father Charles at 836-5283 or by email at or Elizabeth Grinder at the Catholic Travel office 1-877-276-7279 or by email at


Pilgrimage to Italy for the Canonization of Mother Teresa

During this Jubilee Year of Mercy join with Paul Koleske, singer and composer, who visited our parish a few years ago, on a pilgrimage for the canonization of Mother Teresa this September 1st - 10th.  Cost of $3,595 per person includes roundtrip airfare, deluxe motor coach transportation in Italy, all hotels, breakfast & dinner daily, and will include visits to Rome, San Giovanni, Siena, & Assisi.  For more information contact Canterbury Pilgrimages & Tours at 800-653-0017 or at

“Before you were born, I consecrated you.”

If you think that you may be set apart by the Lord to serve Him as a priest or in the consecrated life, call Fr. Jason Jalbert at 669-3100 or write to:

“And they went out and proclaimed the good news everywhere, while the Lord worked with them.”

Christ has sown the seeds of your vocation within you.
Might it be to grow in holiness as a priest or in the consecrated life?

Prayer Group Invitation

The Tuesday Afternoon Prayer Group meets from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall at St. Rose.  Come join fellow parishioners in praying for our parish.

Code of Conduct

Did you know that the Diocese of Manchester has a Code of Conduct? This Code of Conduct, known as Serving Christ, Serving Others, applies to all Church personnel. “Church personnel” not only refers to priests, deacons, and religious men and women, it also includes all those who regularly work or volunteer at diocesan parishes, schools and camps. Some examples are: lectors, ushers, catechists, day care staff and volunteers, Catholic school volunteers, Boy Scout leaders, CYO coaches, youth ministers, members of pastoral and finance councils, choir directors and members, and parish outreach workers.

The Serving Christ, Serving Others Code of Conduct is available online at

How to Make a Report of Sexual Abuse

Child sexual abuse is a crime in the State of New Hampshire and the Church. New Hampshire law requires that anyone who has reason to suspect that a child is being or has been abused or neglected must make a report to the Division for Children, Youth & Families of the State of New Hampshire, 1-800-894-5533. Any person who suspects or alleges child abuse on the part of a priest, deacon, employee, or volunteer of a parish, school, or institution of the diocese of Manchester is also encouraged to make a report to the Office for Ministerial Conduct, 669-3100.

Church personnel― clergy, paid employees, and volunteers― have additional reporting requirements if they believe that Church personnel have sexually abused a child. You can learn more about these reporting requirements on the diocesan website at or by speaking with our safe environment coordinator, Nick De Mayo