Welcome to the St. Rose of Lima Parish Website!  

Mass Schedule
Saturday Vigil
5:30 PM
7:30AM, 9:00AM

 Monday - Friday
6:45AM & 9:00AM



Map and Directons

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Our Parish Mission is to educate, form and transform persons into disciples of Christ and to foster their active participation in the life, work and mission of the church.

The Ladies Auxiliary of St Rose of Lima invites you to two special events this Advent featuring acclaimed speaker and award-winning singer songwriter Sarah Hart
Sisters of Christ
An Advent Retreat for Women
Friday, December 12
from 9:30AM - 1:00PM in Ryan Hall

To register for the event: email or
phone (973) 376-1960
Waiting for the Light
 An Evening of Music & Fellowship
Friday, December 12 at 7:30PM 

St. Rose of Lima Academy Auditorium

A café-style concert with appetizers, dessert and beverages. Doors open at 7:30PM for food and fellowship. Concert begins at 8. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased in advance at the Devine Center or on several Sundays after Mass.

Christmas Eve Masses
Wednesday, December 24
4:00 PM (Family Music Group)
6:00 PM (SRL Children's Choir)
Live Nativity Animals present at 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM Masses
10:30 PM (Adult Choir Mass - 10:00 PM Choral Prelude to Mass)

Christmas Day Masses
Thursday, December 25
7:30 AM, 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM (Adult Choir), and 12:30 PM
Live Nativity Animals present at all Masses beginning at 9:00 AM

Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God
Thursday, January 1
 4:00 PM Anticipated Mass, 9:00 AM, and 12:00 PM

Epiphany of the Lord
Sunday, January 4
 5:30 PM Anticipated Mass, 7:30 AM, 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM (Choir), and 12:30 PM
Camels and dromedaries will be present at all Masses beginning at 9:00 AM

Baptism of the Lord
Sunday, January 11
  Regular Sunday Mass Schedule
(9:00 AM Blessing of all who were baptized this year)

Parish Survey
In support of Pope Francis' upcoming Synod on Family 
St. Rose of Lima is conducting a Parishioner Survey on how our       parish supports family faith.

Baptism Ministry - If you are expecting a child or have recently given birth, please contact Claire and Kevin Fitzsimmons at the Baptism Office, 973-921-9867 or at to arrange a Baptism.   Click here for the scheduled Baptisms for the rest of the year.

        Other Parish Events and Annoucements
Littlest Angels: A Liturgy based pre-school program for 3 and 4 year olds during the Sunday 9:00am and 11:00 masses.  Call Sr. Gale at 973-376-1960 to register.
Calling All Mothers!  St. Rose Mothers Group meets every Thursday in the Dougherty Center (across Short Hills Ave from the church), from 10:00 to 11:30am.  All moms and children are welcome.  If you are interested in joining or have questions, please contact Sister Gale Pankowski: 973-376-1960 or Donna Chernicky: 973-715-8915 or email:
Making Music Praying Twice is a Catholic music and movement program for children 6 and under where parents and children sing, play and pray together.  They usually meet once a week in Ryan Hall.  If interested contact Leslie Frost at Leslie.frost@ymail.comAny one is welcome to a free trial class.
Men's/Women's Gospel Prayer Group will meet each Wednesday morning in Ryan Hall.  The Men's Group meets from 6:00AM-6:45AM and the Women's Group meets from 8:00AM-8:55AM. All are welcome! 
Prayer Shawl Ministry - how knitting can change your life!  The group meets in the Doughtery Center on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month.  Next meeting will be held on January 14th @ 1pm. Click here for the schedule.

Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church
50 Short Hills Ave.
Short Hills, NJ  07078

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