Deana Abraham, Priciliano Alejandre, Eliza Alves, Maria F. Amaral, Manuel Andrade, Bob Arieas, Angelica Avelar, Alex, Carroll, Sally and Scott Baggett, Joseph Belo, Isalino Bettencourt, Jack Betschart, Donna & John Cardoza , Adelina Costa, Cynthia Dawson, Jose Deniz, Ann DePalma, Jordan Devires, Joyce Ebertowski, Melissa Fitzgerald-Whalen, Elvira Freitas, Jared Germann, Alex Gonsalves, Jose Homen, Loraine Jones, Ricky Jorge, Fran Kowall, Deacon Ed Kull, Andrea Leal, Rosa Leonardo, Steven Lunde ll, Gerald Martin, Ralph & Esther Martinez, Adam Mattos, Fatima Melo, Tony Mendes, Carmen Mora, Robert Mora Jr. , Helen Morris, Jim Nichols, Maria Nunes, Kaiden Pacheco, Maria Pacheco, Maria Pires, Riley Rhoads,Isabella Rodrigues, Rob Rosa, Jeno Sanchez, Patrick Shields, Theresa Sherman, Sylvia Souza, Judith Teixeira, Rosa Teixeira, John Verissimo, Antonio Estevao Vieira, Dave Vieira, Leroy Vierra and David Wood. We pray for Godís healing power and grace. Please remember if you have an ill family member or friend that you would like to include on our prayer list or even a visit by the priest call the parish office.
Welcome to Holy Rosary / St. Mary's Catholic Church. Our goal is to serve the spiritual, sacramental, liturgical and other needs of the Catholic community in and around the Hilmar area of the great Central Valley of California. We are proud to be a part of the Diocese of Fresno lead by our great Bishop Ochoa.
Under the patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary and in the power of the Holy Spirit, we the beloved family of God at Holy Rosary/St. Marys are dedicated to living the gospel of Jesus Christ. In the strength of our worship, teaching and service we strive to be loving and supportive people reaching out with compassion and understanding to those in and beyond our parish family so that we come to be known as Christians by our faith and love.
Our Mission Statement
Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Hilmar, CA 2015
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Important Parish News
**With Great Joy we invite you to join your parish family and our community as we make history with the 1st ever service in our New Church on Wednesday, October 7th at 7:00 p.m. Please gather at the New Church for this special evening. Refreshments to follow in the multi-purpose building.
**Our community service will be broadcast live. Please check back here or out Facebook page for the link.
**Attention Lectors there will be a training meeting Monday Oct. 5th at PM in the New Church
**Attention Altar Servers, Ushers and Eucharistic Ministers
There will be an important meeting Thursday, October 8th at the New Church. All Altar servers and Ushers or those wishing to serve at the Masses are asked to attend at 6p.m. All existing Eucharistic Ministers will meet at 7p.m.
**Bosom Buddies- Hilmar Breast Cancer Support Group will meet on Tuesday, October 6, beginning 6:00 p.m. at the Parish Center.
**Calling all children to participate in the reciting of the Rosary on Wednesday, Oct. 21st at 7:30pm for the Novena. We will be having a practice on Wednesday, Oct. 14th at 5:30pm in the New Church. We need children who can read in Portuguese and English to participate in this event.
**THIS IS YOUR PARISH
For the security and wellbeing of our church, as parishioners please feel free to question anyone acting suspiciously on the Parish grounds, especially anyone present at odd times.
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The first phase of the Brick project is well on its way. Reserve yours today by going on line to www.engravedbricks.com/campaign/holyrosary or pick up a form available in the church bulletin racks. For more information or questions, call AnnaMarie 678-3961, Arlene 996-2077 or the parish office.
Pope Francis has asked all Catholics worldwide to use the months ahead as a time of preparation & Prayer for the World Meeting of Families to be held in Philadelphia, Sept. 2015. God and Father of us all, in Jesus, your Son and our Savior, You have made us Your sons and daughters in the family of the Church. May Your grace and love help our families in every part of the world be united to one another in fidelity to the Gospel.
May the example of the Holy Family, with the aid of your Holy Spirit, guide all families, especially those most troubled, to be homes of communion and prayer and to always seek Your truth and live in Your love. Through Christ our Lord, Amen. Jesus, Mary and Joseph, pray of us!
The Year of Families
Please click below for the link to the live broadcast of the Community Celebration Service of Holy Rosary Catholic Church.