Liturgical Ministers

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMs)

Ministers not only distribute the Body of Christ to those at Mass, but through Outreach, they also volunteer to bring the Eucharist to those who are ill and homebound. Training is required. Contact the Rectory for details.

Ministers of the Word (Lectors)

People of this Ministry proclaim the Word of God at each of our Liturgies. Training is required. Contact the Rectory for details.

Ushers and Greeters

Ushers and greeters assist at weekend Masses and special liturgies, and they welcome and greet fellow parishioners each week. For more information, call the rectory and leave a message for Jim Shea.

Altar Servers

Altar Servers (grades 4-12) assist the priests and deacons at Church services such as Masses, Weddings, Funerals and special Sacramental Celebrations. Contact Barbara at for details.

Altar Cleaners

Altar Cleaners are a group of volunteers dedicated to cleaning the Church Sanctuary. Each two-person team volunteers one time per month, following a six-month schedule. Contact the rectory for more information.


Our choirs strive to enhance and encourage participation in the celebration of the liturgy through music. Parish Choir (High School to Mature Adult); Youth Bell Ensemble (Elementary & Middle School grades); High School Bell Ensemble; Contemporary Music group.

For more information, contact John Buckel (Director of Music & Organist) at 516.798.4992 ext. 240.

Donate to St. Rose of Lima Parish

Due to the faithfulness and sacrifice you have shown by your contributions to St. Rose of Lima Parish, we have been able to maintain the essential ministries which make St. Rose a vital center of Catholic Spirituality, both in prayer and in ministering to those in need.