Liturgical Ministries

When you become a member of St. Rose of Lima, we encourage you to become more involved in the Parish by volunteering in a Liturgical Ministry. Training is offered for each Ministry, and when you are more involved in a Ministry, the Mass becomes more meaningful for you.


Our Mission

At St. Rose of Lima’s Music Ministry, our mission is to transform the art of music into prayer. We aim to elevate our worship and inspire the assembly trough music.

Our vision

Sacred Music is an expression or sacred realms, and a reflection of the divine, as well as a fine form of worship. We praise God with our minds and hearts as well as with our voices and music.

Our passion

To the praise and glory of God; we believe that being a minister of music is a calling, and as a such, we are committed to provide the musical training needed to develop and consolidate our choirs/ensembles.

Which choir do I choose to join?

St Rose of Lima Church is blessed with diversity of choirs; allowing for variety of styles that enrich our liturgies at each of our six weekend Masses.

Sat. 4pm English. Miguel Alcantar

Sat. 6pm Spanish. Alex Natal.

Sun. 8am English. Miguel Alcántar

Sun. 10am Spanish. Gil Hernández.

Sun. 12pm English. Miguel Alcántar

Sun. 2pm Spanish. Salvador Hernández

All Choirs welcome new members, instrumentalist and singers; if you play any instrument, sing or would like to sing; we invite you to come and see, and to make a commitment to join us.

For more information, please contact our Music Director, Miguel Alcántar at

Or, Call the office at (210) 675-1920


Altar Server

Boys and girls from grade 3 and above who have made their First Communion, assist the priest at the liturgy. Training is provided.  For more info, contact Ministry Coordinator for Altar Servers, Mingo Ramos

Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion

Must be 18 years of age or older, and must be practicing Catholics, meaning they have received all sacraments and be attending church regularly. EMOCS assist the Priest and Deacon in distributing Communion at mass. Training is provided. EMOCS may also volunteer for the Homebound Eucharistic Minister program where Communion is taken to the sick and homebound on Friday mornings. For more info, contact Ministry Coordinators for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, Laura Donaldson Efrain Ponce

Master of Ceremony (M.C.)

These men assist the priest celebrant and deacons at the Sacred Liturgies, they assure that the liturgy flows with continuity. 


Must be 18 years of age or older. Lectors proclaim the Word of God at the weekend masses. Training is provided. For more info, contact Ministry Coordinators for Lectors, Rose Marie Ponce,  & Imelda Ortiz

Hospitality Minister

Must be 16 years of age or older, and may be male or female. Ushers assist in all the weekend masses, and are called upon to help at special events that are held in the church. Training is provided.  For more info, contact Ministry Coordinators for Hospitality Ministers, Salvador Valdovinos


Duties include preparing the altar for Mass and cleaning the altar following Mass, as well as assisting at funerals.

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