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.

Music Ministry

St. Rose of Lima Parish is blessed with choirs at each of our six weekend masses. The choirs at the Saturday 4:00 pm mass is under the direction of Carmen Villa, and the Saturday 6:00 pm mass is under the direction of Salvador Hernandez.  The Sunday 8:00 am and 12 Noon masses are under the direction of Chris Urrutia, Music Director. The Spanish Choir at the 10:00 am mass on Sunday is under the direction of Gil Hernandez, and the 2:00 pm mass on Sunday is under the direction of Jesus Yslas.  All choirs welcome new members, both singers & instrumentalists, who wish to join them. You may contact the choir director of the mass you choose to attend.

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

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.

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.

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.


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

Ministry Coordinators:

Lectors – Rose Marie Ponce,  & Imelda Ortiz

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion – Laura Donaldson Efrain Ponce

Music Ministry – Chris Urrutia

Hospitality Ministers – Cruz Lara & Chuck Parks

Altar Servers – Mingo Ramos


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