Parish Involvement

Ladies' Sodality
Formed to encourage involvement for women in the church. The Ladies' Sodality group is separated into three committees including the quilt committee, kitchen committee, and the funeral committee.  Meetings are held once a year.

President: Rhonda Becker Treasure: Tina Hilmes
Vice-President: Joanie Willis Secretary: Lauren Melton
Men's Sodality
Men's sodality instills the Catholic faith into the men of our community through service and volunteer activities. 
President: Ryan Fuhler Treasurer: Matt Schrage
Vice-President: Matt Rehkemper Secretary: Mark Meyer

Kitchen Committee {Lady's Sodality}

The kitchen committee is a group under the ladies sodality. They are responsible for the organization of the kitchen for the St. Rose Annual Festival. 

Chairman: Karen Kaufmann Co-Chairman: Laura Gall
The RCIA group prepares individuals to join the Catholic Faith through volunteer service.
Contact: Father. Ed Schaefer
Adult Faith Formation
The Adult Faith Formation provides our Adult Catholics with continuing education and Catholic faith development through Spring and Fall programs in Scripture Study and Catholic Teaching.
Contact: Myrt Rollins, 618-526-8093,
Have you use our Spiritual Reading Cabinet lately? NOW is a good time!
Take a look at our featured books in the church vestibule:
1. "You Did It For Me" by Kevin Mckenna
2. "Tattoos on the heard" by Gregory Boyle
3. "Amazing Grace" by Jonathan Kozol
Married couples assist with marriage preparation program for engaged couples. Volunteers present on a variety of marriage-prep topics. Pre-Cana events are held at Mater Dei High School. Length of service is flexible.
Parish Outreach
Our Parish Outreach Ministry informs parishioners to care for the advocate on behalf of those in need in our own backyard and throughout our world. Our parish focuses each month on a different area of social concern.
Contact: Linda Schuette,  618-526-7203 ext. 17  or Myrt Rollins 618-526-8093



Church Choir
The choir praises God through song and music. The choir sings at special Masses (Christmas, Easter, Confirmation, etc.) and at both Sunday masses.

Eucharist Ministers

Eucharistic ministers are called to distribute the Body and Blood of Christ to the assembly at Sunday Mass and to assist the priest.

Gift Bearers
Members of the parish contribute to mass by presenting the Offertory gifts to Father at the altar.

Duties are to assist the priest in the celebration of Sunday & weekday Mass as the volunteer servers are assigned monthly. Serve from 4th grade to sophomore in high school.


Community Outreach

Meals on Wheels
Deliver meals to individuals at home to help those who can not prepare their own meals.

Support and sponsor Pro-Life events through the St. Rose Church.
Contact: Lisa Bear

Local Organizations

St. Rose Development Club
Breese Knights of Columbus
Highland Knights of Columbus
Fire Department
St. Francis Parish {Partner Parish}