Welcome to Saint Rose of Lima Parish!

Mission Statement:
Be a friend of Jesus, Make a Friend, Introduce your friend to Jesus.

Our Parish
St. Rose of Lima Parish was founded in 1848 to care for the Irish immigrants who were settling in the town of Meriden.  After 166 years, it still maintains a prominent and vital presence within the community.  With the influx of other cultures, the parish continues to provide spiritual guidance and support of our sisters and brothers who have come to make the town of Meriden, the State of Connecticut, the United States of America, their home. 

We are a multicultural community dedicated to providing a welcoming and faith-filled experience for all who wish to worship in the Roman Catholic Rite of Christianity.  Our Mission statement (above) reminds us to never lose heart in our faith endeavors.  Our Mission statement reflects the spirit of St. Rose of Lima: "Live the Moment for God."

Thank you for visiting us at St. Rose of Lima and may God give you the Peace of Christ, always.

This weekend marks the start of the 2019 Archbishop’s Annual Appeal in our parish. If you haven’t already, you will soon receive a letter from Archbishop Blair seeking your support.

As Catholics in the Archdiocese of Hartford we have a profound impact on our local communities not only in the spiritual realm, but intimately connected to it, the realm of social services and many charities and outreach services performed by, or with help from, our Church.

Este fin de semana marca el inicio de la Campaña Anual del Arzobispo 2019 en nuestra parroquia. Pronto recibirá una carta del Arzobispo Blair en busca de su apoyo.

Como católicos en la Arquidiócesis de Hartford, tenemos un profundo impacto en nuestras comunidades locales, no solo en el ámbito espiritual, sino que están íntimamente conectados con los servicios sociales y muchas organizaciones benéficas y servicios de divulgación, realizados por nuestra Iglesia con su ayuda.


Amazon Smile
When you shop on Amazon Smile,   the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.  St. Rose is now listed as one of the charities.

AmazonSmile has the same products, prices and service you get through Amazon.  Using the program is a great way to contribute to our church’s budget and with no extra cost to you!  One hundred percent of the donation will be given to St. Rose.  It’s easy, simply use this link:


You’ll log on using your Amazon account profile (or set one up, if you haven’t already) and select St. Rose as your charity of choice.  You’ll see at the top that you’re supporting St. Rose Church.  Then you can shop with a smile knowing you are helping your parish.

Amazon Smile

Cuando compras en Amazon Smile, La Fundación AmazonSmile donará el 0.5% del precio de las compras elegibles a la organización caritativa de tu elección. St. Rose es ahora una de las organizaciones benéficas.

AmazonSmile tiene los mismos productos, precios y servicios que obtienes a través de Amazon. El uso de este programa es una excelente manera de contribuir al presupuesto de nuestra iglesia, ¡y sin costo adicional para usted! El cien por ciento de la donación será entregada a St. Rose. Es fácil, simplemente use este enlace:


Iniciará sesión con su perfil de cuenta de Amazon  (o configurará uno, si aún no lo ha hecho) y selecciona St. Rose como la organización benéfica. Verás en la parte superior que estás apoyando a la Iglesia St. Rose. Luego puedes comprar con una sonrisa sabiendo que estás ayudando a tu parroquia.






If you have knowledge or suspect that a minor or vulnerable adult (an adult with an intellectual disability) has been sexually abused, in any manner, by personnel of the Archdiocese of Hartford, you are urged to report this information to:

Kathleen D. Nowosadko - Victim Assistance Coordinator  -   860-541-6475


For a full copy of the document please go to: www.archdioceseofhartford.org

Archdiocese of Hartford, Office of Safe Environment

467 Bloomfield Ave., Bloomfield, CT 06002





Si tiene conocimiento o sospecha que un menor o adulto vulnerable  (un adulto con discapacidad  intelectual) está siendo abusado sexualmente, de cualquier manera, por alguien del personal de la Arquidiócesis de Hartford, debe reportar inmediatamente el incidente a:

Kathleen D. Nowosadko, Coordinadora Asistente de Victimas  -  860.541.6475 ó enviar un mensaje a:


Este documento también está disponible por la computadora en: www.archdioceseofhartford.org


67 AVENIDA Bloomfield, Bloomfield, CT 06002




Mass Schedule:

Horario de Misas:

Sunday Vigil: 4:30 pm (Saturday)

Sunday: 8:30 a.m. ( Spanish with elements of English)

10:30 a.m. (English)

12:30 p.m. (Spanish)

Daily English: 8:30 a.m. Monday thru Friday

Daily Spanish: Wednesday 6:30 p.m. 

Saturday 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. or by appointment 


Office Hours

Monday and Tuesday 

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Thursday and Friday 

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Office Closed on Wednesday


Horario de Oficina

Lunes y Martes

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Jueves y  Viernes

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Oficina cerrada los Miércoles



Holy Hour

Mondays,  Exposition of the Blesses Sacrament, after the 8:30 a.m. Mass.

Hora Santa

Lunes, Exposición del Santísimo Sacramento, después de la Misa de las 8:30 a.m.


Lenten Confessions   

Mondays  5:45 p.m.- 6:45 p.m.

Saturdays 3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Confesiones Cuaresmales

Lunes  -  5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Sábados 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Bilingual Stations of the Cross

Fridays at 7p.m. in the Church

Via Crucis  - Bilingüe 

Todos los Viernes a las 7 p.m. en la











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