Welcome to Holy Rosary Church!


The Parish is searching for two people for part-time positions:

Nursery: The parish is looking for a person for two Sundays a month to operate the parish nursery at the 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM masses. You must be at least age 21 and have a background check. Contact Chris Stratton at the parish office if you are interested or email (chriss@holyrosaryedmonds.org).

Groundskeeper: The parish is looking for someone to work up to 20 hours a week on the parish grounds. You must be able to operate a riding lawn mower and other yard equipment. Please contact Gary McConaghy (garym@holyrosaryedmonds.org).

Holy Rosary CYO Basketball

Registration for Holy Rosary CYO Basketball 4th-8th grade is now open! Registration deadline is October 10th. See the attached flyer for details.

Pastor's Weekly Letter 9-14-2014: Exaltation of the Cross

The Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Dear Parishioners:

This weekend, we celebrate the feast of the Exaltation of the Cross and skip the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The cross has always served as the central symbol in our Catholic belief system.

School 50th Anniversary Dinner!

Please join us as we celebrate the anniversary of the dedication of Holy Rosary School!

Tickets are limited - there are 25 seats available!

Dinner will be served by the teachers & staff.

Saturday, September 20, 2014
Following 5 PM Mass (approximately 6 PM)
In the Pastoral Center
Cost is $50.00 per person

Be sure to return your payment and the reservation form below by 3:30 p.m., Friday, September 12, 2014 to guarantee a seat at this wonderful event!

Thank you for your support of Holy Rosary School – come join the fun!

Pastor's Weekly Letter 9-7-2014: Happy New Year!

23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners:

As a former rabbi, Paul spent a lot of time trying to figure out how the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ changed the Mosaic law. His ultimate conclusion is here: “Love is the fulfillment of the law.” (Romans 13:10)

What Worries Your Pastor

In CARA's most recent National Survey of Catholic Parishes (NSCP), a random sample of pastors was asked "What is the greatest challenge facing your parish in the next five years?"

Pastor's Weekly Letter 8-31-2014: Brainstorming on Family Life

22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners:

I want to welcome Fr. Pat Ritter, the “younger priest”, who is helping this weekend while I am away. I am grateful both to Fr. Ritter and Fr. Petosa for the chance to get away before school starts.

Wildfire Relief in Washington State

Catholic Charities of Spokane is accepting donations for wildfire relief through the donation page on their website www.CatholicCharitiesSpokane.org. Simply click on “Donate Now” from the main page and select “2014 Wildfire Relief” from the designation drop-down menu. Checks can be mailed to: Catholic Charities, PO Box 2253, Spokane, WA 99210.

RCIA: Are You Someone, Or Do You Know Someone, Who...

  • Has expressed an interest in becoming Catholic?
  • Is married to a Catholic and wants to learn about the Catholic faith?
  • Was baptized Catholic as a child but has not celebrated Eucharist and Confirmation?

We offer an opportunity to come together in a small group to learn more about our faith. Sessions focus on the teachings and experience of Church and prepare individuals to celebrate the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist during the Easter season. (Arrangements are made for children and youth too). You are welcome to participate in the process with your questions, your insights and your faith story in a warm accepting setting.

For information please contact Fr. Haydock at 425-778-3122 or e-mail him at khaydock@holyrosaryedmonds.org.

New Youth Minister

Dear parishioners,

My name is Angus McDonell. I am the new Pastoral Assistant for Youth and Young Adult Ministry here at Holy Rosary!

It is an honor and blessing to be here! I would like to share a bit about myself...I am a Seattle native. I love jazz, soccer and hiking. But I especially love to live and share our beautiful Catholic faith!

My wife (Twi) and two high school aged children (Josie and Lawrence) are excited about this new adventure in our lives. I look forward to meeting you soon!

Feel free to contact me at angusm@holyrosaryedmonds.org and 425.778.3122 x225

Thanks, and God bless,