189 North Main St. Rochester, NH 03867

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Word on the Street

From our visitors:

Dear Father Gousse:

What a blessing I received this morning when I attended the 9 a.m. Mass at Our Lady’s!  I was in Rochester to attend my granddaughter’s High School graduation.  I found your church quite beautiful and the community of worshipers beautiful as well!  The Liturgy was extremely uplifting and it brought me to tears at different points.  The music and musicians were inspiring!  Your energy and preaching were….terrific beyond my words.  I was astounded at the number of people attending Mass, but, in reflecting on the gift they receive each Sunday–it’s no wonder.

My home parish in West Rutland, VT, is small and struggling.  We NEVER have trouble finding a seat at Sunday Mass!  Our Pastor is sincere and tries hard to shepherd  his “flock” but, sadly, often misses the mark.  (A language difference greatly hampers his efforts.)

In addition, the “tone” of your Parish Bulletin shows the caring ministries of your faith community…you folks have a LOT going on!

Thank you for doing God’s work and doing it so well.  Thank you for the wonderful blessing I received Sunday morning–I really needed it!

God bless you, your staff, and your work.


Madeline Coppinger

Rutland.  VT

Recent Google Reviews

3 months ago
Beautiful church, lovely community, variety of ministries and activities for all ages to grow in the faith. Father Paul is an amazing homilist, a serious, faithful and loving servant
6 months ago
Visited church for 9:00 Mass today. Parishioners were very friendly and welcoming. Pastor did a great, thought provoking, sermon. Music was fantastic! The Holy Spirit was definitely preseny. Will definitely go back!
10 months ago
This is the family I can pray with cry with and share my faith with .I have found Brothers and sisters who have helped me grow spiritually and who I can confide In and ask for their prayers . I look forward to the homilies waiting to hear what the Lord has to say to me to help me become all that He created me to be . Whenever I attend another parish for Mass I am so grateful to know I belong at Holy Rosary for it truly is home . I am Blesses whenever I attend anything in the Holy place !



A nice article on New Hampshire Homes.com …

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary: Bringing Together the Christian Community of Rochester

Whether you are new to the Seacoast area of New Hampshire or are a long-time resident, you’ll always find an open door at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary. Together with its twinned parish, St. Leo’s Parishes, the church serves approximately 1,800 families in the local community.