Holy Rosary Parish

Due to the Covid-19 crisis, the following changes are now in effect until further notice:
  • All weekday and Sunday mass are cancelled (live stream available at https://thebasilica.ca).
  • Parish office is closed to the public.
  • If you need to contact the office, please email / phone (895-6722). The secretary will be in the office Monday – Friday morning to check messages.
  • If you want to drop off your weekly collection envelope at this time, please put it in the mailbox outside the parish office.

Welcome to Holy Rosary Parish.

The Parish of Holy Rosary includes the communities of Portugal Cove, St. Philip’s and Airport Heights on the Avalon Peninsula of the Island of Newfoundland. Situated in the scenic Portugal Cove, overlooking the ocean, the church bells at Holy Rosary still ring before mass every Sunday.


Click here for our Parish's office hours and mass schedule. To view the current ministry schedule, click here.

Upcoming Events

There are many functions and events happening at Holy Rosary. Click here to see if any of them interests you.

Resource and Bulletins

Click here to view our weekly church bulletins and the Living Faith Resources.

New to the Parish?

Click here to find out more about us, or to contact us and register for various events.

News & Events

All recent happenings at Holy Rosary Parish: News, events, important matters and announcements. Click on the News & Events section of the website for more.

Invitation for prayer with the Sisters of Mercy

The Congregations of the Sisters of Mercy around the World invite you to join with them in a Global Circle of Prayer as we live through this Pandemic. During this troubled time, you are invited to lig[...]

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Online Catechetical Resource for Children

Check out our online Catechetical Resource for children, which includes  Children’s Liturgy, short stories, and in time, links to crafts, activities and videos as well. We hope that this reso[...]

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Message from the Archbishop Re: Closing of Church Buildings

Message from the Archbishop Re: Closing of Church Buildings due to the COVID-19 Pandemic Click here for the PDF version of the Message from the Archbishop Re: Closing of Church Buildings due to the CO[...]

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Live Streaming of Masses from the Basilica

Live Streaming of Masses from the Basilica is now available at 9:00 am each morning, Sunday to Saturday. The Archbishop will celebrate the Mass live streamed from the Basilica on Sunday, March 22 at 9[...]

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Q&A: Why do we pray the Stations of the Cross during Lent?

A long time ago, Christians used to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land to retrace the steps of Jesus on His way to the cross. Since such a pilgrimage can be unrealistic and unfeasible, many began to r[...]

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Prayer of Pope Francis to Mary for Help and Protection During the Coronavirus Pandemic

O Mary, you always shine on our path as a sign of salvation and of hope. We entrust ourselves to you, Health of the Sick, who at the cross took part in Jesus’ pain, keeping your faith firm. You,[...]

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