A White Dove ~ The Holy Spirit welcomes you!
Saint Rose of Lima

A Roman Catholic Community in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese of Pennsylvania

Contact Us


We are experiencing problems with the telephone system at the Saint Rose Rectory. Please, contact us by email. For extreme emergencies, contact Fr. John Lynam at 412-889-5138.

Saint Rose of Lima Parish
Rectory: 5514 Roselawn Avenue
Church: 5519 6th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602
Rectory: 814-944-8509
Fr. John Lynam, Pastor (Updated 9/11/2023)
Fr. Carl Spishak, Retired, In Residence
Deacon James L. Woomer
Becky Reed, Parish Secretary
Becky's hours typically are M-F 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM. Telephone calls after those hours will be forwarded to my staff at St. John's.
Those who wish to contact Msgr. Becker directly can reach him at St. John's (814) 942-5503 or leave messages with Becky at our front desk.
Yvonne Gibson, Director of Religious Education
Cathy Damiano
, Maria Parish Center Facility Manager
Pattie Fromknecht, Web Designer

Blessed are those who hear the word of God and observe it.
Luke 11:28
A Blue Dove ~ The Holy Spirit bids you a great day!