Advent/Christmas Posts

Advent Novena for Our Benefactors

By Monsignor Makarewicz

Prepare the Way of the Lord For many years it has been the custom at Our Lady of the Lake to pray a novena for the benefactors of our parish.…

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Advent Study Group #4

By Kelly Hamrin

Fourth Sunday of Advent — December 20, 2020 As a community, we are doing a study of the Sunday Mass Readings to prepare our hearts for the coming of our…

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A Crisis Pregnancy and A Choice for Life

By Marilee Poulter

A young teenage girl pregnant out of wedlock in a culture where the penalty for that was death. An engaged man discovered his betrothed was pregnant but the child was…

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What’s on your mind?

By Deacon Paul Poulter

What is an Advent Wreath? How is it connected to Christmas? Historically, the origins of the wreath date back to ancient Romans. They decorated their homes with greenery for the…

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Advent Study Group #3

By Kelly Hamrin

Third Sunday of Advent — December 13, 2020 As a community, we are doing a study of the Sunday Mass Readings to prepare our hearts for the coming of our…

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Advent – The First Coming of Jesus

By Deacon Jim Hankins

Are there times in our lives when we say things so often that we forget what their true meaning is?  How about the word Advent since today we are celebrating…

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Family Blessing of The Advent Wreath

By Vicki Irsik

Complete Instructions for Blessing Your Advent Wreath, and Weekly Directions with Prayers and Scripture. Perfect to Combine With an Advent Calendar for Family Traditions! NOTE THE PICTURES BELOW AND COME…

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Stations of the Nativity

By Monsignor Makarewicz
Nativity Scene

Streamed live from Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Lake Ozark. The service will be of lessons and carols commemorating the various events concerning the birth of Our Lord.

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Advent Study Group #2

By Kelly Hamrin

Second Sunday of Advent — December 6, 2020 As a community, we are doing a study of the Sunday Mass Readings to prepare our hearts for the coming of our…

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The Sacrament of Reconciliation in Advent

By Monsignor Makarewicz
Tympanum from the Abbey Church of Sainte-Foy, Conques, France

Last week I did a little woodworking project and it was quite frustrating. I spent about an hour looking for my box of woodworking clamps and just couldn’t find them.…

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Just released…

By Marilee Poulter

Advent 2020 Web Page just released! Click HERE to jump in! Explore the Scripture — As a community, we will be doing a study of the Sunday Mass Readings to…

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Advent Study Group #1

By Kelly Hamrin

First Sunday of Advent — November 29, 2020 As a community, we will be doing a study of the Sunday Mass Readings to prepare our hearts for the coming of…

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Preparing yourself during Advent

By Kelly Hamrin

Join us on Tuesdays at 6:00 pm beginning November 24th to dig deeper into the Advent Gospels. You can join for any or all Tuesdays. We will be preparing our…

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ADVENT GIVING TREE

By Deacon Jim Hankins

Our Lady of the Lake Parish will once again be sponsoring an Advent Giving Tree.  By picking up a numbered ornament, you will be helping those less fortunate from our…

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