Deacon’s Corner for 24 May 20 This week we celebrate the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ into heaven.  The Ascension is 40 days from Jesus’ resurrection that is celebrated this year on Sunday, 24 May 2020 Why did Jesus have to ascend into heaven?  This final stage of Jesus on earth and his ascending…

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Deacon’s Corner for 17 May 20 In this past Sunday’s First reading, we have the Acts of the Apostles, where St. Luke provides a clear account of the origin of the permanent Deacon.  It is in Acts, 6:1-7, that seven men were chosen to serve as deacons. St. Luke states: “Now in these days when…

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May is the month of Mary where we rightfully give honor to the mother of our Savior, Jesus Christ. However, there is another individual that was close to Jesus that we honor with his feast on 1 May.  That being the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker. We do not know a lot about St.…

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Sunday, 3 May 2020, is Good Sheperd Sunday! It is a day when we pray for our shepherds, our pastors, who lead our Catholic communities. These shepherds are our Deacons, Priests, Bishops and Popes who, as our shepherds, protect and assist us from going astray. Shepherds have a very intimate relationship with their flock, spending…

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In last Sunday’s second reading from IPeter I:3-9, it states “to attain the goal of your faith, the salvation of your souls”.  These are words that come down to the nitty gritty of one’s faith – the salvation of your souls.  But not only salvation of one’s own soul but Christ asks us throughout his…

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Picture of Christ as Divine Mercy

Most of us can remember a time during a snowstorm, heavy rains with flooding or other natural disasters with being isolated and/or sequestered with family, friends or alone.  We can also all reflect on the times we have often said – “I don’t have time to do that right now”!  Well, now is a time…

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If this is a question you are asking yourself, we do have a way you can put that extra love and energy to good use. BLESSING BAGS Our Lady of the Lake Parish is starting a new avenue for people to help those in need of food and for those who need this help.  Many…

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