Advent Study Group #4

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 Lord at Christmas. This is something you can do as an individual, a family, or a small group. There is an a short video to…

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Advent Study Group #3

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 Lord at Christmas. This is something you can do as an individual, a family, or a small group. There is an a short video to…

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Advent Study Group #2

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 Lord at Christmas. This is something you can do as an individual, a family, or a small group. There is an a short video to…

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Advent Study Group #1

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 our Lord at Christmas. This will be something you can do as an individual, a family, or a small group. There is an a short…

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The Hamrin Family

Our Advent Story We try to concentrate on the Advent Season as a time of preparation for the coming of our Lord. Gaudete Sunday is the third Sunday of Advent. Gaudete means to rejoice. This is the day that our family traditionally decorates for the upcoming Christmas season.

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Preparing yourself during Advent

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 hearts to receive the gift of the Incarnation. The study will not take place in person but only be available from the web and via…

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OUR LADY OF THE LAKE Finance Committee Minutes May 19,2020

Meeting attendees: Monsignor Marion Markarewicz, Mike Henze, Charlie Cassmeyer, Chris Hermann, Maria Davis, Brian Gagnon, Susan Spica Monsignor Makarewicz opened with a prayer The minutes from the April 30, 2020 meeting were approved. April Financial numbers were review: the deficit was $8,000 from budgeted amount. Special bequests and donations have helped without them we would…

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To Jesus through Mary

Beginning in July, we will be doing a book study via Zoom on “33 Days to Morning Glory” by Fr. Michael Gaitley. Here is what Johnette S. Benkovic-Williams has to say about the study: “In a day and time when the spiritual stakes have never been higher, consecration to Jesus through Mary stands as a…

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Options for Weekly Giving

As bookkeeper for Our Lady of theLake Catholic Church, I continue to be awed by the generosity of our parishioners and visitors. During this time of suspended liturgies and social distancing, some have asked what to do about their weekly contributions. I am pleased to say that we have a number of options available.  First,…

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Current Office Procedures for Social Distancing

In order to help limit exposure for our parishioners and staff, we have implemented some new policies.  First, just a reminder that all public liturgies and devotions have been cancelled until at least April 3rd. Second, we ask that, as much as possible, any church business be conducted by phone, email, or online. If it…

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