Education Commission Meeting, November 4, 2021

Faith Formation at the Cathedral of St. Joseph

Education Commission  Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Lake Ozark, MO Notes from November 4, 2021 Meeting  Those present at the meeting were Barb Steinman, Fr. Medina, Mel Graessle, Kelly Hamrin, Karen Blevins, Karri Brauman, and Linda Adams. Letter from Vicki Barb read an email from Vicki stating that she is resigning from the position of DRE.  Beth will be taking over the part-time position as…

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Education Commission Meeting, October 7, 2021

Faith Formation at the Cathedral of St. Joseph

Education Commission  Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Lake Ozark, MO Notes from October 7, 2021 Meeting  Those present at the meeting were Barb Steinman, Mel Graessle, Kelly Hamrin and Linda Adams. Parish Scholarship Applications are available in the office, information is in the bulletin.  One application already has been handed out and there are two completed ones in Kelly’s…

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Education Commission Meeting, April 6, 2021

Meeting Notes, Education Commission. Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Lake Ozark, MissouriTuesday, April 6, 2021 Roll Call and Introductions:  Present were Linda Adams, Linda Bukalski, Kelly Hamrin, Deacon Paul and Marilee Poulter, Karri Brauman, Monsignor Mak, Barb Steinman, Karen Blevins, Vicki Irsik, Joan Wolf, Mel Graessle, and Elaine Traci Opening Prayer and Vision/Inspiration: [Prayer Leader:  Kelly]  Education Commission Charter:  Committed core team:. 1. Linda Adams (Chair); 2. Melodi Graessle; 3. Barb…

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Join the Journey!

I am on a journey that I have wanted to undertake for many years, but the task always seemed just too daunting. Until now! “The Bible in a Year” podcast, sponsored by Ascension Press is definitely a blessing! So unbelievably easy to do!  Numerous times I have started reading the Bible, and I have actually made it quite far.…

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Education Commission Meeting, October 1, 2020

Attending:  Vicki Irsik, Kelly Hamrin, Monsignor Mak, Karri Brauman, Barb Steinman, Mel Graessle, Karen Blevins, Linda Adams, Linda Bukalski Prayer was led by Monsignor Mak.  The Prayer is the Commitment to Mission written by Monsignor Mak that aligns with the Pastoral (pas’ ter el) Plan and will be said at the beginning of parish meetings.…

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A silent retreat? Me?

I’ve known about the White House Retreat Center for probably 20+ years. I never once thought it was for me until I heard about it last year at an Education Commission meeting. The year went by quickly, especially when you add a pandemic to the mix, and all of a sudden it was here!  “Unburden” – that was the word God spoke to my heart on that…

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He’s got this, ladies!

God’s got this!  That’s one of the many things I took away from my first women’s retreat (back when it was called Christ Renews His Parish).  I realized, while listening to my fellow parishioners who were leading the retreat, that I was my own worst enemy.  I was the one blocking God out of my…

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Education Commission Meeting, September 3, 2020

Attending:  Zoom: Deacon Paul and Marilee Poulter, Karri Brauman, Monsignor Mak, Vicki Irsik, Kelly Hamrin. In-person: Linda Adams, Linda Bukalski, Barb Steinman, Karen Blevins, Mel Graessle Prayer led by Monsignor Mak. Hospitality by Linda A PSR (Vicki) PSR classes start next Wednesday, September 9, 2020. Vicki asked Linda A to be a substitute teacher for…

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Education Commission Meeting August 6, 2020

Attending:  Deacon Paul Poulter, Karri Brauman, Linda Adams, Linda Bukalski, Monsignor Mak, Vicki Irsik, Kelly Hamrin, Joan Wolf, Kim Dulle, Barb Steinman Prayer/Reflection led by Barb. Pastoral Plan (Msgr. Mak) Msgr. was able to meet the deadline for submitting the plan for OLOL to the Diocese. The plan, in its entirety, will be posted on…

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Adoring my Brother

Pen and flower

Looking at Jesus during Adoration, I thought, “I am God’s daughter. I am a daughter of God!” That means I am really a sister of Jesus, He is really and truly my brother! My eyes rise higher, to the Crucifix. There is my brother. Oh, what He has done for me! On Earth, I was…

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