Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule

February 21, 2020
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Notes from Vicki 02/16/2020

February 18, 2020

Hello Dear Friends in Christ!  This week has been especially challenging for my family with a loved one going into hospice care If you haven’t dealt with the situation yet, you likely will at some point. Let’s talk real life here. First, don’t be selfish and irresponsible by not having a durable medical power of attorney.…

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Parish Website Redesign

January 31, 2020

Our Lady of the Lake is ready to go live with a new web site. Hosted and developed by Blackbaud, this new platform allows staff and volunteers many options to publish information about the activities and initiatives of the parish. The full transition from our existing domain will take place in the coming days as…

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A Sacred Season

December 20, 2019
Missal Nativity Engraving

Our Christmas song can teach us so much about the Incarnation of Jesus Christ in this Sacred Season.

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CATCHING FIRE! At the National Catholic Youth Conference

December 18, 2019
OLaLa Youth at NCYC

Vicki Irsik – December 17, 2019 I am always so in awe of our God! On November 21-24, He brought together 24 students and 9 adults from Our Lady of The Lake who rode a bus to Indianapolis, joining 22,000 other young Catholics! With everything negative we hear about the Catholic Faith, there was nothing…

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Active Participation in the Eucharist

November 24, 2019

The transformation of the liturgy was in full motion over fifty years ago but by no means over. In 1968 when I made my first Holy Communion at St. Patrick in Sedalia, the church had already been renovated to bring the altar toward the congregation. As I was learning how to participate in the Eucharist…

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Preventing email and text scams

February 24, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY — The Diocese of Jefferson City warns the public of what appears to be an ongoing phishing scam involving emails and texts purportedly from priests or parish/Chancery staff. This scam has hit many parishes across the United States. The email or text purports to be from a person the target knows, such as one’s…

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