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COVID-19 Vaccination Assistance

January 15, 2021
El Greco: Christ heals the blind man.

The State of Missouri is well under way with efforts to provide COVID-19 vaccinations for residents. Providing vaccinations to the public at such a scale during these times is no easy task. I want to first recognize the work of researchers, production facilities, public health officials, and health care providers, all who have worked together…

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Whipping-up The Precepts of the Church

January 14, 2021

Throughout my Deacon’s Corner you may notice that many times I refer to the Dominican Sisters who instructed me from first through 12th grade at Our Savior’s Grade School and Routt Catholic High School in Jacksonville, Illinois.  They truly had a great influence on the lives of so many young men and women.  Now, I…

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Come – Follow Me!

January 7, 2021

What is the Epiphany?  The Epiphany celebrates the revelation of God incarnate as Jesus Christ in which there are three:  Jesus’ birth with the shepherds worshiping him; the Magi’s visit to do homage to the newborn King; and Jesus’ baptism.  It was the Christ star that led the Shepherds and the Magi to Jesus where…

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A Year to Honor of St. Joseph

December 31, 2020

Pope Francis proclaimed the year between December 8, 2020 and December 8, 2021 to be the Year of Saint Joseph in the Apostolic Letter Patris Corde issued this past Tuesday on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. This date marks the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of Saint Joseph as the Patron of the Catholic…

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Taize Prayer – January 13, 2021

December 28, 2020

We will have Taize Prayer on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 during Adoration  from 5:00 – 6:00 pm. All are welcome to attend. Worship aids will be available on your phones for participation. For those who wish to participate at home, Taize Prayer will be livestreamed. For any questions, please contact Steve Jannetti at 573-365-2241.

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The Holy Family

December 24, 2020

After Christmas, the Church celebrates the Feast of the Holy Family. It is easy for all of us to get wrapped up in the peace that permeates the Nativity.  That miracle at Christmas, centered on the birth of Jesus, reminds all of us of the beauty and holiness of the Holy Family with Mary and Joseph…

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Are We There Yet!

December 23, 2020

It is the fourth week of Advent!  As you light that fourth candle we can mentally ask, “ARE WE THERE YET?”  Then a word of sense pops into your head, “No, we are not there yet but almost there!” Let us place ourselves in the shoes of Joseph and Mary during this time-period!  They are…

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Our Lady of the Lake’s Book Club

December 21, 2020

Next Meeting will be January 12, Tuesday We will have our next in-person (social distanced) meeting at the Church Fellowship Hall.  We will be discussing the book, The Rent Collector by Camron Wright.  ALL ARE WELCOMED!  Questions please call Lusica – 915-490-5765.

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Witness to the Light!

December 15, 2020

In the military we use a lot of acronyms.  Those words that we could abbreviate and shorten whereby we could immediately communicate with using noticeably short sentences.  One word that we came to know while on maneuvers/field exercises and or in combat was LID.  I spell that phonetically, Lima India Delta (LID).  It stood for…

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11 De Diciembre 2020, Misa (9:00 PM) y Novena (10:00 PM) de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe

December 10, 2020
nuestra Señora la Virgen de Guadalupe

La Santa Misa se transmitió desde la Iglesia Católica Nuestra Señora del Lago, Lake Ozark, Missouri. Se ha permitido una participación pública limitada en la misa para nuestras parroquias. Lea este anuncio y comprenda las pautas que se aplican para celebrar la misa. Aquí hay una guía útil que puede descargar para ayudarlo desde la…

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