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Day 2 – Queenship of Mary Novena, Friday, Aug. 14, 7 pm

August 14, 2020

Prayer Intention for Friday, August 14, 2020 Today’s prayer intention is for the protection and safety of all families. God has revealed himself as a Trinity of persons, God is in essence a community of love. The Son of God came into the world through a human family. Mary, the Mother of God, and Joseph,…

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Lord, Help Me!

August 13, 2020

In Sunday’s Gospel, 16 August 2020, Jesus is seen on one of his few visits outside Jewish territory. The cities of Tyre and Sidon are on the Mediterranean coast in what is today Lebanon and dominated by Gentiles, those that were not of the Jewish faith. Why did Jesus go to these cities on the…

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Day 1 – Queenship of Mary Novena, Thursday, Aug. 13, 7 pm

August 13, 2020

Prayer Intention for Thursday, August 13, 2020 Today’s prayer intention is for true contrition for our sins and for the grace of conversion of heart, and that we truly appreciate the unique role that the Immaculate One has played in the world of our redemption. Let us open our hearts to the Word of God…

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Join us in the Queenship of Mary Parish Novena and Feast Day Celebration

August 13, 2020

Please join us at Mass on Saturday at 5:00 PM, or on Sunday at 10:00 AM or 6:00 PM in Spanish the weekend of August 22-23, 2020 for the celebration of our chosen patronal feast day, the Feast of the Queenship of Mary, and solemn celebration of our patroness, Mary, the Mother of God and…

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Lord, Save Me!

August 5, 2020

As a freshman in college, we were all required to take an English Composition Class.  Included in this class were short stories that we had to read, discuss, and tested on its significance and meaning to us.  One of those shorts stories was the “The Open Boat” by Stephen Crane.  The story is of four…

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Pastoral Plan 2020

August 2, 2020
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The process for developing a pastoral plan for Our Lady of the Lake as requested by Bishop McKnight in his Better Together initiative has been completed. Today I had the pleasure of submitting the pastoral plan of Our Lady of the Lake to the Diocese. Our plan, and the plans of all the other parishes…

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Listen To Him

August 1, 2020

How many times in the Gospel’s has the trinity of the God the Father, God the Son – Jesus, and God the Holy Spirit appeared?  If you said two, you would be correct. The first time is when Jesus was baptized.  As Jesus, God the Son, was being baptized, God the Holy Spirit descended upon…

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Finding The Truth

July 25, 2020

The three parables in today’s Gospel, 26 July 2020, are images and descriptions with finding the truth, the greatest treasure.  Let me now deviate to John 14:37 – 38; “Pilate said to him (Jesus), so you are a king? Jesus answered, you say that I am a king. For this I was born, and for…

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Our Faith Is Like a Mustard Seed

July 17, 2020

To what shall we compare the kingdom of God? This week’s Gospel says it is like a mustard seed that, when it is sown in the ground, is the smallest of all the seed on earth.  However, with proper care, becomes the largest of plants. Let us look upon ourselves as that mustard seed being…

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An Invitation to Join the Church

July 17, 2020

[Every year around this time, I compose an invitation asking those who are not members of the Catholic Church to consider joining us on our pilgrimage to heaven. I usually come up with something different each year. This year I am going to repeat what I said last year. I’m thinking that most of us…

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