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Deacon’s Corner

May 19, 2020

Deacon’s Corner for 24 May 20 This week we celebrate the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ into heaven.  The Ascension is 40 days from Jesus’ resurrection that is celebrated this year on Sunday, 24 May 2020 Why did Jesus have to ascend into heaven?  This final stage of Jesus on earth and his ascending…

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Education Commission Meeting May 7, 2020

May 19, 2020
School, Home and Board, Catholic Schools Mission at the Cathedral of St. Joseph

Attending:  Mel Graessle, Deacon Paul and Marilee Poulter, Karen Blevins, Karri Brauman, Linda Adams, Linda Bukalski, Monsignor Mak, Vicki Irsik, Taylor Canon, Kelly Hamrin, Barb Steinman Prayers/Reflection led by Mel Graessle. Introduction of Taylor Canon to the group.  Taylor joined the church in 2018 and plans to be an active member of the group. PSR…

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Knights of Columbus Council # 9273 Newsletter for May 2020

May 18, 2020

Grand Knight; Gary ChaputDeputy Grand Knight: David HotopChaplain: Monsignor Marion MakarewiczChancellor: Mike SchererFinancial Secretary: Larry BaylessTreasurer: Ernie PitherRecorder: John WeidlerWarden: Tony BoesInside Guard: Greg ThompsonOutside Guard: David KneeterAdvocate: Hank Sateia1 Yr. Trustee: Don Koch2 Yr. Trustee: Charles Cassmeyer3 Yr. Trustee: Luke GraessleLecturer: Gunther Skaletz May 5, 2020 Hello Brother Knights, In loving memory, let us…

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Deacon’s Corner

May 12, 2020

Deacon’s Corner for 17 May 20 In this past Sunday’s First reading, we have the Acts of the Apostles, where St. Luke provides a clear account of the origin of the permanent Deacon.  It is in Acts, 6:1-7, that seven men were chosen to serve as deacons. St. Luke states: “Now in these days when…

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Things to Consider: May Musings

May 8, 2020

I would like to draw your attention to a few things to consider in the coming days. Often the information that we produce comes out in piecemeal fashion, bits and pieces here and there in different posts and bulletin announcements. I thought I would do a brain dump here and see where it takes me.…

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Script for Sunday Mass in times of Social Distancing

May 7, 2020
Our Lady of the Lake Logo

Thank you so much for taking the time to read these instructions. It is such a challenging time, requiring us to take on a holy discipline so different from what we are accustomed to. Thank you for understanding that these instructions are for the benefit of everyone and require a generosity of spirit that might…

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Bring your Green Gather Book to Church

May 7, 2020

Don’t forget that all hymnals and prayer books have been removed from Church. We will be announcing hymnal numbers from the old Green Gather books during this time until we are able once again to share the Blue Gather Books in our pews. Those of you who took home a copy of the previous hymnal,…

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Script for Daily Mass in times of Social Distancing

May 2, 2020

Familiarize yourself with the decrees from Bishop McKnight which pertain to the pastoral activity of the parish in this time of pandemic. These decrees still apply in full; however the recent instruction of April 28 allows for limited public services after May 3 as the health situation of a community warrants it. Decree of March…

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Honoring Our Lady in the Month of May: the Rosary

May 1, 2020
Mary in the May Crown

In anticipation of Mary’s month of May, Pope Francis wrote a letter to the faithful of the world requesting a renewed dedication to praying the rosary at home as a family.  Dear brothers and sisters, contemplating the face of Christ with the heart of Mary our Mother will make us even more united as a…

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Reconsecrating the United States to Our Lady

April 30, 2020
reconsecration to Mary

On Friday, May 1, 2020 at 2:00 PM, Central Daylight Time, Archbishop Gomez, president of the USCCB will be leading the faithful in the United States in renewing our consecration to Mary, the Mother of God. During this time of the pandemic, we turn to the Blessed Virgin to inspire us, intercede for us, and…

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