Social concerns

Recent Posts

Categories

Best Practices for Outreach to Divorced Catholics

June 25, 2021
New Bridge

Continuing to build the bridge Our Lady of the Lake has taken the first steps in forming our ministry of outreach to divorced Catholics. I’m taking this opportunity to encourage all parishioners to pray in regard to this effort. First that the Lord may guide us. Second, that the Lord awaken in the hearts of…

Read More

Crossing Over the Bridge: Outreach to Divorced Catholics

April 26, 2021
New Bridge

Before the pandemic limited access to health care facilities, I would go to Lake Regional Hospital every Thursday afternoon to visit the Catholic patients. The weekly roster would vary from eight to twelve Catholics each week. Theparishes surrounding the Lake shared in bringing communion each day to patients in the hospital in themorning, and the…

Read More

January 18-21 Respect Life Week (Our Virtual Pro-life March)

January 19, 2021

Because of events beyond our control, the March for Life in Washington, DC, has been cancelled.  In its place, we invite you to join us for a virtual Respect Life Week Jan. 18-22  Each day you can review the videos and resources below for the day’s theme.  You can watch the video, read the articles…

Read More

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…

Read More

ADVENT GIVING TREE

November 10, 2020

Our Lady of the Lake Parish will once again be sponsoring an Advent Giving Tree.  By picking up a numbered ornament, you will be helping those less fortunate from our area.  Our outreach this year is supporting The Hope House, Helping Hands, and Ozark Rehab.  Where will the ornaments be located:  OLOL Vestibule and side…

Read More

Advent Giving Tree

November 6, 2020

We all have Christmas traditions with regards to our Christmas trees.  Some do not put the Christmas tree up until the night before Christmas while others start putting the tree up the day after Thanksgiving!  Decorations and lights have become an integral part of the tradition with school homemade, store bought and many precious hand-me-downs.…

Read More

Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship

October 14, 2020

My earliest recollection of a presidential election is the second term for President Dwight D. Eisenhower.  I can remember the campaign button of, “I Like Ike”.  Throughout the presidential years of election, I came to see, hear, and learn about candidates through my parents, grandparents, relatives, and friends who would discuss, debate, and argue over…

Read More

Support the Pregnancy Help Center

September 13, 2020

Annual Walk/5K Run Community Event Saturday, October 3rd 9:00 am1870 US-54 BUS Sergio’sLake Ozark, MO US 65049 5k Run – $20 online registration $25 in person day of race. Walk is free but registration is required. This course takes you across the Community Bridge in the heart of Lake of the Ozarks. With beautiful lake…

Read More

Baby Bottle Campaign ending

July 24, 2020

Please return your baby bottles for the Pregnancy Help Center to the Our Lady of the Lake this weekend, July 25 and 26th. There will be a container for them in the front vestibule of the church. If you come in by the north or south wing entrances, there will be containers there also. If…

Read More

Deacon’s Corner for 28 June 20.

June 26, 2020

We are ending the month of June.  June usually is a time for marriages to occur.  But with the spring we have had dealing with the COVID pandemic – many marriages are taking place in July and early Autumn.  As such, there are several ‘tips’ this Deacon’s corner can provide to all those who are…

Read More