Social concerns

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…

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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…

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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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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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Deacons Corner 6 May 20

May 6, 2020

May is the month of Mary where we rightfully give honor to the mother of our Savior, Jesus Christ. However, there is another individual that was close to Jesus that we honor with his feast on 1 May.  That being the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker. We do not know a lot about St.…

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Deacon’s Corner

April 30, 2020

Sunday, 3 May 2020, is Good Sheperd Sunday! It is a day when we pray for our shepherds, our pastors, who lead our Catholic communities. These shepherds are our Deacons, Priests, Bishops and Popes who, as our shepherds, protect and assist us from going astray. Shepherds have a very intimate relationship with their flock, spending…

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Deacon’s Corner

April 17, 2020
Picture of Christ as Divine Mercy

Most of us can remember a time during a snowstorm, heavy rains with flooding or other natural disasters with being isolated and/or sequestered with family, friends or alone.  We can also all reflect on the times we have often said – “I don’t have time to do that right now”!  Well, now is a time…

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Hope House Needs Your Support

April 15, 2020

The pandemic has severely impacted our local food pantry, Hope House of Miller County, at at time when the food security of even more people is jeopardized. Hope House relies on sales from their thrift store to as a primary source of funding for food purchases. Since the store cannot be opened at this time,…

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BLESSING BAGS

April 2, 2020

If this is a question you are asking yourself, we do have a way you can put that extra love and energy to good use. BLESSING BAGS Our Lady of the Lake Parish is starting a new avenue for people to help those in need of food and for those who need this help.  Many…

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