Social Concerns

Our Lady of the Lake

2411 Bagnell Dam Blvd, Lake Ozark MO 65049

A message from Msgr. Marion J. Makarewicz, pastor

By Monsignor Makarewicz | March 17, 2020

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, As the Body of Christ, we all share in the joys and sufferings of one another. The present pandemic will invite us deeper into that sacred mystery, even as our prayer, worship, and charity take unexpected paths. Bishop McKnight has suspended all public Masses throughout the Diocese of Jefferson…

Public* and Live Stream Service Times

Orario de servicios en linea y abierto al público++

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Holy Mass (English):  10:00 AM
Santa Misa (Español):  2:00 PM

Monday, 5-18-2020 no public or streamed mass
Tuesday, 5-19-2020, Mass:  8:00 AM 
Wednesday, 5-20-2020, Adoration:  5:00 PM
Wednesday, 5-20-2020, Mass:  6:00 PM
Thursday, 5-21-2020, Mass:  8:00 AM
Friday, 5-22-2020, Mass:  8:00 AM

Confessions - Confesiones:
Saturday, 5-16-2020, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Sunday Mass:
Saturday Vigil, 5-17-2020:  5:00 PM (no live stream)
Sunday 5-17-2020
     English  Mass:  10:00 AM
     Misa en Español:  2:00 PM

*Before coming to church, please check for the latest updates and read carefully the instructions that apply for holding services while practicing good hygiene and social distancing. Masks are required and space will be limited.

++Antes de venir a la iglesia, verifique las últimas actualizaciones y lea atentamente las instrucciones que se aplican para celebrar los servicios mientras practica una buena higiene y distanciamiento social. Necesita una cubierta de tela para la cara.  

Contact Us

Our Lady of the Lake
Parish Office

PO Box 2390
2411 Bagnell Dam Blvd
Lake Ozark MO 65049

Parish Office Phone

(573) 365-2241

Diocese of Jefferson City
Chancery Offices

(573) 635-9127

Social Concerns

Officers:

Chairman:  Deacon Jim Hankins

Vice Chairman: Vacant

Secretary:  Theresa Brown

 

The purpose of the Social Concerns Commission is to identify the significant social issues that either enhance or compromise the well-being and sanctity of individuals and the community and direct the parish’s response to those issues in the light of the Gospel and the Tradition of the Catholic Church. The Commission provides leadership to all parishioners in helping them live out their baptismal calling to preach the Good News by word and works on a local, regional and global level.

Key Ministries: Each ministry shall have a brief description of the key responsibilities of that ministry. The ministry coordinator will be charged with keeping a binder with policies and best practices to guide the work of the commission and the ministers themselves regarding their particular area of concern. The ministry coordinator will ensure that there are resources to assist ministers in their service. Recruitment and retention of ministers and assistants in the ministry will be a central duty.

  • Ministry to Families
  • Ministry to the Poor
  • Ministry for Protecting Life
  • Ministry to the Community
  • Ministry of Hospitality and Fellowship
  • Ministry to the Oppressed
  • Ministry of Health and Well-Being:
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"You shall love your neighbor as yourself.
There is no other commandment greater than these.”."

Mark 12:31

Monthly Meeting Minutes

January 

Deacon’s Corner

By Deacon Jim Hankins | 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…

Deacon’s Corner

By Deacon Jim Hankins | 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…

Deacons Corner 6 May 20

By Deacon Jim Hankins | 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.…

Deacon’s Corner

By Deacon Jim Hankins | 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…

Picture of Christ as Divine Mercy

Deacon’s Corner

By Deacon Jim Hankins | April 17, 2020

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…

Hope House Needs Your Support

By Monsignor Makarewicz | 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,…

BLESSING BAGS

By Deacon Jim Hankins | 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…