Worship and Spiritual

Worship and Spiritual


Chairwoman: Annette Miller

Vice-Chairman: Debbie Noland

Secretary:  Mary Scarlett


The purpose of the Commission on Divine Worship and the Sacraments is to ensure that the liturgical and sacramental life of the parish is celebrated in such a manner to invite all to encounter Jesus Christ alive in their midst.

Key Responsibility Areas

The commission will name one ministry coordinator for each of the following ministries chosen from either the core team, associate members or parish staff. Each ministry has 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. The ministry coordinator will ensure that all ministers are duly commissioned in a public ceremony and appropriately honor their service.

  • Ministry of Hospitality
  • Ministry of Reader
  • Ministry of Music and Song
  • Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
  • Sacristan and Ministry of Mass Coordinator
  • Art and Environment
  • Rite of Initiation and the Sacraments
  • Prayer and Devotions
  • Altar Server
  •  Liturgical Formation of the Assembly

July 27, 2021 Minutes, Worship Commission

By Mary Wageman | August 17, 2021

Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Lake Ozark, MO Diocese of Jefferson City Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Call to…

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Presentation of Our Lord

By Monsignor Makarewicz | February 4, 2020

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Mass Offerings

By Monsignor Makarewicz | January 31, 2020

The ancient and venerable practice of the Church is that in addition to the intention of the good of the whole Church, a priest offers the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for a particular intention for the good of the faithful. Often this mass intention is for a deceased person, but  can be for some…

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