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FROM THE DIOCESE OF JEFFERSON CITY

17 February 2020

By Helen Osman | February 17, 2020

Bishop’s messages I am grateful to the many pastors, members of our parish pastoral councils and small group coordinators who attended our launch of the diocesan pastoral planning process this past week. In addition to the large gathering on Feb. 8, we had meetings with our pastors during this past week. Please note that the…

10 February 2020

By Helen Osman | February 10, 2020

Bishop’s messages I am grateful to the many pastors, members of our parish pastoral councils and small group coordinators who attended our launch of the diocesan pastoral planning process on Saturday. Please note that the resources are available on our website at diojeffcity.org/better-together. Parish secretaries and others who distribute communications to parishioners can coordinate communication…

3 February 2020

By Helen Osman | February 3, 2020

Bishop’s messages Please consider reading this important letter from Archbishop Robert Carlson. Although the letter is addressed to the priests and deacons of the St. Louis Archdiocese, he has asked me to share it with you as well. As a reminder: Bishop’s prayer intention for February – for those with limited print space availability, we…

Bishop’s Monthly Prayer Intention

By Erin Boeckmann | March 7, 2019

Check out the Bishop’s new Monthly prayer intention. Click here to find this month’s prayer intention and the inserts for the Parish bulletins!

Bishop’s Monthly Prayer Intention

By Erin Boeckmann | March 7, 2019

Check out the Bishop’s new Monthly prayer intention. Click here to find this month’s prayer intention and the inserts for the Parish bulletins!

Bishop’s Monthly Prayer Intention

By Erin Boeckmann | March 7, 2019

Check out the Bishop’s new Monthly prayer intention. Click here to find this month’s prayer intention and the inserts for the Parish bulletins!

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Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule

By Mary Wageman | February 21, 2020

Notes from Vicki 02/16/2020

By virsil | February 18, 2020

Hello Dear Friends in Christ!  This week has been especially challenging for my family with a loved one going into hospice care If you haven’t dealt with the situation yet, you likely will at some point. Let’s talk real life here. First, don’t be selfish and irresponsible by not having a durable medical power of attorney.…

NET Ministry Retreat

By khamrin | February 17, 2020

 God is good. All the time.  All the time. God is good. It is special when our Catholic youth truly believe this.  One special group of young Catholics who make up a traveling team of evangelists were guests at our parish on Wednesday, February 12th. This small group of young adults (ages 18-28) arrived for…

Valley of Castrojerez, Camino de Santiago

Looking ahead to Lent

By Monsignor Makarewicz | February 7, 2020

Lent begins in less that three weeks on Ash Wednesday, February 26. Holy Mass and the Distribution of Ashes will take place at 8:00 AM, 12:00 Noon, and 7:00 PM. We have a grave obligation to keep Ash Wednesday a day of fasting and abstinence. Fasting means that everyone from the age of 18 years…

Presentation of Our Lord

By Monsignor Makarewicz | February 4, 2020

Work schedules, electric clocks and watches, printed calendars, modern astronomy and geography, and the ease of modern travel and relocation are wonderful things. All of these increase our capacity to work and live efficiently. However, they come at a great cost. Time and activity are measured in ever shrinking intervals. Our lives are dissected every…

Steve Angrisano in Concert

By Monsignor Makarewicz | February 4, 2020

In Masses all over the United States, we hear various types of music from Chant to Choral Music, Acoustic Ensembles to hymns. The Catholic Church has a rich heritage of music that began many centuries ago and has evolved since the early centuries of the church. Today, we hear a style of Contemporary Music in…

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…

Parish Website Redesign

By Monsignor Makarewicz | January 31, 2020

Our Lady of the Lake is ready to go live with a new web site. Hosted and developed by Blackbaud, this new platform allows staff and volunteers many options to publish information about the activities and initiatives of the parish. The full transition from our existing domain will take place in the coming days as…