Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church
We are a welcoming Catholic community called by God to live out the message of Christ in love and service to all people. To get a Parish registration form that you can print, complete and place in collection basket at Mass (or turn it into the Church office), please click here.
Father Kenny Aquino,
Father Frank Cerio,
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Please pray for our sick and our troops.
To make a donation to Our Catholic Appeal 2014, please place donation inside a plain envelope marked "Our Catholic Appeal 2014" with your name and address and Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church printed on the envelope front. Place envelope in any Church collection basket or drop off at the Church Office. Thank you for your generous donation!
Reverend Father Francisco "Kenny" Aquino, Parish
Administrator of Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church
will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving at the 10 am Mass
on Sunday, Sept. 7th in observance of his 24th
Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood.
A reception will follow in the Social Hall.
4 PM Vigil Mass on August 30, 2014. Video is the property of a Diocese of Orlando entity and duplication or retransmission without permission is prohibited.
7 PM Spanish Vigil Mass on August 30, 2014. Video is the property of a Diocese of Orlando entity and duplication or retransmission without permission is prohibited.
Young Adult Group: Our next young adult meeting will be Tuesday, Sept. 2nd at 7 pm. We will get together in the Chapel for Adoration with praise and worship. Next week, Sept. 9th we will play mini-golf. For further information, contact Dolly Brophy at church office 386-574-2131 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Group (O Lyght): Wednesday, Sept. 3rd we will have Adoration in the Chapel. Supper served in the Social Hall at 6:30 pm. We will go the the Chapel around 7:10 pm for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with praise and worship. Dessert will be served in the Social Hall and will will end at 8:30 pm. Next week we will go to St. Peter's for "Journey to Joy". Parents, please let Dolly know if your son/daughter needs a ride. Journey to Joy will be presented by Justin Fatica at 6 pm. Light refreshments will be served after the presentation. Contact Dolly for more information at email@example.com or 386-574-2131.
Young Adults & Youth: You are invited to "Journey to Joy" with the dynamic international author and speaker Justin Fatica at St. Peter Catholic Church on Wednesday, Sept. 10th at 6 pm in the Church followed by light refreshments and fellowship. If you have any questions, feel free to call the St. Peter's volunteers at 386-822-6000. To learn more about Justin Fatica's ministry visit www.hanm.org.
Our Catholic Appeal 2014
Dedications in Memory of Loved Ones
Annual Parish Carnival
Adult Bible Study: Our next Great Adventure journey through the Bible with Jeff Cavins will be Acts of the Apostles. Join us for Acts: The Spread of the Kingdom in the Social Hall beginning September 25th at 7 pm and continuing every Thursday. The cost of the study set is $30. For more information call Dolly at 386-574-2131 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Little Blessings Preschool: A nurturing social, emotional and academic readiness skills VPK (Free) 4 year old program and 3 year old program. We are now offering extended care to 3 PM Monday-Friday, Lunch Bunch is available. Chiildren must be 3 or 4 years old by September 1st. For more information call J. Niewinski, Director 386-574-4620. "Our Children...Our Treasure...Our Priority"
Sidewalk Counselor Training for women in crisis at abortion clinics will be held on Saturday, August 30th at the Our Lady of the Lakes Education Center at 9:15 am. If you are interested in compassionate counseling to offer desperate women true choices in choosing life for their babies, come and join us. For more information contact Margarita at 386-574-3719.
St Vincent de Paul Society Pantry needs: jelly, tuna, cereals, canned meats, beans, mac & cheese, soups, milk (canned or powdered), pasta, potatoes (canned or boxed), cooking oil, cleaning supplies, toilet tissue, paper towels, and other toiletry items. Your gently used clothing would be greatly appreciated. Please place in our clothing bin in the back of the social hall. Thank you and God Bless you for your generous support of our ministry.
Welcome back to Our Lady of the Lakes, Father Mariano!
Father will be working in our Parish until his new assignment within the Diocese of Orlando.
Father Mariano will serve in the Diocese of Orlando for at least the next 5 years.
We are so happy to have you back with us.
every Wednesday in the Parish Hall. Doors open at 10:30am Games begin at 1:00pm Warm-ups begin at 12:15pm. Snack bar available. Non-smoking hall: breaks are taken.
RCIA: The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. If you want to learn more about the Catholic Faith or are an adult who has not received First Holy Communion join us for RCIA. Meetings are on Sundays at 1:30 pm in the church office. Please give Dolly a call if you have any questions or would like further information about the RCIA process at 386-574-2131.
OUR CATHOLIC APPEAL - 2014: Our Catholic Appeal is an annual opportunity for every member of our faith family to share in the pastoral work of Christ by funding the important programs and ministries of the Diocese of Orlando. Our Catholic Appeal helps us to fulfill this mission "Teaching & Living the Light of Christ" by funding diocesan-wide ministries that bring forth a greater awareness of God's presence in the world. Gifts to Our Catholic Appeal fund the annual operating costs of our diocesan Chancery & provide critical support for outreach programs such as Catholic Charities of Central Florida.
On Saturday, September 6th, we will be privileged to have training for both Ministers of Communion and Ministers to the Sick right here at Our Lady of the Lakes. New diocesan policy: all who wish to become ministers must register in advance. Contact Father Frank in the Church office.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Parents of students receiving a Sacrament (First Communion or Confirmation) this year are REQUIRED to attend Sacramental Prep Classes. There will be a total of 8 classes; 4 between September and December and 4 between January and April. These classes will be held on Sundays at the same time as the children's classes 11:30 am in the back part of the Social Hall. All parishioners are invited to join. The first 4 dates will be: September 14th, October 19th, November 16th and December 7th. Please mark your calendars now. If you have any questions about upcoming events please call or email Kathe in the office at 386-574-2131 or email@example.com.
San Pedro will be offering "Joyful Again" a retreat for all widowed men and women, September 13 and 14, 2014 at San Pedro Retreat Center in Winter Park. "Joyful Again!" is a nationally recognized retreat. It provides the widowed with support from others who understand the loss associated with the death of a spouse. "Joyful Again" is a two-day retreat for widows and widowers who want to resolve the grief they feel inside and begin to live again after the death of their spouse. The retreat emphasizes self-help, personal growth skills, and personal spiritual practices that will enable the participant to take the healing journey. "Joyful Again" is sponsored through the Dioocese of Orlando, Office of Familiy Life and Pastoral Care. For more information contact: Sharon Groholski 386-717-4452, or Lois Scrivener 321-777-4008. Space is limited.
Council of Catholic Women Calendar of Upcoming Events:
CCW General Meeting: Thursday, Sept 4th 11:30 am Social Hall, Ice Cream Social Event
Corporate Mass: Sunday, Sept 7th, 10am
Next Card Party: Tuesday, Sept 9th, 11:30, Social Hall
Bunco: Friday, Sept 19th, 7pm Religious Ed Bldg
Board Meeting: Tuesday, Sept 16th, 1pm, Social Hall
Evening meeting: Thursday, Sept 18th, 7pm, Social Hall
ODCCW Brd Mtg: Saturday, Oct 4th, 9am, See Sally for details
EDCCW: Fall Brd Meeting, Saturday, Oct 11th 9am St Brendan’s Church
FCCW: Conference Oct 23-25, Ft Lauderdale, See Sally Hartley for details
Tuesday 8am; 11:30am
Friday 8am; 11:30am
First Friday each Month 7pm (all invited for food & entertainment in Social Hall following Mass complements of the Philippine Community)
Saturday 8:30am; 4pm (Vigil Mass);
7pm Spanish (Vigil Mass)
Sunday 8am; 10am; 12 noon
First Friday of each Month 7-7:45am
Saturday 2:30-3:45 pm; 6:15-6:45 pm
Monday-Friday 6pm in the Chapel
Every Wednesday 6:30pm in the Church
Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1 (Church Office & Adoration Chapel closed for Holiday)
Those interested in becoming NEW ALTAR SERVERS - please contact Father Frank 386-574-2131.
Church Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
Interested in Becoming an Usher at Mass? Click Here
Religious Education News: There will be no Religious Education Aug. 31 & Sept. 1 due to the Labor Day Holiday. Kindergarten -8th Grade 11:30am-12:30pm; First Communion- 12:30pm - 2:00pm; Confirmation– 12:30pm– 2:00pm. Follow our link: www.facebook.com/OLLReligiousEducation
If you wish to take up the gifts at any Mass, please tell the head usher of that mass, also please notify them one week or more before. Thank you!
St Ann's in Debary if offering a Loss Ministry for all those who have lost loved ones starting Sept. 8th to June 2015. Every first Monday of the month at 7 pm. They also have a Remembering Program that will start on Sept. 11th thru Oct. 6th which will be every Thursday of the week at 7 pm.