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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,

Parish Administrator

 

Father Frank Cerio,

Parochial Vicar

 

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4 PM Vigil Mass on Jan. 24, 2015.  Video is the property of a Diocese of Orlando entity and duplication or retransmission without permission is prohibited.
 
7 PM Spanish Vigil Mass on Jan. 24, 2015.  Video is the property of a Diocese of Orlando entity and duplication or retransmission without permission is prohibited.
 
 

Youth Group (O Lyght): On January 28th we will have Theology of the Body for Teens, both the High School and Middle School Editions.  We will begin at 6:30pm in the Social Hall for supper.  The middle school youth will go to the Religious Ed Building at 7:00pm. We will end together in the Social Hall at 8:30pm with dessert. For further information, please contact Dolly Brophy at church office 386-574-2131 or email olldolly@cfl.rr.com.

Young Adults:  All young adults (20s & 30s) are invited to join us on January 27th for Movie Night.  

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Adult Bible Study:  Join us for Acts: The Spread of the Kingdom. Join us on January 29th in the Social Hall at 7pm for Session 13: Acts of the Apostles chapters 15 & 16: The Jerusalem Council and Paul's Second Journey. For more information call Dolly at 386-574-2131 or olldolly@cfl.rr.com

Mardi Gras Dinner with live entertainment, Sunday, February 8, 4:00pm, Social Hall. $15 adults, $10 children (10 & under).  Dinner: Bourbon Chicken (Sweet), Red Beans and White Rice (not spicy), Salad, Seafood Gumbo Soup (Spicy), and King Cake. 50/50 Raffle & Door Prizes.  Live Entertainment is "Those Guys" Jazz Ensemble consisting of SAX, Trombone, Trumpet with audience interaction. For ticket information, call Jean White (386) 574-4202. (Sponsored by CCW) 

Men's Group:  We are a group of men who meet every Sunday after the 8 AM & the 10 AM Masses in the Social Hall.  We learn as a group how to be better individuals by the teachings of Our Lord.  We will provide you with the tools and resources to strengthen your spiritual muscles for the greatest game ever played, to become the man that the Lord intends you to be.  Come and join us.  See what we are all about.

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 Maria del Pilar Hogan, Director 386-574-4620.  "Our Children...Our Treasure...Our Priority"   

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.

Handbell Ensemble-More bell-ringers needed: over the past couple of years many of you perhaps have heard our Handbell Ensemble: we play generally once a month, usually at the Sunday 10am or the 12 Noon Mass. We have played pieces for the Handbells alone; more frequently, we play as an accompaniment to the congregational hymn-singing.  We would like to invite more people to join us in the Ensemble.  Rehearsals are Thursday late afternoons, 5:30 - 6:30pm. It is not necessary to know how to read music or to have previous background (although this certainly would be welcome). This will all be offered in the rehearsals.  Please contact our Music Director, Jonathan Wright, at the church office 386-574-2131, or at jonchoir@aol.com.

Children's Choir: Rehearsals are on Wednesday afternoons, 4 - 5pm in the Church.  We would like to invite all interested children singers, grades 2-7 (age 7 or 8 on up to 13) to join us.  Please contact Jonathan Wright, the OLL Music Director, thru the office 386-574-2131 , or at jonchoir@aol.com.  

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.  RCIA is a process of formation in the Catholic way of life.  It is a gradual process inviting an individual to learn and understand the teachings of the Church.  These gatherings are open to people who are unbaptized as well as those who are baptized Christians or any Catholic that has not received first Communion.  We meet on Sundays at 1:30pm in the Church Office (we will not meet on Sunday, January 25th). Cheryl Mallaiah will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation on January 31st.  Please give Dolly a call if you have any questions or would like further information about the RCIA process at 386-574-2131.

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Click Here for complete details about the Living Rosary Circle at Our Lady of the Lakes. 

Minister to the Sick: Are you interested in becoming a Minister to the Sick?  God may be calling you to this compassionate ministry.  The next training is: Saturday, February 21st at Prince of Peace Church, Ormond Beach.  1pm-4pm (for those who are already Ministers of Communion) and 9am-4pm (for those who are not already Ministers of Communion). Contact Father Frank on or before February 9th.

The next mandatory parent meeting for those whose children are making First Communion this year is February 22 at 11:30am - 1:00pm in the Multipurpose Room at the Religious Ed. Building. The additional classes will be held on March 1, March 8 and April 19. There will be more information from Dolly about the classes for parents whose children are making Confirmation.

Free Throw Contest: There will be a basketball free throw contest on Sunday, January 25 at Wes Crile park gym.  This contest is open to boys and girls from 10-14 and you will compete against others your own age and gender.  This fun contest which is held annually and sponsored by the Knights of Columbus gives you a chance to go from our local level all the way to state champion.  It starts at 1pm. 

Catholic Schools Week - January 25 - 31, 2015

All Souls Catholic School Bear Witness to the Truth: Our Students live, love and learn through Christ. National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence - State Certified Teahers State of the Art Technology Pre-K, 3-8th Grade.  Financial Assistance Available for those who qualify. 810 South Oak Avenue, Sanford, FL 32771 (407) 322-7090. www.allsoulscatholicschool.org.

You're invited to St. Peter Catholic School's Open House - January 27th, 9-11am. During our Open House, you'll have the opportunity to take a tour of our beaufiful campus and technology-equipped classrooms and labs, and meet administrators and teachers. Admissions and financial assistance information will be available.  No RSVP required. Come learn how an education at St. Peter Catholic School will prepare your child with an outstanding academic foundation and moral decision skills for life. Information, call (3867) 822-6010 or visit www.stpeter-deland.org 

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

                            

 

 

 

  

 

 

Masses

Daily

Monday 8am
Tuesday 8am; 11:30am
Wednesday 8am
Thursday 8am;
7pm Spanish
Friday 8am; 11:30am 
First Friday each Month 7pm (all invited for food & entertainment in Social Hall following Mass complements of the Philippine Community)

Weekend

Saturday 8:30am;                4pm (Vigil Mass); 
7pm Spanish (Vigil Mass)
Sunday 8am; 10am; 12 noon

Confessions

Thursday 8:30am
First Friday of each Month 7-7:45am
Saturday 2:30-3:45 pm; 6:15-6:45 pm

Benediction

Monday-Friday 6pm in the Chapel

Vespers

Every Wednesday 6:30pm in the Church

St Vincent de Paul Society (Deltona Office)                  386-279-6307 


Upcoming Events
 

    

logoDoo20130501Notary Public Service is available at the Church Office - call Mike 386-801-2938 for appointment.

 

Church Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Office and Adoration Chapel are closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 19th.

 

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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.

Legion of Mary: meetings each Tuesday from 6:30 PM to 8 PM in the Religious Education Bldg. We pray the Rosary and learn about the weekly works our members perform in the Parish. Come join the Legion of Mary at the service of our Mother Mary. In Spanish.
 
LENT begins on Feb. 18 (Ash Wednesday) to April 4 (Holy Saturday).
Alaskan Pollock Fish Fry (all you can eat) in Social Hall every Friday during Lent (5 PM to 9 PM).