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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2015 Offertory Envelopes now available for pickup at Social Hall.
Christmas Concert (Part 1) Dec. 19, 2014. Video is the property of a Diocese of Orlando entity and duplication or retransmission without permission is prohibited.
Christmas Concert (Part 2) Dec.19, 2014. Video is the property of a Diocese of Orlando entity and duplication or retransmission without permission is prohibited.
Our Lady of the Lakes Confessions: Dec. 22-24 after the 8am Mass and Dec. 29-30 after the 8am Mass.
Misa de Aguinaldo: Dec. 16-24 Mass at 6am (English: 16,18,20,22 & 24) (Spanish: 17,19,21 & 23)
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!
Club 8 members are donating $16 per week starting weekend of Nov. 8 - 9 thru Dec. 27 - 28, or a one time additional donation of $128. New Club 8 campaign participants needed to help Parish achieve goal of raising $127,881.00 for Our Catholic Appeal by Dec. 31. Current donations total $123,192.60 (through 12/19/14). Number of families: 1714 with 643 participating (37.5%). Still need $4,688.40 by year end! Thank you for your generous donation.
December 27th at 6 PM in the Social Hall - Tickets $25 each on sale now after all Sunday Masses and at the Church Office. Enjoy a delicious Roast Beef Dinner with proceeds to support Our Catholic Appeal-2014.
4 PM Vigil Mass on Dec. 20, 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 Dec. 20, 2014. Video is the property of a Diocese of Orlando entity and duplication or retransmission without permission is prohibited.
Youth Group (O Lyght): We will not meet on December 24th or 31st. For further information contact Dolly Brophy at church office 386-574-2131 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Fundraiser: we are selling CATgear. CATgear are faith promoting t-shirts, hats and hoodies. A variety of colors and sizes will be available. All proceeds will support our youth group O LYGHT (Our Lady of the Lakes Youth Growing in Holy Trust). Check with Dolly at the Church office.
Christ Renews His Parish: a ministry coming to Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church. See Deacon Luis or Cookie Baez for more information. Drawing for IPad Mini 3 (16 GB - Gold). Drawing on December 21 - great Christmas gift for someone! (Drawing proceeds to benefit Christ Renews His Parish ministry.) and the winner is:
Winner of 40" Sony Bravia TV last weekend was: Tony & Cecelia Velez (Ministers to the Sick).
Religious Education: No Religious Education classes on December 21 & 22 or Dec. 28 & 29. Classes will resume on January 4 & 5. If you have any questions on upcoming events, please call Kathe 386-574-2131.
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.
New Year's Eve Dance: hosted by the Spanish Community December 31st, 8:30 PM - 12:30 AM in the Social Hall. Music by DJ Ramiro. Soda for sale. 50/50 Raffle. Gentlemen: Jacket & Ladies: Long or short dress. Tickets: $15 each (2 for $25) Info: Rosin Rodriguez 386-789-5657. Teens $5 each.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Please give Dolly a call if you have any questions or would like further information about the RCIA process at 386-574-2131.
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
Christmas Schedule: Christmas Eve: 4pm Family Mass; 6:30pm Children's Mass; 9pm Spanish Mass; and Midnight Mass. Christmas Day: 10am and 12 Noon
New Year's Eve: 4pm Family Mass & 7pm Spanish Mass
New Year's Day: 8:30am and 11:30am
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
Church Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. No adoration and the Church office will be closed on November 27 & 28.
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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. Thank you!