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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Piano Concert with Julie Jordan: Saturday, May 9 (7 PM - 9 PM), St. Patrick's Hall, Holy Family Catholic Church, 5125 S. Apopka-Vineland, Orlando, FL (General Admission $25 Semi-Formal) Tickets: available after all Masses in the vestibule this weekend or contact Tito Garcia 407-758-6502 or Liza Gonzales 407-493-1732. Concert for the benefit of The Anawim Inc. www.theanawiminc.org
Please pray for our sick and our troops.
2015 Goal: $128,308.00; Total Pledged to Date: $103,911.00 (83.3% of Goal); balance needed to achieve 2015 Goal: $24,397.00. 1606 registered families with 540 families participating to date, or 33.6%. Thank you for your generous donation to the 2015 Our Catholic Appeal. If you haven't made your donation yet, please consider your participation.
Minister of Holy Communion at Mass: training at St. Ann's Church, DeBary on Saturday, April 25 from 9 AM - 12 Noon. Contact Fr. Frank before April 15th if interested.
4 PM Vigil Mass on April 18, 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 April 18, 2015. Video is the property of a Diocese of Orlando entity and duplication or retransmission without permission is prohibited.
Youth Group (O Lyght): High School andf Middle School except when noted meet on Wednesdays in the Social Hall at 6:30 PM. April 22 Movie Night & April 29 Soccer. For further information, please contact Dolly Brophy at church office 386-574-2131 or email email@example.com.
Young Adults: Young adults (20s and 30s) meet for a variety of activities that foster the faith and unite us on our journey. We usually meet on Tuesdays in the church office. We will not meet on April 21st, but please join us on April 28th at 7 PM for a movie. For information, contact Dolly 386-574-2131.
CATgear available - contact Dolly Brophy for purchase info - 386-574-2131. A variety of sizes and colors are available. All proceeds will be used for the youth to attend the Steubenville Florida Retreat July 17, 18 & 19th.
Adult Bible Study: Stay tuned for information on our next Great Adventure & Journey Through the Bible with Jeff Cavins. For more information call Dolly at 386-574-2131 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Music News: This Spring's All Instrumental Concert will be on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 7 PM. We are making this announcement a little early, partly so that those who play instruments can start making plans now.
The Council of Catholic Women is offering a $500 scholarship to a Catholic student who qualifies. They must be a registered and active member of Our Lady of the Lakes Parish. Any student grades eight through eleven planning to attend Father Lopez High School is eligible to apply. Applications may be picked up at the church office. Fr. Lopez H.S. or St. Peter's must be returned before Thursday, April 30th to the church office. The application must be completed in its entirety or it will not be considered for evaluation. Call BJ 386-532-1243.
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"
Chicken Wing events are back! Starting Saturday, April 25 in the Social Hall 5-9 PM. Enjoy unlimited Deep Fried Alaskan Pollock and Chicken Wings, French Fries, Cole Slaw, Lemonade, Iced Tea, Coffee & Water $10 Adults and $5 Children (10 & under). Tickets sold at the door.
St Vincent de Paul Society - Faithful in the spirit of its founders the St. Vincent de Paul Society constantly strives for renewal, adapting to changing world conditions. We serve the poor cheerfully, listening to them and respecting their wishes. We try to help the poor help themselves and are concerned with their deep needs and spiritual well being. Our idea is to help relieve suffering for love alone, without thinking of any reward or advantage to ourselves. We meet twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Mondays at 9 AM in the Social Hall. If you feel called to assist the poor in our area, please attend one of our meetings. You will be welcomed. Know some one who can use our help? Tell them to call our Hot-Line 386-279-6307. Pantry needs: Pasta, Spaghetti Sauce, and Peanut Butter (Medium Jar). School Pantry Needs: Pasta with Meat, Mac & Cheese and Apple Sauce. Thank You for your love and generosity to this Ministry. God Bless You.
Download Our New Parish App! Our new Our Lady of the Lakes App is now available to download for iPhone and Android smart phones. Stay connected with our parish throughout the week with instant notifications, an easy-to-access event calendar, and the ability to quickly reply to or share messages via Facebook or Twitter. Also enjoy a bunch of additional features like prayers, daily readings, helpful reminders to silence your phone before Mass or Confession, and much more. Help foster a stronger parish life at Our Lady of the Lakes and better engage the New Evangelization. Download our App today at myparishapp.com or search your phone’s App store for myparish.
Bingo every Wednesday in the Parish Hall. (No Bingo during Lent: resumes on April 15). 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.
Religious Education News: Classes resume on April 12th. We have 3 more Religious Ed. Classes. (This is for Sunday classes only). Retreat for First Communion is April 25th from 9 AM - 2 PM (lunch will be provided) for those receiving this year.
Adult Confirmation Classes: Confirmation classes are on Monday's for adults who have already received their first Communion. It is not goo late to join us. Each class will begin at 7:00pm and end at 8:30pm. Classes are held in the Church Office. Candidates will be prepared for the Sacrament which will be conferred on Monday, May 18, 2015. Registration forms are available in the church office. Please contact Dolly at email@example.com or at 386-574-2131 for more information.
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.
We join our Lord in inviting you to participate in Our Lady of the Lakes Parish Renewal Process: Christ Renews His Parish Retreat: Spring 2015
You will experience God's love powerfully and personally and experience the fullness of Christian fellowship. The weekend will bless you in so many ways, you will want to share it with everyone! This Retreat is a wonderful way to pause your busy life, so that you can get to know God better. Click Here to Complete registration form and return to Church Office OR For the April 18th & 19th Men's Retreat Contact: Bill Feuerbacher (407) 416 8441. For The May 30th & 31st Women's Retreat Contact: Jane Lee (386) 956 1364. You can also email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
25th Ordination Anniversary Celebration Mass - to celebrate the 25th Anniversary Ordination of Fr. Kenny Aquino. Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 4 PM at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church. Main Celebrant will be Archbishop Adolfo "Tito" C. Yllana, Apostolic Nuncio to Australia.
Council of Catholic Women: Saturday 4/18 EDCCW General Meeting at St Ann's 9 AM; Fridays Craft Workshop in Parish Hall 10 AM.
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)
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
Are you having difficulties accessing your online giving account or making changes to your donation/payment information? The Our Sunday Visitor Support Team would be happy to assist you with any problems that you are having. Please call them at 800-348-2886 Option 4. You can also email questions, etc. to email@example.com.
Church Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
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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.
To Serve in the Catholic Services Jail Ministry at the Volusia County jails in Daytona Beach on Mondays from 1:30-2:30 and/or 6:30-7:00 PM please contact the Basilica of St. Paul at 386-252-5422 X301 for more information. Teams of ministers from a variety of parishes conduct a scripture study for male inmates each week. Female volunteers are not allowed to minister to the male inmates without a man to accompany them, and at this time, our male volunteers are few. After completing the application and approval process, ministers will participate once or twice a month