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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

 

For more information about our Catholic Faith and the Catholic Church, Click Here


"Walking Truly and Completely with Him", Bishop Robert Barron 06/26/16

Click Here to learn about The Jubilee Year of Mercy

Click Here for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion schedules June-August 2016

Click Here for Readers Schedule June - August 2016

Click Here for June Altar Server Schedule

 

4 PM Vigil Mass on June 25, 2016.  Video is the property of a Diocese of Orlando entity and duplication or retransmission without permission is prohibited.

 

7 PM Spanish Vigil Mass on June 25, 2016.  Video is the property of a Diocese of Orlando entity and duplication or retransmission without permission is prohibited.

 

 

 

 

Our Catholic Appeal 2016:  Goal $121,516.00.  Total pledged $117,464.00. (96.7%) Remainder under Goal ($4,052.00).  Number of registered families 1691 with 594 participating through 06/03/16 (35.1%).  Thank you for your generous donation.

Please pray for our sick and our troops.        Visit our Facebook page 

Youth Group (O Lyght):   High School and Middle School meet on Wednesdays in the Social Hall at 6:30 (except when noted). June 29: Soccer and July 6: Adoration.  CATgear is available. Look for Dolly in the hall or office or contact her at olldolly@ourladyofthelakes.org. T-shirts cost $12 & hoodies cost $30. Thank you for your support.

Steubenville Florida Retreat - This year, 28 of us will be attending the Steubenville
Retreat in Orlando on July 22nd to 24th and two youth, Keven and Sierra will be attending LEAD, an additional five day dynamic leadership opportunity. The cost for the retreat is $284 and the LEAD costs $395 per person. We are very grateful for all of the donations we have received and support of our fundraisers.
Our next fundraiser is a Spaghetti Dinner, on Saturday, July 16th in the Social Hall. Tickets are available for $7. Doors open at 5:00. Spaghetti, salad, drinks and dessert are included. Join us for great food and fellowship.

Our Lady of the Lakes Choir for Adults & Children - Men and Women are you interested in joining our Adult Choir? Do you have children interested in joining our Children’s Choir?Please contact Jonathan Wright, Music Director, at the church office (386) 574 – 2131, or email jonwinlew71@yahoo.com.  We would love to have you join us.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION- Listen to what the Pope John Paul II said: "The Church and the world have a great need of Eucharistic worship”. Jesus waits for us in this sacrament of love. Let us be generous with our time in going to meet Him in adoration. Notice how the Holy Father is asking you to be generous with your time. He is not asking for your money but something much more precious – your time. We invite you to come spend time with Jesus. Adorers are Needed.  Please contact Stasia for scheduling 386-574-2131.

Parish News

Little Blessings Preschool: Celebrating 26 Years of Excellence!
Past * Present * Future - Accepting Registrations for Fall term now.
A nurturing religious, social, emotional, & academic readiness skills
VPK (FREE) 4 year old program and 3 year old program.
Monday—Friday extended care until 6:00 pm
Children must be 3 or 4 years old by September 1st.  For more information call (386) 574-4620. Email: ollblessings@ourladyofthelakes.org or visit our website littleblessingspreschool.org “Our Children…Our Treasure… Our Priority...”
License # CVO0106

St Vincent de Paul Society - If you know someone who needs help, tell them to call our hotline 386-279-6307 or Spanish Line 386-279-6171.  Pantry needs—White & Brown rice, jelly, spaghetti sauce, cereal, canned meats, toilet paper, laundry soap, Toothpaste, tooth brushes (adult & children).  School pantry needs—All Types of individual sizes and easy open containers, fruits, mac-n-cheese, snacks, drinks.  Thank you for pleasing God with your generosity and caring kindness for our needy brothers and sisters.

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.

 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. Special night of Bingo, July 9th: doors/kitchen open at 4:30pm.  Menu includes: Grilled Hot Dog with sauteed onions; Grilled Cheese Sandwich; Turkey melt with grilled onions; grilled hamburger with sauteed onions; Egg or Tuna Sandwich; or Tuna melt.  Games start at 7pm until 11pm.  Each jackpot at $40+ & final jackpot $200+ (jackpots depend on turnout). Volunteers needed, please contact Bill Weber 386-574-4677.

Faith Formation Classes:   Religious Ed Registration: All children in Kindergarten through 6th grade should be attending our Sunday classes at 11:30; all children in 7th and 8th grades and any in high school who have not received Confirmation should be attending our Monday classes at 5:30 in the social hall. Our faith formation continues in high school by participation in the youth group on Wednesdays at 6:30 (which is free). If you have not registered yet forms are available in the office or by clicking on this link. If you have any questions you may contact Dolly at the office 386-574-2131.  Catechists Needed: Is God Calling You? If you love working with children and want to share the joy of your faith please consider saying “YES!” to the call. For more information contact Dolly.

Adult Confirmation: Classes for adults who have received Communion, but have not been confirmed - it is not too late to join the program. For more information contact Dolly at the office 386-574-2131 or by email at ollfaithform@ourladyofthelakes.org.

RCIA:  The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is a process of formation for unbaptized adults and children over the age of 7. The program adapted for children is available through Religious Ed Sunday classes. The process for adults includes anyone who has not received their First Communion.  Please contact Dolly at the church office or at ollfaithform@ourladyofthelakes.org for more information.

Upper Room-Divine Mercy Covenant Group:  Please click the following link for complete details:  /media/1/PDF%20forms/UPPER%20%20ROOM.docx

July 23, 2016 in the Social Hall - Doors open at 5 PM.  Unlimited Deep Fried Alaskan Pollock, Breaded/Fried Chicken Wings, French Fries, Cole Slaw, Lemonade, Iced Tea, Coffee and Water - Adults $10 and Children (10 & under) $5.  All are invited and welcome!

Fall Festival at Our Lady of the Lakes, October 15 & 16, 2016.  Saturday, October 15 from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm and Sunday, October 16 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Food, bounce rides for kids, trunk sales, bingo, etc.  Plan now to attend.  Contact Mike 386-801-2938 to sign up for your "trunk sale" spot, or to volunteer.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL:  Our Totally Catholic VBS will be on July 11th to the 15th!  It will begin at 9:00 a.m. each morning and end at 12 noon.  Early registration until June 30th is $20 per child.  After June 30th the registration is $25 per child.  There is an option available for late pick up with lunch and for an additional $20 per child.  Click here to print registration form and Click here to print Image Release Form (required).  When complete, please return forms and payment to Dolly at the church office, or contact Dolly 386-574-2131.

SAINT OF THE WEEK:  St. Junípero Serra Feast Day: July 1st
Junípero was born on the island of Mallorca southeast of Spain on November 24, 1713. He felt called to follow St. Francis and even though his family needed him on the farm they allowed him to join the Franciscan Order at sixteen. He was ordained a priest and earned a doctorate in theology, around 1739. He was sent to America as a missionary at the age of thirty six. Junípero taught about the One True God by adapting the Native Americans’ own religious rituals and pageantry to the doctrines and feasts of the Church. He preached, catechized, cared for the sick, administered the sacraments, and built churches. He is best known for his evangelization of California. He founded missions in: San Antonio de Padua, San Gabriel Archangel, San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, San Francisco de Asis, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Clara de Asis and San Buenaventura. He baptized over six thousand Native Americans and created the physical as well as religious nucleus for the subsequent development of California where the names of God’s Holy Ones mark every part of the landscape including the capital, Sacramento named after the Blessed Sacrament. Junípero died in 1784. He was canonized last year by Pope Francis during a Mass in Washington, D.C.  St. Junípero Serra pray for us.

ADULT BIBLE STUDY - Our next “Great Adventure”, Follow Me: Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John begins Thursday, July 7th at 7:00 p.m. in the social hall. Jesus comes to meet us and beckons us to follow him. He calls us to be his disciples, to trust him, to open ourselves to his merciful love, and to love others as he has loved us.  Follow Me invites you to experience the joy of a renewed friendship with Christ. For more information contact Dolly at ollfaithform@ourladyofthelakes.org.

Card Party – Tuesday, July 12:  Our monthly card party will be held in the Social Hall, beginning at 11:30 a.m.  Everyone is invited!  A donation of $2.00 covers admission,
door prizes, cake, coffee, and tea. Hot dogs and chips are available for $2.00.
Sponsored by the Council of Catholic Women.  Contact Mary Szpak 386-216-8840.

Bunco Party!  Friday, July 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the Social Hall.  Cost is $5.00 Includes games, snacks, goodies, coffee, tea, desserts and prizes.  Come and enjoy a good time.
Everyone in our community is invited.  Sponsored by the Council of Catholic Women.
Contact Mary Szpak 386-216-8840.

 

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 compliments 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


In need of assistance?

Please contact our Society of
St Vincent de Paul at 386-279-6307

Online Giving APP now available at your APP Store for Smart Phones. Search Online Giving, then install app.  

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 onlinegiving@osv.com.

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. 

 

Interested in Becoming an Usher at Mass?  Click Here

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.

El Circulo de Oración La Divina Misericordia de Our Lady of the Lakesles invita a orar, cantar, alabar y glorificar al Señor todos los lunes de 7:00 PM a 9:00 PM en el edificio de Educación Religiosa de nuestra parroquia. ¡Los esperamos! The Prayer Group Divine Mercy of Our Lady of the Lakes invites you to pray, sing, praise and glorify the Lord every Monday from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM in the Parish Religious Education Building. (in Spanish)

Men’s Group: We are a group of men who meet every Sunday after the 8:00 a.m. & the 10:00 a.m. 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. Please come and join us!

Dedications in Memory of Loved Ones:  You may now donate flowers or candles in memory of your deceased loved ones. You will also be able to donate larger liturgical objects such as vestments, liturgical books, & other long lasting items. For details contact Fr. Kenny or Fr. Frank.

Vocations Cross: We have traveling vocation crosses for each of our Masses.  If you would like to pray for vocations for a week please see one of the ushers to sign up so that they can put your name down for the mass and week you wish.  Thank you for praying for these vocations.

Craft Workshop: Every Friday at 10:00 am in the Parish Social Hall.  Join CCW in Craft Workshop.  Enjoy the
Fellowship & make memories.

OUR WORKS OF MERCY EVERYDAY
As a parish we will be concentrating this year on doing works of mercy. There will be a large glass vase in the sanctu-ary, into which we will place pieces of paper on which we have written specific works of mercy we have performed. Each paper would be the size of a Post-it note, to be rolled up and put in the vase. The object of the project is to fill this large container with expressions of mercy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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