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!
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 $97,381.50. Still needed $30,499.50 by year end!
4 PM Vigil Mass on October 25, 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 October 25, 2014. Video is the property of a Diocese of Orlando entity and duplication or retransmission without permission is prohibited.
Young Adult Group: Tuesday, November 4th is our next get together. For further information, contact Dolly Brophy at church office 386-574-2131 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Group (O Lyght): Join us on Wednesday, November 5th in the Social Hall. We will eat supper at 6:30pm and end at 8:30pm with dessert. For further information, contact Dolly Brophy at church office 386-574-2131 or email email@example.com.
FREE ADMISSION - FREE PARKING- ALL ARE WELCOME!
Nov. 20 (Thursday) 6-11 PM - Nov. 21 (Friday) 5-11 PM - Nov. 22 (Saturday) 2-11 PM - Nov. 23 (Sunday) 1-6 PM
3rd Annual Parish Community Carnival, Nov. 20, 21, 22 & 23rd. $15 Advance Sale wristbands and tickets (1/2 price 24 for $10) on sale now at Church Office. Rides include: Ferris Wheel, Scrambler, Rock O Plane, Slide, Loop O Plane, Zero Gravity, Roll O Plane, Funhouse, Castle Mania, Spinner, Merry Go Round, Little Scrambler, Angry Bird, Kiddy Wheel, Bulgy Whale, Train, Pirate Ship Inf., and Moonwalk. Contact Mike to volunteer time, talent and/or treasure 386-801-2938.
Advance Sale Wristbands $15 good any one day of the Carnival and ride tickets (sheet of 24 tickets for $10) on sale after all Masses Nov. 1 & 2. Also available at the Church Office until Nov. 19. Prices increase when purchased at the Carnival so save money and purchase Advance Sale now.
Dedications in Memory of Loved Ones
Adult Bible Study: Join us for Acts: The Spread of the Kingdom in the Social Hall every Thursday at 7 pm. 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 Priorit
Council of Catholic Women: Craft Fair Plant Request: Plant donations are requested for Craft Fair November 1 & 2. To donate plants, please call Sally at 386-789-1128.
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: After a summer break, we are starting up the OLL Children's Choir again for the Fall season. 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.
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.
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 next 2 dates will be: 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
LIVING ROSARY CIRCLE:
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
Farewell Father Mariano! We wish you the very best as you continue your Ministry at Holy Family Catholic Church Orlando, 5125 S Apopka-Vineland Rd, Orlando, FL 32819 Phone 407-876-2211. Final day at Our Lady of the Lakes October 31.
Altar Server Training: Anyone 5th grade or older can become a server. Training for new servers will be on Saturday, November 1st at 10 am in the Church. 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.
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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!
All Souls Catholic Church, SR 46, Sanford, FL Community Harvest Festival Oct. 31, Nov. 1 & 2.
Father Lopez Catholic High School 4th annual booster club Christmas Tree & Wreath fundraiser. Complete details: Click Here or 386-562-6430.