Rides! Games! Food! Fun! - Home-made baked goods! Huge indoor rummage sale. Bring your family and friends. Save $7.00 with online advance sale for unlimited ride wristband. To order advance ride wristband, go to www.campys.com before Wednesday, June 20. (weather permitting/no refunds.
Every church in the Diocese of Paterson will be open Monday nights in Lent from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for Confession. In addition, We will have a Communal Penance Service at Our Lady of the Lake on Tuesday, March 27th at 7:00 PM. There will be additional priests available to hear confessions. These are perfect opportunities to fulfill your Easter duty.Monday March 19th is the last Monday for the 'Coming Home' confessions. The last opoortunity for confession will be on Tuesday March 27th at our Lenten Penance Service at 7:00 PM.
March 17, 2018, 6:30 PM in McKenna Hall. Please save the date. Our very own WORLD Champion Irish Step Dancers and Musicians will be with us again this year.....and our favorite DJ will be there too. A fine corned beef and cabbage dinner will be served. Feel free to BYOB. This is a 21 and over only event. Tickets will be available at the parish office beginning February 5th and ticket sales will close on Friday, March 9th. Cost is $35 per person. Do you have a favorite recipe? Please bake our favorite one and bring it. There will be a prize awarded for the best soda bread.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR! We will be having a Parish Mission during Lent, on February 26, 27 and 28. Mr. Paul Rymniak will be our Mission Speaker. There will be an opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation each night of the Mission, we'll pray the Holy Rosary on Monday and Wednesday, and there will be a Healing Service for Seriously ill people. All are welcome.
On Monday, January 29, Fr. David will give a talk on the Liturgy of the Hours, also known as the Divine Office. While priests and deacons are required to pray this prayer each day, the Christian laity are encouraged to take up tis practice too. If you would like to know more about the Liturgy of the Hours and are interested in praying this Prayer of the Church, come join us on January 29th at 7:30 PM in Cassidy Hall. Fr. David will also give this presentation in the morning after Mass.
Training will begin soon for new altar servers! We invite boys and girls in the 4th grade or above to join this important ministry! To accommodate parents' busy schedules, training sessions will be on Friday evenings and Saturday noontime. Attendees will come to either Friday evening or Saturday noon sessions, not both. The schedule for training is as follows: Friday evening training, 5 - 6:30 PM: February 16th, 23rd and March 2nd. Saturday noontime training, 12 – 1:30 PM: February 17th, 24th and March 3rd. Registration forms will be distributed to Reverend Brown and CCD students, and also are available here... Click for more information and to download the PDF file.
The Marquette Council 588 Knights of Columbus will be hosting a MARDI GRAS PARTY on February 10th in McKenna Hall at 7PM-11PM. There will be food, music and a GREAT TIME! The cost per ticket will be $20.00. For tickets and further information please contact John Kollar at 862-432-2391 or Don Reichert at 973-729-3599
It gives me great joy to appoint Allison Ognibene as our next Youth Minister and Confirmation Coordinator of Our Lady of the Lake Parish. I know that Laurie DiCianni, who held this position for 15 years, would be delighted with her replacement. A resident of Sparta, Allison and her husband, Bill, are proud members of our parish. She attended...
Religious articles and nativity sets will be available on the weekend of December 16-17 in Cassidy Hall. This is a perfect opportunity to buy a beautiful gift for someone special. Please support the Christians from the Holy Land who make these articles to support themselves.
Our Advent Communal Penance Service will take place on Monday, December 18th beginning at 7:30 PM. There will be additional priests available for confessions. Please take this opportunity to prepare for Christmas.
The Knights of Columbus, Marquette Council 588 once again have kindly donated Oplatki to Our Lady of the Lake Parish for our parishoners. Oplatki is traditionally consumed at the Christmas Eve meal. It is a wafer that has been blessed (not consecrated) and usually the head of the household in Polish, Slavic, and Chech households will break off a piece and give it to each member of the family and guests while offering them good wishes for the coming year. The Oplatki will be available on the weekend of December 16th & 17th in the vestibule of the Church.
Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Friday, December 8, 8:30 AM Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a holy day of obligation. Masses in our Church will be celebrated at 8:30am and 7:00pm
Come one, come all to our annual Christmas Concert. Come celebrate the Christmas Season, bring your family and friends to hear the Christmas lessons and the beautiful sound of our adult choirs, children’s choir and OLL orchestra singing our Christmas favorites. You will be glad you did.
On Saturday, December 2nd Our Lady of the Lake, with the aid of students from our high schools in two counties, brought "Christ in Christmas" to life... A very Special Thank you to the many volunteers...