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Welcome to Our Lady of the Lake!
Take a few moments to look around the web site... we welcome all visitors and pray your time in the Ozarks is restful. To our parishioners, hopefully you will find many items of interest. Everyone is invited to see what is happening at the parish this week and join in the many activities as time allows.  

April 15th, Tuesday Chrism Mass at 7:00pm 
           Saint Agnes Cathedral, 533 S Jefferson  
Springfield, MO 65806
April 16th, Wednesday Lauds, Morning Prayers of the Church,
at 9:00 am, Blessed Mother Teresa Chapel
April 17th, Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7:00pm
with Adoration following until midnight
April 18th, Good Friday Prayers in the Garden at Noon
April 18th, Good Friday Liturgy at 7:00pm
April 19th, Saturday, Easter Sunday Vigil at 8:00pm
April 20th Easter Sunday Masses, 8:00 and 10:30am

Stewardship 2014

Let us celebrate the many and varied gifts the Lord has given to each of us.
downloadable PDF file Ministry Handbook Check Page 4 to see a list of Parish Ministries

So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, crying, "Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, even the King of Israel!" And Jesus found a young ass and sat upon it; as it is written, "Fear not, daughter of Zion; behold, your king is coming, sitting on an ass's colt (Jn 12:13-15)!"

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Jesus Christ came to bring us the kingdom of God. He is the true King who offers peace, joy, and everlasting life for those who accept his kingship. Does the King of glory find a welcome entry in your heart and home? Do your walls echo with the praise of his glory?

Please come to Mass early enough not to disrupt.
Leave late enough not to insult.
Worship reverently enough not to distract.
And dress proudly enough not to offend.

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Apr 20 2014 - 8:00am to 10:30am
Apr 20 2014 - 8:00am to 10:30am
Apr 20 2014 - 9:30am to 10:15am

Meeting in the Music Room

Apr 21 2014 - 9:00am
Apr 21 2014 - 10:00am
Apr 21 2014 - 6:30pm

Meeting in the Heritage Room

Apr 22 2014 - 9:00am

Church Events

The Sacred Legacy of Last Words

There is a reverence attached to last words that makes them rise above everyday speech. When loved ones die, we read their “last will and testament” with elevated solemnity. After a tragic suicide, we look for a note as a clue to the person’s state of mind and heart. When a condemned criminal is executed, we pause to offer the opportunity for closure by asking, “Any last words?”

Meditation: Does the King of glory find a welcome entry in your home and heart? Jesus went to Jerusalem knowing full well what awaited him - betrayal, rejection, and crucifixion. The people of Jerusalem, however, were ready to hail him as their Messianic King! Little did they know what it would cost this king to usher in his kingdom. Jesus' entry into Jerusalem astride a colt was a direct...

Father Rick's Blog

Over the past month, our Gospel has been taken from chapter 5 of St. Matthew’s Gospel. We have heard a great deal about being authentic, intentional disciples.

What is an intentional disciple?

It is something that you do not just fall into by accident. To be an intentional disciple, you make a deliberate choice to follow Jesus and act like Jesus!