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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's bulletin and parish calendar and join in the many activities as time allows.  

We Have a New Bishop!!!

on his appointment as
Bishop of the
Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau
"I am humbled by the confidence of the Holy Father and I am grateful for his support in appointing me the seventh Bishop of the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau. In that role I wish to extend to Pope Francis the prayers and love of the clergy, religious, and laity of our Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau."

Annual Diocesan Development Fund is vital to the life of the Church in southern Missouri. Please complete and return your DDF pledge card the parish office or drop it in the weekend collection basket. Blessings

Check the DDF Brochure for additional information: English and Spanish.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Springifled, MO

Help raise funds for World Youth Day
Why should be go all the way to Krakow' Poland?

Click for Downloadable Parish Ministry Handbook 

Printable 2016 Intentional Disciple Form 
short quiz to help in deciding what and how to use your talents at Our Lady of the Lake.
Check frequently asked questions ~ Is Every Thing at Our Lake of the Lake a ministry?
"Once one chooses to become a disciple of Jesus Christ, Stewardship is not an option...
... Read more about being an Intentional Disciple through  

Do you know the love that surpasses all, that is stronger than death itself?

Today Pope Francis is calling us to: "Be Merciful, just as your Father is Merciful."

Interested in secure on-line giving through Faith Direct?

ONLINE Giving… Thank You for using Faith Direct Online Giving. Parishioners who use the service are pleased with how easy it is to set up and manage. If you have not yet signed up for Faith Direct, please consider this option. This is a perfect tool for anyone who shops online! By using Faith Direct you are helping the parish improve our operational efficiency.

Faith Direct will automatically process any offertory or second collection donations of your choosing. You can sign up online at using our church code: MO447, or by mailing a paper enrollment form available in the parish office. Thank You! Father Rick

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May 6 2016 - 9:00am

Worship Area

May 6 2016 -
1:00pm to 6:00pm

Parish Center

May 6 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Faith Formation Room

May 7 2016 - 9:00am


May 7 2016 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Rain date May 14th, bring gloves, hand tools, and small shovels/spades.

May 7 2016 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
May 7 2016 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

Church Events

Meditation: Do you know the love that surpasses all, that is stronger than death itself (Song of Songs 8:6)? In Jesus' last supper discourse he speaks of the love he has for his disciples and of his Father's love. He prepares his disciples for his imminent departure to return to his Father by exhorting them to prove their love for him through their loyalty and obedience to his word. He promises them the abiding instruction and consolation of the Holy Spirit....

Meditation: What's the best investment you can make with your life? The gospel presents us with a paradox: we lose what we keep, and we gain what we give away. When we lose our lives for Jesus Christ, we gain a priceless treasure and an inheritance which lasts forever. Whatever we give to God comes back a hundredfold. Generosity flows from...

Father Rick's Blog

3rd Sunday of Easter --- Homily by Deacon Richard Harden (Senior Deacon at OLL)

In last week’s gospel, we hear of Jesus appearing to his disciples after his resurrection.  When they see his risen, glorified body, they all rejoice, except for Thomas who was not present.  He had to wait another 8 days, persisting in his unbelief, before Jesus appeared to them again.  It’s amazing what an impact just seeing the risen man, Jesus, had on those who walked beside him while he was on earth.  Or did it?

May You

and your Loved Ones

have a very Blessed Easter!