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.  

Our Lady of the Lake
Kitchen Shortage


The Parish Center Bids have been received... there is a SHORTAGE! 
The walls are in place, the tile is down and work continues...  
Your help is needed to completely fund the Parish Center Renovation 
or drop your donation support at the Parish Office or in the Collection Basket in an envelope clearly marked "PARISH CENTER SUPPORT" Large Or Small, ALL donations will help to complete this project!

See how and where YOU can answer Bishop Johnston and Father Rick's call to the Diocesan Mutually Shared Vision

Stewardship Questions & Answers               downloadable PDF file Ministry Handbook     

Check Page 4 to see a list of Parish Ministries


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Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion. Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem.  Lo, your king comes to you; triumphant and victorious is he, and riding on a donkey and upon a colt the foal of a donkey.
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The colt was a sign of peace. Jesus enters Jerusalem in meekness and humility, as the Messianic King who offers victory and peace to his people. That victory and peace would be secured in the cross and resurrection which would soon take place at the time of Passover.

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Mar 30 2015 - 9:00am
Mar 30 2015 - 6:30pm
Mar 31 2015 - 9:00am
Mar 31 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm


Mar 31 2015 - 7:00pm

Chrism Mass 7:00pm at St Agnes Cathedral, 533 South Jefferson, Springfield, MO 65806 … remember parking is limited and...

Apr 1 2015 - 9:00am
Apr 1 2015 - 3:00pm

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Church Events

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 fulfillment of the Messianic prophecy of Zechariah (9:9):

Meditation: How does God bring us into an inseparable bond of love and unity with himself? God is a covenant-maker who draws men and women to himself in a bond of peace and friendship. God established a covenant with his people when he freed them from slavery in...

Father Rick's Blog


Richard "Hoppy" L. Jones - RIP

I appreciate each of you in your prayers for me and for my family, especially my Sister, Cheri. As a family, we recognize the power of prayer. Your prayer during the time of my Dad's death gave all of us hope and comfort.

4th Week of Advent

O Come, O Come Emmanuel!

Thank you Jesus, for showing us your love! In a world that is torn by war, strife, violence, division and injustice, you are the one who invites us to follow you.