1 OUR LADY OF THE LAKES CATHOLIC CHURCH N.W. 67 th Avenue Miami Lakes, FL (305) (Office) (305) (Fax) (Website) Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time February 23, 2014 Sacramental Schedules Sunday Masses 5:00PM Vigil (English) 8:00AM (Español) 12:45PM (Español) 9:30AM (English) 5:30PM (English) 11:00AM (English) 7:00PM (Español) Daily Mass Monday - Saturday 7:00AM (Español) Monday - Saturday 8:30AM (English) Confessions Saturday 3:30PM - 4:30PM Baptisms Sunday 2:30PM Arrange 6 weeks prior Weddings All Months except July Arrange 9-12 months prior CLERGY & Staff Very Rev. José Alvarez, V.F. Rev. Peter Lambert Pastor Parochial Vicar General Information Rectory Hours Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 12:00PM / 1:00PM - 8:00PM Saturday 8:30AM - 12:00PM / 1:00PM - 3:30PM Sunday 8:30AM - 2:00PM Gift Shop Hours Monday - Friday 7:30AM - 4:30PM Saturday & Sunday Half Hour before & after each Mass Religious Education Classes Wednesday 4:15PM - 5:45PM & 7:00PM - 8:30PM Saturday 9:00AM - 10:30AM Rev. Mr. Roger Currier Rev. Mr. Carlos Ramírez Rev. Mr. Al Mindel Rev. Mr. Pablo Fernández Mrs. Josefina Vázquez & Mrs. Rosa Diaz Religious Education Directress (Ext. 625) & Religious Education Assistant (Ext. 628) Mrs. Marlene Arca -Del Pozo Office Manager & Weddings (Ext. 637) Sr. Helene Kloss, OP Mr. David Shannon & Mr. John Prats Music Ministry Directors (Ext. 618 & 619) Mrs. Elsa Reus Mr. Christopher Vail Development (Ext. 616) Bookkeeper (Ext. 615) Mrs. Rosa Gangi & Mrs. Fay Stephens Gift Shop Managers (Ext. 671)
2 OUR LADY OF THE LAKES CATHOLIC SCHOOL 6600 Miami Lakeway North Miami Lakes, FL (305) (Office) (305) (Fax) (Website) Mr. Ricardo Briz Principal A Week in the Life of OLL Students March 3-4,6 Iowa Assessment Testing for Grades 2-8 March 5 Ash Wednesday Students Qualify for Spanish Spelling Bee Some of our students qualified for and participated in the Inaugural Spelling Bee en Español. Spanish teacher Señora Medina helped prepare these students for the competition. Several schools joined in the competition at Blessed Trinity. In the end, two of our proud 7th graders, Ethan Cueli and Jose Gonzalez moved up to the 3rd round. Way to go, Cheetahs! Sports News On 2/6/2014 the Primary a gold team defeated the Bears of St. Agnes by the the score of Team is now 7-0 with one game left next Thursday OLL gym. On 2/6/14 the Primary Blue Basketball Team defeated Shamrocks of St. Patricks Team only allowed 2 points in 2nd half with their stellar defense. Team is now 3-3. JV baseball defeated St. Peter & Paul 10-0 with great pitching. Team also was smashing the ball and running the bases well, helping them get their victory. On Monday 2/10/14 JV baseball also defeated Immaculate 4-1.Team is now 6-0. For more information about our school, you may visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ourladyofthelakescatholicschool
3 Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church 2014 ABCD Drive Our Lady of the Lakes has raised $ 210, Thank you to the Parishioners who have pledged to the ABCD! Consider joining the Parish families that have pledged to the 2014 ABCD drive. We ask for your continued support by making a sacrificial pledge of any kind and together, we can be One in Faith, One in Hope and One in Charity Gracias a los Parroquianos que donaron al ABCD! Considere ser parte de los miembros de nuestra parroquia que donaron a la compaña de 2014 ABCD. Les pedimos su apoyo, haciendo una promesa de sacrificio de cualquier cantidad y permanecer Unidos en la Fe, Unidos en la Esperanza y Unidos en la Caridad Our ABCD Parish Goal is $270,000 As of today, we have not met our goal.
4 Festival News!!! The festival features 16 of the best international food booths. There will be more than 20 popular carnival rides to thrill people of all ages. There is no admission charge. Pre-sale unlimited ride bracelets are available at the Church Gift Shop or early mornings outside the school office starting Monday, March 3 rd call or /50 Drawing Special raffle during festival WIN UP TO $7,000- Cost per ticket $ You can purchase your ticket at the Church Gift Shop, please ask for Rosa Gangi ext. 671 Upcoming Festival meeting for all Chairpersons and volunteers at the Parish Center on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 7:00pm Volunteers who want to help at the festival please Luz Quintero: We need your help in getting items donated for our festival Meat, poultry, and dairy products! If you can make these donations or have any connections Please contact Diane Pantaleon at Festival hours are: Thursday, March 13: (From 5:00pm to 10:00pm) Friday, March 14: (From 5:00pm to 11:30pm) Saturday, March 15: (From 1:00pm to 11:30pm) Sunday, March 16: (From 12 noon to 9:00pm)
5 Festival Wish List!!! Sponsor This Year s Festival We are currently looking for businesses, families, or individuals to sponsor this year s festival. The proceeds from this event will help our church and school respond to the needs of the community. The following levels of sponsorships are available: PLATINUM SPONSOR: $1, PATRON GOLD SPONSOR: $ PATRON SILVER SPONSOR: $ PATRON BRONZE SPONSOR: $ We would appreciate the participation of your business and/or family in sponsoring our 40 th Spring Festival. The form that must be filled out in order to sponsor can be found on our website: Please return the form along with your donation check payable to Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church. If you need any further information, please call the Development Office: (305) , ext. 641 or In Need of Used Appliances If you or anyone you know has any used or unwanted appliances such as refrigerators, stove tops, microwaves, etc., please consider donating it for use at our Spring Festival. These are greatly needed for the use of all the storage and production of food at our various booths. For more information or to arrange pick up/drop off, please contact the rectory. DIME TOSS BOOTH IS COLLECTING GLASSWARE!!! It s time to clean out your cupboards of all unmatched sets and unwanted glassware We ask all parents, parishioners, volunteers, teachers and administration to ask around and collect as much as they can for this year s Our Lady of the Lakes Dime Toss Booth at the festival. The children look forward to this game booth every year and we strive to make it a success. Please help out with your donations. You may bring them to the Parish or School Office by Tuesday, March 11 th. For additional information, you may contact: Kathy Zaldivar (954) Cristina Vazquez (786)
6 Upcoming Events PRE-CANA TEAM will be hosting a Pre- Cana Experience Weekend On Friday, February 28 & Saturday, March 1, 2014 in the Our Lady of the Lakes Parish Hall Cost: $ per couple - covers materials and meals To register please Marlene Arca-DelPozo at with your names, addresses, cell phone numbers, name of the church where you are getting married and date of wedding. The deadline to register is Monday, February 24th. REZO DEL SANTO ROSARIO En Español Rezando el Santo Rosario por el Santo Padre, todos los Sacerdotes y por las Vocaciones Sacerdotales. domingo, 2 de marzo 2014 en la Capilla de 3:pm a 4:pm Todos están invitados a rezar con nosotros. Para mas información llamar a Gisela Valdés
7 Upcoming Events Contemplative Cenacle of the Divine Mercy Bilingual Monday, March 3, 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel For more information call: Eduardo or Gisela Valdes Cenáculo Contemplativo de la Divina Misericordia Bilingüe Lunes, 3 de marzo del 7:30 p.m. en la Capilla Para mas información llamar a Eduardo o Gisela Valdes OLL Unbreakable Couples Group A Place for Dating, Engaged and Married Couples Lent is coming up soon-why don t you do something for your relationship? Come and continue putting your union first! Thursdays, 7:30pm-9:30pm in the School Library Now including childcare during meetings for all couples participating beginning March 6th. Contacts: Madie & Lou Mendez PRE-BAPTISMAL CLASSES Pre-Baptismal Classes in English March 20, 6:30 pm in the Parish Hall Clases pre-bautismal en español 6 de marzo del 2014 a las 6:30pm en el salon parroquial For more information, please contact: Josefina Vazquez (ext. 625) or Rosa Diaz (ext. 628) or
8 Upcoming Events Emaus Para Hombres Retiro #44 Marzo 21, 22, 23 del 2014 Que Dios te bendiga y que Su paz este contigo. Esperamos verte en este próximo retiro! Para más información, llame a: Pedro Cruz Freddy Fandiño Homero Cruz MATRIMONIO 2000 Ministerio en la Arquidiócesis de Miami Para la Convalidación de Matrimonios por la Iglesia Católica Para Parejas Que No Han Recibido El Sacramento Del Matrimonio El programa, Matrimonió 2000, es una preparación para matrimonios que llevan años de casados por lo civil y no han recibido el Sacramento del Matrimonio (Convalidacion). El programa es de un día de duración. Se realize en la Iglesia Catolica Saint Timothy de 8:15 a.m. a 5:30 p.m, y en él participan parejas de las distintas parroquias de la Diocesis de Miami. Haga su reservación llamado al o fax a Fechas del 2014: Domingo 27 de Abril, Domingo 20 de Julio, Domingo 19 de Octubre
9 Notes & Thoughts Vocation Cup We thank the following families for hosting the Vocation Cup this past week: The Gonzalez Family The Jorge Family The Vocation Blessing Cup is a wonderful instrument of prayer and devotion for our parish families. The Cup reminds each host family that it is their responsibility to pray for and foster vocations to the priesthood and religious life. A family is asked to host the Vocation Cup for one week. It will travel from home to home as a sign of our total parish commitment to praying for vocations. Congratulations! to the following couple who were Married on Saturday, February 15, 2014 Estela Bruzon & Yandy Pazos Respect Life Ministry Life Development Facts:...By 16 weeks of life, a baby in the womb is the size of an avocado, weighing around 4 ounces and is about 4 1/2 inches long. He or she has begun to grow toenails....by 21 weeks, the baby in the womb is around 10 inches long, and has developed eyebrows and eye lids. Join the Bishops' Call to Prayer and Fasting for Life, Marriage and Religious Liberty. Visit or text "fast" to Join the Movement!
10 Ministries of our lady of the lakes Ministerios de nuestra señora de los Lagos M.O.M.S. Meets every 1 st Wednesday of the month in the Art room, at 7:30pm. Women s Club Meets on every 4th Thursday of the month, in the Parish Hall at 7:30 pm Men s Emmaus / Hombres de Emaus English meets Mondays at 7:00 PM in the Parish Center Coordinator: Richard Fuentes Español se reunen los jueves a las 7:00 PM en el Centro Parroquial Contacte: Homero Cruz Women s Emmaus/ Emaus para Mujeres English meets Thursdays at 7:30 PM in the school, room #216. Contact: Odalys Ismail Español se reunen los Jueves a las 7:30 PM en el salon # 216 Contacto: Zaidis Enriquez Cursillos de Cristiandad Nos reunimos todos los viernes a las 8:pm en el salon parroquial. Para mas información vea nuestra página de internet o contacte Luis Verdecia: o Respect Life Ministry Prays the rosary every 2nd Friday of the in the chapel Contact: Mary Tate at Know someone who is pregnant and needs help? Call Respect Life Center at Suffering from post-abortion problems? Call Project Rachel at English Bible Study Join us in studying the Gospel of St. Luke on 7:30 pm or 9:00 am. Contact: Susan O Neill at Participa Del Grupo Bíblico Parroquial Estudia la Palabra y forma comunidad Reuniones Viernes a las 7:30pm en el salón de arte de la escuela La Legion de Maria Reuniones: Lunes 7:pm En el Salón Parroquial Rosario: Domingos 6:30pm En la Capilla Informes: Idelsi Arias Life Teen & Edge Sunday nights right after the 5:30 PM Life Teen Mass LIFE TEEN is a model of youth ministry for senior high teens, leading them closer to Christ. Mariano Rodriguez The EDGE is a youth ministry for grades 6-8. Arleem Fernandez Unbreakable Weekly Couples Meetings Dating, Engaged or Married Couples Meets Thursday at 7:30pm at the OLL School Library Contact: Lou & Madie Mendez Website: Facebook Search for: Unbreakable412 at Our Lady of the Lakes Fuente del Espíritu Santo Únete a nosotros en el Grupo de Oración: Reuniones: miércoles a las 7:30pm en la capilla y en el salón parroquial Contacte: Patricia Rinehart al Pastoral Care Team As members of the Pastoral Care Team, we want to ensure that members of our parish who are ill and/or dying receive the spiritual, physical, social and emotional support they need. Members of our team are ready and willing to visit, pray with and bring the Eucharist to our parishioners who are ill/homebound/or dying. If someone you know could use the services of our Care Team, please call Matrimonios en Amor y Fe Te invitamos a participar de nuestras reuniones mensuales todos los ultimos Lunes de cada mes, en el salon parroquial a las 7:45pm. Para mas informacion favor de llamar: Antonio y Cecilia Peralta , Linea de Oracion Permítenos orar por ti Llame al teléfono Un grupo de personas orarán por tus necesidades a nuestro Dios. The St. Vincent de Paul Society Meets on every 3rd Thursday of the month, at 7:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. in the Parish Hall (Center) Visit us when you can or call
11 Week of February 23, 2014 Sunday Vigil Sunday Español Español Español Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Week of March 2, 2014 Sunday Vigil Sunday 5:00pm 8:00am 9:30 am 11:00am 12:45pm 5:30pm 7:00pm 7:00am 8:30am 7:00am 8:30 am 7:00am 8:30 am 7:00am 8:30am 7:00am 8:30am 7:00am 8:30am 5:00pm 8:00am 9:30am 11:00am 12:45pm 5:30pm 7:00pm Pro-Populo (The Parish Community) Pablo & Gregoria Rustan Peter & Angela Rustan Freddy Schuck Josefa Alvarez Gloria Maria Ferrer Bozidar Fink Haydee Rivero Lilia Mercedes Gasca Father James Murphy The Sick of the Parish Cirilo Gonzalez Heriberto Dalmau Orlando Lopez Accion de Gracias Larry Orzeck Maria Rodriguez Caridad Quintero Los Enfermos de la Parroquia Julia Solarez Ana Lopez Nicolas Molina Accion de Gracias Victor, Sr. & Victor, Jr. Guatame Ed Kearns Por Sacerdotes y Religiosos Angel & Blanca Arca Florante Sunega Lonny Randall Smith Padre James P. Murphy Carlos Fernandez Anthony Dichiaro Accion de Gracias Betty Aguilar Thomas McCarthy Brigida Martinez Daisy Andino de Mena Edward Kearns Pro-Populo (La Comunidad Parroquial) Carmel Ann Rendenna Edwin Stracke, Jr. Eleanor Randazzo Ermitas Chinchefas Jairo Gonzalez Ines A. Meza David Ruiz Father James Murphy Jose Maria Quijano Pajon Luis Mozas Pray for the sick Ben Aguirre Orlando Aguayo Yolanda Andreu Virginia Antezana Tona Barillas Esther Cabrera Julio Cabrera Anthony Coscia Carrie Cox George Dyer Raquel Edwards Marianne Farrey Edward Ferguson Maureen Futch Bertha Futch Pura Gil Ana Gonzalez Juan Gonzalez Walter Greenwell Marcus Gutierrez Duke Hernandez John Hernandez Tom Hewlett Ed Kearns Fedra Lanci Carmen Larrua Diane Leahy Antonia Leon Thomas McCarthy Daniel Mella Charles Metzcus Ileana Merino Angel Muñoz Pray for the Dead Edward Kearns Reinaldo Olivencia Betina Pascual Yolanda Perez Kamil Pharaony Rafael Pol Ana Pol Shirley Porter Manuela Puentes Scott Roach Rosa Roldan Eugenio Rubio David Ruiz Virginia Rusch Eileen Scurio Gene Scurio, Jr. Gene Scurio, Sr. Edith Sierra Marta Tobar Patricia Valverde Nury Vazquez Marie Wallace
12 02/16 Weekly Offering Mass Time Attendance Offertory 5:00 pm Vigil 250 $1, :00am 342 $1, :30am 322 $1, :00am 545 $3, :45pm 800 $1, :30pm 295 $1, :00pm 406 $1, Mail/Credit Card 0 $6, Total 2,960 $18, Readings of the Week Monday: Jas 3:13-18; Ps 19:8-10, 15; Mk 9:14-29 Tuesday: Jas 4:1-10; Ps 55:7-11a, 23; Mk 9:30-37 Wednesday: Jas 4:13-17; Ps 49:2-3, 6-11; Mk 9:38-40 Thursday: Jas 5:1-6; Ps 49:14-20; Mk 9:41-50 Friday: Jas 5:9-12; Ps 103:1-4, 8-9, 11-12; Mk 10:1-12 Saturday: Jas 5:13-20; Ps 141:1-3, 8; Mk 10:13-16 Sunday: Is 49:14-15; Ps 62:2-3, 6-9; 1 Cor 4:1-5; Mt 6:24-34 Our Lady of the Lakes Announces Easy Giving Options Using your credit card for giving can save time and make your giving both automatic and Even more convenient. I authorize Our Lady of the Lakes to charge my credit card account each month the amount shown. This authorization will remain in effect until I give written notice to cancel it. Signature: Date: / / Please Charge $ per month to my Visa M/C Discover Amex Name on Card: Date for Withdrawal : 15th 30th Card # \ \ Expiration Date: / / Home Address: Phone Numbers: \ \ Bulletin Requests If you would like to publish an announcement in our parish bulletin, please send the information to All requests are subject to approval by Father Alvarez. Solicitud para el boletín Si desea publicar un anuncio en nuestro boletín de la parroquia, por favor envíe la información a Todas las solicitudes están sujetas a la aprobación del Padre Alvarez.
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