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Lakes Vicariate
Western Oakland County
Holy Spirit Parish
O.L. of the Lakes Parish
O.L. of Refuge Parish
Prince of Peace Parish
St. Anne Parish
St. Daniel Parish
St. Mary Parish
St. Patrick Parish
St. Perpetua Parish
St. Rita Parish
St. William Parish
Everest Academy
www.lakesvicariate.weebly.com
December 2014
MISSION STATEMENT: The Lakes Vicariate seeks to be responsive to the ministry of its parishes, schools, and church related institutions by coordinating
pastoral planning, by enhancing communications, by promoting collegiality, and by identifying and utilizing all resources which can be shared.
Our Lady of Refuge Catholic School
St. Patrick Catholic School
OPEN HOUSE
Sunday, January 25 and
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Our Lady of Refuge Catholic School is now accepting registration for the
2014-2015 school year. OLR has seen some major improvements in the
past few years including a renovated Media Center equipped with an iPad
lab, a new Performing Arts Center and the implementation of “Everyday
Math” and “Literacy by Design” into our math and reading curriculums.
OLR offers Catholic Christ centered education for students Pre-K (3,4,5
years olds) through 8th grade. We offer a strong, fully accredited core
curriculum complimented by Religion, Music, Art, Spanish, Computers,
Drama, Band and Physical Education classes. We are one of the few
Elementary Schools that offer drama for students during the school day.
We also provide a wide range of after school activities and athletic programs including football and lacrosse. Contact our principal, Bob Pyles at
(248) 682-3422 or email at rpyles@olr-school.net or our school secretary
Mrs. Debra Richards at drichards@olr-school.net for more information and
to schedule a visit.
Advent at St. Rita’s
St. Rita, Holly
Advent Schedule
Ladies Advent Tea: 12/10/14 at 7pm
Communal Reconciliation Service: 12/18/14 at 6:30pm
Individual Confessions: Saturdays of December at 5pm
Christmas Eve: 4pm, 6pm & 11pm (overflow in church hall)
Christmas Day: 9am &11am
Advent Season
Check parish websites for schedule of Advent penance services
and Christmas Mass times
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Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School
OPEN HOUSE
Sunday, February 8, 2015
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
Our Lady of the Lakes in Waterford educates children preschool through
12th grade on one campus. As a Catholic parish school, we are deeply
aware of the traditions of a Catholic education, and as such strive to provide
an educational experience grounded in gospel values. We teach a strong
core curriculum complimented by Music, Band, Drama, Art, Technology,
Spanish, and Physical Education. We also offer after school programs including Robotics and Math Pentathlon and athletics. We focus on religion
daily which includes practicing virtues in and outside the classroom. We are
moving forward with implementing iPads for classroom use, participating in
the Hour of Code, and incorporating STEM into our overall school experience. Our Lady of the Lakes is anchored in faith, foundation and future.
Please visit our website at www.ollonline.org for further information or contact the school office at 248-623-0340.
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Lakes Vicariate
St. John Paul II Perpetual Adoration Chapel
Family Resources and Support
FORTUNATE FAMILIES – Support for Catholic parents of
children who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.
Do you need good listeners who can provide you with access
to LGBT resources from an open, inclusive, yet Catholic perspective? There is much to be considered. Please contact
Mark or Ann McGowan at 248-661-1214 or send us an e-mail at
annmcg123@aol.com The McGowans’ have been active
Prince of Peace parishioners since 1976. They are members
of a group called Fortunate Families, Catholic parents of children who are gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender who support one another and their children – affirming, celebrating,
and seeking equality for all (www.fortunatefamilies.com)
Extraordinary Pilgrimage
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF SAINTJOHN PAUL II
Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish, Fr. Slawek Murawka and Kontrast
Entertainment extend an invitation to all for an exceptional tour of
Poland, Austria and Italy, April 20 - May 4, 2015. The Itinerary includes a visit to Warsaw, Czestochowa, Cracow, Wadowice, Zakopane, Vien, Venice, Assisi, Padova, Roma (Vatican City), and
much more. Limited seating.
You are invited to come to a very Special Holy Place to experience the Peace and Love of Our Lord. He
will give you great strength and consolation. The Chapel is open for all to visit anytime of the day or
night! You will need a code to get in. To schedule an hour or for more info call John Frank: 248 8872634 or Sr. Mary Jonothan: 810 360-8608. Remember St. Padre Pio's words: "A Holy Hour in front of
the Blessed Sacrament is worth more than a thousand years of human glory! Chapel is located on the
campus of Church of the Holy Spirit at 3700 N. Harvey Lake Rd., Highland, MI 48356. Church phone:
248 887-5364. All are WELCOME! To learn about the history of the Chapel and to see pictures go to
www.churchoftheholyspirithighland.com.
El Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage
164 mile ‘Walking Discernment Retreat’ June 8 - 23, 2015 (16 Days)
$1,500 per person (scholarships available) Contact: Fr. Tim Birney, Director of Priestly Vocations at: 313-237-5875 or birney.tim@aod.org.
The Camino or ‘Way’ is one of the oldest pilgrimages in all of Christendom. This ‘walking retreat’ will offer a young man the opportunity to grow
in his relationship with Christ and to better discern his vocation from the
Lord. Daily Mass, morning and evening prayer, and plenty of memorable
moments to last a lifetime. In 2013, 37 young men from the Archdiocese
of Detroit took a leap of faith and walked the final 72 mile portion of the
Camino. Join Fr. Tim Birney in 2015 for another incredible discernment
experience along the Camino.
NEWSLETTER DEADLINE for January 3, 2015 is Monday, Dec. 22nd.
Please send e-mail to Molly Rozycki at: popredsec@yahoo.com in a
Microsoft Word document clearly marked “Attention Vicariate
Newsletter” or mail to Prince of Peace attention: Molly Rozycki at
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