Catholic Schools Week This week the Church celebrates Catholic Schools Week. The theme for 2015 is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” Each year the Church reminds us of the importance of education for our children through Catholic Schools. Why Catholic schools? Because through Catholic schools our children not only receive a quality… Read more
Don’t miss the event of the year!
OLCEF FUN-Raiser Event
“Be True to Your School”
A Do Not Miss OLCEF Fundraising Event
Senior discounts tickets $20.
Year End Statements
As good stewards of your generous support, we will EMAIL your Year End Contribution Statement. We will mail contribution statements to those we know do not have an email account. Of course we are happy to send your statement by mail upon request.
If you do not receive your Year End Statement by email by the end of January, check your spam folder, talk to other members of your household (we may only have one email address for the family) or contact the parish office to update your email.
Thank you for your trust and generosity.
Pastoral Care Ministries
If you missed your opportunity to inquire about the Pastoral Care Ministries, you can submit your interest on the Ministry Interest Form.
We appreciate the dedicated members of:
Parish Health Ministry, Knit One, Pray Too, OLC Meal Ministry, Medical Equipment Closet, “Circle of Caring” Bereavement, Lazarus Ministry (Funeral Luncheons), Communion Visitation and Spiritual Care Ministry
Connect in Community – myParish App
Enjoy sharing and exploring your faith with a positive social media tool!
This new app for iPhone and Android smart phones will help us connect in community, grow in our Catholic faith and invite others to join in the journey.
Explore the Features HERE!
NEW PAROCHIAL VICAR Please welcome to OLC our new parochial vicar, parish priest, associate pastor, Father Darrel Kempf. Father Darrel Kempf, 31, is the son of Tom and Jane Kempf of St. Michael Parish, Brunswick, his home parish. He has five siblings, Christine, Patrick, Amber, Max and Cameron. He attended Muskegon Community College and St…. Read more
Faith Magazine Digital Copy – December
My Friends at OLC, This is the last article that I will be writing in this bulletin space and I would like to use it to say my farewell. Today, January 11th, is my last day as the associate pastor of the parish as I will be taking up my duties as the pastor of… Read more
Godspeed to Fr. Mike! On December 16, 2014, Bishop Walkowiak announced new pastoral appointments. Effective Wednesday, January 14, 2015, Rev. Michael G. Hodges, parochial vicar of Our Lady of Consolation Parish, Rockford, is appointed pastor of St. Philip Neri Parish, Reed City, and St. Anne Mission, Paris. Please join us in the family center today,… Read more
On this Third Sunday of Advent the theme is traditionally one of joy. This is a tradition that comes down from the Tridentine Mass when the first word of the Introit or Entrance Antiphon was “Gaudete” (Rejoice/Be Glad). Therefore this Sunday has come to be known as “Gaudete Sunday”. Advent is a penitential, as… Read more