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  • Mass 
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    Welcome!

    Today the holiest week of the church year begins. It celebratesin story and ritual Jesus’ passingover from death to life.
    Identification with Christ in bothhis death and resurrection is what identifies a whole and fully realized person as a Christian person.
    This day we recall that the journey Jesus under took is our journey as well, each individual Christian life is closely knit to the life of Christ.

    Operation Rice Bowl
    and
    Holy Land Collection on Good Friday


    Holy Week Mass Times

     Holy Thursday

    8:30am Lakewood: No Mass
    7:00pm Lakewood
    4:00pm St. Ambrose in Wabeno

    Good Friday

    8:30am Lakewood: No Mass
    3:00pm Lakewood: Good Friday Service
    1:00pm Good Friday Service at St. Ambrose in Wabeno

    Holy Saturday

    8:00pm Lakewood

    Easter Sunday

    7:30am Crooked Lake
    9:00am Lakewood 
    9:30am Silver Cliff

    Lenten Fish Fry
    Friday, April 12th  
    4:30 -7:00pm at
    St. Mary's of the Lake in Lakewood


       Lakewood Church  

     
                4:00  P.M.  Saturday
              9:00  A.M. Sunday

             Reconciliation Times
              9:00 A.M.  First Fridays
             3:30  P.M.  Saturday

     

        Silver Cliff Chapel  
            5:30  P.M.  Saturday

             Reconciliation Times
                  First Saturdays
                 following Mass

       
     Crooked Lake Chapel
          
       7:30 A.M. Sunday
              
             Reconciliation Times

                  Second Sundays
                  following Mass
     
     

    Be Informed of Parish Events/Meetings 
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    Everyone is Welcome to Events
    and all Meetings!  
    Please consider Joining us!
     

    Parish Meetings - Everyone Welcome!

    Crooked Lake Christian Women
    Monday, April 1st at 1pm at the Chape
    l

    Holy Name Society Corporate Communion Sunday
    Sunday, April 14th
    Meeting & Breakfast after 9am Mass in the Church Hall.

    Please sign up by the elevator entrance.
    All members past and present are encouraged to attend Mass and come for a delicious breakfast
    .

             

  • Lenten Season

     

    Prepare Your Heart

    Lenten Material Available

    The Little Black Books,
    Catholic Relief Services Operation Rice Bowl,
    the Compass newspaper
    & a book by MatthewKelly
    “The Biggest Lie in the History of Christianity.”Communal

    Stations of the Cross
    Silver Cliff:
    All Fridays at 4:00pm
    Crooked Lake:
    Friday, March 22nd 4:00pm Lakewood:
    Friday, April 12th at 4:00pm
    St. Ambrose in Wabeno:
    at 6:30pm
    Presented by our Religious Education Students

    Lenten Fish Fry
    Friday, April 12th  
    4:30 -7:00pm at
    St. Mary's of the Lake in Lakewood

    St. Mary's of the Lake
    in Lakewood
    Seroogy’s Candy Sale

    St. Mary's & St. Ambrose Youth will be
    selling Seroogy’s Chocolates for their Lenten Outreachbefore and after Masses.

  • Centennial Events


    Closing of our
    Centennial Year!

      
    It has been a very exciting year filled with many activities:
    brunches, book club, fish fry, Novena, Special Masses, Eucharistic Adoration, Bingo, pie & ice cream social, parade float, trip to Holy Hill, Anniversary Mass with Bishop Ricken & dinner, open houses at the Chapels,
    an Ecumenical Concert, an Advent evening, and a recognition Mass for our founding families.
    Please visit our parish website for pictures of the events!

    Thank you to our Centennial Committee for all your planning and hard work and to all the parishioners and visitors who helped us celebrate our Anniversary year!

     

    A Work in Progress

    A parish history book is being
    created. It will look back on our 100
    years with detailed information.
    Research was done over the
    past year and a half,
    and many of you have contributed pictures, facts, and memories.
    These will be the“glue” that will bind this book together! Thanks!
    This book will be for everyone and we hope you will look forward to it.
    More details to come. . . .

     

  • Where to find us

  • Our Mission
    Statement


    We the members of St. Mary's of the Lake are called by Jesus to be the light of the world, through the mission and ministry of His Catholic Church; to discover Him, follow Him, worship Him and share His love.
    St. Mary's of the Lake
    Mission Statement
  • Pray Requests

    Prayer Requests . . .

    For healing and good health of mind, body, and spirit:

    Gail Luther, Larry Goffard, Sara DeGreef, Maggie Pleva, Karen Czyzewski and Kris Mason

    A Special Thank You from Larry & Alice Goffard for all the cards and prayers. They are appreciated!

     For Eternal Rest, and for God’s Blessings on their Families:

    John Schipferling, John Pakulski and Charlie Hirsch

    For all the prayer requests written in our Parish Book of Petitions.

    Prayer Shawls available in the office. 

  • Book Group

    We invite you to join
    a Book Group at St. Mary's
     

    The group will read and discuss the book Falling Upward by Richard Rohr.

    9:15 am - 10:15 am 
    St. Mary's Gathering Space.
    The Book Group will continue to meet 
    one Wednesday each month.
    Future dates are as follows; 

    Wednesday May 15th

    Please bring your favorite beverage.
    A healthy snack will be provided.

    We’ll listen and explore what the Spirit is calling forth in our individual lives.
    The flow of the hour will be opening prayer, discussing the chapters using guided questions, and close with a prayer. The only cost is the purchase of the book Falling Upward.
    It costs between $14-$20, depending on where you purchase it. If you’re interested in this opportunity, please sign up in the back of church by the elevator or call/text the facilitator Caroline Coughlin Lampereur
    (715) 850-0816.
    Read “The Invitation to a Further Journey and Introduction” for this meeting. Looking forward to the connections and conversations ahead. 

  • Hospitality Weekend
    Sunday, May 5th

    On the First Sunday of every month...
    You are cordially invited for coffee, donuts, and
    fellowship after;

     9:00 am Mass at Lakewood 
     7:30 am Mass at Crooked Lake. 

  • RIP Fr. Roger

       

         Father Roger Strebel
     

    FR. Roger Walter Strebel
    (Sept 22, 1938 – Feb 18, 2019)

    With faith in the Resurrection of Jesus, we offer our prayers for Reverend Roger W. Strebel, who entered eternal life on Monday, February 18, 2019, at the age of 80.

    Father Strebel was born in Green Bay to Martin and Grace (Paque) Strebel. He attended minor seminary at the College of Sacred Heart Seminary in Oneida, and studied philosophy and theology at St. Francis Seminary in Milwaukee. Most Rev. John B. Grellinger ordained him to the priesthood on May 28, 1966, at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Green Bay. 

    Father Roger’s first appointments were as assistant pastor of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Green Bay, and then St. Margaret Mary Parish, Neenah. Prior to being appointed pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Marinette in 1975, he served as parochial vicar of Holy Innocents Church, Manitowoc, and St. Philip the Apostle Parish, Green Bay. In 1981, Father Roger was appointed pastor of St. Anthony Parish, Tigerton, and St. Mary Parish, Marion. He served as pastor and administrator of numerous parishes including Immaculate Conception Church, Glenmore, St. Hyacinth Church, Antigo, St. Mary of the Lake Parish, Lakewood, and St. Joseph Parish, Walsh. Although he retired in 2010, Father Roger continued to help out at parishes as an administrator and priest celebrant. 

    He once said that working through the Catholic youth ministry of Boy Scouting was the impetus of his vocation to the priesthood. The basic promise of Scouting offers duty to God and service to others. The ordained priesthood is seen as the best way to live out that promise. Service to others is my life work of preaching the Gospel, building community and presiding at Eucharist. To accomplish the above, I need relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes of manly holiness and genuine faith. He was appointed Chaplain of the Boy Scouts in 1976 and served until 2016. 

    Father Strebel pursued higher education throughout his lifetime. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education at Holy Family College in 1971. He attended St. Mary University, Baltimore, Maryland in 1986, where he earned a doctorate in Ministry. Through Clayton College in Birmingham, Alabama, Fr. Strebel earned a Ph.D. and doctorate in Natural Health, a doctorate in Naturopath, and a Ph.D. in Nutrition. 

    Reception of the body by the Regional Vicar, Reverend Philip Dinh-Van-Thiep, will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, February 25 and visitation will continue until 11:00 a.m. at St Mary of the Lake Church, 15232 County F, Lakewood WI. The Funeral Liturgy, expressing our faith and our hope in the promised glory of the Lord’s Resurrection, will
    follow at 11:00 a.m., with Bishop David Ricken, Celebrant, and Father Daniel Schuster, Homilist. Burial will be at Allouez Cemetery at a later date.