NO MASS for The Solemnity of Mary

The Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God (January 1) is not observed as a Holy Day of Obligation this year because it falls on a Monday. On December 13, 1991, the members of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops of the United States of America decreed that whenever January 1, the Solemnity of Mary, the … [Read more…]

4th Sunday of Advent & Christmas Mass Schedule

Following the 3rd Commandment, “Keep Holy the Sabbath Day”, the Catholic Church Canon law states “on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation, the faithful are obliged to participate in Mass”. This year, the Fourth Sunday of Advent falls on December 24, with Christmas on Monday, December 25. The question becomes, “Can one satisfy both obligations … [Read more…]

Immaculate Conception Mass Times

Thursday, December 7, 2017 The Vigil for the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary St. Mary on the Lake 6:00 pm Friday, December 8, 2017 The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Holy Day of Obligation) Sacred Heart 8:00 am & 6:30 pm St. Mary on the Lake 9:15 am St. Joseph/Adrian 7:00 … [Read more…]


Dear Parish Family, We’re pleased to announce that St. Mary on the Lake is changing our online giving to ConnectNow Giving. This is a convenient and safe way to make a one-time or recurring donation. Getting started is easy—just visit our website at and click on our online giving link or see the link listed below. … [Read more…]

The Schedule for the week of Thanksgiving

Just a few reminders for the week of Thanksgiving. The Parish Office will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd & Friday, November 24th. In case of an emergency and you are in need of a priest, please call 517-258-0448. The Mass on Thanksgiving (November 23rd) will be celebrated at 8:00 am at Sacred Heart Church. NO Mass … [Read more…]


HOLY DAY MASS SCHEDULE: The next Holy Day of Obligation is Wednesday, November 1st. (ALL SAINTS). All Saints commemorates all those who have passed from this life and gained their admittance to the Heavenly Banquet. That means that this will one day become our feast day also! Oct. 31 Vigil Mass 6:00 pm St. Mary … [Read more…]

Wednesday, October 4th Pet Blessing

PET BLESSING Fr. Joe will bless pets on Wednesday, October 4th at 4:00 pm here at St. Mary on the Lake. Many churches in the United States celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi on October 4th each year. The feast commemorates the life of St .Francis, who was born in the 12th century and is the … [Read more…]

ARISE Together is Christ Session III “

ARISE Together is Christ STARTS THIS WEEKEND!! Session III ”In the Footsteps of Christ”. Arise is a total renewal experience, spiritually transforming people though small Christian groups. Great opportunity to strengthen and grow in your relationship with Jesus Christ and with members of your faith family! If you don’t like to read aloud or share … [Read more…]