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…]

Fr. Dan Lannen 12-3-2017 Homily

Sunday, December 3rd Fr. Dan Lannen celebrated the First Sunday of Advent. The readings were Isaiah 63:16B-17, 19B; 64:2-7 and 1 Corinthians 1:3-9. The Gospel was proclaimed from Mark 13:33-37.

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…]

Fr. Joe Krupp 11-26-2017 Homily

Today Fr. Joe Krupp celebrated Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. The readings were Ezekiel 34:11-12, 15017 and 1 Corinthians 15:20-26,28. The Gospel was proclaimed from Matthew 25:31-46.