Holy Week

The Holy Week mass schedule can be found below.

Easter Monday, April 21st

Please be aware there is only one mass on Easter Monday, April 21st -- 9:00am. PARISH OFFICES CLOSED.


Holy Thursday - April17, 2014

  • Morning Prayer 9:00AM
  • Solemn Mass of the Lord's Supper 7:30PM
  • Eucharistic Adoration & Vigil of Prayer 9PM-10:30PM

Holy Thursday

Good Friday - April 18, 2014

  • Morning Prayer 9:00AM
  • Passion and Death of the Lord 3:00PM
  • Living Stations of the Cross 7:30PM

Holy Saturday - April 19, 2014

  • Morning Prayer and Blessing of the Easter Food 9:00AM
  • Mass of the Easter Vigil 7:30PM

Holy Thursday


  • 7:30am
  • 9:00am
  • 10:30am
  • 12:00pm (noon)

Holy Thursday

OLL International Pot Luck Supper

Saturday April 26, 2014 / 6:30pm – 9:00pm

School Auditorium

Please join us, all are welcome.  Please bring a dish from your native country or regional America.  Please download and return the sign-up form.

Don’t like to cook? Cash donations accepted.  Please send in your cash donation with the sign up slip.

If you are attending 5:30pm Mass, food can be dropped off in the Auditorium before Mass.

For more information please contact: Joe Mortara 973-508-8179 or jpmortara@aol.com.


Sunday, May 18, 2014

Mass at 12:00pm 
Our Lady of the Lake Church

Reception from 3:00 - 6:00pm 
The Villa at Mountain Lakes 
90 Route 46 
Mountain Lakes NJ

Cost $35 per person
Cash Bar, Food Stations, Piano Music
(Limited Seating)

If you have an OLL photo from the Parish, School, Holy Sacrament, or Activities from years past for inclusion in the slideshow, please email JPEG to OLL90th@gmail.com by May 1st. Please indicate year taken and who is in the photo if possible.

Don't let this one pass -- print the flyer and put it on your fridge!!


Our Lady of the Lake School Alumni Reunion (90 Years)

Saturday, May 17, 2014 7:00pm  10:00pm in the OLL Auditorium

All alumni 21 years and older may attend.

For more information contact taramcgarrity@gmail.com

90th Anniversary of the Parish Celebration

Sunday, May 18, 2014

12:00pm Mass at Our Lady of the Lake

Celebration 3:00pm — 6:00pm at The Villa at Mountain Lakes

More information to follow.


Our Lady of the Lake Music Ministry

Welcomes New Members for the New Year!

Have you ever thought about joining the Music Ministry of Our Lady of the Lake Church as a singer or instrumentalist?  Our Adult and Children’s Choirs and Youth Band are now recruiting new members. Please read on to see where you can fit in. 

The Adult Choir  

  • Weekly Rehearsals: Thursday evenings from 7:30-9:00pm. 
  • Sunday Liturgies: 10:30am 
  • Holyday and Holiday Liturgies: All Soul’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Palm Sunday, Holy Week Triduum, and Easter Sunday.

Open to all individuals high school age and older. The ability to read music is not a requirement. 

The Praiseful Youth Band  (Grades 7-12)  

  • Weekly rehearsals: Wednesday evenings from 7:00-8:15pm.
  • Liturgies: 8 masses between October and May including Christmas Eve Midnight Mass, Palm Sunday, and Easter Sunday.  

Open to all band students. Students must be able to read music. We are particularly in need of upper woodwind, low brass, and percussion players.                                     

The Joyful Voices Children’s Choir  (Grades 3-6)

  • Weekly rehearsals:  Wednesday afternoons from 3:00 to 4:00pm.
  • Liturgies:  8 masses between October and May including Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Family liturgy at 4pm, Palm Sunday, and Easter Sunday. 
  • Other:  Annual Biblical Musical (May Performance)

Open to all students. The ability to read music is not a requirement.

If you are interested in joining any of these musical groups, please contact music director Henry Gehman at 973-513-3192 or see him after any weekend mass.


Be Not Afraid: Rejoice in God's Mercy is the theme of the Archdiocesan Women's Commission Day of Reflection, to be held Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Seton Hall University in South Orange. This women's conference is prayerful, spirit-filled and life changing!! A dynamic line-up of speakers is scheduled, including Helen Alvare, J.D., Associate Professor of Law, George Mason University, expert on marriage, family and women's issues.

The day begins at 8:30am and ends at 4:30pm. The day includes breakfast and lunch. Registration is $25 for adults, $20 for college students (18-22) and senior citizens (65+). Priests & religious are free.

For registration please visit the Women's Commission website at www.rcan.org/womcom; contact the Day of Reflection registrar at 973-497-4545, or email CatholicWomen@rcan.org. Come, and Rejoice!

2014 Marriage Anniversary Masses

The Archdiocese of Newark will be honoring those couples who will be celebrating five, twenty-five and fifty years of Christian marriage in the year 2014.These anniversary liturgies will be celebrated by Archbishop John J. Myers in the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark.

  • April 6, 2014 at 3:00pm50 years
  • May 4, 2014 at 3:00pm25 years and 5 years

It is our hope that every couple in the archdiocese deserving of such recognition be present at the appropriate liturgy. The presence of a large number of couples will give favorable witness to the strength and stability of Christian marriage in today's society.

Call the parish office 973-239-5696 to register.

How To Report Abuse

Archdiocese takes very seriously any and all allegations of sexual misconduct by members of the clergy, religious and lay staff of the Archdiocese.  We encourage anyone with knowledge of an act of sexual misconduct to inform us immediately so that we may take appropriate action to protect others and provide support to victims of sexual abuse.

Individuals who wish to report an allegation of sexual misconduct may do so by calling the Archdiocesan Office of Child and Youth Protection 902-407-3256.

Hospital Privacy

The current privacy laws regarding patients in the hospital do not allow the hospitals/pastoral care office to contact parishes if their parishioners are in the hospital.  If you or a loved one are going into the hospital and want a priest to visit please call the rectory to make arrangements.

Bereavement Ministry

"Blessed are they who mourn for they shall be comforted"

Our Lady of the Lake's Bereavement Ministry offers a comfortable and safe environment where those who are grieving the loss of a loved one, may seek support from others who are experiencing a similar loss.

Sessions are held on alternating Tuesdays, September through June, at 7:30pm in the OLL rectory. A modified summer schedule is also offered.

If you would like some company on your journey or would like to experience God's grace as you walk this difficult path, please contact one of our facilitators, JoAnn Palmisano 973-585-7278 or Joan Stern 973-239-9113 for more information.

Your presence is always welcome!

Next Meeting: check the Event Calendar page and please call rectory to confirm!

Eucharistic Liturgy
5:30 pm
7:30 am
9:00 am
10:30 am
12:00 pm
5:30 pm
Weekday Mass
Monday - Friday
7:00 am
12:00 pm
9:00 am
  • May 04 @ 1:30pm
  • Jun 08 @ 1:30pm
  • Jul 13 @ 1:30pm
  • Aug 10 @ 1:30pm
  • Sep 14 @ 1:30pm