Our Lady of the Lake

DIVINE MERCY DAILY REFLECTIONS (Jesus speaking to St. Faustina in bold print; from the Diary of St. Faustina)


Lukewarm Souls


My daughter, write that it pains Me very much when religious souls receive the Sacrament of Love merely out of habit, as if they did not distinguish this food. I find neither faith nor love in their hearts. I go to such souls with great reluctance. It would be better if they did not receive Me (Diary, 1288).


The office will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 30th.

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The Diocese's Office of Marriage and Family Life will offer 2 retreats (A Catholic Journey through Grief) a year.  Pre-registration is required.  Visit www.diolaf.org/grief to register.

Second Collection

Second collection for weekend of  May 28th/29th will be for the A/C Fund at St. Martin de Porres. 


Office Hours

Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed Noon - 1:00 pm for lunch
8:00 am - 12 noon

Mass and Confession Times


Mass Times

Saturday Mass: 4:00 pm
Saturday Spanish Mass(Misa en Espanol):7:00pm
Sunday Masses: 7:00 am & 11:00 am
Monday-Wednesday-Friday Masses: 6:15 am

Confession Times

Saturday: 3:00 pm
Sunday: 6:30 am & 10:30 am
Monday-Wednesday-Friday: 6:00 am
First Wednesday with Adoration: 4:00 pm to 8 pm


Mass Times

Sunday: 9:00 am
Tuesday & Thursday: 5:30 pm
First Thursday of each month: 12:10 pm
First Saturday of each month: 9:00 am

Confession Times

Sunday: 8:30 am
Tuesday & Thursday: 5:00
First Thursday of each month: 11:45 am
First Saturday: 8:30 am




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Daily Readings

St. Martin De Porres

The Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ---May 29, 2016

Quo Vadis Days (Where Are You Going?)

Learn about the Priesthood and how to discern your vocation: June 28-30; for young men (ages 15-25); Our Lady of the Sorrows Retreat House (420 N. Main Street, St. Martinville); No charge.

To register: www.lafayettevocations.org or call 261-5690.

Spend time with others who are serious about hearing the Lord's voice in their lives and following Him.  These blessed days of prayer, fun, and fraternity will help you explore our Lord's call in your life.


Upcoming Directed Retreats: Jesuit Spirituality Center, Grand Coteau

Do you feel a need to deepen your spiritual life?  The Jesuit Spirituality Center at Grand Coteau, announces these upcoming individually directed retreats:

  Thur., May 26th

  Mon., June 6th or Thur., June 9th

  Mon., June 20th or Thurs., June 23rd

  Tues., July 5th or Fri., July 8th

  Mon., July 18th or Thurs., July 21st

  Mon., Aug. 1st or Thurs., Aug. 4th

  Mon., Aug. 22nd or Thurs., Aug. 25th

For an application form to register, visit our website at www.jesuitspiritualitycenter.org or call 337-662-5251,

Monday--Friday, 8:00 am--12 noon and 1:00--5:00 pm.


Mass & Prayers Offered Anticipating Hurricane Season & Storms

North Region:  Prayer Service, Immaculate Conception, Lebeau, Wednesday, May 25th, 6:30 pm

South Region:  Prayer Service, St. Francis, Cypremort Point, Friday, May 27th, 6 pm

Central Region:  Prayer Service, Cathedral of St. John, Lafayette, Tuesday, May 31st, 6:30 pm


K. C.'s 5th Sunday Rosary

Please join the Knights in reciting the Rosary on Sunday, May 29th at 6:30 pm at Our Lady of the Lake Church.

May is the Month of Mary

St. Martin's Rosary Society will be reciting the rosary Monday-Friday during the month of May at 5 pm and Saturday at 8 am.  Come, join us...

St. Anne's Altar Society will also be praying the rosary daily at 5 pm near the Statue of Mary during the month of May.  Come, join us...



Registration is underway for the term of 2016-2017.  Forms will be available at the Church Office during business hours beginning May 16th.  Please call the Church Office if you have any questions at 685-4426.  Anyone needing financial assistance this year, we are offering a financial plan for the duration of the term.

Confirmation 2016

Pot-Luck Luncheon for Casey Dugas, our Summer Seminarian

We will be hosting a pot-luck luncheon to welcome our Summer Seminarian, Casey Dugas.  It will be held at Vandebilt Hall after the 11 am Mass on Sunday, June 12.  Please prepare your favorite dish and come and join us in welcoming Casey to Delcambre!!

Steubenville South 2016

June 24th-26th and registration is now open.  For more information please call or text Anne Catherine at 337-652-7407.

Pro-Life News

May is marked by the beautiful ceremony of the May crowning.  We present to Mary, the Mother of Life, flowers that represent life.  We honor Mary for saying "yes" to the Life of God in her womb.

Mary we ask you today to intercede for all those who find it difficult to accept the gift of new life whether within their womb or in someone else's.  Help them say yes!

6th, 7th & 8th Grade Retreat--Net Ministries

Catholic Radio Station

Everyone is invited to tune in to the Catholic Radio Station, KLFT, 90.5 FM to learn more about your Catholic Faith.  For good Catholic music, you can also tune in to 90.9 K-LOVE.


 Pope Francis decreed that the Holy Year of Mercy began on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, December 8, 2015 and will conclude on Feast of Christ the King, November 20, 2016.