Small Church Communities
When the Bible says “they will know we are Christians by our love for one another,” it means that others will see how we minister to one another as brothers and sisters in Christ.
About Small Church Communities
Our Lady of the Lake Parish provides one of the most effective avenues for followers of Jesus to care for one another. Without small groups, Our Lady of The Lake could easily become a place for theoretical faith without the practice of it in our community. This kind of community is essential for parishioners to become Disciples of Christ, the kind who will go out and tell others about Him. This is the essence of the Great Commission, and it begins in intimate relationships between people.
None of this is a fad, and it’s certainly not un-Catholic. The early Church was made up of people who, in addition to worshiping God in the Mass and Sacraments, lived in small groups and ministered to one another. Today, many Catholics who have recently returned to the Church, cite their attraction to small group communities to rediscover the beauty and importance of rediscovering Catholicism
Info about joining or starting a group
A variety of groups have been formed in our parish; singles, couples, young adults, men, women, parents and combo groups... all typically in groups of 8-12 people that meet regularly to discuss and share a spiritual book, a video series, scripture readings, or explore church teachings. Most groups meet in homes; some groups meet at the Parish Center. Most gatherings are about 60-90 minutes. Our Lady of the Lake Parish currently has several different groups that may fit your schedule. Ask any parishioner in a small group and they will tell you our the importance in their faith journey. Just click on the link to the right to join a group today!
Email: Irene Boone