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A VIRTUS Session is scheduled at OLL on Thursday, Sept. 12th, at 6:00pm. All School and Parish volunteers and staff who work with youth are required to attend a VIRTUS Session, complete a background check, and sign a Code of Conduct. Contact Kathy at khejna@ourladyofthelake.com to register.
This Tuesday, Sept. 10th, is our next serving date at Loaves and Fishes at St. Gabriel’s in Hopkins. If you would like to be part of this ministry, contact Kathy at (952) 472-8202.
It is not too late to register for Faith Formation Classes beginning in September! Register online at ourladyofthelake.com/sign-up-and-registration-forms/. Questions? Contact Kathy Hejna or Michelle Boris.
Young Mom’s Group Book Study coming in October! Our book is Who Does He Say You Are? by Colleen Mitchell, which studies various women in the Bible who were transformed by Christ. We will meet Monday mornings from 9:15 to 11:15 for 8 weeks. For more information, contact Kathy at khejna@ourladyofthelake.com.

Youth Ministry Corner

The Confirmation Parent Information Meeting is Sunday, Sept. 15th, at 11:30am. All registered Confirmation candidates (both 1st & 2nd year) and a parent should attend. If you cannot attend the meeting, please email Michelle Boris to schedule a makeup session.

Our Middle School Youth Ministry is moving our Youth Group Meetings to Sunday Nights! We will meet once a month from 6:30 – 8:15pm in the Presentation Room. Join us for our first night of faith, friends, food, and fun on Sunday, Sept. 15th. Please note: This is separate from Wednesday Night Faith Formation Sessions. All 6th – 8th graders of the parish and their friends are welcome to attend, whether registered for faith formation or not!
Middle Schoolers, be sure to mark your calendar for all the Youth Group sessions throughout this year:
Sept. 15th, Oct. 27th, Nov. 13th Personal Safety Lesson (all who regularly attend Youth Group must attend),
Nov. 17th, Dec. 15th, Jan. 26th, Feb. 23rd, March 15th, April 19th, and May 17th.

The Parent Orientation for Middle School Faith Formation will be during the first night of class on Wednesday, October 2nd, from 6:30-7:45pm. A parent should attend this session with their middle schooler to learn more about the program and events throughout the year and meet their child’s teachers.

Join our new youth band! We are currently seeking 6th – 12th grade vocalists and 9th – 12th grade musicians to join in leading music at 10:30am Mass once a month. You only need to commit to one month at a time. Just check the bulletin for upcoming Masses, and then email us at least a week in advance to receive a lineup of songs and music to learn ahead of time. We will meet at 8:00am the morning of the Mass to rehearse as a group. If you would like to be in the band for our first Mass on Sept. 15th, please email Michelle Boris at mboris@ourladyofthelake.com by Sept. 8th. Please indicate if you want to be a vocalist, or what instruments you play (if you are in high school). Please include one of you parents on your email. Thank you!