Updated: 1/4/2021

Current Information on OLL Parish Events, Activities, and More

Under the guidance of the Archdiocese of Portland, Our Lady of the Lake parish is now open for Masses with limited attendance (approximately 50 people), physical distancing and sanitation protocols.

 

We invite you and your household members to sign up to attend Mass on a Sunday or on a weekday morning or evening. Each person must be registered online to attend. We also will continue to offer our weekly livestreamed Sunday Mass. Click here to sign up.

 

Archbishop Sample has extended the dispensation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days until we are able to gather safely again.

Information Regarding Parish Events and Activities:

 

Sunday Mass Times with limited attendance and sign up required:

Livestreamed Saturdays at 5:00 PM (recorded video available.) 

Sundays at 9:00 AM and 11:30 AM

Masks required.

 

Daily Mass Times with limited attendance and sign up required:

Mondays Saturdays at 8:30 AM

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays at 6:00 PM

Masks required.

 

Church Open Hours for prayer and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament:

Monday – Friday: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Saturday: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Sunday: 1:00 – 5:00 PM

First Friday Adoration is on the first Friday of the month from 9:30 AM to 8:00 PM with a special prayer hour with music and Scripture at 7:00 PM.

Masks required.

 

Confessions

Saturday, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

A priest will hear confessions next to the Sacred Heart Altar sitting behind a screen. No appointment needed but please do not enter the church until the 8:30 AM Mass has dismissed. Masks required.

Parish Activities, Events, and Meetings:

Most in-person parish events, meetings and activities have continued to be suspended. As we are able, we will continue to make available more in-person events, meetings, and acvities.

 

Until your event, meeting, or activity is meetin in person, such as bible studies, faith sharing, and prayer groups, we encourage you to continue these groups through video conferencing. Check with your host or leader for more information.

Parish Office and Staff:

The parish office will continue to be remote on Mondays and Fridays. the phones are answered between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM. If you need to reach a staff member, we highly encourage you to email them. Email addresses are listed on page 2 of the bulletin.


The parish office will be open for appointments only on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Walk-ins are not allowed at this time due to COVID-19 safety for parish and school staff, school children, and parishioners. Call the parish office to make an appointment.


School pick up is 12:30-1:30 PM each day. Please do not park in the middle of the back section so school parents can form carline. 


Parish Office will be closed on Monday, January 18 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Appointments with Fr. John or Fr. Suresh:

To schedule an appointment, please send an email to Fr. John Kerns or Fr. Suresh Amalraj (email addresses are found on page two of the bulletin) or call the Parish office at 503-636-7687 for their emails. Appointments cannot be made on the phone with the Parish Office. 

Offertory and Donations:

Offertory envelopes and other donations can be mailed to the parish, or dropped off in person during church open hours in the Donations Drop in the main Church entrance off A Avenue. We also encourage donations through our parish app or online Giving portal.

 

Donations of non-perishable food items for St. Vincent de Paul can be dropped off in the parish hall entrance or main parish entrance barrels.

 

NOTE: Household and clothing items currently cannot be accepted.