Sat (Sun Vigil): 5PM following Confession at 4PM

Sun: 8AM, 10AM, and 12:15PM

Wed-Fri: 1:10PM

Sat:  5P (Confession at 4P)

Sun: 8A, 10A, & 12:15P

Wed-Fri: 1:10P

Parish Calendar

September 20, 2019
  • TGIF
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: September 20, 2019 - 11:30 am

    Location: Our Lady of Tahoe parish hall


    Description:

    Join us as we read and discuss the Scripture readings for the upcoming Sunday Mass.

September 21, 2019
  • Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: September 21, 2019 - 11:59 pm


September 24, 2019
  • God for Grown-Ups
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: September 24, 2019 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Our Lady of Tahoe parish hall


    Description:

    Join us for our adult religious education class. We will share a meal and learn about the Mass, catechism and church history.

News & Events

Christmas Dinner Tickets Are on Sale

  As you are aware, for the past number of years, we have had our annual Christmas party in the parish hall. To be sure, they were great events and one way of preparing and looking forward to the birth of the Lord. This year we would like to try something different. We have booked…

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No Daily Mass, October 21-23

There will be no daily Mass this week, Wednesday, October 21st through Friday, October 23rd, due to meetings. Masses on Saturday and Sunday will take place, as usual. Our normal Mass schedule will resume next week.

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Fall Clean-Up Was a Success!

Twenty-one people helped with our Fall Clean-Up on Saturday, October 3rd. Because so many turned out, we only had to work for two hours.  

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Welcome, Anna!

On Sunday, 9/20/2015, Anna Strabala was welcomed into Our Lady of Tahoe Catholic Church. Pictured with Anna is her sponsor, Henri Maroney. A “cross” cake, baked by Betty Hicks, was enjoyed by everyone after the 10 o’clock Mass. Congratulations, Anna, and welcome home.

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Fall Clean-Up on October 3rd

The weather looks good for our Fall Clean-Up, which is scheduled for Saturday, October 3rd from 9:00 AM until noon. We hope everyone can come out and help clean up the parish grounds. We need people to pick up pine cones and rake pine needles. Garden gloves and hats are recommended, and please bring a rake if…

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Scripture Class

Father Oliver teaches a Scripture Class each week. Please come join us in the Father John K. Bain Pastoral Center (parish hall) on Wednesdays at 10:00 AM, while we study the Gospel of Luke. Usually, about a dozen people attend these classes. However, in the summer, we have had as many as twenty-two! It’s a comfortable…

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Columbus Day Dinner on October 17th

The Men’s Fellowship hosts its annual Columbus Day dinner on Saturday, October 17th at 7:00 PM in the Father John K. Bain Pastoral Center (parish hall). We will be serving spaghetti and meatballs. Tickets for adults are 2 for $25. Children (ages 2-10) will be admitted free of charge. We will be selling raffles tickets for a…

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Papal Visit 2015

Pope Francis will be in the United States from September 22nd until September 27th. The theme of his Apostolic Journey is: Love is Our Mission. The Pope will visit Washington, DC, where he will make history as the first pontiff to speak to a joint session of congress. Next, he will visit New York City…

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Registration for Religious Education Ends Soon

Registration for 1st Communion, Confirmation and Intermediate Classes is taking place until September 13th. Registration packets are available for pickup before and after all Masses at the entrance to the church, or fill out this form to register or for more information A mandatory welcome meeting for all parents and guardians will be held at…

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Mass for Father Richard DeMolen

Father Richard DeMolen, the pastor at Our Lady of Tahoe Catholic Church from 2002-2010, passed away on Sunday evening, August 30, 2015 due to complications of a stroke. He was 77 years old. We will celebrate Mass for the repose of Father Richard’s soul at Our Lady of Tahoe Catholic Church on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 5:30…

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Register Now for Religious Education

Registration for 1st Communion, Confirmation and Intermediate Classes is taking place until September 13th. Registration packets are available for pickup before and after all Masses at the entrance to the church, or please see our Religious Education Enrollment Page for more information and to sign up. A mandatory welcome meeting for all parents and guardians…

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Registration Begins for Religious Education

Registration for 1st Communion, Confirmation and Intermediate Classes is taking place until September 13th. Registration packets are available for pickup before and after all Masses at the entrance to the church. A mandatory welcome meeting for all parents and guardians will be held at 9:00 AM on Sunday, September 13th in the Father John K. Bain…

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Bishop Calvo to Celebrate Mass

On Sunday, August 16th, Bishop Calvo will pay a Pastoral visit to celebrate Mass at Our Lady of Tahoe. Please mark your calendars so that, if at all possible, you can attend the 10:00 AM Mass on that day and join us in welcoming our fine Bishop. Bishop Randolph Calvo is the seventh Bishop of Reno, ordained to the episcopate and…

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A Catholic’s Divorce Survival Guide

Do you know anyone who is divorced? Nearly everyone is affected by divorce; whether it’s you, or a family member, or a co-worker. Divorce happens…and it hurts. The Catholic’s Divorce Survival Guide Program is a 12-week DVD/discussion program beginning Sunday, September 6, 2015 at 3-5 p.m. in the “Gathering Room” at St. Albert’s Catholic Church, 1259 St.…

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No Daily Mass for Two Weeks

The daily Masses normally scheduled for July 15-17 and July 22-24 have been cancelled because of the trip to Ireland & Scotland. Masses on Saturday and Sunday will be held as usual. The normal Mass schedule will resume the week of July 26th.

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Special Meeting on our Church Remodel

There will be a special meeting of the Parish Council on Monday, July 13th to discuss the Church Master Plan. Mike Quilici, Director of Development & Stewardship at the Diocese of Reno, and Mercedes de la Garza, architect, will be in attendance. Parishioners are welcome.We want to thank those who attended the Town Hall meetings on May…

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Church Remodel Update

We want to thank those who attended the Town Hall meetings on May 27th and June 3rd, regarding the possibility of a church remodel as part of our Master Plan. Most of you were favorable to Phase II for improvements to the interior. The Parish Council, Finance Council and Father Oliver have taken into account the ideas,…

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Church Remodel Meetings

Father Oliver and the Parish Council invite you to join us for “Town Hall” meetings for our parishioners and visitors May 27th and June 3rd at 7:00 PM in the parish hall regarding the possibility of a church remodel. The presentation will include an overview of two options: The first is to remodel the interior of…

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Spring Clean-Up Rescheduled… Again

Because of the rain we have been getting, our spring clean-up has been postponed yet again. It has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 30th from 9:00 AM until noon. We hope everyone can come out and help clean up the parish grounds. We need people to pick up pine cones and rake pine needles. Garden gloves and…

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Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

  The fundamental dogma, on which everything in Christianity is based, is that of the Blessed Trinity in whose name all Christians are baptized. The feast of the Blessed Trinity needs to be understood and  celebrated as a prolongation of the mysteries of Christ, and as the solemn expression of our faith in this triune…

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Parish Council Election

The Parish Council election for this year will be held in June. There are two (2) positions open. The deadline for nominations was May 24th. Nominees will be contacted by Parish Council members and asked to write a short resume to appear in the parish bulletin for June 7th. Resumes must be submitted by June 2nd.The…

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Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

 by Vicente Juan Masip Corpus Christi (Body and Blood of Christ) is a Eucharistic solemnity, or better, the solemn commemoration of the institution of that sacrament. It is, moreover, the Church’s official act of homage and gratitude to Christ, who by instituting the Holy Eucharist gave to the Church her greatest treasure. Holy Thursday,assuredly, marks…

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Ministry Fair

 The Women’s Guild is holding a Ministry Fair in the parish hall on Sunday, June 14, 2015. After each Mass – 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM and 12:15 AM – we invite anyone who is interested to visit the various booths at the fair, and learn about the ministries in our parish. It is also an…

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Trip to Ireland & Scotland

Parishioners are accompanying Father Oliver of Our Lady of Tahoe, Father Dan Hussey (Elko) and Father Michael Reardon (Whittier) on an 11-day trip to Ireland and Scotland, taking place July 13-23, 2015. Highlights include the Cliffs of Moher, the Hill of Tara, Slane Abbey, Knock Sanctuary, Dublin, Belfast, the Titanic experience, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Loch…

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World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015

 Held every three years and sponsored by the Holy See’s Pontifical Council for the Family, the World Meeting of Families is the world’s largest Catholic gathering of families.Scheduled for September 22-27, the theme of the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 is “Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive,” emphasizing the impact of the love and life of…

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CSA 2015 Success

This year’s CSA has been another success! To everyone who participated, thank you very much for your generosity. Click the image on the right to view the thank you letter from Bishop Calvo. So far, we have received pledges of over $51,000, which far exceeds our goal of $42,074. Our participation rate is over 50%,…

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Catholic Services Appeal 2015

It is that time of the year for the CSA (Catholic Service Appeal) KICK OFF. We are asked this year to think about “WHO WE ARE” and “WHAT WE DO” to serve the Lord. You may answer “I go to church, I give to the weekly offering, and help out around the church when asked.”…

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Join Us in Praying the Way of the Cross

Everyone, Visitors and parishioners alike are invited to Outdoor (weather permitting) Stations of the cross . On Good Friday, April 19, 2019 , 12 Noon . To be followed by The Passion of The Lord (Liturgy of Good Friday) at 3 PM.

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Holy Week Schedule

Visitors are welcome to join the Choir on practices and Mass. 04/18/2019: Holy Thursday 5:30 to 6:30 PM – Choir Practice for Holy Thursday 7:00 PM – Mass 04/19/2019: Good Friday 10:30 to 11:30 AM – Choir Practice Noon to 1 PM – Outdoor Stations of the Cross ( Led by music ministry) 1 PM…

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St. Patrick’s Day Dinner 17 March 2019

The Men’s Fellowship is hosting its annual Saint Patrick Dinner on Sunday, March 17, 2018 in the Father John K. Bain Pastoral Center (parish hall). On the menu are shepherd’s pie, and Irish stew, and corned beef and cabbage. There will be apple pie and cheesecake for dessert. Social Hour begins at 4:00 PM, and…

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God for Grown-Ups 26 February 2019

Join us at our adult religious education class on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM in the Fr. John K. Bain Pastoral Center (Parish Hall). We enjoy a supper, then Nathan Goode leads us in a class. This month we will learn about Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation, as well as…

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Meet and Greet 12 February 2019 Canceled

    Unfortunately with the upcoming storm predictions for Tuesday night we are going to have to cancel this month’s meet and greet night. Considering how bad the last few storms have been, we do not want to risk the safety of any of our parishioners. We will continue with our monthly meet and greet in March weather…

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Holy Week Mass Schedule

We hope you all join us in celebrating the Paschal Mystery, the passion, and death of our Lord, Jesus Christ. .  Masses will be held as follows: Palm Sunday – Sunday, April 14th Saturday April 13th at 5PM Sunday April 14th at 8AM Sunday April 14th at 11:30AM Holy Thursday – Thursday, April 18th Thursday…

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Bulletin 15 September 2019

Jesus has come into the world to show God’s love and to save sinners.

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Parish Calendar

September 20, 2019
  • TGIF
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: September 20, 2019 - 11:30 am

    Location: Our Lady of Tahoe parish hall


    Description:

    Join us as we read and discuss the Scripture readings for the upcoming Sunday Mass.

September 21, 2019
  • Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: September 21, 2019 - 11:59 pm


September 24, 2019
  • God for Grown-Ups
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: September 24, 2019 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Our Lady of Tahoe parish hall


    Description:

    Join us for our adult religious education class. We will share a meal and learn about the Mass, catechism and church history.

RSS Daily Readings

  • Wednesday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time September 18, 2019
    Reading 1 1 Tm 3:14-16 Beloved:I am writing you,although I hope to visit you soon.But if I should be delayed,you should know how to behave in the household of God,which is the Church of the living God,the pillar and foundation of truth.Undeniably great is the mystery of devotion,Who was manifested in the flesh,vindicated in the […]
  • Tuesday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time September 17, 2019
    Reading 1 1 Tm 3:1-13 Beloved, this saying is trustworthy:whoever aspires to the office of bishop desires a noble task.Therefore, a bishop must be irreproachable,married only once, temperate, self-controlled,decent, hospitable, able to teach,not a drunkard, not aggressive, but gentle,not contentious, not a lover of money.He must manage his own household well,keeping his children under control […]
  • Memorial of Saints Cornelius, Pope, and Cyprian, Bishop, Martyrs September 16, 2019
    Reading 1 1 Tm 2:1-8 Beloved:First of all, I ask that supplications, prayers,petitions, and thanksgivings be offered for everyone,for kings and for all in authority,that we may lead a quiet and tranquil lifein all devotion and dignity. This is good and pleasing to God our savior,who wills everyone to be savedand to come to knowledge […]

RSS CNA News

  • The unborn child is a person with the right to an identity, say bishops of Panama September 19, 2019
    Panama City, Panama, Sep 18, 2019 / 06:01 pm (CNA).- The Panamanian bishops expressed their support last week for a bill that would allow parents to register their children who were miscarried, as this would help “the parents alleviate the pain and make more bearable their mourning over the loss” of their baby. The bishops […]
  • In robota Christi? Why robots can never be Catholic priests  September 18, 2019
    Denver, Colo., Sep 18, 2019 / 04:34 pm (CNA).- Once a man is ordained a priest for the Catholic Church, he acts, according to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, “in persona Christi capitis”: in the person of Christ the Head. During the ordination ceremony, the priest’s hands are anointed with oil, he lies prostrate […]
  • Poll suggests a majority of Buffalo Catholics want Bishop Malone to resign September 18, 2019
    Buffalo, N.Y., Sep 18, 2019 / 04:05 pm (CNA).- Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo, New York is facing fresh calls for his resignation, after a local news organization commissioned a poll that suggests a majority of Catholics and lapsed Catholics in the diocese would like to see him step down because of his alleged mishandling […]
  • Analysis: Cardinal Marx’s next step on the German synodal path September 18, 2019
    Vatican City, Sep 18, 2019 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- This week, Cardinal Reinhard Marx, president of the German bishops’ conference, travels to Rome. There he will meet with Cardinal Marc Ouellet, head of the Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops, to clear up some “misunderstandings” about the German bishops’ intended synodal process. The stakes of the closed-door […]
  • Maine bishop laments failed challenge to assisted suicide and abortion laws September 18, 2019
    Portland, Maine, Sep 18, 2019 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- Bishop Robert Deeley of Portland, Maine, has expressed his disappointment at the failure of efforts to force a public vote on the legalization of physician-assisted suicide and taxpayer-funded abortion in the state.  “I am saddened to learn that despite great opposition in the public to physician-assisted […]
  • Study finds U.S. abortion rates at all time low September 18, 2019
    Washington D.C., Sep 18, 2019 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- A new study from a Planned Parenthood thinktank released on Wednesday has found that abortion in the United States have dropped to its lowest rate since the procedure was made legal in 1973.  The report from the Guttmacher Institute, the research arm of Planned Parenthood, estimated […]
  • Ecuador votes not to decriminalize abortion in cases of rape September 18, 2019
    Quito, Ecuador, Sep 18, 2019 / 12:15 pm (CNA).- A bill to decriminalize abortion in all cases of rape failed in the Ecuadorian legislature Tuesday, amid opposition from the Church and civil organizations. It would have allowed abortion also in cases of non-viable fetal deformity, incest, and nonconsensual artificial insemination. Sixty-five members of the unicameral […]