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

Sun: 8AM & 11:30AM

Wed-Fri: 1:10PM

Sat:  5P (Confession at 4P)

Sun: 8AM & 11:30AM

Wed-Fri: 1:10P

Parish Calendar

February 21, 2020
  • TGIF
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: February 21, 2020 - 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.

February 22, 2020
  • Washington's Birthday
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 22, 2020 - 11:59 pm


    Description:

    George Washington, the first president of the United States of America, was born on February 22, 1732.

  • The Chair of Saint Peter the Apostle
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 22, 2020 - 11:59 pm


February 25, 2020
  • God for Grown-Ups
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: February 25, 2020 - 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

All Souls’ Day

All Souls’ Day is the commemoration of all the faithful departed, particularly, but not exclusively, one’s relatives. In Western Christianity the annual celebration is held on November 2nd and is associated with All Saints’ Day (November 1st) and its vigil, Halloween (October 31st). On this day, Catholics pray for the dead.

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All Saints’ Day

All Saints’ Day, also known as All Hallows, is a solemnity celebrated on November 1st by the Roman Catholic Church. The liturgical celebration begins at Vespers on the evening of October 31st and ends at the close of November 1st. It is thus the day before All Souls’ Day.

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Halloween

Halloween, or Hallowe’en, is a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on October 31st, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows’ Day.

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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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Christmas Mass Schedule

Please join us in celebrating the birth of Our Savior, Jesus Christ, this Christmas season.

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Thanksgiving Day Mass

Please join us for our Thanksgiving Day Mass, this Thursday at 10:00 am.

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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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Bulletin 16 February 2020

We turn to God, our rock and our stronghold, seeking justice, truth, and grace.

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Parish Calendar

February 21, 2020
  • TGIF
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: February 21, 2020 - 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.

February 22, 2020
  • Washington's Birthday
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 22, 2020 - 11:59 pm


    Description:

    George Washington, the first president of the United States of America, was born on February 22, 1732.

  • The Chair of Saint Peter the Apostle
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 22, 2020 - 11:59 pm


February 25, 2020
  • God for Grown-Ups
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: February 25, 2020 - 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

  • Tuesday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time February 18, 2020
    Reading 1 Jas 1:12-18 Blessed is he who perseveres in temptation, for when he has been proven he will receive the crown of life that he promised to those who love him. No one experiencing temptation should say, “I am being tempted by God”; for God is not subject to temptation to evil, and he […]
  • Monday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time February 17, 2020
    Reading 1 Jas 1:1-11 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes in the dispersion, greetings. Consider it all joy, my brothers and sisters, when you encounter various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. And let perseverance be perfect, so that you […]
  • Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time February 16, 2020
    Reading 1 Sir 15:15-20 If you choose you can keep the commandments, they will save you; if you trust in God, you too shall live; he has set before you fire and water to whichever you choose, stretch forth your hand. Before man are life and death, good and evil, whichever he chooses shall be […]

RSS CNA News

  • Court evidence suggests abuse cover-up by high ranking Legionaries of Christ February 18, 2020
    Milan, Italy, Feb 18, 2020 / 12:01 am (CNA).- Evidence to be presented in an upcoming criminal trial suggests an elaborate cover-up of sexual abuse allegations against a former priest of the Legionaries of Christ whom an Italian court has convicted of sexual abuse of a minor. The case, set to begin in March, names […]
  • First Mass since Reformation to be held in Swiss cathedral February 18, 2020
    Geneva, Switzerland, Feb 17, 2020 / 07:00 pm (CNA).- The first Catholic Mass in nearly five hundred years will be celebrated at a cathedral in Geneva later this month. Mass will be said in the Cathedral of Saint-Pierre de Genève on Feb. 29, in a decision announced by the Diocese of Lausanne, Geneva and Fribourg’s […]
  • Bishops urge president to hold peace talks in Cameroon conflict February 18, 2020
    Yaoundé, Cameroon, Feb 17, 2020 / 06:01 pm (CNA).- Bishops from around the world have signed an open letter to the Cameroonian president asking that he participate in proposed peace talks meant to bring an end to conflict between the government and Anglophone separatists. “We are motivated by our concern about the suffering of unarmed […]
  • Catholics provide pastoral, physical aid in the face of coronavirus February 18, 2020
    Beijing, China, Feb 17, 2020 / 05:50 pm (CNA).- While the coronavirus outbreak continues, Catholics have sought to provide aid and pastoral care to those threatened by its spread. In mainland China, the death toll of coronavirus has reached 1,771, and more than 70,600 have been infected in the country. Jinde Charities, a government-recognized Catholic […]
  • In last Sunday Mass as Philly archbishop, Chaput retires with gratitude February 17, 2020
    Philadelphia, Pa., Feb 17, 2020 / 04:45 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Charles Chaput has been a diocesan bishop for 31 years. For most of that time, his people have known where to find him on Sunday afternoon or evening: hearing confessions and offering Mass in his cathedral. Chaput celebrated this weekend his last Sunday Mass as […]
  • New Hong Kong bishop to be announced within weeks February 17, 2020
    Hong Kong, China, Feb 17, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- Priests in the Diocese of Hong Kong are expecting the announcement of their new bishop within the next two weeks.  “We have been told to expect an announcement within the next ten days or so,” a senior priest in Hong Kong told CNA Feb. 15. […]
  • Priest with brain tumor 'embraces it willingly' for victims of clergy abuse February 17, 2020
    Indianapolis, Ind., Feb 17, 2020 / 03:41 pm (CNA).- When Fr. John Hollowell went to Mayo Clinic for brain scans after what doctors thought was a stroke, he received a shocking diagnosis. The scans revealed that instead of stroke, he had a brain tumor. While it is a serious diagnosis, Hollowell, a priest of the […]