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

July 23, 2019
  • God for Grown-Ups
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: July 23, 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.

July 24, 2019
  • Finance Council
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: July 24, 2019 - 9:00 am

    Location: Our Lady of Tahoe parish hall


    Description:

    Quarterly meeting.

July 25, 2019
  • Saint James, Apostle
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: July 25, 2019 - 11:59 pm


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 21 July 2019

Happy are those who invite the Lord into their houses.

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Parish Calendar

July 23, 2019
  • God for Grown-Ups
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: July 23, 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.

July 24, 2019
  • Finance Council
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: July 24, 2019 - 9:00 am

    Location: Our Lady of Tahoe parish hall


    Description:

    Quarterly meeting.

July 25, 2019
  • Saint James, Apostle
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: July 25, 2019 - 11:59 pm


RSS Daily Readings

  • Saturday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time July 20, 2019
    Reading 1 Ex 12:37-42 The children of Israel set out from Rameses for Succoth,about six hundred thousand men on foot,not counting the little ones.A crowd of mixed ancestry also went up with them,besides their livestock, very numerous flocks and herds.Since the dough they had brought out of Egypt was not leavened,they baked it into unleavened […]
  • Friday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time July 19, 2019
    Reading 1 Ex 11:10—12:14 Although Moses and Aaron performed various wondersin Pharaoh's presence,the LORD made Pharaoh obstinate,and he would not let the children of Israel leave his land.The LORD said to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt,"This month shall stand at the head of your calendar;you shall reckon it the first month of […]
  • Thursday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time July 18, 2019
    Reading 1 Ex 3:13-20 Moses, hearing the voice of the LORD from the burning bush, said to him,"When I go to the children of Israel and say to them,'The God of your fathers has sent me to you,'if they ask me, 'What is his name?' what am I to tell them?"God replied, "I am who […]

RSS CNA News

  • Fla. McDonald's sued for denying employment to Hasidic Jew because of his beard July 20, 2019
    Orlando, Fla., Jul 20, 2019 / 06:01 am (CNA).- An Orlando-area McDonald’s is being sued for denying employment to a man on account of his beard. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which filed the lawsuit on the man’s behalf, said in their lawsuit that the McDonald’s manager told the man that "he could not hire […]
  • Lord Alton: Abortion law imposed on N Ireland by UK Parliament July 20, 2019
    Washington D.C., Jul 20, 2019 / 12:00 am (CNA).- The British Parliament is imposing its will on the citizens of Northern Ireland by passing legislation decriminalizing abortion there, one Catholic lawmaker says. “We know that the last vote to be held in the United Kingdom in any of the jurisdictions was in Northern Ireland, where […]
  • Illinois to fund abortion clinics after Title X Protect Life Rule July 19, 2019
    Springfield, Ill., Jul 19, 2019 / 04:08 pm (CNA).- Illinois will provide state funding to abortion clinics and clinics that refer for abortions in the light of new changes to Title X rules, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Thursday. Earlier in the week, part of the “Protect Life Rule,” which created new eligibility guidelines for Title […]
  • Michigan considers two pro-life ballot initiatives July 19, 2019
    Lansing, Mich., Jul 19, 2019 / 02:26 pm (CNA).- The Michigan Catholic Conference is urging state residents to support a petition drive for an initiative to ban “dismemberment abortions” instead of a separate petition drive that seeks to ban abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat. The two competing initiatives are backed by different […]
  • Vatican announces sanctions on disgraced Bishop Bransfield July 19, 2019
    Wheeling, W.V., Jul 19, 2019 / 01:57 pm (CNA).- Bishop Michael J. Bransfield, Bishop emeritus of Wheeling-Charleston, will no longer be allowed to participate in public Masses or live within his former diocese. He must “make personal amends” for the harm he brought to the diocese, Pope Francis announced in a communique released on Friday […]
  • English bishop: Let's be cautious responding to comatose girl's situation July 19, 2019
    London, England, Jul 19, 2019 / 11:05 am (CNA).- The English and Welsh bishops' representative on life issues urged Thursday that the public be reserved in judgement on the case of Tafida Raqeeb, a comatose five-year-old whose parents want her transferred to Italy for treatment after UK doctors ordered the removal of “life-sustaining treatment.” Raqeeb […]
  • South Asia floods: 'Everything is coming to a complete standstill' July 19, 2019
    Patna, India, Jul 19, 2019 / 10:44 am (CNA).- Catholic Relief Services is working with local partners to provide aid amid severe flooding and landslides in parts of India, Nepal, and Bangladesh, the group said Thursday. “The most immediate need right now is clean water and food,” said Caroline Brennan, director of communications for CRS’ […]