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

St. Thomas, Apostle 3 July 2018

Thomas the Apostle (Biblical Hebrew: תומאס הקדוש‎; Coptic: ⲑⲱⲙⲁⲥ; Classical Syriac: ܬܐܘܡܐ ܫܠܝܚܐ‎ Thoma Shliha; also called Didymus which means “the twin”) was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus, according to the New Testament. He is informally referred to as “Doubting Thomas” because he doubted Jesus’ resurrection when first told (in the Gospel of…

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Parish Retreat 30 June 2018

We will have a retreat at in the Eagle’s Wings room in the Tahoe Center at the Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Center on June 30th, 8:30 AM until 7:00 PM. Three simple meals will be provided. Confession will be available, and Mass will be celebrated. Fr. Matt Pennington, who is the pastor of Nativity of…

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Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles 29 June 2018

The Feast of Saints Peter and Paul or Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul is a liturgical feast in honor of the martyrdom in Rome of the apostles Saint Peter and Saint Paul, which is observed on 29 June. The celebration is of ancient origin, the date selected being the anniversary either of their death…

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God for Grown-Ups 26 June 2018

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 in a class. This month we will continue learning about the Liturgy of the Eucharist in the Mass. In…

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Nativity of John the Baptist 24 June 2018

Jesus called John the greatest of all those who had preceded him: “I tell you, among those born of women, no one is greater than John….” But John would have agreed completely with what Jesus added: “[Y]et the least in the kingdom of God is greater than he” (Luke 7:28). John spent his time in…

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2018 Parish Council Election Results

Congratulations to Nathan Goode and Donna Loscar on their election to the Parish Council!

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Father’s Day 17 June 2018

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. The tradition was said to be started from a memorial service held for a large group of men who died in a mining accident in Monongah, West Virginia in 1907. It was first proposed by Sonora…

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Flag Day 14 June 2018

Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on that day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date; Congress adopted “the American continental army” after reaching a consensus position…

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Lectio Divina 13 June 2018

Join us on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM in the Father John K. Bain Pastoral Center (parish hall) for reading, meditation, prayer and snacks!

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Parish Council 12 June 2018

This month’s Parish Council meeting has been cancelled. Our Parish Council normally meets on the second Tuesday of each month 6:30 PM in the Father K. Bain Pastoral Center (parish hall). All parishioners are welcome.

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2018 Parish Council Election

Two seats on the Parish Council are up for election in June. The council is comprised of one appointed and four elected members. Resumes for each candidate will be published with the Sunday bulletin for June 10th. Ballots will be available beginning on June 9th at the 5 o’clock Mass. Ballots can be returned before…

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High Desert Catholic – June/July 2018

High Desert Catholic is the magazine of the Diocese of Reno. This month’s featured article is “The Cathedral: Then and Now,” a look at the cathedral’s foundation of faith.

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Outreach 8 June 2018

We ask volunteers to come on Friday, June 8th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to help distribute food into boxes, then again on Saturday, June 9th, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, to assist the families that come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes.

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Most Sacred Heart of Jesus 8 June 2018

The Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus falls 19 days after Pentecost, on a Friday. The devotion to the Sacred Heart is one of the most widely practiced and well-known Roman Catholic devotions, taking Jesus Christ’s physical heart as the representation of his divine love for humanity. According to the Gospel of John…

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Men’s Fellowship 7 June 2018

Join us in the Fr. John K. Bain Pastoral Center (parish hall) on the first Thursday of each month. Cocktails at 6:00 PM. Dinner at 7:00 PM. The Men’s Fellowship consists of men of the parish who meet in a social atmosphere for a dinner and meeting on the 1st Thursday of each month. This…

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Protecting God’s Children 5 June 2018

PGC awareness sessions are held on the first Tuesday of each month. All sessions are held in the Fr. John K. Bain Pastoral Center (parish hall) at 6:30pm. Please register on VIRTUS Online, and contact Jan Roman-Gonzales, our PGC Coordinator, to make sure she knows you’re attending. All volunteers who come in contact with children…

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Farewell Event 2 June 2018

Updated to include gallery – ed. Bishop Calvo joined us in celebrating Father Oliver’s tenure at our parish, and bidding him farewell. Our Resident shutterbug, Mike Petrich, snapped a few shots of the festivities:

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Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary 31 May 2018

The feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary celebrates the visit of Mary, the Mother of God, with the child Jesus in her womb, to her cousin Elizabeth. The visit took place when Elizabeth was herself six months’ pregnant with the forerunner of Christ, Saint John the Baptist. At the Annunciation of the…

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Trinity Sunday 27 May 2018

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 life…

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No Daily Mass 23-25 May 2018

Father Oliver is at a priest retreat, so there will be no daily Mass on May 23rd through 25th.

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God for Grown-Ups 22 May 2018

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 in a class. This month we will learn about the Liturgy of the Eucharist in the Mass. In future…

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Pentecost Sunday 20 May 2018

Coming 50 days after Easter and ten days after the Ascension of Our Lord, Pentecost marks the descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles. For that reason, it is often called the “the birthday of the Church.” Pentecost Sunday is one of the most ancient feasts of the Church, celebrated early enough to be…

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Spring Clean-Up 19 May 2018

It’s time for our Spring Clean-Up! We hope everyone can come out and help clean up the parish grounds on Saturday, May 19th at 9:00 AM.

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Barbecue & Cocktails 16 May 2018

We’re having a barbecue and cocktail event on Wednesday, May 16th at 6:00 PM in the Fr. John K. Bain Pastoral Center (parish hall). Food will be prepared on the brand-new Men’s Fellowship gas grill, and some of our attendees are bringing side dishes. The Men’s Fellowship bar, St. Amand’s Retreat, will feature cocktails from…

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St. Matthias, Apostle 14 May 2018

The first act of the apostles after the Ascension of Jesus was to find a replacement for Judas. With all the questions, doubts, and dangers facing them, they chose to focus their attention on finding a twelfth apostle. Why was this important? Twelve was a very important number to the Chosen People: twelve was the…

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Mother’s Day 13 May 2018

Mother’s Day is an annual holiday celebrated on the second Sunday in May. Mother’s Day recognizes mothers, motherhood and maternal bonds in general, as well as the positive contributions that they make to society. It was established by Anna Jarvis, with the first official Mother’s Day was celebrated at St. Andrew’s Methodist Church in Grafton,…

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Outreach 11 May 2018

We ask volunteers to come on Friday, May 11th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to help distribute food into boxes, then again on Saturday, May 12th, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, to assist the families that come to our parish hall to receive their food boxes.

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Ascension of the Lord 10 May 2018

The Ascension of Our Lord, which occurred 40 days after Jesus Christ rose from the dead on Easter, is the final act of our redemption that Christ began on Good Friday. On this day, the risen Christ, in the sight of His apostles, ascended bodily into Heaven (Luke 24:51; Mark 16:19; Acts 1:9-11). Like the…

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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

  • Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time July 21, 2019
    Reading 1 Gn 18:1-10a The LORD appeared to Abraham by the terebinth of Mamre,as he sat in the entrance of his tent,while the day was growing hot. Looking up, Abraham saw three men standing nearby. When he saw them, he ran from the entrance of the tent to greet them;and bowing to the ground, he […]
  • 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 […]

RSS CNA News

  • The hunt for the remains of the first Filipino-born bishop July 20, 2019
    Rome, Italy, Jul 20, 2019 / 04:36 pm (CNA).- A little over 100 years ago, the Catholic Church’s first Filipino-born bishop died while on a visit to Rome. Now, a group of Filipino priests are on the hunt for his remains. The search for Bishop Jorge Imperial Barlin’s bones began several years ago. Written records […]
  • 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 […]