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Our Lady of Lourdes

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Important Lent Information

Updated Lenten Schedule/Regulations

Holy Week Schedule
Tuesday: Chrism Mass at Epiphany Cathedral 10:30 AM
Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord's Supper 7:00 PM
Good Friday: Stations of the Cross 12:00 Noon followed by the Passion of Our Lord
Holy Saturday: Easter Egg Hunt 9:30 AM (Pavilion); Blessing of the Food/Easter Baskets 11:00 AM
Easter Vigil 8:30 PM
Easter Sunday: Resurrection of Our Lord 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM and 12 Noon Masses

Welcome to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
The mission of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish is to be a warm, open, welcoming community, united in the Catholic faith and devoted to giving witness to the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.  The Parish will provide ministries, guidance and support to celebrate the Eucharist, and with the help of The Holy Spirit, live the Word of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Office Hours

Monday thru Friday
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Catholic Faith Appeal

Please help the parish meet or even exceed our annual assessment. This will greatly help our parish financially. Donate now to the CFA

See what your giving means - watch the 2017 Catholic Faith Appeal Video

Mass Times

Summer Schedule
(May 01, 2016 - Oct 31, 2016)

Sunday: 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 Noon
Monday: 8:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Winter Schedule
(Nov 01, 2016 - April 30, 2017)

Sunday: 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 Noon
Monday: 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.


Saturdays 2:00PM to 3:00PM and 4:00PM to 5:00PM also  by Appointment

The Chapel is open Monday through Friday from 7AM until 4PM

Adoration with Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament every Friday 8:30AM until 12PM

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Are you thinking about joining the Catholic Church?

Where do you begin?

 Well, you just begin from where you are right now!

Many adults who are entering the Catholic Church, or even those who are thinking about it, follow a process called "R.C.I.A." (Rite of Christian initiation for Adults).

 For information please call the parish office at 941-497-2931 and ask for Fr. Martin. Anyone non-Catholic with questions or who are interested in becoming Catholic can join us for our Thursday sessions at 5:30 PM in the Education Building in Classroom Grade 7/8. See our full schedule for classes for 2016-2017

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Don't come back alone. Visit the Journey Home Network!

Catholics Come Home has a great message for those who are considering a return to the Catholic Faith - Come Home!!!!

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St. Vincent DePaul Society

"Whatever you do for the least of my brothers, that you do for me"

Have you thought to yourself, "How can I help the poor and the struggling of this beautiful community?"  

St. Vincent DePaul Society has a local group of volunteers who are committed here in Venice and Nokomis to helping individuals and families who are struggling to deal with the basics of daily life needing shelter, food, clothing, electricity, and more!  In many cases they are without the support of family and friends.

Join fellow parishioners, working in teams of two, from Our Lady of Lourdes and Epiphany Cathedral, in serving the needs of the less fortunate and sharing in the joy of being a Vincentian.  Volunteers are need to:  respond to telephone messages, schedule appointments with clients, meet with them, assess their needs and help them find solutions to their problems.  Also; to help manage a small food pantry supported by donations, recruitment of volunteers, and fund raising.

Job requirements are simple:  Compassion, empathy, and a desire to help others.

If you feel like you can commit a few hours one day per week, please call us at 941-493-2027.

Find out more about the Society of St. Vincent de Paul