Our Lady of Lourdes

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This Week

The Resurrection of the Lord : April 20, 2014

Holy Week

Good Friday, April 18
Divine Mercy Novena Begins (Bilingual) - 8:00 am - Chapel
Stations of the Cross: 10:00 am Creole, 12:00 pm English, 5:00 pm Spanish
Celebration of the Passion: 3:00 pm Spanish, 8:00 pm English - Church
Veneration of the Cross continues until Midnight at Outdoor Altar
Holy Saturday, April 19
Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Bilingual) - 8:00 am - Chapel
Easter Vigil (Multilingual) - 8:00 pm – Church

Easter the Resurrection of Our Lord, Jesus Christ

The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night,
Saturday, April 19th, 2014 8:00 pm (Multilingual)

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord
Sunday, April 20th, 2014

English Masses: 7:00 am (*Sunrise Mass at the outside Altar behind the Grotto), 10:15 am, 11:45 am & 5:00 pm

Spanish Masses: 8:30 am, 1:30 pm & 6:30 pm

*For Sunrise Mass; it is recommended to bring personal lawn chairs for seating is limited.

Children’s Easter Choir

Come be a part of the children’s choir for Easter!

The children’s choir is open to all children of the parish ages 6 – 14 years old.
The children will sing for the 11:45 am English Mass on Easter Sunday, April 20.

Rehearsals will be Wednesdays from 6:00 – 6:45 pm
in the choir loft of the church.

To register, please contact Dr. Lori Werner: music@ololourdes.org, or sign up at the piano after the weekend Masses.

Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary

We consecrate ourselves in order to be more devoted to the Lord and His Blessed Mother. It helps us grow in holiness. It is a method of drawing closer to Jesus. It is a lifestyle of complete abandonment and entrusting ourselves to Mary's care, to offer ourselves more fully to Christ and be formed into "other Christ's."

For more information contact - Edwin and Charo Rojas - (305)254-3448 - (786)216-2607 or ceinter@aol.com

Follow up meetings: We meet every third Tuesday of every month in the expansion room. Anyone is welcome to join; Bilingual//Women of all ages//Young Adults//etc.

The Young Once Group

We have the pleasure to invite all retired persons age 60 and up to join us for a variety of activities and entertainment including, painting, drawing, music, dance, and exercise, just to name a few.

Our events take place in the Parish Hall every Monday from 2 pm to 5 pm. If some of you have a skill such as knitting, crochet, jewelry making, arts and crafts, etc, we appreciate and encourage you to share your talent with our group.

For more information, please contact Eva Escobar at 305-382-1193

Divine Mercy

Celebration of the Feast of Divine Mercy

Sunday, April 27th, 2014
2:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Exposition and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, recite the Chaplet of the Divine Mercy, benediction, veneration of the Image of the Divine Mercy, and blessing of religious articles.

Youth Group


What is the purpose of youth group?

To develop an understanding in the youth that they are a vital presence within the parish community. To foster a transforming spiritual experience of Jesus through the liturgy which will allow youth to experience the Word of God and the Eucharist in a more profound way.

To assist youth in gaining an understanding of what the Catholic Church teaches and believes. Finally, to enter into and transform the culture and lives of the youth with the Good News of Jesus Christ and His Church.

Are you looking for ways to serve your parish? Our Youth and Young Adults ministries need committed adults for its core team! Who is eligible?

must be out of high school
not a parent of a youth member
have a desire to share your faith with young people

Interested in becoming a Core Member? Email our Youth Minister, Maria Elena Murdock at: mariaelena@ololourdes.org

Dirty Rats


April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Each week the Archdiocese of Miami’s Safe Environment Office will offer snipets from Virtus bulletins shared in the last year. Virtus training is a child sex abuse awareness and prevention program that begins with a live training session and continues with monthly bulletins, which are required of all clergy, employees and volunteers of the Archdiocese of Miami.

“Ratters” are people who use Remote Access Tools (RATs) or “malware” to take over people’s computers and spy on them through the victim’s webcams or built in cameras. Malware stands for “malicious software,” which is a program designed to infiltrate computers, tablets, or smart-phones for a variety of purposes and without the users consent.

As technology continues to change rapidly, all of us charged with protecting children must continue to stay abreast of the new programs and applications that may be used by predators to manipulate and exploit children.

Monthly Devotion To Our Lady Of Lourdes

We invite you to join us to pray the rosary

The 11th of each month at 8:00 pm in front of the Grotto in honor of Our Lady of Lourdes.

Divorced or Separated

The Separated and Divorced Ministry of Our Lady of Lourdes
invites you to attend the:

Divorcecare Workshop

Wednesdays @ 8:15 pm Room # 123 Parish School
From March 12th to June 4th, 2014
Join others like you that are going or have gone through the same experience

If you are separated or divorced, you probably are facing some tough times and have questions about issues you have never faced before. This is a 13 session seminar which will be held every Wednesday and will cover all those issues you are facing and provide the answers you are looking for.

For more information contact Daniel Elie at 305 903-7688, Liliana Maldonado at 305 984-5315 or the parish office at 305 386-4121.

Retrouvaille Retreat

April 25 - 27, 2014

Rediscover Your Love
Renew Hope

If your marriage has become troubled and stressed, unloving or uncaring; if you have grown cold and distant; even if you are divorced or separated, or are thinking about it; Retrouvaille can help.

For more information call (352) 274-4614. Not counseling or group therapy. All calls and names held in strictest confidence. Please check our website at Retrouvaille.org.

(Retreat in English to the difficulties in marriages without love, in danger of divorce separation)

Lourdes Volunteer Service

Would You Like To Be A Volunteer At The Sanctuary Of Lourdes, France?

Would You Like To Go On Pilgrimage To The Sanctuary Of Lourdes, France?

Dates of Volunteer Service: September 5 – 15, 2014
Dates of Pilgrimage: September 8 – 15, 2014
Optional for both groups: Spiritual retreat in Nevers, Pilgrimage in Paris ( Sept.15-19,2014)

For information please call: 786-216-2607 or send an e-mail to: ceinter@aol.com

Office of the Vicar General

Plenary Indulgence Granted to Schoenstatt

The International Schoenstatt Family wishes to share that as part of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Schoenstatt work, our Holy Father, Pope Francis, has granted a Plenary Indulgence to all Schoenstatt Shrines throughout the world. This includes the Schoenstatt Shrine in Miami in the Archdiocese of Miami.

Below is part of the decree translated into English from Latin:

“The Holy Father grants a Plenary Indulgence under the usual conditions, to all members of the Schoenstatt Work and to other faithful who celebrate the jubilee, provided they are truly sorry for their sins and align their hearts with the spiritual goals of the Year of Faith. The prescribed conditions for gaining this indulgence apply (i.e., sacramental confession, Eucharistic communion, and prayers for the intentions of the Holy Father). This Plenary Indulgence can be granted from October 18, 2013 until October 26, 2014 if the aforementioned devoutly participate in any of the meditation and conclude with the Lord’s Prayer, the Creed, and invocations of the Three Times Admirable Mother, Queen and Victress. This indulgence can be granted during the specified period of time on any given day in Schoenstatt, on the scheduled jubilee days in Rome, and in all Schoenstatt shrines throughout the world.”

Archbishop Coleman Carroll High School

Attention

All 8th Graders Interested In Joining The Class Of 2018!

Missed the January Entrance Exam? Couldn’t make it to the February Make-up test?ACC will be administering a second make-up exam

Saturday, May 3 at 9:00 am

For Pre-Registration Information, contact the Admissions Office 305-388-6700 Ext. 1225 ACC accepts the Step-Up and McKay Scholarships.