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Welcome to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

We have always welcomed people from many corners of the world and from different ways of life. We believe this is what God asks us to do. This is what we mean with our mission statement which states that we Seek Unity. Celebrate Diversity. By Praying, Caring, Sharing. This is our bold statement and we enthusiastically embrace it.

Letter from the Pastor


From Fr Mike Shanahan | Sunday, October 25, 2020
From Fr. Mike Shanahan, our Pastor Our Lady of Lourdes is actively engaged in discernment and strategic planning for the future. We are doing this along with these three other parishes: St. Mary of the Lake; St. Benedict and St. Andrew. The purpose for this planning is to ensure the future of Catholic ministry in our area for many years to come. This a process known as Renew My C...

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First Communions and Confirmation | October 25, 2020
God's Blessings to All * Congratulations! First Communions / Primeras Comuniones October 11, 2020 Fr. Michael Shanahan 11:00 AM MASS Edgar Garrido • Saudyzareth Garrido • Bridney A. Rubio • Kimberly M Rubio • Daniel Tinoco

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Prayer Requests | October 25, 2020
FOR THOSE WHO ARE ILL: Osmar and Marcela Rodriguez, Alfredo and Omaira Mahe, Hector De León, Aura Rizzo, Christine Finnerly, Blaine Lisner, Miriam Pureco, Marjorie Carmody, Clarita Nuñez, Maria Crespo, Virgiia Uy, Deacon Patiño, Lia Aspergren, Griffen Marks and our parishioners who are ill or in nursing homes. OUR DECEASED: Mike Ramirez, Ricardo Alanis, Ruby Castro ...

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AWAKENING  | This is my way of giving back some of the blessings God has given me.
Our Lady of Lourdes’ Soup Kitchen coordinator Bill Thome has been serving more than just a meal to our neighborhood’s homeless and hungry every Wednesday evening for the past two decades. “We refer to ourselves as the Soup Kitchen, but we’ve never served soup,” says Thome. “We provide a handmade meal with a vegetable, potato and meat....

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