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Sunday Mass at 9:00 a.m. Directions:
Suncrest is a beautiful country area above the Spokane River on route 291 approximately 17 miles northwest of the Spokane Convention Center. The address is 6122 Washington Highway 291, Nine Mile Falls, WA 99026. The church is directly across 291 from Moriah Drive just before the Lakeside Middle School. Directions to Our Lady of the Lake here on Google Maps.

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Flyover of our Labyrinth, Church, and Suncrest Panorama

Our Pastor:
For many years our parish was served by visiting priests. In 1997 Father Tim Clancy S.J. came to say mass and graciously accepted an invitation to remain as our pastor. He is still active as Professor of Religious Philosoply and head of the Honors Program at Gonzaga University. Father Tim's homilies are models for the Church's vision that homilies should be well-informed teachings on the meaning of the Gospels. Transcripts of his archived homilies are still well read.

Our Mission:
Our purpose is to celebrate a common faith in Jesus Christ, to stirve for unity, to seek reconciliation and to serve our fellow men and women. As full and active members of the Body of Christ, we live our lives in the freedom of the Gospel under the sign of the Cross, bearing witness in the wider world and within our own families. We draw nourishment from the sacramental life of the Church, especially through the weekly celebration of the Eucharist. With the grace of God we pray to discern the voice of the Spirit and acknowledge the face of Christ in all we meet.

For more information email us at support@olotl.org

The month of September is dedicated to Our Lady of Sorrows.

Our Lady of Sorrows, whose memorial the Church celebrates on September 15 which falls during the liturgical season known as Ordinary Time, which is represented by the liturgical color green.

For more information on the month of September visit Catholic Culture

The Holy Father's Intentions for the Month of September 2018

Universal Young People in Africa: That young people in Africa may have access to education and work in their own countries.

The Gospels for the Sundays in September 2018 are taken from St. Mark and are from Year B, Cycle 2.

September 02 - 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time
Jesus admonishes the pharisees.

September 09 - 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time
This Gospel relates the cure of a deaf man by Jesus.

September 16 - 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Peter says "You are the Christ". Jesus talks about His coming passion.

September 23 - 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time
In this Gospel Jesus says whoever receives one child in His name receives Him.

September 30 - 26th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Jesus talks about scandal in this Gospel.

The Liturgica Year is the mystery of Christ unfolded through the cycle of the year calling us to live his mystery in our own lives. The Liturgical Calendar for all of 2018 is available Here

From the US Conference of Catholic Bishops:

  • Advent: Four weeks of preparation before the celebration of Jesus' birth.
  • Christmas: Recalling the Nativity of Jesus Christ and his manifestation to the peoples of the world.
  • Lent: A six-week period of penance before Easter.
  • Sacred Paschal Tridium: The holiest three days of the year, where the Christian people recall the suffering, death, and resurrection of Jesus.
  • Easter: 50 days of joyful celebration of the Lord's resurrection from the dead and his sending forth of the Holy Spirit.
  • Ordinary Time: Divided into two sections (one span of 4-8 weeks after Christmas Time and another lasting about six months after Easter Time), wherein the faithful consider the fullness of Jesus' teachings and works among his people.

From the Church Year Net


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