Fr. Peter Eke's installation Mass as the Pastor of Our Lady of the Lake Parish in Prudenville, MI., Sunday August 5th by Bishop Steven Raica, Bishop of Gaylord. Photo credit to Jim Gonzalez
OLLRCS seeks Catholic School Principal
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School in Prudenville, Michigan is currently seeking an educational leader that will communicate and demonstrate enthusiasm for the mission of the Catholic Church.
The school is a Kindergarten through middle school arrangement with approximately 52 students enrolled. The successful candidate must possess strong organizational, communication, public relations, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills in dealing with staff, students and parents. The person selected will be responsible for working cooperatively with the Parish pastor to promote a strong Catholic identity within the school. The successful candidate will need to be able to provide insightful and supportive instructional leadership to the teaching staff. There is a possibility of some part-time teaching responsibilities for the successful candidate as part of the position.
The candidate must be an active, practicing member of the Catholic Church with preferably a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership, School Administration, or an equivalent degree. The candidate should have a valid Michigan Teaching Certification and relevant classroom teaching experience. Applications will be accepted until January 25, 2019 or until the position is filled. Interested candidates should forward a resume, letter of intent and three letters of recommendation to the Diocese of Gaylord, Human Resources Office at the website: www.dioceseofgaylord.org
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Parish and Regional School are located in the vibrant Catholic community of Prudenville across from the shores of beautiful Houghton Lake. Come join a knowledgeable and dedicated group of educators in beautiful Northern Michigan to help guide and inspire young people in their pursuit of an outstanding Catholic education.
NEW MASS TIME:
Beginning January 8, our Tuesday daily Mass will be in the evening at 6 PM. This is to offer those who work the opportunity to attend Mass in the evening during the weekdays.
FEBRUARY MOVIE is on Wednesday 13th, at 5:30pm and we will be showing ‘God’s Not Dead’ (part 1). The film’s writers, two devout Catholics, Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzelman, hope their movie will serve as a rallying cry for Christians to stand up and resist the encroachment of secularism.
RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULT (RCIA) class will he held in the conference room. We will be using the United States Catholic Catechism for Adults . Come and join us, bring a friend. Contact the parish office for the date and time.
PARISH/ SCHOOL SECRETARY
Our Lady of the Lake Parish in Prudenville, MI is seeking a full time secretary to serve as a member of the parish/school support staff team.
This person will promote the mission of the parish/school and have the ability to engage with adults and children tactfully, courteously and with discretion. Applicants must be experienced in secretarial duties, perform general clerical functions, and be prompt and accurate in completing all work. The secretary will cooperate with the pastor, school principal, teachers, faculty, staff, parishioners, school families and students, and will serve as a resource person for the school community with a pleasant and personable manner. An ability to maintain confidentiality in all business and office maters is a must. Applicants must be willing to learn about parish and school systems and policies, have excellent organizational and communication skills and be proficient with computers. The ideal applicant is a practicing Catholic in good standing. Interested candidates should forward a resume along with the Diocesan job application and background check forms found on the Diocese of Gaylord website. Deadline for applications is April 26th, 2019.
Exciting Announcement from Roscommon County Catholic Churches
We are proud to announce that Our Lady of the Lake Regional Catholic School will be expanding to include a year-round daycare program! This program will serve our community and support our Mission. Recognizing the need for additional quality childcare in our community, our Catholic School will be offering a full time program for children ages 30 months up to 4 years old, implementing Montessori techniques. The plans for our daycare will be finalized soon, and it will be open from 7:15 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Please call the school office to register your child or to acquire more information at (989) 366-5592.