Getting Married at Our Lady of the Lake

Please call the parish office at least 6 months prior to your planned wedding date to begin Marriage Preparation with the parish priest or deacon. Meanwhile, refer to the booklet attached below for guidelines on getting married in the Catholic Church.

MARRIAGE BOOKLET 2018 (pdf)

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Baptism

Infant Baptism

Parents expecting their first child are required to take a Baptism Preparation Class prior to having their child baptized. Call our Religious Education Office for details. 814-734-3113 x208

Baptisms are scheduled through the Parish Office. 

  • Saturdays during 5:30pm Mass
  • Sundays during 10:30am Mass
  • Sundays at noon
  • or by special appointment

Usually baptisms do not take place during the Lenten Season.

Child/Youth Baptism

Parents who wish to have their school-aged child baptized should first call the Religious Education Office to enroll their child in Religious Education classes.  Along with attending the regular grade-level classes with their peers, special instruction in the Rite of Christian Initiation for Children (RCIC) will be provided. Child/Youth baptisms normally take place during the Easter Vigil celebration.

Adult Baptism

Adults and youth aged 16 and older who are seeking baptism will be enrolled in Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) classes after an interview with our parish priest. Adult Baptisms normally take place during the Easter Vigil celebration. Call the Religious Education Office for details 814-734-3113 x 208