A Roman Catholic Parish Serving:

Penn Yan, Dundee, Naples, Prattsburgh,

Rushville, and Stanley

Saint Michael's Church
Penn Yan, NY
Parish Founded: 1850
Current Church: 1902

Saint Michael's Catholic School
Penn Yan, NY
School Founded: 1882
Grades: PreK-5

Saint Patrick's Church
Prattsburg, NY
Parish Founded: 1860
Current Church: 1868

Saint Theresa's Church
Stanley, NY
Parish Founded: 1876
Current Church: 1876

Saint Januarius' Church
Naples, NY
Parish Founded: 1876
Current Church: 1964

Cobblestone Springs
Dundee, NY
Year Built: 1840
Staffed By: Sisters of St. Joseph


Catholic Resources, Information, Media, and Reference

Some Helpful Links and Resources:

Ever wonder what a Pastor is? or what we mean when a priest holds the title parochial vicar?

  • Pastor: The primary Shepard of the Parish who exercises authority as an extension and coworker of the diocesan bishop, here at Our Lady of the Lakes, Father Leo Rienhardt is our pastor. This means he is the chief Shepard of the parish and is charged with the care of the parish through his connection to Our Bishop, who is Bishop Matano. Cannon Law describes the pastor as such “The pastor (parochus) is the proper pastor (pastor) of the parish entrusted to him, exercising the pastoral care of the community committed to him under the authority of the diocesan bishop in whose ministry of Christ he has been called to share, so that for that same community he carries out the functions of teaching, sanctifying, and governing, also with the cooperation of other presbyters (priests) or deacons and with the assistance of lay members of the Christian faithful, according to the norm of law” (Canon Law 519)
  • Parochial Vicar: Appointed by the bishop to assist the pastor in caring for the flock. Canon Law states the following: “Parochial vicars are priests who render their services in pastoral ministry as co-workers with the pastor in common counsel and endeavor with him and also under his authority.” (Canon Law 541.1)  Our Parochial Vicar is Father Felicjan at Our Lady of the Lakes.

The Catechism of the Catholic Church: issued by Saint Pope John Paul II the Catechism of the Catholic church is meant to provide the faithful with a summary of doctrine. It is a great reference guide to matters of faith!

Growing Deeper in Our Faith

  • Want to know more about the Liturgy?
    • Liturgy by New Advent
    • Interested in the Extraordinary Form? also known as the Old Mass: Click Here
    • More on Catholic Liturgy and Liturgical Practices: Click Here
    • For information on the Catholic Mass for Adults Click Here
    • For information on the Catholic Mass for Children Click Here
    • For a Great Explanation of Items used during the Mass and other Liturgies please Click Here
  • Daily Mass and other Catholic Programming:
    • The Catholic Courier: (Diocese of Rochester NY main source of Catholic News and happenings)
    • CatholicTV: (Archdiocese of Boston with National Coverage and Important Catholic News: Very User Friendly and Local Seminarians are occasionally featured in some Programs)
    • Catholic News Service: (National and International Catholic News Coverage)
    • EWTN: (National and International Catholic Programming)
    • DaybreakTV: (Diocese of Buffalo focusing on local Catholic News and Regional Coverage)
    • ChurchPop: (A Great Church media site filled with great articles on the Church and other faith matters)
    • Busted Halo: a unique media resource, that utilizes a relevant and accessible voice to help people understand the Catholic faith, put it into practice in their everyday lives, and share it with others
  • Do you like to read or do you have a child who loves to read? Here are great lists of books that have a solid catholic message

Mass Times and Events

St. Michael's
Sat - 4:00(Confession)
Sat - 5:00 pm
Sun - 7:00 am
Sun - 9:30 am
Mon - 4:00 Holy Rosary
Thu - 8:30-12:00n (Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament)

St. Theresa's
Sun -10:30 am (Confession)
Sun - 11:00 am

St. Januarius'
Sat - 4:00 (Confession)
Sat - 5:00 pm
Sun - 10:00 am
Fri - 8:30 am - 12:00n (Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament)

St. Patrick's
Sun - 7:30 am (Confession)
Sun - 8:00 am

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