Mission Statement:
Through a collaborative effort that includes systematic evaluation and effective communication, we work to create a culture of lifelong faith formation which empowers parents, families and individuals to build a strong faith community that fosters discipleship.


Elementary Faith Formation Classes –

General Information: We offer a variety of religious education classes for children 3 years old through 5th grade to help parents fulfill their responsibility of training them in the practice of faith and keeping God’s commandments. It is the expectation of the Church that we continue to grow in faith throughout our lives. 

We offer a quality program at various times, see below, to best meet your family’s needs. To register: fill in both sides of the Registration Form and any additional forms as needed (Medical Action Plan is a form that must be signed by a physician for any child with severe allergies.) Print them and bring to church or mail with payment to: Our Lady of the Lake Parish, Faith Formation Office, 480 152nd Avenue, Holland, MI 49424.

Forms: (click on form below)

Family Lenten Retreat Registration Form

First Communion Registration Form

Faith Formation Registration 2017-2018 Form coming soon!  
Faith Formation Volunteer Interest Form

Non-Parishioner Request for a Sacrament  

Medical Action Plan ( Required only for children with a severe allergy)

*Required for registration

Class Times: 2016-2017

Day Time Grade Location Coodinator
Catechesis of the         Good Shepherd 4:30pm-5:45pm Pre 3-K Our Lady of the Lake Debbie Kraus
Catechesis of the         Good Shepherd 6:30pm-7:45pm Pre 3-K Our Lady of the Lake Debbie Kraus
Wednesday Afternoon
Our Lady of the Lake
Carla Niziolek
Wednesday Evening
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Our Lady of the Lake
Carla Niziolek
Summer Session(M-F)   Last 2 weeks in June 9am-12:30pm K-5 Corpus Christi Center Carla Niziolek     

 Faith Formation Sponsored Family Activities

 Hayride ~ First Saturday in October at Teusinks Farm


Advent Family Preparation Retreat ~ The Sunday before Advent

Sledding Party at Pigeon Creek ~ Third Sunday in January

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Lenten Family Preparation Retreat ~ The Sunday before Lent

Lenten Family Day

Family Easter Egg Hunt ~ Easter Sunday After 11am Mass

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