2022 Craft Sale
Saturday, November 19, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Join us for our third annual craft sale! 2021 was a huge success and we hope you will join us this year! If you are interested in being a vendor, visit corpuschristischool.us/community/craftsale or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Find Out More
Auction With A Twist
October 15 at Baker Lofts in Holland Auction With A Twist 2022 is a unique auction event which benefits Corpus Christi and the Holland-area parishes. Join us for a fun-filled nightof amazing food, music, a live auction, and fun surprises. You can find more information about Auction With A Twist…Find Out More
A Message on Parish Finances from Fr. Michael
Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I am truly grateful for your financial support of Our Lady of the Lake. I know that giving to our parish is a sacrifice in this time of high prices and tight budgets. Without your contributions, our parish could not do Christ’s work of evangelization,…Find Out More
Affordability and Faith Go Hand in Hand!
Like many Catholic schools, Corpus Christi delivers an exceptional education at a remarkably low and affordable rate. In addition, a variety of scholarship opportunities and the Discover the Difference Program help remove financial barriers and allow families to find out for themselves what makes Catholic education so wonderful. Discover the…Find Out More
All Saints’ Day and Día de los Muertos at Our School
At Corpus Christi, we celebrate All Saints’ Day with Mass and classroom parties. Students are encouraged to dress up as a saint as we honor those who have gone before us into heaven. All you holy men and women, pray for us! Corpus Christi also celebrates All Souls’ Day by…Find Out More
Angel Tuition Drive
“Lord, Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace.” On January 28, Corpus Christi Catholic School kicked off our annual Angel Tuition Drive that will run through the month of February. This year, we ask friends of Corpus Christi School to consider the prayer above. We ask that you prayerfully consider…Find Out More
Diversity and Faith Go Hand in Hand!
Corpus Christi welcomes all children, recognizing that each one is made in God’s image and helping them to reach their potential. Many nationalities and cultures are represented in our diverse student body. We embrace this diversity as an expression of the universality of the Catholic faith, which unites us all…Find Out More
Athletics and Faith Go Hand in Hand!
We promote both spiritual and physical health at Corpus Christi. Our sports programs encourage self-discipline, strategic thinking, team spirit, and fair play. Corpus Christi’s no-cut, no-pay-to-play policy gives all students an opportunity to improve their skills and contribute to their team. Discover the difference that Catholic school makes! Corpus Christi is…Find Out More
All Masses on August 13–14 Whether you’re returning to Corpus Christi, another elementary school, middle school, high school, college, trade school, or somewhere else, you’re invited to receive a blessing before the new school year begins.Find Out More
Making Catholic Education Affordable for All Curious about Catholic schools, particularly our local school? Considering sending your kids, but wondering about the affordability? The application for tuition assistance is now open for the 2023-2024 school year! Corpus Christi has a discreet and personalized process for providing support to families to…Find Out More
Catholic Schools Week: You Belong Here!
Catholic Schools Week January 28 – February 5, 2023 This Catholic Schools Week, we want to remind everyone in our local Catholic community that there is a place for you and your family at Corpus Christi, where children thrive and families grow in a welcoming environment dedicated to faith and…Find Out More
Character and Faith Go Hand in Hand!
Catholic schools provide unique training in the virtues alongside academics and faith. In the process, we prepare students to be better professionals, better people, and better Christians. The character-building experiences in our curriculum develop a firm belief in human dignity and social responsibility in accord with Catholic teaching. Discover the…Find Out More
Come Grow With Us!
Corpus Christi welcomes all children, enriching their knowledge, nurturing their faith, and building their character in a Catholic Christian environment. Our well-rounded, Christ-centered approach to learning includes sacramental preparation, daily prayer, weekly Mass, service projects, retreats, athletics, the arts, virtue-based social-emotional learning, and extracurricular programs. Small class sizes and dedicated…Find Out More
Community and Faith Go Hand in Hand!
A well-rounded Catholic education extends beyond the school building. We encourage our students to be fully engaged with their parishes. In addition, Corpus Christi reaches out to our lakeshore community through service projects with Holland-area ministries and involvement with local events. Discover the difference that Catholic school makes! Corpus Christi…Find Out More
Congratulations, 2022 Graduates!
Our parish school recently celebrated the graduation of these wonderful young men and women! This 8th grade class was full of spirit, flair, and a heart for service. We are so proud of all they have accomplished. Go do great things in Christ!Find Out More
Corpus Christi Christmas Concert 2022
The students of Corpus Christi Catholic School, from preschool through eighth grade, assembled at Our Lady of the Lake on December 15 for their annual Christmas Concert. Family and friends enjoyed the singing and stayed afterward for cookies and fellowship in the hall. Thank you to everyone involved, especially the…Find Out More
Corpus Christi Drama Club
The CCCS Drama Club, led by Mrs. Koster, presented “What Happened After Once Upon a Time” on June 3. Congratulations on a great performance!Find Out More
Corpus Christi Goes to Lansing
Our third and eighth grade students recently took a field trip to our state’s capitol to learn more about our civic responsibilities. The third graders visited the capitol building and the eighth graders visited the Hall of Justice and learned more about our Supreme Court. They learned a lot and…Find Out More
Corpus Christi Is Enrolling for 2023-2024!
Fr. Michael is encouraging all OLL parishioners with school-age children to prayerfully consider whether Catholic education is right for your family. Our parish school, Corpus Christi, welcomes all children, enriching their knowledge, nurturing their faith, and building their character in a Catholic Christian environment. Our parishes invest in Catholic education…Find Out More
Thanks for a Wonderful Feast Day!
The members of the Corpus Christi community are grateful to everyone who prayed for our parish school on our feast day, the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, on June 19. We are especially thankful for the crowd that turned out for the Eucharistic procession and ice cream social after the 11…Find Out More
Daddy Daughter Dance 2023 Photos
On February 11, fathers and daughters from Corpus Christi Catholic School, Our Lady of the Lake Parish, and St. Francis de Sales Parish gathered at our parish school for the annual Daddy Daughter Dance. Participants enjoyed dancing, games, snacks, a photo booth, and more, all with a tropical island theme!…Find Out More
Register for 2023-2024 Discipleship Classes
Registration is still open for fall Discipleship Classes for children and youth! Registration is on a new digital platform this year. Register online by clicking the button above. Here are some very important details you need to know prior to registering: Elementary, middle, and high school Discipleship Classes are all…Find Out More
Discover Catholic Schools Week
Discover Catholic Schools Week Is November 13-19, 2022 Discover the difference! Studies show that Catholic schools like Corpus Christi equip students with the knowledge, faith, and character they need to flourish in life, college, and careers. Catholic school students outperform their peers in math, science, reading, and technology and engineering…Find Out More
Drama Club Is in Full Swing
Drama Club gives students an opportunity to participate in a creative extracurricular activity. The club works on creative thinking skills, communication skills, emotional intelligence, and concentration. It encourages teamwork and helps develop confidence and creativity. Drama Club provides students with enriching learning experiences in the area of performing arts. In…Find Out More
Drama Club Presents Two Musicals
The Big Bad Musical Tuesday, May 23, 2023, 7:00 p.m. CCCS Gym — All Are Welcome In this smart and funny musical, the jury (with audience participation) must decide the outcome of the biggest trial ever in the fairy-tale world! The notorious Big Bad Wolf is being slapped in a…Find Out More
Easter Service Retreat for Men
Saturday, April 23, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Dads and friends of CCCS: let’s take a Saturday together to help improve and beautify our school grounds while building community. This will be a tangible way for students to see how invested we all are in our school. We will begin…Find Out More
On Friday, September 23, we celebrated the return of our Corpus Christi Family Dinners! Families gathered for food and fellowship, as well as a preview of our Auction With A Twist, which is coming up on October 15. A great time was had by all, and a few prizes were…Find Out More
Father’s Day Gift Bag Collection
June 3–11 The Mission Department and the Respect Life Guild are partnering once again to organize one final collection before the start of summer. We are blessing the men participating in programming at the Gateway Mission’s Men Ministry Center for Father’s Day and we need your help! We are collecting…Find Out More
Fertility Care Introductory Session at OLL
Friday, June 16, 7 p.m. Learn what every couple needs to know and what every woman has a right to know by attending an introductory session about the Creighton Model FertilityCareTM System. This scientifically based system helps married couples mutually value, respect, and understand their combined fertility by promoting shared…Find Out More
Greek Mythology Living Museum
Back by popular demand, the Greek gods and goddesses returned to the halls of Corpus Christi on Friday, December 9. Students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades invited their friends to experience their Greek Mythology Living Museum. The middle school students dressed up as gods, goddesses, and other mythological figures…Find Out More
Join Us for Mass at School!
Wednesdays at 8:45 a.m. We welcome the public to Mass in the Corpus Christi chapel every Wednesday at 8:45 a.m. Check the school calendar for any exceptions. The first Mass is August 24. Visitors are asked to sign in at the office.Find Out More
Knowledge and Faith Go Hand in Hand!
Corpus Christi is continuing Catholic education’s tradition of academic excellence, integrating the faith will all fields of study. Our low student to teacher ratio allows our dedicated teachers to challenge students in every possible way. As a result, our students’ test scores exceed most local, state, and national averages. Discover…Find Out More
LANE Is Now Free!
Beginning in summer 2023, LANE is switching from a paid subscription model to a free donations model. That means that all past and present LANE courses for adults and families are now free! All you need to access them is a free LANE account. LANE Kids courses, pilgrimages, and special events…Find Out More
Law Day 2022
Corpus Christi middle school students recently participated in mock trials as part of our school’s annual Law Day. After months of preparation, students assumed various roles in order to learn how our justice system works and gain experience with public speaking, critical thinking, and deductive reasoning. In the sixth grade…Find Out More
Law Day 2023
Justice Has Been Served: Not Guilty On Tuesday, May 2, 2023, at 10 am, Corpus Christi Catholic School’s seventh and eighth-grade students had their day in court thanks to the partnership between CCCS, the Ottawa County 20th Circuit Court, the ABA, Mr. Kevin Bowling, Ms. Carol Zorn, and Mr. Charles…Find Out More
Liturgical Choir at CCCS
This year, we are excited that the Liturgical Choir for students in fourth through eighth grades has returned. Twenty-five students are using their gifts and talents to worship God. The choir practices on Wednesday mornings before Mass. They are amazing! Audrey Thomas, the OLL Director of Sacred Music, leads the…Find Out More
Living Stations of the Cross
During these last few weeks of Lent, our middle school students have led the Living Stations of the Cross in our chapel on Fridays. Thank you, students, for a thoughtful and prayerful approach to walking with Jesus through his final moments!Find Out More
March Is Reading Month
A number of special guests came to read to our students (in English and Spanish) during the month of March, including parents, Fr. Charlie Brown, and State Representative Bradley Slagh. Thank you to everyone for helping to teach our students a love of reading!Find Out More
Middle School Advent Retreat
The Corpus Christi middle school students participated in our annual Advent retreat at Our Lady of the Lake. We began preparing for the retreat on Wednesday, November 9, through reflection and the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Fr. Michael, Fr. Noah, and Fr. Luis assisted us in this. Then on Wednesday, November…Find Out More
National Eucharistic Revival
Into the Mystery Saturday, June 10, 2023, 9:30 – 5:30 p.m. Aquinas College – Sturrus Sports & Fitness Center The Eucharistic Revival is happening and you’re invited! Join Catholics from across the Diocese of Grand Rapids for Mass with Bishop Walkowiak, talks from dynamic speakers, and a Eucharistic procession. This…Find Out More
Our Lady of Guadalupe Novena
In preparation for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Corpus Christi students helped celebrate the novena at Saint Francis de Sales Parish in Holland on Saturday, December 10. They did a great job leading the prayers and songs!Find Out More
Parent Prayer Warriors
We have introduced a new initiative this fall at Corpus Christi: Parent Prayer Warriors. Once a month, parents are invited to stay after drop-off for refreshments and fellowship. Once the students’ Morning Prayer is over, the parents move to the chapel to pray the Rosary bilingually (English and Spanish) for…Find Out More
Parish Library Grand Re-Opening
All parishioners are invited to use our new and improved parish library, which we are re-opening with the shelves full of plenty of new books. Browse the library or search for specific titles in the digital catalog on the computer. The parish library is located down the hall near the…Find Out More
Open House for Our Parish School
A Letter from Our Pastors Dear Catholic parents, First, as your pastors, we want to thank you for your faithfulness to Christ and for your involvement in our Catholic community. It is wonderful to see your families at Mass and at parish events. Your children are the future of the…Find Out More
Patriotic Contests at Corpus Christi
Congratulations to this year’s winners of the American Legion poster and essay contest! The essay contest asked students to answer the question, “What does patriotism mean to me?” The poster contest asked students to reflect on the American Legion Poppy Project.Find Out More
Patriotism and Faith Go Hand in Hand!
At Corpus Christi, we want our students to feel proud of their country and recognize the importance of being well-informed and service-oriented citizens. This takes the form of respect for national symbols, knowledge of our nation’s history and institutions, and gratitude toward our veterans and armed forces. Discover the difference that…Find Out More
Photos: Parade of Lights & Advent by Candlelight
Thank you to everyone who was involved with these two wonderful annual events!Find Out More
Poppy Poster Contest
Corpus Christi students in grades 6, 7, and 8 again participated in the American Legion’s Poppy Poster Contest. We are pleased to announce that DeAnna Grech and Mareli Ponce-Navarrette took first place in their divisions. Their posters now are off to the national level. Congratulations to everyone who participated!Find Out More
Preschool Fun Run
On the last day of preschool, students participated in a Fun Run to benefit Gateway Mission. Fifth graders cheered them on, joined by members of their families. Thank you to everyone who participated!Find Out More
Reading Buddies and Mass Buddies
Corpus Christi middle school students are partnered up with students in the younger grades as Reading Buddies. For example, the eighth graders had the kindergartners pick out a book to read and keep. Then they taught their Reading Buddies how to play tic-tactoe. The time was filled with sharing our…Find Out More
Solemnity of Corpus Christi 2023
Celebrating the Real Presence and Our School Processions and Ice Cream Social on June 10–11 The parish year of the National Eucharistic Revival begins on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi (the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ), and OLL is pulling out all the stops to honor our Lord’s…Find Out More
Special Persons Day and Day of Sharing
On November 16, our school celebrated our annual Special Persons Day and Day of Sharing. In the morning, students were joined by special people in their lives for Mass celebrated by Fr. Michael and Fr. Noah, a treat, and school-wide bingo. In the afternoon, students worked on a variety of…Find Out More
Spelling Bee Superstars
On February 28, the County Scripps Spelling Bee was held at Holland Middle School. Corpus Christi was represented by a brother and sister team of OLL parishioners, Sachiel and Sheona Fickel. It came down to the final two: Sachiel and Sheona. Sachiel prevailed and is now moving on to the…Find Out More
Spelling Bee Winners
On January 24 we held our Annual Corpus Christi Scripps Spelling Bee. Forty-six total spellers began what would be the longest battle (three hours) in the past 16 years. In the end, we had our three top spellers. The top two will go on to the county level. Sachiel Fickel,…Find Out More
Thank You for Supporting Auction With A Twist!
Thank you to everyone who attended Auction With A Twist this past Saturday or supported the event in other ways! We are grateful for your contributions to our Catholic school and Holland-area parishes. May God bless you and continue to bless Corpus Christi Catholic School through your generosity! We also…Find Out More
Thank You, Fr. Michael!
We recently had the privilege of having Fr. Michael spend the entire day with us on a Wednesday. He began his day by celebrating Mass with our Corpus Christi community and then visiting with all of the students. Fr. Michael went from classroom to classroom, getting to know the students…Find Out More
The Arts and Faith Go Hand in Hand!
Corpus Christi encourages students to pursue beauty in the arts alongside their quest for truth and goodness. From band and choral music to art classes and drama productions, there are numerous arts opportunities at Corpus Christi that help our students grow into better Christians and more fully integrated human beings.…Find Out More
The Holy Mother’s Beads Send Rosaries to Ukraine
When the war in Ukraine began, the Holy Mother’s Beads wanted to send Rosaries to the refugees in Poland. At first we were not sure who could help us do this, so we just kept making Rosaries. Then we learned of an article in Columbia Magazine, a publication of the…Find Out More
Veterans Day at CCCS
We continued our tradition of members of the American Legion coming to our school to speak with students on Veterans Day. This is related to patriotism, one of our virtues of the month. Thank you to all veterans for your service to our country!Find Out More
Wedding Anniversary Mass
Saturday, June 17, 5 p.m. This Mass will include a blessing for couples celebrating a significant wedding anniversary (those who were married in a year ending with a three or an eight). Couples who RSVP will have their wedding photo displayed on the bulletin board and will be honored at…Find Out More