Migrant Ministry

Along with several other parishes in the West Deanery of the Diocese of Grand Rapids, Our Lady of the Lake supports a missionary priest each summer who visits local migrant camps in Ottawa County. With volunteer support, the visiting priest is able to provide liturgies, pastoral support, sacraments, and catechesis…

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CRS Rice Bowl

Each Lent, Catholic families across the country unite to put their faith into action through prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. Through CRS Rice Bowl, families learn about how our sisters and brothers across the globe overcome hardships like hunger and malnutrition, and how through Lenten alms, we have the power to make…

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Doors of Hope (City on a Hill)

Doors of Hope (formerly ATLAS Ministries) is a ministry of City on a Hill in Zeeland. It provides a listening ear, obtainable goal setting, advocacy, accountability, life skills coaching, and healthy relationship building, all at no cost to clients.

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Gateway Mission

The goal of Gateway Mission (formerly Holland Rescue Mission) is to help everyone who walks through their doors to overcome homelessness for good. OLL does an annual drive for the mission, and we encourage parishioners to donate to the Gateway thrift store. Through the Corners of Your Field program, Gateway returns a portion…

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Kids’ Food Basket

Kids’ Food Basket is a community solution to childhood hunger. It engages all who care about children reaching their full potential in school and in life. They attack childhood hunger through an innovative, multi-faceted approach.

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Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. It builds strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter in Ottawa and Allegan Counties. OLL is building a group of volunteers to work with Habitat.

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Prison & Jail Ministry

This is a ministry of the Diocese of Grand Rapids. Volunteers are trained following an orientation session to discern if God is calling them to this ministry. These volunteers then provide prayer services or visitations at the Ottawa County Jail or visit juveniles at the local juvenile detention center. Many of…

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St. Vincent de Paul Center

The St. Vincent de Paul Center is a ministry of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Holland. Food, toiletries, paper products, and gently-used clothing are collected from parishioners at both Holland parishes each week. Some volunteers give their time to sort and transport donations to the St. Vincent de Paul Center located at…

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Corpus Christi Foundation

The Corpus Christi Foundation has provided funding for tuition assistance, general fund support, and grant awards to both Holland-area parishes and Corpus Christi Catholic School since 2003. These gifts are available because of an annual distribution from the foundation’s endowment funds. We are so grateful to the generous donors who invest in…

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