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Information regarding Orientation Days for the religious education program have been posted on our webpage. Please visit our CCD/PREP page to find out more.

The information for registrations for the Parish Religious Education Program have been posted on our 'Our Lady of Guadalupe' Website. Please read the information on the page for more information on how registering for this years program will go.

Please follow this link, "CCD/ P.R.E.P" to read how we will be registering students for the upcoming year.

As you may know, we had to cancel our April 26th second annual “Friends of the Poor” Walk around Lake Carasaljo due to Covid-19.

We have now been able to reschedule the walk, with the approval of Lakewood Township, for Saturday, September 26th, 2020. The walk would start at 10AM and finish approx. 1PM.  We would meet in the lower parking lot of ‘Our lady of Guadalupe Parish’ (formerly St. Mary of The Lake).

To become a walker for this event, please visit this site, www.fopwalk.org, and register


Dear Friends, 

We are still in the time of Covid 19.  The Bishop just extended the Dispensation for the Obligation to attend Mass from September 7th to “until further notice”. Because no one knows what “normalcy” will look like or when that may be it is difficult to plan for the future There has always been the intention not to change anything in the Mass schedule for the community for the time being prior to the changes forced by the Corona Virus.   

We are a community of three languages, and we


Starting the weekend of August 1, 2020, we will no longer be offering Parking lot Mass. All weekend masses will be indoors ONLY. Indoor space will continue to be limited.

For any questions, please contact the Parish Office.

Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., issued the following message July 30, 2020:
Given all current public health and safety reports, I am extending the dispensation from Sunday obligation to attend Mass beyond the aforementioned September 7 date listed in our Diocesan Directives “until further notice.”
The faithful are certainly encouraged, but not required, to attend Sunday Mass in their parishes whenever possible or to participate in outdoor or live-streamed


The Knights of Columbus is the largest Catholic, Family, Fraternal, Service organization in the world. Becoming a Knight can transform your life. As a Knight, you have the opportunity to support your parish, give back to your community and grow in your faith. 

Men 18 years and older are invited to join the Knights of Columbus of the Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

For more information concerning the Knights of Columbus, please call the Parish office to get in contact with Joe Batista.

Our Lady of Guadalupe parish will add an additional mass in spanish on Saturday nights. Starting Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 5PM in the church of Holy Family.

It will only be indoor mass, there will be NO parking lot mass on Saturdays.

Space is limited. The use of face masks is mandatory and communion will be received in the hand only.

Due to the ongoing situation concerning COVID-19 in the state of New Jersey, following the guidelines set by Bishop David O’Connell and the State of New Jersey, we will begin conducting a procedural reopening of the offices and masses with these new guidelines in place until further notice. All visitors and attendees are required to follow these guidelines when inside houses of worship and its offices. The guidelines are as follows:

-Masks must ALWAYS be WORN covering nose and mouth, inside



Parish Office Hours

Parish Office: St. Mary of the Lake
MON- FRI : 9AM – 4PM
(732) 363-0139
43 Madison Ave, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Parish Office: St. Anthony Claret
MON- FRI : 9AM – 5PM
(732) 367-8486
780 Ocean Ave, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Religious Education Office: Holy Family
MON – FRI : 9AM – 5PM
(732) 363-0139  Ex.(241)
(732) 363-3043
1139 E County Line Rd, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Cemetery & Mausoleum Office:
MON – FRI  : 9AM - 3PM
1 Honey Locust Drive, Lakewood, NJ 08701

*TEMPORARY* Mass Schedule

St. Mary of The Lake Church
St. Anthony Claret Church
Holy Family Church
SATURDAY:  4:00PM – English
                      5:30PM – Spanish
SUNDAY:      9:00AM – English
                    11:00AM – Spanish
                      1:00PM – Polish
                      4:00PM – Spanish

Special Mass Schedule

November 1st, 2020 
We will be following regular Sunday Mass Schedule 
November 2nd, 2020
St. Mary of the Lake Church
MONDAY:   9:00 AM - English
                   5:00 PM - English
                   7:00 PM - Polish
Holy Family Church
MONDAY:  5:00 PM - Spanish
                   7:00 PM - Spanish

Confession Schedule

English/ Polish Confessions:
St.Mary of the Lake Church:   
THURSDAY     3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
English ONLY Confessions:
St.Mary of the Lake Church
FRIDAY            8:00 AM - 8:45 AM 
Spanish Confessions:
St.Anthony Claret Church:       
With appointment Only 

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43 Madison Ave. & 780 Ocean Ave.

Lakewood, NJ 08701

732.363.0139 & 732.367.8486

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