Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic Church
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Monday through
Thursday from
4:30 - 5:00 PM

2:45 - 3:45 PM


Our Lady of the Lake Church Choirs & Music

Our Lady of the Lake Church Choirs and Music Ministry

Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic Church presently has five choirs and a vibrant cantor ministry leading the music at seven different Masses every weekend.  All choirs have a leader in charge of their respective group.  Any questions regarding the overall music ministry may be directed to Sharon Smode, Our Lady of the Lake Music Director, at sharon@ollparish.info, or 985-626-5671, ext. 102.  You may also contact the respective group leaders outlined below..

Our Lady of the Lake Parish has a Cantor Ministry with trained cantors who are familiar with the Catholic liturgy and their role within the liturgy.  If you are interested in becoming a cantor, please contact Sharon Smode to schedule an interview and audition.

 If you are an organist or pianist interested in accompaniment duties in the music ministry, please contact Sharon Smode


  • The Traditional Adult Choir sings at various Masses in the church on most weekends throughout the year.  Their repertoire includes a variety of music from Latin to contemporary.  The Traditional Choir has traveled extensively throughout the world on pilgrimages. They present a program of Christmas music prior to Midnight Mass as well as providing music for all holy Week services and other special parish Masses.  While reading music is an asset, it is not necessary.  Rehearsals are held Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Life Center, with the exception of June and July.  The director of this group is Sharon Smode at 985-626-5671, ext. 102, or sharon@ollparish.info.


  • The Contemporary Adult Choir sings at the 10:30 a.m. Mass in the church annex.  This group consists of several vocalists accompanied by guitar, piano and percussion. This group's style of music is Praise and Worship. Rehearsals are held on Thursday evenings.  If you are interested in joining this group, please contact group leader, Brian Bagur or Sharon Smode at sharon@ollparish.info.


  • The OLL Children's Choir is open to all children in grades 3 through 7.  This group rehearses on Wednesdays, from 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. All children in the Parish and School are welcome.  Further information can be obtained from Music Director, Sharon Smode, at sharon@ollparish.info or call 985-626-5671, ext. 102.


BRIDES - if you are looking for information on music guidelines for weddings please contact Sharon Smode at 985-626-5671, ext. 102, or email sharon@ollparish.info.


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