Church Life


The ministry of Church Life is focused on the communion of all persons in our parish and the relationship of our parish to the community. This ministry not only serves the internal communion of the Church, but serves as a catalyst for outreach to those who are unchurched, alienated from the church or marginalized in society. It also takes the lead in finding ways to enhance ecumenical and interfaith activities in the larger community.


Church Life Ministries at OLOL:



Visit and welcome new members of our parish family.  

Contact Person: Office Welcome Coordinator 563-359-0345


Cards & Letters Ministry

Provide support, encouragement and congratulations to parishioners.

Contact person: Patty Riefe 563-359-0345


Donut Sunday

A Sunday fellowship opportunity in the Gathering Space to enjoy refreshments and share in our community.

Contact person: Anne Camarena 563-579-5897


Faith Neighborhoods

A fellowship network that serves as a liaison between neighborhoods of our parish and church activities. This ministry is currently inactive.

Contact person: Parish Pastor 563-359-0345


Fall Festival

A parish-centered fall celebration that promotes fellowship and fun.

Contact person: Parish Pastor 563-359-0345


Funeral Luncheons

Prepare and/or serve meal following a funeral. Time commitment depends on schedule and size of funeral.

Contact Person: Dolores Stack 563-332-9245


Bereavement Assistance/Grief Support

Support for those grieving the loss of a loved one.

Contact person: Nancy McBride, St. John Vianney 563-332-7910


Strategic Planning

Long range planning for parish growth and sustainment.

Contact Person: Parish Pastor 563-359-0345


Disaster Planning

Develop and maintain plan for disaster response.

Contact person: Parish Pastor 563-359-0345



For more details on the procedures involved in these ministries, download the Ministry Procedures Binder here.

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