Resurrection Catholic Church & School is a vibrant Catholic community that came together in 1963 and continues to grow every day in members and in Faith. Our school has excelled in providing children a rich educational and spiritual environment. Our parish is a warm, encouraging and inspiring place to call home. We look forward to many years of continuing service in the Lakeland Community.
Nourished by Word and Eucharist, we live to Know, Love and Serve Jesus Christ, the Risen Lord!
ReGenerations has ReOpened!
Welcome, Father Tim!
Very Reverend Timothy P. LaBo, PhD
Fr. Tim was born in 1958 in a small town of Ohio. This was his home for the first 18 years of his life. In 1977, he came to Florida to study Marine Biology at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne. While in college, Fr. Tim became involved with Campus Ministry under the guidance of Fr. George Moreau. By the middle of his senior year, Fr. LaBo had made the decision to enter the Seminary and study for the Diocese of Orlando. He finished his undergraduate degree in June of 1981. That Fall, he began his seminary formation at St. Meinrad College and completed Philosophy and Religious Studies requirements. In the Fall of 1982, he entered the major Seminary of St. Mary’s in Baltimore, Maryland. During his five years there, he earned a Bachelor’s, Master’s and Licenciate degree in Moral Theology. On May 31, 1986, Fr. Tim was ordained a priest by the late Bishop Thomas J. Grady.
Fr. LaBo has been a Catholic priest for 33 years and has served in the following parishes: St. Mary Magdalen (Maitland), St. Margaret Mary (Winter Park), St. Peter’s (Deland), Our Lady of Lourdes (Melbourne), St. Charles (Orlando), St. Francis of Assisi (Apopka), Holy Redeemer (Kissimmee), and St. Rose of Lima (Poinciana). Fr. Tim went back to school in 1998 at Barry University and completed his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Leadership in December of 2005. His dissertation explored the relationship between Leader-Member Exchange and Emotional Intelligence in Public School Leadership. He has served as a member of numerous committees including the Diocesan Finance Committee, Diocesan School Board, Diocesan Insurance Committee, and as the Dean of the Central South Deanery from 2014 to 2018. He was Pastor of Holy Redeemer and St. Rose of Lima concurrently. On June 1, 2018, Fr. Tim was appointed pastor of St. Joseph and on August 1, 2019 he was appointed Dean/Vicar Forane of the Western Deanery. Effective July 15; Fr. Tim has been appointed by Bishop Noonan as the Canonical Administrator of Resurrection Catholic Church in Lakeland, while continuing to serve as Pastor of St. Joseph.
A Pastoral Letter on Racism
Bishop Noonan has shared this very important Pastoral Letter on Racism. Please click here to read it, and please continue to pray for our country and our world!
Our Church is open for Mass and Private Prayer!
Whether or not to physically attend Mass is a choice that each of you will have to make for yourselves and your families. The obligation to attend Mass will remain lifted until further notice, and all Masses will be available on our YouTube channel. Please, if you are ill or compromised in any way, pray with us from the safety of your home. We know that you will be with us in spirit – as we will be with you! If you do choose to join us in person for Mass, please know that only the main front doors will be unlocked, and the Holy Water Stoup will remain empty. We ask that you simply make the sign of the cross upon entering the church.
Homilies may be shortened during this transitional period to allow adequate time for people to exit safely while distancing after Mass and to allow time to clean and prepare for the next Mass. Offertory baskets will not be passed. Instead, there will be basket for you to drop your offertory gifts upon entering the church. Online giving remains another excellent option. During the Sign of Peace, please offer a reverent bow or a verbal “Peace be with you,” but refrain from physical contact.
Holy Communion will only be distributed in the form of the Sacred Host. Remember that the Roman Missal is clear in stating that “Christ, whole and entire, and the true Sacrament, is received even under only one species.” The Sacred Host will only be distributed to the hands of the communicant, not the tongue.
Hymnals and missalettes have been removed from church. During Mass, we will be using the screens in church, and we invite you to access the readings on your phone using our Parish App. Links to download the Parish App can be found below. Cantors and musicians will lead you in song, but we will not be able to have our full Choir return until further notice. So please, when you attend Mass, lift your voices in song for the glory of God!
We will continue to create a Bulletin for you each week, but it will not be available in printed form. Our Bulletins are always available on our website and our Parish App. Each week, the bulletin has content such as Gospel Meditations, coloring pages and other activities for the kids, discussion questions about Sunday’s readings, school updates, and more.
Below are links to our YouTube channel, Facebook page and more. Please keep “meeting” us in these spaces to do as Pope Francis invited – finding new forms of hospitality, fraternity and solidarity!
Our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ChurchoftheRes/
Our YouTube Channel: https://m.youtube.com/chann…/UC7zGHgKAfrs7p2CzqNpqpag/videos
Our Online Giving site: https://churchoftheres.weshareonline.org/
Our free Parish App in the Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.weconnect.appv3
Our free Parish App in the Apple App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/weconnect-parish-app/id1333569102?mt=8
This challenging time has made us very aware of our need to update our records so that we can stay in contact with each of you! Father Mark is asking that each of you take a few minutes to fill out this online registration form. If you have previously completed the form (probably in writing), please click Update in the appropriate box. If you are a part of our parish family but have not yet formally registered, please click New Parishioner. If you are new, Welcome!! Thank you for taking the time to do this!
The Florida Catholic wants to be there for you with Catholic news, updated information, and inspiring stories during these challenging times. They have temporarily suspended the print edition and are offering the online e-Edition free of charge! Click here for the weekly e-Edition! In addition, you can visit thefloridacatholic.org to sign-up for the free monthly newsletter – Dose of Faith - that has articles not printed in the regular paper.
Get our Parish App!!
We want to stay connected to you - our parishioners and our community! With new information coming in daily, we are making adjustments as quickly as we can so that we can stay connected to you - and you to us! - in whatever ways possible! We have developed a Parish App that you can download for free, and we hope you will! Please use the links below to download the app, then search for Resurrection Catholic Church & School (you do not have to allow access to your location). Please go to the 'more' option at the bottom of the page and turn on messages so that you can receive the most up to date information! You might also have to allow for the messages in the settings on your phone.
Google Play Store Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.weconnect.appv3
Apple App Store Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/weconnect-parish-app/id1333569102?mt=8
Resources are available to help you remain in prayer and draw ever closer to God!
• Faith Fit App: Download the app at https://apps.apple.com/us/app/faith-fit-app/id1435157037
• Free Access to Give Us This Day: https://giveusthisday.org/Digital
Prayer Resources: http://www.usccb.org/coronavirus
Daily Readings: http://www.usccb.org/
• EWTN Television: https://www.ewtn.com/tv
• CCTN – the Catholic Community Television Network – is broadcast from a TV studio operated by Holy Family Parish in Orlando. CCTN televises the Sunday Mass and other spiritually enriching programs. The Mass is broadcast every Sunday from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm on WTGL-TV 45. This station is available on various channels, depending on your service provider. Subscribe to the CCTN YouTube Channel by clicking here.
• Talk / Devotional English Adults – Divine Mercy Radio (WDMC 920 AM)
• Talk / Devotional English Adults – Relevant Radio
An Act of Spiritual Communion
I believe that You
are present in the Most Holy Sacrament.
I love You above all things,
and I desire to receive You into my soul.
Since I cannot at this moment
receive You sacramentally,
come at least spiritually into my heart.
I embrace You as if You were already there
and unite myself wholly to You.
Never permit me to be separated from You.
Un Acto de Comunión Espiritual
Creo que estás en el Santísimo Sacramento.
Te amo sobre todas las cosas
y deseo recibirte en mi alma.
Ya que ahora no puedo hacerlo sacramentalmente,
ven a lo menos espiritualmente a mi corazón.
Como si ya os hubiese recibido,
te abrazo y me uno todo a Ti.
No permitas, Señor, que vuelva jamás a separarme de ti.
Prayer to Saint Michael the Archangel
St. Michael the Archangel,
defend us in Battle;
Be our safeguard against the wickedness and snares of the Devil.
May God rebuke him, we humbly pray,
and do Thou, O Prince of the Heavenly Host,
by the power of God, cast into Hell,
Satan and all the other evil spirits,
who prowl through the world,
seeking the ruin of souls. Amen.
ORACIÓN A SAN MIGUEL ARCÁNGEL
San Miguel Arcángel,
defiéndenos en la batalla.
Sé nuestro amparo
contra las perversidad y asechanzas
Reprímale Dios, pedimos suplicantes,
y tu príncipe de la milicia celestial
arroja al infierno con el divino poder
a Satanás y a los otros espíritus malignos
que andan dispersos por el mundo
para la perdición de las almas.
Saturday 4:00 pm
Sunday 8:00 am, 10:30 am,
1:00 pm (Spanish), 5:00 pm
Monday - Saturday 9:00 am
Celebration of Reconciliation
Wednesdays and Fridays from 1-2 pm, by appointment only. Please call the Parish Office to make arrangements.
All Masses will be available online. Click here to access our Parish YouTube channel.
Parish Office Hours
Monday - Friday from 8am - 4pm. We look forward to welcoming you!
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The mission of Resurrection Catholic School is to instill the values of the Catholic faith by providing spiritual and scholastic experiences which encourage respect, compassion, service, and lifelong learning.
Email Addresses for your Convenience
We would love to hear from you! Please use the following email addresses to contact us!
Communications Requests (Facebook, Website, Bulletin, etc.): [email protected]
Reserve Space / Rooms on Campus: [email protected]
IT, Audio Visual, and/or Church Screens Requests: [email protected]
Church, School, or Campus Maintenance Requests /Notifications: [email protected]
General Information: [email protected]
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