Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist

“Do this in remembrance of me.” This was the command the Lord gave on the eve of his Passion and one we continue to carry out by celebrating the memorial of his sacrifice. In so doing, we offer to the Father what he has himself given us: the gifts of his creation, bread and wine which, by the power of the Holy Spirit and by the words of Christ, have become the body and blood of Christ. Christ is thus really and mysteriously made present. (1)

The mode of Christ’s presence under the Eucharistic species is unique. It raises the Eucharist above all the sacraments as “the perfection of the spiritual life and the end to which all the sacraments tend.” In the most blessed sacrament of the Eucharist “the body and blood, together with the soul and divinity, of our Lord Jesus Christ and, therefore, the whole Christ is truly, really, and substantially contained.” (2)

In the liturgy of the Mass we express our faith in the real presence of Christ under the species of bread and wine by, among other ways, genuflecting or bowing deeply as a sign of adoration of the Lord. (3)

The Church and the world have a great need for Eucharistic worship. Jesus awaits us in this sacrament of love. Let us not refuse the time to go to meet him in adoration, in contemplation full of faith, and open to making amends for the serious offenses and crimes of the world. Let our adoration never cease. (4)

(1) Catechism of the Catholic Church [hereafter CCC], 2nd ed. (Strathfield, NSW: St Pauls, 2000), n. 1356-1357.
(2) CCC, n. 1374.     (3) CCC, n. 1378.     (4) CCC, n. 1380.

Mass Times at St. Lambert

Join us at St. Lambert’s as we express our faith in the real presence of Christ and celebrate the Holy Communion at any of our masses.

– Monday through Saturday mornings – 8:30 AM
– Wednesday evening – 5:30pm

– Saturday at 4:30 PM
– Sunday at 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 AM

Nursery Service:
– Available during Sunday Masses from September through May
– Open during 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM
– Ages 12 months-Preschool welcome.

Holy Days of Obligation

January 1, the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God;

May 8th, 2016 on the Seventh Sunday of Easter, the Solemnity of the Ascension;

August 15, the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary;

November 1, the Solemnity of All Saints;

December 8, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception;

December 25, the Solemnity of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ.




THE FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT A lot of people, especially kids, give up candy for Lent – and then devour it at Easter till their stomachs almost burst.   I read a story online about a

March 18, 2018 – First Sunday of Lent

Parish Bulletin - February 18, 2018

March 2018

March Daily Mass Schedule March Daily Mass Server Schedule March Weekend Ministries

From Father Joseph Scholten

THE SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME You have to begin with the end in mind. Renovating their home, no one starts to knock out walls without a new floor plan ready. In painting, each brushstroke


THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Catholic Family Sharing Appeal – One Faith, One Family!  This weekend gives us a chance as a parish to look back on Catholic Family Sharing Appeal (CFSA) from 2017


THE FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME This week throughout the Diocese we celebrate Catholic Schools Week.  It concludes with Bishop Swain celebrating Mass at Augustana on Friday with students filling the gym from all the