St Paul the Apostle Parish

Lakefield Ontario

“Do everything for the glory of God.” – 1 Corinthians 10:31

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 Welcome to our parish!

One parish, operating in three sites: Buckhorn, Lakefield and Young’s Point, has been offering worship to God, Faith, Hope and Love to the Catholic faithful and Christian witness to the broader community for more than 150 years.

Mass Registration During Covid Protocols

Please register for your choice of mass by clicking on the link below. There will be a limited number of spaces for walk ins. Our “safe” capacity remains at 30% of regular capacity.        To reserve for a permanent spot just type your name in all capitals and we will know that you will be attending the same mass regularly. (This can be changed at any time s well)     If you would prefer to reserve by phone you can call the parish (705-652-3095).

           Registration Links For Weekends masses (available the previous Tuesday):  

Reserve your seat for Mass

 Re-opening Churches in Peterborough Diocese

Please watch this video so you will know what to expect when you return to mass

 St. Paul’s Church Is Open!

During this stage in the phased reintroduction of public Mass, attendance is initially limited to 30% capacity (while factoring physical distancing). This means we are less than 80 people.  

 There are no masses at this time at

St. Jean de Brebeuf, Buckhorn or at

Our Lady of Good Counsel, Young’s Point

New Realities for Re-opening!

 Avoid touching your face or anyone else 

Avoid travel to known contaminated areas 

Avoid contact with people known to be sick

Seek medical attention if you are sick and follow medical advice 

Maintain appropriate distance from others 

If advised, wear personal protective equipment (PPE) 

If you feel ill or display symptoms of viral or bacterial infections, seek medical assistance and testing to ensure that you are fit for your duties.


All in the assembly are strongly encouraged to wear a mask upon the recommendation of the Medical Officer of Health. 

Should a Medical Officer of Health determine that the use of a face mask is mandatory, the parishioners will be expected to comply before entering the parish.


The inside of the church will have a different look.

Ushers will be at the entrance to direct the faithful to seating as much as possible.

Hand sanitizing stations at the entrance for everyone’s use.

All of the hymnals, cards, periodicals etc. have been removed from the church.

Some of the pews have been roped off.

The priest will be the only person on the altar.

There will be no altar servers.

One line of people to receive Holy Communion with physical distance spacing as we proceed up the isle.

Only one washroom is available for Emergency use.

The church will be sanitized after each mass.

Contact Us:

St. Paul the Apostle Parish
St. Jean Brébeuf Church,
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church
Box 462-4 Reid Street, 
Lakefield, Ontario
K0L 2H0

Phone: 705-652-3095

Parish Priest:
Father Raymond Rick

Locations and Directions

St. Paul the Apostle Church is located at 4 Reid Street, Lakefield. Please see our Lakefield page for directions.

St. Jean de Brébeuf Church is located at 2291 County Road 36, Buckhorn. Please see our Buckhorn page for directions.

Our Lady of Good Counsel is located at 2109 Young’s Point Road, Young’s Point. Please see our Young’s Point page for directions.

About St. Paul the Apostle Parish

Our parish serves northeast Selwyn township and the northern Kawarthas and is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Peterborough. It includes St. Paul the Apostle Church (Lakefield), St, Jean de Brébeuf Church (Buckhorn) and Our Lady of Good Counsel Church (Young’s Point).

Whether you are a resident of the area or a welcomed guest, we offer many opportunities for worship, spiritual growth and Christian formation.

If you are new to our community or would like to visit one of our weekend celebrations, please see the Mass Schedules page for detailed Mass times and locations.