St Paul the Apostle Parish

Lakefield Ontario

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


COVID-PHASE 3, JULY 16, 2021

St. Paul’s Church, 4 Reid Street Lakefield, will be open for mass.


In Step 3, there is no capacity limit for churches. However, physical distancing of 6 feet is still required between parishioners attending Mass who are not from the same household. 

 At this time, face mask use indoors is mandatory for the celebrants and the faithful, even for those who are fully vaccinated.  

  • One altar server or two or more altar servers from the same household are permitted at a Mass.  Face masks must be worn, and physical distancing maintained.  
  • The celebrant’s regular practice for greeting parishioners and processing at the beginning and the end of the liturgy may resume with adherence to the health precautions.

St. Paul’s is committed to practicing safety protocols and keeping everyone safe.

Mass Times

Saturday evening 7:00 pm

Sunday Mornings 9:00, 11:00 am 

Please continue to pray for the good health of our people and our parish. 


The Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) will be available before weekend masses or by appointment.  Please call 705-652-3095


Please pray for all those affected by the COVID virus, and the Health Care professionals who are working tirelessly to serve the needs of the public.

Jesus, Mary & Joseph Pray for Us.

Please keep our community safe

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.

Special dispensation from attending Sunday mass is granted by the Bishop for anyone who feels they can not attend mass safely.  

If  you are not able to attend mass for any reason you can follow mass from the Cathedral of St. Peters in Chains at the link below.



 Parish Office

The parish office is open Wednesday and Friday.  You can also contact the office by Email which is checked regularly. 

Meetings and Groups

As of Friday, July 16th – the capacity limit for parish halls is 50% of posted capacity; 6 feet of distance is to be maintained between households; and contact tracing information for gatherings held in the Parish Hall will be collected and retained for one month.  Meals or food service in the parish hall is prohibited at this time.

Sacramental Preparation

  • For the fall sacramental preparation programs, parishes are encouraged to plan for an in-person provision of the program as well as the online availability through the Diocesan website.  

    St. Paul the Apostle

    Pray for us 


    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.