About Anne Stephens

Author and art designer for Our Lady of the Assumption Church web site. Parish Communications Director.

Indonesian Community Marks 17th Anniversary

  Please join us on Sunday, May 7th, as we celebrate the Indonesian Community's 17th Anniversary at OLA! The celebration begins with Mass at 1:30pm followed by a reception in Marist Hall. All are welcome! The Indonesian Catholic Community turns 17 on May 6, 2017. The group was founded by a few Indonesians who were [...]

By |May 3rd, 2017|

Summer’s Coming! Have You Signed Up for Online Giving?

Will you be missing Mass at OLA while you vacation? If you won't be here this summer due to travel or other commitments, please sign up for online giving now. Your consistent support is vital to our church, especially during summer months. To sign up for Online Giving now by CLICKING HERE. It's a fast, easy, and convenient [...]

By |April 24th, 2017|

Death of Parishioner Jim Roach

We are saddened to announce the death of James E. (Jim) Roach Jr. at home on April 12th surrounded by his family. Jim was a long time and very involved parishioner of our church. In addition to faithfully attending mass, Jim served our parish in many different ways through the years as a lector, member of the Finance [...]

By |April 14th, 2017|

8 Days: A Human Trafficking Awareness Event

  As you are aware from recent headlines in the news, the scourge of human trafficking is a very real evil in our world. The recent discovery of women being held captive in an upscale Sandy Springs neighborhood is only the tip of the iceberg. Human Trafficking is the act of recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, [...]

By |April 11th, 2017|

Ecumenical Easter Sunrise Service

OLA is excited to once again participate in the Brookhaven Christian Ministers Easter Sunrise Service. The member churches of the Brookhaven Christian Ministries will celebrate the resurrection of the Lord with a traditional sunrise service on Easter Sunday, April 16th at 7am in the chapel of the Oglethorpe Presbyterian Church located behind Oglethorpe University at [...]

By |April 3rd, 2017|

Death of Former OLA Parishioner Ann Lampe

We are saddened to announce the death of former parishioner Ann Lampe, wife of Deacon Martin Lampe, after an 8 year battle with Alzheimers. Ann and Martin were married for 67 wonderful years and raised their children in our parish. Their daughter, Beth Belden, remains a member of our parish. Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, [...]

By |March 28th, 2017|


Today is Laetare Sunday, the Fourth Sunday of Lent. Laetare means rejoice and this Sunday is marked by a relaxation of the penitential character of the Lenten season. After days of penance and somber fasting we are given this day to relax and recharge. This mid-point of Lent is the perfect time to reflect on [...]

By |March 27th, 2017|

Passing to Eternal Life of Dick Rasmussen

We are saddened to announce the passing to eternal life of long-time parishioner Dick Rasmussen. A visitation with friends and family will be held on Thursday, March 23 from 5-7pm at H.M. Patterson Funeral Home on Peachtree Road. The Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Friday, March 24 at 11:00am at OLA. To [...]

By |March 22nd, 2017|

Fast and Abstinence

It's that time of year again! Here are the regulations for Fasting and Abstinence during Lent. Ash Wednesday and Good Friday Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. Fridays Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence (from eating meat). Who Fasts? For members of the Catholic Church, [...]

By |February 28th, 2017|

OLA’s Woman and Youth of the Year

We are pleased to announce that Maria Massey has been named OLA's Woman of the Year and that Tori Granelli has been selected as our Youth of the Year. Both ladies were selected for their dedication to living their faith in both the parish and the greater community.   Maria Massey: Woman of the Year Maria and [...]

By |February 21st, 2017|