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About Anne Stephens

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

2018 Parish Engagement Survey Results

Dear Parishioners, First, I want to thank each of the 588 of you who took the time to fill out our parish engagement survey earlier in the year! I am happy to report that those who responded are overwhelmingly pleased with our efforts to make our parish a place of spiritual growth and loving community. [...]

By |July 9th, 2018|

Heads Up, Brookhaven!

Last week graduates of the OLA Car Camp helped officers from the Brookhaven, GA Police Department film a public service announcement to educate the community on House Bill 673 - “the Hands-Free Georgia Act” - that goes into effect on July 1! To learn more about the bill go to: https://dps.georgia.gov/…/…/are-you-ready-hands-free-georgia. Thank you to our teens, Rob Aldrich (writer/producer/director/photographer), [...]

By |June 27th, 2018|

A Scam Targeting Catholics Is Asking for iTunes Gift Cards/Money

We have heard of staff and parishioners at other churches in the Archdiocese of Atlanta receiving emails from a pastor or other parish leader asking for iTunes gift cards to be purchased. Just this week two of our staff members have received emails requesting assistance that claim to be from Father Jim - they are [...]

By |June 6th, 2018|

A Message from Fr. Jim on OLA Hospitality Ministries

Dear Parishioners, As you may recall, we mentioned in an earlier bulletin that in the recent parish survey a number of you expressed concerns with regard to lack of welcome that you feel when attending liturgies. I am pleased to announce that Father Joel and I have met with the heads of the Usher and [...]

By |May 21st, 2018|

Middle School Youth To Attend Eucharistic Congress

All rising 6th - 8th graders of the parish are invited to attend the Middle School Track of the Eucharistic Congress on Saturday, June 2nd from 10am- 2pm. It promises to be a faith-filled and fun day! For details, please click here. Registration Deadline is May 19. 

By |May 9th, 2018|

Blue Prayer Service Honoring the Brookhaven PD

BLUE PRAYER SERVICE HONORING THE BROOKHAVEN PD On Monday, April 16 OLA held a Blue Prayer Service in honor of the men and women of the Brookhaven Police Department. A number of adopt-a-cop families attended this service that was led by youth from our Preschool and School. The officers were given gifts of a “challenge [...]

By |April 17th, 2018|

Preschool Wine Raffle

OLA Preschool will hold the fabulous spring WINE RAFFLE again this year.  Proceeds from the wine raffle will be used for improvements to the preschool facility and to provide for curriculum materials and improvements. Two baskets with a minimum of 10 premium bottles of wine will be raffled. Tickets will be sold after masses on [...]

By |April 17th, 2018|

2018 Graduation Information Needed

Is there a High School or College Graduate in the family? If yes, we want to celebrate with you! High School - let us know where they will attend college/technical school or if they will enter the military or job force. College - let us know the college and his/her degree. Please email astephens@olachurch.org by May [...]

By |April 13th, 2018|

Upcoming Golf Tournaments

Interfaith Outreach Home Saturday, April 28 at 12pm. The Carla Camp Memorial Golf Tournament benefiting the Interfaith Outreach Home (IOH) will be at  the Chastain-North Fulton Golf Course.18-hole golf scramble, food, drink, prizes. Golfers and Sponsors are needed. For more information, please go to http://www.iohome.org/golf or click here to be a sponsor. Knights of Columbus The Knights of Columbus [...]

By |April 10th, 2018|

Pentecost – Bilingual Readers Needed on May 19/20 Weekend

As a remembrance of the gift of tongues bestowed on the apostles at Pentecost we will proclaim the second reading in multiple languages at the masses on Pentecost (May 19/20). We invite parishioners who have a second language to join with us in this reading. If you would like to participate please respond to Deacon [...]

By |April 10th, 2018|