About Anne Stephens

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

Upcoming Nursery Closings

The nursery will be closed on April 1 (Easter), April 8 (Spring Break) , and May 13 (Mother’s Day).   The last day for the nursery will be May 20 and then we will be closed for the summer and will open back up in September (after Labor Day).  

By |March 27th, 2018|

Easter Vigil Reception – Help Needed

RCIA 2018 Easter Vigil Reception The Easter Vigil is a time of celebration for the participants who started the RCIA program in September 2017.  These participants have worked hard over the past several months and are now ready to enter into full Communion with the Catholic Church.  The Vigil is the not the end, but the beginning, [...]

By |March 21st, 2018|

Expansion Plan for our Parish and Schools

Dear Parish Family, Great things are happening at OLA!  I am excited to announce that in May we are breaking ground in a school and parish expansion to meet the needs of our growing community. Our school will demolish the portion of the building between the library and the gym and replace it with a [...]

By |March 5th, 2018|

Volunteers Needed for Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival

The Big Event is right around the corner! The Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates music and art this March 24 and 25 in Blackburn Park, and organizers cannot wait to welcome visitors and neighbors to the Extravaganza!  In order for the festivities to rock and roll, energetic and fun volunteers are needed!   The charming [...]

By |February 21st, 2018|

Parish Engagement Survey

Dear Parishioners: We want Our Lady of the Assumption to be the best Catholic parish community that we can be - with life giving worship, meaningful education and formation opportunities, life changing outreach, and a well-connected parish family. We need your help to achieve these goals so I asked my staff to create a Parish [...]

By |February 7th, 2018|

Join the OLA String Players!

        The OLA Sting Players is a ministry of Classical Music and “Songs from Long Ago” in String Quartet form. We play the music of Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Strauss, Gershwin and others for our own enjoyment and for the pleasure of others at OLA. We support other ministries at OLA with background music [...]

By |February 2nd, 2018|

OLA is CLOSED Thursday, January 18

OLA is closed,Thursday, January 18.  Due to icy conditions on campus all activities at OLA are cancelled tomorrow. Mass, both schools, all meetings, practices, and events are closed/cancelled.This includes all evening events.  Stay warm, stay safe!

By |January 17th, 2018|

Lent at OLA 

Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule – February 14 7:30am, 9am (School Mass), 12:15pm, and 7pm *Ash Wednesday is not a Holy Obligation, but we encourage you to join us for Mass to begin your Lenten devotions. Lenten Lectio Divina – Wednesdays at 12:15pm in the Daily Chapel Weekly Lenten Mass – Thursdays at 12:15pm For our Holy Week [...]

By |January 13th, 2018|

Prime Timers: A Senior Adult Ministry

Attention all parishioners 65+.  We want you to join our new Senior Adult Ministry! We are THRILLED that our initial meeting on Sunday, January 7 was such a huge success! We would love to have you join us for our next meeting. And we would love to have your ideas on what you would like [...]

By |January 9th, 2018|

OLA Closed Monday, January 8

Due to the potential for icy roads in the morning, OLA will be closed tomorrow (Monday, January 8). This includes the closing of the parish office and our schools. All meetings, events, and practices on campus are cancelled. Any other changes/closings will be posted on our parish Facebook Page that you can link to by [...]

By |January 7th, 2018|