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Stop! Don’t Drop and Parish Verification News

STOP! DON’T DROP ENVELOPES Just a reminder that we are no longer requiring those families that will be submitting Parish Verification Forms for Catholic Schools to drop your envelopes in the offertory each week if you are signed up for online giving. PARISH VERIFICATIONS It’s that time of year again and we’re already receiving Parish Verification [...]

By |November 13th, 2018|

Adopt Mercy Care’s Street Medicine Team

During this time of thanks your family may want to do something for the less fortunate. Our Mercy Care Ministry invites you to adopt the Mercy Care Street Medicine team by making snack bags for the homeless. Each week Mercy Care's street medicine team provides critical medical and behavioral health care to our most vulnerable [...]

By |November 11th, 2018|

Kairos Prison Ministry Needs Your Help

Next weekend, November 16-18,  our Kairos Prison Ministry members will be leading a retreat at Hancock State Prison. They need your help in a number of ways. Please see below for details and let us know if you will be able to help. You can contact ministry leader Kevin Fitzpatrick for more information by clicking here. Thank you, [...]

By |November 7th, 2018|

Indonesian Tsunami Relief

Dear Parish Family, As I am sure you have heard in the news, a 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck just off the central island of Sulawesi, Indonesia last Friday. As I write this, the death toll from that resulting tsunami has reached over 1300 souls. This devastating news hits particularly close to home for us at OLA as [...]

By |October 3rd, 2018|

FESTIVAL OF MINISTRIES THIS COMING WEEKEND

A NOTE FROM THE PASTOR  The heart of any parish is worship and from that worship stems ministry. Our partaking of the weekly, and daily, Eucharist prepares us to go into the world and serve God’s children. It also calls us to live in community with others.  Here at Our Lady of the Assumption it [...]

By |September 10th, 2018|

Father Jim’s Response to Recent Abuse Findings in Our Country and the World

Dear Parishioners, I write this letter to you in light of the sex abuse in the Church that has been recently exposed. As I said from the pulpit, I am angry, hurt, embarrassed, and confused. I am filled with sorrow for the victims.  I am sure you feel the same. One of the questions that [...]

By |August 24th, 2018|

Are You Interested in Learning More About the Catholic Faith?

DO YOU WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CHURCH? ARE YOU OR A LOVED ONE INTERESTED IN BECOMING CATHOLIC? The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA): A faith-formation process The RCIA is an opportunity for non-Catholics and Catholics who have not received all the  sacraments of initiation to explore their faith and the Catholic Faith Tradition [...]

By |August 17th, 2018|

Archbishop Wilton Gregory’s Statement on the Resignation of Theodore McCarrick

This morning, Archbishop Gregory released a statement related to the resignation of Theodore McCarrick from the College of Cardinals and related revelations. Read his statement by clicking here. Watch the video of his statement by clicking here.

By |August 9th, 2018|

ONLINE GIVING RAFFLE: WIN AN iPAD

  Anyone who is currently signed up - or signs up by September 30 with a recurring online transaction (offertory, building fund, other) through OLA’s On-Line Giving is eligible* to win! (No raffle tickets necessary.) If you are already signed up, you don’t have to do anything. If you aren’t signed up, sign up at [...]

By |August 1st, 2018|

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|