Memorial Garden Workday

Due to conflicting schedules, there has been a change to our June work-day. Please mark your calendars to join us for our next Memorial Garden Workday, Tuesday, June 13 at 5:30 P.M. We conclude the evening with food, drinks, and fellowship. Every-one is welcome to join in on the fun while helping ensure our beautiful Memorial Garden is maintained.

Online Giving  

As we approach summer and begin traveling, please remember we depend on your continued support. Please consider taking advantage of Online Giving. It is a safe and simple way to make contributions weekly, monthly, quarterly, or annually using your checking account or credit card. Visit HERE to enroll today. You may also contact the church office if you need with enrollment or have questions.    

Hope House

Wonderful work has been done at the Hope House in Trenton made possible by your generous donations. We are almost ready to furnish the space dedicated to OLMCC/SKD. Donations are still needed to complete the work. Cissy Coleman will give us an update soon at Mass.

Catholic Volunteers Needed

We have a women’s minimum security prison nearby that needs Catholic volunteers. The Next Door is a work-release program for women in their last two years of incarceration, housed at Moccasin Bend on the Northshore, Currently, there are two Catholic women in residence, and we are looking for a pool of volunteers to offer occasional communion services at the facility. The days, times, and frequency could be arranged at our convenience. Contact Susan Brace, with questions or for more information, at or 423-681-8284.

Items Needed for Tent Communities

Hot Meals Ministry is now collecting these items for the people in the tent communities: travel-size hygiene items/toiletries, body wipes, new socks, and underwear in various sizes for men and women, and large garbage bags. Any of these items may be left in the blue container in the church narthex.

Hot Meals Ministry 

Hot Meals Ministry is looking for a few more people to help out as we enter the summer months. We are asking for help from both Our Lady of the Mount and Saint Katherine Drexel parishioners. Please consider signing up for a slot anytime from 1:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M. on Mondays, or you can show up at Shuler Hall to see what it’s all about and assist as needed. Thanks to your generous support both physically and financially; this ministry has been consistently providing a “home-cooked” meal to area tent community residents every Monday for the past 15 months. … Continue reading

Saturday Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Mass is celebrated every Saturday at 8:30 a.m. in Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 9:00 a.m. until Benediction at 3:00 p.m. I have decided against having guardians responsible for specific time slots, however, it is my hope that many of you will feel called to be present at a certain time, at least on most Saturdays, for half an hour, or an hour, so that there will usually be someone in the chapel during the six hours of Exposition. When I was a seminarian in New Orleans (2009-2015), I received many … Continue reading