Second Collection Next Weekend

Next weekend’s second collection is for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Georgia. This second collection is special because each dollar raised goes not only to helping people in our parish area but also to helping people in need across the state. Our gifts to this col-lection go directly to provide emergency shelter, food, clothing and educational resources to those experiencing hardship and crisis with the ultimate goal of achieving self-sufficiency. Please be generous.

PRE (Parish Religious Education) Registration

Please print the registration forms HERE and have them back to me by Sunday, September 16th at the Ministry Fair. The fees for this year are: 1 student: $75; 2 or more students: $150.  Fees are waived for the children of Catechists. Our first class meeting for pre-K to 5th grade is Sunday, September 23rd after the 9am Mass, and will be dismissed at 11am.  The middle school and high school group will be participating in a service project that day with Widow’s Harvest Ministries immediately after 9am Mass. As always, if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to … Continue reading

Eucharistic Adoration

Beginning on September 18th we will be holding Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in the chapel from 7pm until 9pm. Come and spend a few quiet moments with Jesus.  Feel free to come for as long or as little amount of time as you would like. Come and be refreshed!  If you are interested in being a Guardian please contact Karan Stockett at kkchatt99@aol.com.

MS & HS Youth Kick-Off Event

High school and middle school students will be working with Widow’s Harvest Ministry on September 23rd after Mass as a kick-off for the season. Please contact Keely, keely.hungate@gmail.com, or Stephen Hungate, shungate@bbandt.com, for more info.

OKMS – Special Collection

 A special collection benefiting the students at Orchard Knob Middle School (OKMS) will be held at Mass, September 8th and 9th. This collection will be used to purchase student uniforms. The majority of these students live in poverty and most lack the basic necessities of life. Last year’s generosity was overwhelming and allowed us to not only purchase uniforms for back to school but also provide needed supplies throughout the school year. We ask you to prayerfully consider supporting this worthy cause. The students at OKMS will have the opportunity to participate in band this year and the school is … Continue reading

OLMCC Bible Study

Want to learn about the Gospel of John? Join us on Tuesday mornings beginning on September 18th from 9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. as we begin to get to know Jesus better through the Gospel of John. Contact Mary Voges for more information, mvoges@olmcc.com. Sign up here

Women’s Social

Please join the ladies of the parish for an evening of wine, appetizers, and fellowship Thursday, September 20th at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Susan Brace, 162 Maggie Bluff. This event is a party with a purpose! We are collecting classroom supplies for Orchard Knob Middle School (OKMS) and supply lists are available in the narthex and online. Please RSVP here.    

OLMCC Women’s Retreat

Need some time away from hectic schedules to enjoy God’s beautiful creation? Join us at Rising Fawn Gardens on Saturday, November 3rd 9 a.m.-3 p.m. for “The Beauty of Hope: Jesus Our Anchor in Every Storm”. Lunch will be provided. A $25 registration fee is due by October 26th to secure your spot. Signups are online and in the narthex. Questions? Contact Mary Voges at 706-820-0680.

Silence Must Be Broken To Begin Healing – 24 Hour Abuse Reporting Hotline

If you or a loved one has been hurt or abused by a member of the clergy, an employee, or volunteer of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, we are here to listen and take action. Please contact our Office of Child and Youth Protection during business hours at 404-920-7550 or our Archdiocesan 24-hour Abuse Reporting line at 1-888-437-0764.  The silence must be broken for the healing to begin.