- Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter May 7, 2021Reading I Acts 15:22-31 The Apostles and presbyters, in agreement with the whole Church, decided to choose representatives and to send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. The ones chosen were Judas, who was called Barsabbas, and Silas, leaders among the brothers. This is the letter delivered by them: “The Apostles and the presbyters, […]USCCB
- Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter May 7, 2021
- Saint of the Day (July 17, 2010) - St. Francis Solano July 18, 2010'It is true, I am going to heaven but this is so because of the merits of the passion and death of Christ; I am the greatest of sinners. When I reach our homeland, I will be your good friend' July 17, 2010 St. Francis Solano (1549-1610) Francis came from a leading family in Andalusia, […]Saint of the Day
- Saint of the Day (July 17, 2010) - St. Francis Solano July 18, 2010
- Council of Cardinals reflects on life of Church in pandemic May 6, 2021The Council of Cardinals discuss the impact of the Covid-19 crisis around the world, and the Church's response to it, during a virtual meeting held on Thursday afternoon. The also continue talks on the upcoming Apostolic Constitution which will focus on the organisation of the Roman Curia.
- New Swiss Guards swear their oath at Vatican ceremony May 6, 2021The Pontifical Swiss Guard welcome 34 new recruits to their ranks, and recall their 500-years-plus of history in service to the Pope.
- 155 million faced acute food insecurity in 2020 May 6, 2021The worst-affected countries last year were Burkina Faso, South Sudan and Yemen. Outside Africa, Yemen, Afghanistan, Syria and Haiti featured were among the 10 worst food crises last year.
- Council of Cardinals reflects on life of Church in pandemic May 6, 2021
Beginning this week, our office business manager, Angelese Mackey, will begin an extended maternity leave which will continue through most of the summer. We wish Angelese all joy as she soon will give birth to her fourth son. Pastoral Associate Mary Voges and Fr. Mark Thomas will do their best to keep the office running smoothly, but they do ask for your patience during the next three months. It may take a little longer to return your calls and get some of the day-to-day routine things done. In general, keep in mind that the office hours will be reduced to … Continue reading
Father Mark is looking for someone who might be willing to commit to become a sacristan for the Saturday Vigil Masses. This does not require any previous experience. If you have the time to give in service to the 5:30 Vigil Mass on a regular basis, you may contact Fr. Mark directly at 770-365-5200 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Everyone is reminded not to come to any liturgy if not feeling well, or if one has been around someone who is experiencing symptoms or has recently tested positive for COVID 19. Because of the pandemic, the dispensation from Sunday Mass is still in place for all Catholics in the Archdiocese of Atlanta until May 22. Please CLICK HERE for full details.
After the long absence of not being able to work in our beautiful Memorial Garden, we are beginning to see the sun shining again and are planning for a season of good health and fellowship! We will resume our fun and productive gatherings on Tuesday, May 11, at 5:30 P.M. and will continue each month on the second Tuesday through October. We look forward to seeing all who can come and hopefully some new faces! Bring your gardening gloves, trowels and any tools you like to use. We will break about 6:30 P.M. or 7:00 P.M. for snacks, libations and … Continue reading
Worship Aid link for this week’s Mass (updated 5/9/2021) We are pleased to provide you with worship aids to use during Masses. Please print at home and bring it with you for use during Mass. We kindly ask that you take your copies with you when you exit the church so we can continue offering these aids.
The Archbishop’s Annual Appeal continues through-out 2021 and donations and pledges may be made online at www.archatl.com/appeal/make-a-gift. Every donation counts. No donation is too small! Be certain you choose Our Lady of the Mount in Lookout Mountain as your home parish so we are credited with your donation amount. Remember, once we meet the goal set for us by the archdiocese, $44,800, all remaining funds are returned to the parish.
We are excited to announce a new ministry initiative for Our Lady of the Mount and St. Katharine Drexel. The “Hot Meals” ministry has as its basic “mission statement” the words found in Matthew 25:35, “For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, a stranger and you welcomed me.” Here are two ways you can participate: 1. Hot meal preparation in Fr. Shuler Hall kitchen on most Mondays from 2:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. (starting February 15, 2021). Please signup to volunteer HERE. If the schedule needs to change for any reason, SignUpGenius will … Continue reading
Parishioners, did you know that at any given time, there are 3-5 tent communities at the base of Look-out Mountain? These are folks who do not have permanent homes. Shelter is available in the form of simple tents that can be purchased through Amazon Prime for less than $50.00. Go to https://smile.amazon.com/Pacific-Pass-Water-Resistence-Portable/dp/B085V2WMRP. Another useful item that helps the people in these communities prepare hot food/beverages and stay warm is a simple 16-ounce cannister of Coleman propane camping gas (available for about $7.00-$9.00) at various local hardware and grocery stores. One empty cannister is on display in the narthex for the next … Continue reading