New Office Hours

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

Sacristan Needed for Saturdays

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

Dispensation Expires May 22

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.  

Memorial Garden Workdays

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

Weekend Worship Aids Available Here

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.

Archbishop’s Annual Appeal 2021

The Archbishop’s Annual Appeal continues through-out 2021 and donations and pledges may be made online at 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.

Hot Meals Ministry

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

Men’s Bible Study

Men’s Bible Study continues to meet Tuesdays in Fr. Shuler Hall at 6:00 A.M. Please note due to Men’s Group Dinners on the first Tuesday of each month, there is no Bible Study the first Tuesday. All men are invited.

Assistance for Tent Communities

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 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