Altar Server Training

Father Mark will be holding an Altar Server Training at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 6. Anyone who is interested in serving in this ministry, even those who have already served in the past, should come to this training. Now is a great time to learn to be an altar server as we approach the seasons of Advent and Christmas. Anyone who has received First Communion is eligible to be an altar server. Being an altar server is a great way for children to develop self-discipline, a sense of responsibility, and reverence for God.

Lectors

Lectors, the new Workbook for Lectors is available for you to pick up in the narthex. Anyone who is interested in becoming a lector, now is a good time to join this important ministry of proclaiming the Word of God at weekend Masses. See Father Mark if interested.

Sacristans Needed

Anyone who wants to learn how to be a Sacristan (set -up and clean-up) for weekend Masses, there is always a need. As of now we have only one sacristan for the 5:30 P.M. Mass and one for the 9:00 A.M. Mass. See Father Mark if interested.

Second Collection October 23 & 24

Next week’s second collection is a combination of three-second collections: World Missions, the Church in Latin America, and the Church in Central and Eastern Europe. United with the Catholics of the world at the table of the Lord, we recommit ourselves to our vocation, through Baptism, to be missionaries. Our prayers and Eucharistic celebration next Sunday are directed in a special way toward our brothers and sisters throughout the world who are waiting to hear the joyous “Good News” of Jesus. Our offerings will support the work and witness of those who selflessly give up all for the sake of … Continue reading

Shirley Logan Waymouth

Shirley Logan Waymouth, lifelong parishioner of Our Lady of the Mount, died peacefully Tuesday, September 28. She was 85 years young and is the sister of Margaret Johnson and Robin Parks. With family scattered across the country, a funeral is planned for December. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God rest in peace.

All Souls Day 

During the month of October, you have the opportunity to remember your deceased loved ones by donating to the Memorial Garden Fund. All proceeds will go to maintaining our beautiful garden. All honored deceased will be remembered in Masses on All Souls Day and names will be in the bulletin on October 31.  Please submit checks and forms to the office by October 25 to be included in the bulletin. Forms are available HERE.

Assistance for Tent Communities

Parishioners, Did you know that at any given time, there are 3-5 tent communities at the base of Lookout Mountain? These are folks who do not have permanent homes. In addition to non-perishable food items, baby formula and diapers, band-aids, and antiseptic, we are now preparing for the coming winter months by collecting blankets, coats, and socks for the tent communities in our area. All items can be dropped off at the church office or in the narthex before Mass.

Hot Meals Ministry 

Hot Meals Ministry continues each Monday from 1:00-3:00 P.M. in Fr. Shuler Hall. Click HERE to sign up to help. Financial donations are always accepted. If you would like to make a donation, simply write “Hot Meals” on the memo line of your personal check and drop it in the weekend Mass collection basket, mail your check to the parish office, or drop off in person.

Support FOCUS at UTC

Each winter FOCUS hosts a nationwide conference called SEEK where tens of thousands of students come to encounter our Lord in the Sacraments, live authentic Christian community, and learn how to become missionary disciples. SEEK will be in Salt Lake City, Utah this year. The FOCUS leadership team at UTC asks for your financial assistance in helping to bring 45 UTC students to the conference. If you are interested in helping to sponsor a student’s conference expenses, please email (or call/text) Dominic Castlen at 859-421-8230. Email Dominic at dominiccastlen@focus.org. Thanks for supporting UTC Catholic students.