- Sharing the Word for August 8, 2020 August 8, 2020Memorial of Saint Dominic August 8, 2020 Daily Reading from the USCCB: Matthew 17:14-20 The issue in this narrative is not the cure of the afflicted boy. It’s the inability of the disciples to effect the cure. The disciples are downcast because they couldn’t cure the child. They ask Jesus after he had cured […]Archbishop Emeritus Daniel E. Pilarczyk
- Sharing the Word for August 8, 2020 August 8, 2020
- Belarus president faces unprecedented opposition in vote August 9, 2020Voters in Belarus go to the polls on Sunday amid mounting protests against President Alexander Lukashenko, Europe's longest-ruling head-of-state.
- International conference seeks to help Lebanon August 9, 2020World leaders have been discussing emergency aid for Lebanon after Tuesday's devastating explosion in Beirut.
- UN: indigenous peoples must be included in strategies against pandemic August 9, 2020The United Nations marks International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples on August 9. The UN chief has released a message for this year’s observance, whose theme is, “COVID-19 and indigenous peoples’ resilience”.
- Belarus president faces unprecedented opposition in vote August 9, 2020
As your Parish Administrator, I am eager to continue those outreach programs to the greater community that do so much good in assisting our neighbors. One such program that seems to me to be both important and successful is the assistance we can continue to provide Orchard Knob Middle School in Chattanooga. I am asking that you prayerfully consider making a small monetary donation during any of the final four weekends in August. Please make checks payable to Our Lady of the Mount and place in the collection basket making sure the memo line on the bottom of the check … Continue reading
Beginning Saturday, August 8th, there will be a Mass 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 … Continue reading
“Porch Talk” is Fr. Mark’s idea to visit parishioners, especially the elderly and homebound, at their homes, but not inside. He is happy to visit folks on their front porch, back porch, deck, driveway, or in their yard. Fr. Mark will always come prepared with a mask and sanitizer. The sacraments of Holy Communion, Anointing of the Sick, and Reconciliation will be available if desired. “Porch Talk” is available now. Call Fr. Mark directly at 770-365-5200 to arrange a visit.
Daily Masses will be celebrated Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays at 8:30 A.M. in the church. Weekend Masses have resumed with our normal schedule, Saturday at 5:30 P.M. and Sunday at 9:00 A.M. Face masks are to be worn by all attendees and maximum capacity in the church will be 100 attendees. Click HERE for full guidelines and help us continue to protect our most vulnerable parishioners by complying with the rules.
Below are links to daily Masses, Live Stream Masses, and other resources to aid us in practicing our Faith during this time: Bishop Robert Barron’s Daily Mass – https://www.wordonfire.org/daily-mass/ Broadcast or Live-streamed Mass – https://archatl.com/covid-19/broadcast-or-livestreamed-mass/ Blessed is She – Daily Devotionals for Women – https://blessedisshe.net/devotions/ Various Spiritual Resources – https://archatl.com/covid-19/