Meet the Hursts…

Ashley is from Lookout Mountain, TN and grew up attending OLMCC, where she and her husband Zach (from Boone, NC) were married in 2011. They recently returned to the southeast after 10+ years of city-living in Chicago, Washington DC and, most recently, New York City. They now live in north Chattanooga with their two boys, Jackson (2.5) and Beckham (4 months), and are thrilled to be able raise their family in a church that holds many special memories. They love rediscovering Chattanooga with their kids and look forward to getting to know the young families in the parish…if you’d like … Continue reading

Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner

The Young Families Ministry invites you to celebrate the start of the Lenten season with a Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner on Tues, February 13th from 6-8pm in the Parish Hall. Tickets are $10/family and cash, checks and credit will be accepted at the door. Please RSVP before Feb. 9th HERE.  

This Collection Next Weekend

The Archdiocese of Atlanta is blessed and enriched by the presence of a diverse, vibrant and growing Hispanic / Latino community both resident and migrant. Their presence among us is a great source of hope as well as a challenge. We embrace this challenge with a renewed apostolic zeal and a missionary spirit as we seek ways to promote and facilitate their full participation into the life and mission of the Church which is also their Church. Next weekend the archdiocese has designated the second collection to Hispanic Ministries. All contributions will stay in the Archdiocese to help all the … Continue reading

Wing Winners

  Thanks to the men of the parish who attended Thursday evening‘s 1st Annual Chicken Wing Competition. Taking home first place was Matt Buchanan with his “Low and Slow” recipe. Second place went to the Alex Estes/Ramsey Brock collaboration and Sandy Allison and Ben Grizzell took home third place. Please look for more upcoming Men’s Club sponsored events this Spring.    

The Chapel Has a Name!

It’s always been known as “the chapel”. Recently, however, as a means of recognizing two women who are deceased founding members of the parish, Fr. Tom began searching for a unique, proper name. After a year of considering many possibilities he decided. From now on it will be known formally and informally as “Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel”. A small brass plaque just outside Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel mentions two women, both deceased, who, besides being founding members of the parish, were well-known as daily Mass attendees until one’s death and the other’s move to Alexian Village. … Continue reading

Centering Prayer Group

Our parish Centering Prayer group continues to meet and pray together on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the church basement. We are finishing reading Open Mind Open Heart by Thomas Keating and will soon start Into the Silent Land by Thomas Laird.  Because Christmas and New Year’s Day fall on a Monday we will not meet on those days but will resume on January 8th. All are welcome. Please contact Susan Brace with questions at (423) 681-8284 or

To Gather & Grow Building Our Future

Heartfelt thanks to everyone who has submitted their pledge cards. Our goal is 100% parish participation so please continue to submit your pledge cards in the collection basket or by mail. Misplaced yours? Please contact the office and we will send you a replacement.

Nursery is Open!

Our nursery is open each Sunday beginning at 8:30 a.m. and is located downstairs in the church along with the classrooms. Ms. Sheron Williams looks forward to taking care of your young children during Sunday Mass each week.


Welcome to Our Lady of the Mount!  I’m happy that you’re checking our website and hope you find the information you need.  If not, please call the parish office (706 820 0680). Our Lady of the Mount is a rather small, but welcoming Catholic community situated on the very top of Lookout Mountain near Chattanooga, Tennessee, one of the most beautiful places in the South.  While the parish is physically located in the Georgia part of the Mountain  (Archdiocese of Atlanta) our parishioners live and work in both Tennessee and Georgia.  Throughout the year we welcome visitors from across the … Continue reading