Welcome to Our Lady of the Assumption Parish
OLA Mission Statement
Through our devotion to Mary, Our Lady of the
Assumption, we strive to carry out the Mission
of Jesus Christ to:
† Know God through Scripture and Prayer
† Encounter God through the Eucharist
† Love God through Service
THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
Friday, December 8th is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception,
a holy day of obligation. Masses will be held on Thursday, at 7:00 PM
and Friday, at 8:00 AM and 12:05 PM.
The Parish Office will be closed on Friday, December 8th.
JOINT ADVENT PENANCE SERVICE
The Joint OLA/St. Katharine of Siena Advent Penance Service will be held on Tuesday,
December 12th at 7 PM in the OLA Church. Several priests will be available to hear
confessions after the Prayer Service.
Due to the joint Penance Service, there will not be an hour of Adoration on 12/12/2023.
The OLA Giving Trees are set up! Once again,
we are collecting for the families of St Patrick’s (in
Norristown) CCD Program. Gift tags on the trees
will include Gift Cards to:
Giant, Aldi Grocery, Shop Rite, Target & CVS
& warm clothing for the cold weather like:
Sweats, coats, polar fleece, hoodies, hats/gloves/
scarves & work boots for kids thru adults,
all sizes welcome.
Please take a tag or two off the Giving Tree. Gifts
with the tags attached may be placed in bins in
the Giving Room by Dec. 10th!
PLEASE DO NOT WRAP THE GIFTS !!! The
items are laid out for the families to Christmas Shop.
You can donate wrapping materials separately. Gifts
will be delivered to St. Patrick’s on Monday, Dec. 11th.
OLA PARISH REGISTRATION
In order to receive the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, The Eucharist,
Matrimony, to have access to Letters of Eligibility, to stand as a God Parent
at Baptism, Sponsor at Confirmation, or to receive a tuition discount at
Assumption Academy, you need to be registered as a Parishioner at
Our Lady of the Assumption Church.
To register as an OLA Parishioner,
please call the OLA Parish Office, at 610-688-1178.
Please join OLA’s Walking with Purpose Women’s Bible study
for their 6-week study of St. Paul’s Letters to the Colossians
starting October 4th. Classes are held on Wednesday evenings
in Assumption Hall. For more details and to register,
please visit www.olastrafford.org/wwp.