Common Decree Related to Weapons


The Common Decree Issued by the Archdiocese of  Atlanta and Diocese of Savannah Related to Weapons was effective on July 1st. In a letter to Catholic priests in Georgia, Archbishop Gregory and Bishop Hartmayer stated, “This decree is rooted in our belief that our churches and other places of worship are intended to be sanctuaries – holy sites where people come to pray and to worship God. It is intended to recognize the rights of all who approach our churches while affording them the greatest protection possible.” The full decree may be read here. Common Decree Issued by the Archdiocese … Continue reading

Memorial Garden Work Day


The next Memorial Garden work day will take place on Tuesday, July 29th at 5:30 p.m. with social time afterwards. Family and friends are welcome! Please let us know if you will be joining us so we can plan accordingly. Respond via email to Nini Davenport at or Sissy Tarumianz at Remember: to bring your favorite gloves, clippers, spades, etc. Also, please remember to mark your calendars for the upcoming work days: August 26th & September 23rd.

The Future of the Church in North Georgia


Every Catholic has a unique opportunity to determine the future of the Church in North Georgia. Literally thousands of Catholics, folks like you and me, submitted responses to the initial Pastoral Planning Survey in March 2014. Based on that survey of active, inactive, and fallen away Catholics, and the responses to the Vatican’s survey on marriage and family, Archbishop Gregory has selected four key issues for inclusion in the . As each parish and mission is essential to the creation of a vibrant and insightful Pastoral Plan, he is asking for full participation in the process. We are asked to … Continue reading

Wine and Cheese Invite

Wine and Cheese Invite

As we reflect on the past year Our Lady of the Mount has made so many wonderful accomplishments. None of these would be possible without the support of our    parishioners. Please join us on Sunday, June 20th at 5:00 p.m. in Cavanaugh Hall for a wine & cheese celebrations. Please let us know if you plan on joining the celebration by using the link on our website or  by using the sign up sheets in the narthex.

Lectors & Eucharistic Ministers


Summer is around the corner.  Many of you are already making plans to be away.  With this in mind, here are some suggestions for making sure that our liturgies continue to be prayerful, joyful, and beautiful.  Here’s what you can do: 1.  Please review the summer schedule and mark your calendar for the Masses you will serve.  (Schedules are in the bulletin and on the website.) 2.  If you can’t serve your assigned Mass, please make every effort to find a substitute.  If you’re available, please be willing to substitute.  Our folks – regulars and visitors – deserve well-prepared lectors … Continue reading



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