Pray for Peace in Iraq, the Gaza strip, and Ukraine

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Our Lady of the Mount is joining Christians around the world to pray for peace in Iraq, the Gaza strip, and Ukraine. Every night this coming week from 6:00 until 7:00 we will have Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in the church.  There is no service, talks, or music, only an hour of silence and prayer in the presence of the Holy Eucharist. Please take a moment from your hectic schedule to join this effort.  Come and stay as long as you can.  Even five minutes will add to the thousands of Christians praying for an end to violence and … Continue reading

Christians worldwide mobilize for Iraqi Church: #WeAreN

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“We need more than words now, we need concrete actions, we need the solidarity of Christians worldwide…” says Archbishop Nona of Mosul.   In response to his plea over the past 24 hours a campaign has been mounting in the global twitter sphere to stand with the Christians in Iraq.  The hashtag is: #WeAreN”.  This refers to an Arabic letter “n” which Islamic militants have left on some doorways in areas under their control to indicate the inhabitants are “Nazarene” or Christian. Archbishop Nona recently declared that there are no more Christians in Mosul, the second largest city in Iraq. … Continue reading

Memorial Garden Work Day

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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 nidaven@aol.com or Sissy Tarumianz at sistarumianz@gmail.com. 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

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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

Lectors & Eucharistic Ministers

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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

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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