Welcome to Our Parish

July 31, 2016

Eighteen Sunday in

Ordinary Time

The parable above is a powerful reminder that life does not consist in the abundance of one’s possessions and that an inordinate desire for material possessions is a temptation even for the godly.

(Mobile Mass Schedule)


OLA’s 108th Annual Parish Festival
Sunday August 14th, from 3:00pm – 8:00pm

The deadline for the Festival Ad Book has been extended to Friday, July 29th for ads, patrons and memorials.  Festival Ad Forms can be found on this link, or in the box located under the bulletin board in the vestibule of the church.  Completed forms along with payments can be placed in the collection baskets at Mass, or sent to the parish office, but must be received no later than July 29th.

Festival Sponsorship Status


Our Lady of Assumption Triduum Events Schedule – Link



 Help a deployed soldier send a letter home to a loved one!


Who: All parishioners of Our Lady of the Assumption

What: A collection of unused postcards, novelty cards & stationary

Why:  On behalf of the Service Members & Coalition Partners of Gladiator Battalion, 101st Airborne, Division (Air Assault), currently serving in Iraq & Kuwait

Where: Please hand in all cards at the collection box in the main vestibule of the church

When: Beginning May 28th through Sept. 5th!

Thank you for your support, & prayers! God Bless America!


Job Opening
Malvern Retreat House, Malvern, PA

Available position: Hospitality Coordinator (PT)
The hospitality coordinator provide direct support for all liturgical activities and serves as the Malvern host for assigned groups. The position requires some daytime and nighttime hours.
For details on this opening, please visit malvernretreat.com/about/employment.
To apply, please submit cover letter/resume to: Jim Hall, Director of Hospitality, at jhall@malvernretreat.com.


Assumption Academy
Preschool and Kindergarten Registration

Registration is ongoing for:
 “Bearly Threes” (must be 2.6 by 9/01/16)
MWF (½ Day) for 3 year olds
M-F Days (½ Day) for 3’s & 4’s
½ day & Full Day Kindergarten
Before & After School CARES available

Visit: www.AssumptionAcademy.weebly.com
Call 610-688-5277 or
email: PWelsh@olastrafford.org
to schedule a tour.


Question of the week

How can I enrich others this week with corporal and spiritual works of mercy, as Pope Francis’ Jubilee Year of Mercy bids me?


Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities Appeal – 2016

Jubilee of Mercy