OLA News and Events


Additional OLA Donation Options,
available online at:

1. Outreach – Poor Box and assisting the less fortunate,

2. Shrines Lighting candles,

3. Memorial Fund – In memory of a deceased loved one,

4. 2021 Festival Sponsorship…


The following Parish Organizations are meeting via Zoom video conference calls:

Living Bridges Men’s Faith Sharing
Walking With Purpose 

The following Parish Organizations, Prayer Groups & Bible Study Activities have been suspended at this time, including but not limited to:

IHM Companions
Knights of Columbus


Tuesday Evening at 7:00 PM, in the Church


Parish Religious Education Program


Sacraments are tentatively scheduled for the following dates here at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish:
– First Penance: March 24, 2022
– Confirmation: April 5, 2022
– First Holy Communion: April 30 2022

If you have a student in Grade 3 (First Holy
Communion) or Grade 7 (Confirmation) who attends a private Catholic academy or another Catholic School, call the PREP Office for information to register the student for the Sacrament class. Students must receive the Sacraments in the parish in which they are registered.

Levels 1 to 6 will meet on Mondays from 4:30 PM until 6 PM.

Family Catechesis Class will meet on the 1st Sunday of the month from September until March. An Information class will be held in early September.

Confirmation Class (Level 7) will meet every Sunday from 11:15 AM until 12:30 PM except the 1st Sunday of the month. Sr. Rita Marian will teach this class.

Complete schedules & pertinent info will be given upon reception of the registration form for all levels.

Registration forms for 2021-2022 PREP classes are available on the PREP web page. The deadline for registering is July 30th.

Please contact Sister Rita Marian Angelilli with any questions or concerns at: rmangelilli@olastrafford.org, or 610-688-6590.

To access the OLA PREP webpage, click HERE.






To view the complete Malvern Retreat House Calendar of Retreats and Events, click HERE.

For more information or to register, please visit malvernretreat.com, or call 610-644-0400.




Catholic Men & Women are cordially invited to join “The Main Line Singles Dinner Club”- (Ages 52-66) to dine together and share common interests twice a month. Our next scheduled event is:

  • Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 5:00 PM – A restaurant event at “The Shogun 3 Japanese Steak House”, 1305 West Chester Pike, Havertown, PA 19083

For more information, call Barb (610) 896-6542

(Catholic Men are encouraged to Participate)


The Brother’s House
Assisting homeless men in Norristown, is in desperate need of
clean, new socks & boxer shorts (XL & XXL & XXXL).

Please drop off in the OLA Giving Room.


Nourish for Caregivers
Support Group & Rosary Hour

Nourish for Caregivers is a Christ-centered Catholic ministry
that supports the practical, emotional & spiritual needs
of family caregivers. Our monthly meetings are for anyone
juggling the challenges of everyday life, health, career
& caring for a loved one, whether it be a family member
with disabilities, an aging parent, spouse, friend or grandparent.

We meet monthly on 2nd Thurs. from 10 AM-11 AM
at St. Anastasia Rectory Meeting Room in Newtown
Square, PA.

Contact Aimee J. Gustitis, BSN, RN, JD at 610-724-8950,
or visit our website: www.nourishforcaregivers.com

For those who can’t attend our in-person meetings, join
us for a Rosary Hour of Power online or by phone every
Monday from 8 PM – 9 PM. For online or phone dial-in
information, visit www.phillyevang.org/nourish.


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Please Welcome
our New Parishioners

From June 24, 2020 – December 31, 2020:

Victoria Maseda

George & Lynn Lex

Kyle & Gina Sutera & daughter: Harper

Christian & Lauren Surgent & sons:
Luke, William & Cole

Ralph & Virginia DiFronzo

Matthew & Blair Mannix & daughter, Bryn

George & Theresa Shropshire & sons:
George & Otis



From June 24, 2020 – December 31, 2020:

Noah Arthur Hinds
Son of Kevin & Jessica Hinds

Bryson Charles Lauth
Son of Chase & Brittany Lauth

Dylan William Allenson
Son of Steven & Shannon Allenson

Harald Michael Keperling
Son of Brent & Meredith Keperling

Logan James Kubicek
Son of Bryan & Kimberly Kubicek

Nora Leann Paulick
Daughter of Drew & Elise Paulick

Lillian Blake Watson
Daughter of Scott & Katelyn Watson

Harper Marie Sutera
Daughter of Kyle & Gina Sutera

Hunter James King
Son of William & Kristen King

Sarah Mary Riggio
Daughter of James & Laura Riggio, II

Amber Palma Farfan
Daughter of Juan Palma Jimenes &
aura Farfan Perez

Kelsey Marie Daly
Daughter of Jon Michael & Rebecca Daly


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