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New Mission Statement

Our Lady of the Assumption welcomes all people to grow in the Catholic faith as we celebrate our diverse community, nurture the Gospel message, and exemplify our love of Christ by serving others.

Welcome to OLA, located in the beautiful college town of Claremont, California. As a vibrant and diverse faith community, we support each other and our neighbors through over 70 ministries and a top-flight Catholic school.

                                                                                                                Fr. Charles Ramirez, Pastor

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Alpha is coming!

Got questions about life? faith? Alpha is ten interactive sessions that explore the meaning of life in a relaxed, totally non-pressured setting. Alpha is primarily for those who have no religious background, for those who don’t attend Mass regularly or for those who might simply be stuck in their faith journey. That said, Alpha is open to anyone. The series is free and child care is available. Alpha begins at OLA on Wednesday, April 11 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Click the headline above to learn more and to register.
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The Journey of Lent

Come with us on the Journey of Lent leading through 40 days of prayer, fasting, and charity until we stand at the foot of the Cross in Holy Week. Discover your spiritual compass, draw nearer to Jesus and his faithful people, learn more about what true faith means in today's world, and grow in the love of God and others. Here you'll find opportunities for worship, community life, education and outreach for a well-rounded approach to the season.
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Friday Fish Fry in Lent

A traditional menu is offered by Knights of Columbus on Fridays of Lent (March 16 and 23) from 5 to 7 p.m. in the OLA Auditorium. Choose small ($6), medium ($8) or large ($10) portions with sides of mac-n-cheese, clam or corn chowder, tomato soup, coleslaw, fries and coffee/punch. Soda, beer, wine and dessert are available at a nominal charge. Family deal is $25 for 8 pieces of fish and 10 sides.You will not be disappointed!
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Register Online!

Use this quick and easy form to register at OLA parish. It is urgent this month that all current parishioners complete a new registration form before we transfer our records to a new database (if they did not do so in January 2017). Register online, or look for forms in the church vestibule or at the parish office.
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Laudato Si Workshop

Renew your commitment to the principles of Laudato Si at a workshop co-hosted by OLA JustAct Ministry and Pilgrim Place. The workshop is free including three speakers in the morning, lunch, and three speakers in the afternoon. Laudato Si (2015) is the landmark encyclical by Pope Francis calling upon all nations to “hear the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor” and unite for environmental justice. Click headline to register now.
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Our Capital Campaign

OLA has reached the $2.8 million milestone in our capital campaign... that's half way to our goal! Construction is expected to begin on renovation of our church in 2018. Total pledges in the capital campaign of $5.1 million should enable our parish to upgrade our campus facilities to meet the current needs of our thriving Catholic community.
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Fast Facts

5,200 Registered Households
1947 year OLA was established
3 language communities with masses in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese
70 active parish ministries and organizations
7 coordinating councils meet monthly on leadership night


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