The next OLA Blood Drive is set for Sunday, Nov. 7, in the OLA auditorium from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. It has been two years since we hosted a blood drive at OLA, so we have some catching up to do! It's so easy and convenient, there's no excuse for waiting. Sign up early for the most convenient time. You will be sent a reminder, too. Use this QR-code or CLICK the headline for a link. Our sponsor code is OLA. Phone number is 1-800-733-2767.
Trunk or Treat, our Halloween-themed family party returns Friday, Oct. 29, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the OLA parking lot.
Mark your calendar and CLICK the headline to sign-up to decorate a trunk, donate candy or volunteer to help that night. Event is free and includes a hot dog supper for the first 300 to arrive. Come in costume!
Those unable to attend Mass in person may tune in to our daily live-streamed Masses Saturday at 4 p.m. and weekdays at 8 a.m. (Mon-Sat). CLICK the headline above to access the YouTube Channel for all options, including weekly Wednesday Night Worship (musical prayer/praise), and some funerals.
In October, we celebrate St. Francis of Assisi. patron of ecology. His Canticle of the Sun begins with the words "Laudato Si," that is "Praise be to thee!" In this Season of Creation, view/print the booklet with prayers, video, reflections and discussion questions. Sign the Catholic Climate Covenant. Answer the call of Pope Francis to hear the cry of the Earth and the cry of the poor. Click the headline for details.
Catholics are encouraged to receive the life-saving Covid-19 vaccination. In California, vaccinations are available to anyone 12 years and older. Pfizer booster shots are now available to seniors age 65+ or those who are immuno-compromised. CLICK the headline for links to reservations, FAQs for teens, free rides for disabled persons, and information on the Church's permission to be vaccinated.
Welcome to Faith Formation registration for 2021-2022! We have an exciting new year for you and your family. Opportunities include all ages, from preschool through elementary, junior high, teen and adult. Click the headline more information and to access all the online registration forms. We are excited about our future growing together as disciples of Jesus Christ!
The Ladies of Columbus at OLA have a five-fold mission that includes supporting their parish in all of its aspects, giving spiritual aid to members in difficulty, funding local charities, promoting Christian action and patriotism, cultivating devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary and more. Clic, the headline above for a complete description and contact information.
“Your generous material donations can markedly impact the lives of those we aid as they transition into their own homes after months, years and, yes, decades of physical and psychosocial displacement,” says the local Hope for Home program. Needed are new or lightly-used items to help set up an apartment. To donate, contact Deacon Jim Allgaier. Click the headline for details.
CLICK the headline to go directly to giving to Together in Mission 2021. You will be helping 12,000 students and 525,000 parishioners in the poorest Catholic communities in the Los Angeles Archdiocese.