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Deepening our faith in the Resurrection of Jesus

Death can be frightening, but Christians know there is good news: we will be raised up! Like Lazarus, the friend of Jesus, we will all die, but faithful disciples of Jesus will find new life in the Resurrection on the last day. The simple but profound act of participating in the Eucharist assures us of our place at the heavenly banquet. View/Print the weekly guide for family reflection and activities.

Welcome to Our Lady of the Assumption

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We are a Catholic community of believers, 5,000 families strong, located in the beautiful college town of Claremont, California, in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley. We are a vibrant and diverse faith community, dedicated toEucharistic worship and a sacramental life, sharing the Gospel, supporting each other and our community through more than 70 ministries and outreach programs, and promoting social justice. We are home to one of the leading K-8 schools in the Los Angeles Archdiocese, as well as thriving Vietnamese and Spanish-speaking faith communities of more than 700 families each. We invite you to visit us, worship with us, and join us as we strive to live out our commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Questions? Please call our parish office at (909) 626-3596 or contact us by email.  

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OLA Fiesta May 9, 10 & 11

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Palm Sunday Craft and Bake Sale

The Secular Franciscans have prepared a wonderful variety of Easter treats, handmade articles and home-grown plants to temp buyers on Sunday, April 13, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. A "pre-sale" offers some items on the patio after Saturday evening Masses. Proceeds benefit charity for the poor.

 

Writing in our Mass journals

We begin our time of worship on Sunday by praying: “God, show me one way, in this Mass, I can become a better version of myself this week.” When you receive your message, write it down on a page in your “Mass Journal” and reflect on it through the rest of the week. This idea comes from Matthew Kelly, popular author who explains the Mass as a pillar of faith.

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"Life Transformed by Gratitude" is our 2013-2014 Stewardship theme. Read our pastor's stewardship message. More...

Homelessness and Mental Illness

Saturday, April 26, at OLA is the annual dinner for the Peace with Justice Center of the Pomona Valley focusing on the above topic. Pax Christi hosting the event from 5:45 to 8:45 p.m. Tickets are $25 or $15 for students or those with limited income. Call Connie Weir at (909) 593-4966 for tickets.

Catholic schools raise the standards!

Kschool.jpgApplications for new students are now being accepted. Call any time for information or to arrange a tour at (909) 626-7135. Inquire about our pre-kinder class for four-year-olds, or learn why OLA graduates are tops on high school entrance exams. Our school has a proud tradition of excellence since 1955. More

Safeguard the ChildrenSafeguardLogo.jpgSafeguard the Children is a comprehensive program designed to promote a safe environment for children, youth and vulnerable adults and prevent child sexual abuse. Read more about how our parish is working to protect God's Children. More..

 

More about OLA's website...

Our beautiful website is a gift to the parish from Cyberstrategies, Inc., and parishioner Bill Mussatto who collaborated with our staff and other OLA folks on its design. Here's our story. We also invite you to tell us what you think, and make suggestions for improvement. Click here for a Site Map to find your way around.