Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

The restlessness and stress of daily life too often keeps us from experiencing the peace which The Lord offers us.  This peace can be found through an intimate relationship with Jesus in adoration before the Blessed Sacrament.  We are fortunate to have this opportunity at Our Lady of the Atonement in the Sacred Heart Chapel where the Blessed Sacrament is exposed every weekend beginning each Friday at 7:45 AM and ending on Sunday at 6:15 AM.

Contact: Mrs. Catherine School, Volunteer Adoration Coordinator at (210) 275-5104 or [email protected]

Adult Inquiry Class

Visit the information page (here)

Fall 2021 Inquiry Class Schedule

Please feel free to contact Alan Becker (210-273-9426 or [email protected]) for more information.

Hero Banner Feature Image2xAmerican Heritage Girls

American Heritage Girls (AHG) was founded by a group of parents wanting a faith-based, scout-type character development program for their daughters in 1995. The AHG Program is dedicated to the mission of building women of integrity through service to God, family, community and country. AHG girls across the nation and the globe participate in badge programs, service projects, leadership opportunities, and outdoor experiences, all with an emphasis on Christian values and family involvement.
 
There are devoted volunteer members across the country helping girls to grow in their faith, cultivate a heart for service, enjoy the great outdoors, and have more fun than they can imagine!
 
Contact:  Veronica Tovar -  AHG Coordinator
                 Catherine Henriquez - AHG Vice Coordinator
                  [email protected], (210) 695-2240 ext. 109

Altar Guild

Jessica Coleman (210)479-5863

Culture of Life Ministry

Please contact Phil Sevilla at [email protected] or ph. (210) 784-0518

Saint Cuthbert Home Visitation Ministry

St. Cuthbert is the patron for Our Lady of The Atonement's parish home visitation ministry for our parishioners who are not able to participate in parish life due to illness or other limitations that prevents them from leaving the house. We need volunteers who are willing to donate an hour a week to let our fellow parishioners know that we have not forgotten them. If you are interested in the program as a lay visitation minister Dr. Jesús García Gallegos contact [email protected] (210) 993-2127

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Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church &

 The Atonement Catholic Academy

Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) Athletics

 

CYO News:

"Fall season sports, volleyball and soccer are in full swing.  Come out on Saturday morning and support our Atonement young athletes"

 

"Next on our schedule is basketball with registration starting on October 3, 2021, ending on October 31, 2021.  Please refer to Season Timelines in Policies and Procedures page under our Home Page for more information".

 

"As always, the CYO can only survive with volunteers.  Please volunteer to help us out.  Visit our Volunteer information page in our Home Page below"

 

"Currently there are no COVID protocols in effect in Atonement facilities, but other facilities where Atonement teams play do have some.  Please refer to our COVID information page on our Home Page"

 

 

CYO HomePage

 

OLA CYO President:  Jose Oliveros  [email protected]

OLA CYO Registrar: Mark Cerda   [email protected]

Fr. Paul of Graymoor Knights of Columbus Council #16730

Grand Knight Phil Tait (210)382-7842

Fulton Sheen Catechism

Grand Knight Phil Tait (210)382-7842

God’s Comfort in Loss Miscarriage Ministry:
Providing comfort to mothers after a miscarriage.

 

For Online donations, please click here https://giving.parishsoft.com/app/giving/our1541159 under Fund select God’s Comfort in Loss Donations

For Items donations please scroll to the bottom of the page

 

Donations may be tax deductible.   Please contact us by email at the time of the donation if you would like to have us send you a letter of acknowledgement for your tax records.

 

Who we are:

God’s Comfort in Loss is a ministry for parents who have miscarried a baby. The group was created in 2021 by ladies of Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church in San Antonio, Texas. Our ministry team is comprised of mothers who have had miscarriages, and our hope is to provide grieving parents comfort after the loss of their child. Our patron saint is Saint Philomena.

How we can help:

We deliver care boxes to parents, with particular emphasis on mothers, who have experienced a miscarriage. If your family has experienced a miscarriage or if you know of someone who has experienced a miscarriage, please let us know so we can provide a care box. The care box includes items that we hope will provide comfort (books, candles, crosses, holy water, diaries, etc.) to the grieving parents. Up to this date, we have distributed dozens of care boxes.

 

We can provide therapist contacts, as well as contact information for organizations that help parents with miscarriages.

We are also available to talk to the mother who has lost her baby (we are not therapists; we are mothers who have had miscarriages in the past).

 

Our pastor, Father Lewis, has approved a monthly mass for the intention of this ministry starting November 2021. Additionally, our ministry team will keep you and your babies in our personal prayer intentions.

Testimonies

“Thank you so much! I cannot tell you how much that care package meant…it arrived on the perfect day and it was an overwhelming healing experience to open it. Everything in there was so thoughtfully done and generously included. Thank you. I am most grateful for your help each and prayers. It has been such a terrible loss. I have had some really sad days. But overall, I’m really consoled knowing that in God’s will is our peace.”

-Letter from mother who miscarried

 

“I want to write in and express my sincere gratitude in receiving the care package from Marcela, Renee, and Claire today. I was so touched by the gesture – it means the world to have others reach out and share the emotional load. Thank you so much, you’re doing incredible, meaningful things for people!”

-Letter from mother who miscarried

 

How you can help:

 

         

Please help support this program by donating items for this ministry  by clicking on both of the links below

 

 Amazon  

The Catholic Company

Baker Bookhouse

Full of Grace USA (Surrender Novena)

Etsy - True Leather Girl

 

Donations can be mailed to  

God's Comfort in Loss Ministry

Marcela Elsner
15415 Red Robin Rd
San Antonio, TX 78255

   

To contact us or to request a miscarriage care box for you, a friend or a family member, please email us at:

 

[email protected]

 

St. Raymond Nonnatus

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Our meals for new moms ministry needs your support!

The Atonement Moms sponsor a meal train for mothers in the parish who have had a new baby, and the group has grown by leaps & bounds. We would love for parishioners to help support this ministry. Our patron is Saint Raymond Nonnatus, patron of childbirth.

If you would like your name added to the meal train email list, or to have a meal train created, please contact:

Rebecca Gisla (210) 278-4242

[email protected]

Rosary Guild

Catherine School [email protected]  or call (210)275-5104

Grace howard call (210)887-8562

Sacraments for the Homebound

Leave a message at (210)695-2944 ext 126

The St. Stephens Guild for Altar Servers and Greeters assists the Our Lady of the Atonement (OLA) Parish pastor and clergy in all aspects of communal worship for the parish outside of the music ministry.

 

You may download the server and greeter schedule by clicking here.

 

 

 

Volunteers may view additional information and training materials here.


Note: No person over the age of seventeen shall serve in a ministry that has contact with children or vulnerable adults unless they have successfully completed the SAFE ENVIRONMENT training, which includes a criminal background check.

St. Joseph the Worker Prayer Group

Meets every Wednesday

Bill Vogt (913)961-2981

St. Vincent De Paul

Our Lady of the Atonement's SVDP chapter meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. If you or someone you know is in need of assistance or a home visit, please call (210) 695-2944 x115

 

 

 

 

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