Posts by Fr. Jeffery Ott

A Note About my Sabbatical

Seven years ago before becoming pastor here at Lourdes, I had everything arranged to take a sabbatical at a retreat center after having served in campus ministry for 10 years. With joy, I accepted the call of the Holy Spirit, to become the shepherd of this great flock! Yet , in these seven years I…

Our Election Dilemma

I greet you with Peace! As I write this I’m feeling shocked by the results of the Presidential Election on Tuesday. Many of us in the Lourdes community have felt an overwhelming sense of sadness, fear and grief.

An Update on Parking at Lourdes

We’re happy to report that we continue to receive very creative and viable development proposals for our Centennial Property (bordered by Gartrell Street to the South, Boulevard on the West, and Daniel Street to the East and just one block South of Edgewood Avenue).We purchased the property in a strategic partnership with the Archdiocese of Atlanta in 2013. Since then, we have…