|WELCOME to Our Lady of Lourdes Parish and Newman Center
We hope you find our site to be helpful, faithful & informative...
- Peace & Prayers, Fr. Dave Young
|222 E. Highland Ave.
Ada, Ohio 45810
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
Serving Ada, Ohio and Ohio Northern University since 1874
Baptisms are celebrated on Sunday afternoons, directly following the last Mass. Parents wishing to have their child baptized must be registered and
active members for at least three months and are asked to make an appointment with the Pastor, at least one month in advance of the desired date for
baptism, to prepare and schedule the Baptism.
Marriage: Couples who wish to marry in the Catholic Church are asked to contact the pastor at least six months in advance of the desired date for the
wedding, and must meet with the Pastor before setting a date or making any further arrangements. Couples are also required to attend an approved
marriage preparation course, in addition to regular meetings with the pastor.
Confirmation: Students in Seventh Grade (& any in Grades 8-12 who are not confirmed) prepare & celebrate the Sacrament each year. College
students & other adults who wish to be Confirmed should contact the Pastor.
Anointing of the Sick: Communal celebrations of this sacrament occur twice annually (Advent & Lent). Individual anointings are available upon
request, or by appointment. Should you have family or friends in need of the sacrament, please contact the pastor as soon as possible.
RCIA: The “Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults” is the process by which an adult becomes a member of the Catholic Church. If you, or someone you
know, is interested in joining the Church, please contact the pastor for more information. Weekly RCIA sessions follow the ONU academic calendar;
meeting Sunday evenings from the end of September to mid-May. -Click here for RCIA Page-
For preparation and celebration of the Sacraments of Initiation for children (outside the preparation schedule of the Parish School of Religion) contact
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish and Newman Center, Ada and Immaculate Conception,
Kenton have become a Cluster of Parishes with Father David J. Young as Pastor to both
parishes and Chaplain to the Catholic students of Ohio Northern University.
Father Jeffrey Tigyer is serving as Parochial Vicar.
Ash Wednesday Masses: 9:00 am and 5:30 pm at Immaculate Conception;
7:30 pm at Our Lady of Lourdes.
Ash Wednesday Service with Imposition of Ashes: Noon in the English Chapel