Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

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Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory presents the Book of the Gospels to Bishop Bernard E. "Ned" Shlesinger III during his July 19 episcopal ordination at the Cathedral of Christ the King, Atlanta.


Raleigh priest ordained auxiliary bishop for Atlanta

ATLANTA—Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory called the ordination of Bernard E. “Ned” Shlesinger III to the episcopate a “wonderfully happy day in the life of the Archdiocese of Atlanta.” Archbishop Gregory ordained the former priest of the Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina, as auxiliary bishop and titular bishop of Naiera during an afternoon Mass July 19 […] Full Story

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  • Atlanta

    Newly ordained priests urged to imitate St. John the Baptist

    ATLANTA—On the solemnity of the birth of St. John the Baptist, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory ordained two new priests for the Archdiocese of Atlanta. At the rite of ordination June 24 at the Cathedral of Christ the King, Archbishop Gregory said he was pleasantly surprised when the ordinandi themselves suggested that the feast offered an […] Full Story | En Español

  • Atlanta

    Spirit of welcome, openness draws many to Cathedral Hispanic mission

    ATLANTA—Since relocating to Buford Highway two years ago, the Cathedral of Christ the King Hispanic Mission has nearly quadrupled in size, now drawing some 1,400 people to the mission’s two Sunday Masses. With hundreds of new members, those coming range from impoverished newcomers to established immigrants from Mexico and across Latin America. Enrollment in religious […] Full Story | En Español

  • Lawrenceville

    Pastor who was first SPX principal retires at 88

    LAWRENCEVILLE—Father James L. Harrison, the founding principal of St. Pius X High School and one of the first native-born Georgia diocesan priests, retired July 1. He has been serving as pastor of St. Marguerite d’Youville Church in Lawrenceville. Organized by the Martha’s Ministry of the parish, a buffet dinner party was held in honor of […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Cristo Rey looks toward 2017 school year with newly renovated place to learn

    ATLANTA—Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School for the first time will have an entire high school student body, from veteran seniors to wide-eyed freshmen, when classes reconvene. Freshmen students start arriving for a summer academy July 24 at the school’s new location in downtown Atlanta after a $21 million makeover of the donated building. Classes […] Full Story