Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

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On April 11, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory sat down for his final one-on-one interview with The Georgia Bulletin in the St. Dominic Chapel at the Archdiocese of Atlanta Chancery, a chapel he blessed and dedicated in May 2011.

Smyrna

Archbishop Gregory shares memories, asks for prayers

SMYRNA—Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory regularly celebrates the noon Mass at the St. Dominic Chapel at the Chancery of the Archdiocese of Atlanta for employees and visitors. The chapel, which bears the name of the archbishop’s confirmation saint, proved a quiet place for him to take questions about his appointment to Washington and move from Atlanta. […] Full Story

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  • Atlanta

    Atlanta’s bishops ask for forgiveness, mercy at Mass of Reparation

    Catholics came together with Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, Bishop Joel M. Konzen, SM, and Bishop Bernard E. Shlesinger III on Wednesday, April 10, for the Mass of Reparation at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Atlanta. The theme of the evening Mass was “Calm Before the Storm,” taken from Psalm 107.

  • Atlanta

    Archbishop Gregory to become the new leader of the Archdiocese of Washington

    ATLANTA—Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory will depart Atlanta on May 3, heading to the Vatican for a Papal Foundation meeting before taking up his role as the new spiritual leader of the Archdiocese of Washington. He will become the seventh archbishop of the nation’s capital and the first African-American in that position. He is to be […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Children of Abraham explores ‘truth and holiness’ of all world religions

    For 13 weeks ending April 10, 28 students took part in an innovative class at the Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center called “The Children of Abraham”—so named because it was a thorough study of Christianity, Islam and the Jewish faiths, which all trace their origins to the biblical patriarch.

  • Athens

    Athens parish launches faith formation for students with disabilities

    In early March, nine of Lynn Langston’s students, ranging in age from 8 to 28, received the sacraments of Eucharist and confirmation. For the director of religious education from St. Joseph Church in Athens, the Mass was a special event. The students were part of Langston’s—and St. Joseph’s—first class for those with disabilities.