Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

  • Msgr. R. Donald Kiernan, 92, the retired pastor of All Saints Church, Dunwoody, attended the dedication Mass for the mission. The Chinese community first began meeting at his parish in 1990. Photo by Thomas Spink
  • Some 200 people were on hand for the dedication of the first Chinese Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Atlanta Nov. 19. The mission is located in Norcross. Photo by Thomas Spink
  • Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory receives the offertory gifts during the Nov. 19 Mass from the Chai family, dressed in traditional Chinese garb. Photo by Thomas Spink

Msgr. R. Donald Kiernan, 92, the retired pastor of All Saints Church, Dunwoody, attended the dedication Mass for the mission. The Chinese community first began meeting at his parish in 1990. Photo by Thomas Spink


Norcross

Holy Name of Jesus Mission dedicated

NORCROSS—More than 200 people celebrated the dedication of the first Chinese Catholic mission in the Archdiocese of Atlanta during a Nov. 19 Mass. In a procession led by members of the Knights of Columbus in plumed hats, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory blessed the Holy Name of Jesus Chinese Mission building on Light Circle in Norcross […] Full Story

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  • Atlanta

    HIV/AIDS ministers seek compassion, prayer at World AIDS Day Mass

    ATLANTA—Volunteers devoted to serving people with HIV/AIDS gathered at a Dec. 1 Mass “For a World Living with AIDS” at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Atlanta. Held annually on World AIDS Day, the Mass is hosted alternately by parishes with HIV/AIDS ministries. Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory was the celebrant for this year’s Mass, which is […] Full Story

  • Marietta

    Launch program transforms religious education at Marietta parish

    MARIETTA—It’s Sunday morning at St. Ann Church. In the dim lighting of a first-floor room, dozens of children sit on the floor. The students face the twinkling stars that form a constellation in the shape of a Chi Ro cross. A simulated space shuttle cockpit doubles as a stage. The children are mesmerized by their […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    #iGiveCatholic surpasses fundraising goals in Atlanta

    ATLANTA—In the inaugural #iGiveCatholic campaign in the Atlanta Archdiocese, donors contributed $292,115 to ministries, parishes and schools during a 24-hour span. #GivingTuesday, a national fundraising campaign, initially began in 2012 as an opportunity for people during the holiday shopping season to serve others. Catholic leaders promoted Tuesday, Nov. 28, as #iGiveCatholic, a chance for the […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Celebrations for Our Lady of Guadalupe set for parishes around archdiocese

    ATLANTA—Churches around the Archdiocese of Atlanta have planned activities to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe, whose feast day is Dec. 12. The list of celebrations, listed by parish, can be found in English and in Spanish.