Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

  • Bishop Bernard E. Shlesinger III, left, leads a prayer during the dedication of the St. Michael the Archangel Church food pantry. Standing next to the bishop is St. Michael the Archangel pastor Father Larry Niese. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • A rainy morning did not deter the dedication of the new 40 by 60-foot food pantry at St. Michael the Archangel Church, Woodstock, Nov. 9. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • Various labeled food items are displayed on the shelves of the food pantry at St. Michael the Archangel Church, Woodstock. The new facility officially opened for distribution of food on Nov. 10. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • After the formal dedication, Mike Minnick of A1 Construction, center, the general contractor for the new food pantry, poses for a photograph with (l-r) food pantry managers Susan and Sam Nappi, St. Michael the Archangel pastor Father Larry Niese and Bishop Bernard E. Shlesinger III. Photo By Michael Alexander

Bishop Bernard E. Shlesinger III, left, leads a prayer during the dedication of the St. Michael the Archangel Church food pantry. Standing next to the bishop is St. Michael the Archangel pastor Father Larry Niese. Photo By Michael Alexander


Woodstock

St. Michael the Archangel Church builds new food pantry in service to the poor in Cherokee County

Sam Nappi was part of the team at St. Michael the Archangel Church that drove boxes of food to half a dozen families a week. Volunteers with the parish food pantry now help about 320 families monthly in this Cherokee County community. As more demands were put on the ministry, the deliveries stopped and pantry […] Full Story

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  • Atlanta

    Priests, deacons, seminarians and religious with credible allegations of sexual abuse of minors

    The Archdiocese of Atlanta is committed to the protection of minors, as well as to compliance with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People. In a spirit of transparency and the hope of continued healing for the survivors of abuse, I have decided to release the […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Atlanta’s Jewish and Catholic communities discuss finding unity in diversity

    ATLANTA—Days before a gunman attacked the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, more than 250 women and men of Christian and Jewish faiths focused on building unity in a divided society. The gathering on Thursday, Oct. 25, called Repairing the World, is the fourth annual event bringing together the two faith communities, organized by […] Full Story

  • Acworth

    St. Clare of Assisi Church built with helping hands

    ACWORTH—Hundreds of smiling parishioners filled their new sanctuary at St. Clare of Assisi Church on a recent celebratory Sunday. With afternoon sunlight beaming through windows, choirs and instrumentalists led hymns in English and Spanish. Yet it was the beautiful silences that captured the joy and emotion of the dedication Mass Oct. 28. Bishop Joel M. […] Full Story | En Español

  • Atlanta

    Courage Apostolate member Daniel Mattson shares story at Georgia Tech

    ATLANTA—When asked by a student how to talk to a gay friend about the morality of homosexuality, author Daniel Mattson told an audience of students at the Georgia Tech Catholic Center, “Your job is to love him, as he is.” “You relate to him, one on one. That is really the way of the Gospel,” […] Full Story