Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

  • As altar servers kneel at the foot of the altar, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory is joined around the altar by his brother clergy during the Liturgy of the Eucharist. They were all present for the June 24 Mass of blessing and dedication for the new St. Bernadette Parish Center, Cedartown. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • A painting of the old St. Bernadette Church, Cedartown, hangs above the book of remembrance just outside the Our Lady of Lourdes chapel, inside the new St. Bernadette Parish Center. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • (L-r) Tim Higgins, a friend of the Gallagher family, John Gallagher, Father Timothy Gallagher’s father from Madison, Teresa Miller, Father Gallagher’s sister from Alexandria, Va., Cyndi Simmons, his other sister from Lawrenceville, and his niece and Teresa’s daughter, Rebecca, were among some of the family and friends on hand for the June 24 Mass of blessing and dedication for the new St. Bernadette Parish Center, Cedartown. Photo By Michael Alexander
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As altar servers kneel at the foot of the altar, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory is joined around the altar by his brother clergy during the Liturgy of the Eucharist. They were all present for the June 24 Mass of blessing and dedication for the new St. Bernadette Parish Center, Cedartown. Photo By Michael Alexander


Cedartown

Archbishop blesses long-anticipated new parish center for St. Bernadette

CEDARTOWN—On the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory celebrated a Mass of dedication and blessing of the new parish center for Cedartown area Catholics. On June 24, parishioners and invited community guests gathered at the just-completed worship and religious education center for St. Bernadette Church on Evergreen Lane […] Full Story

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Local News

  • Smyrna

    David Brown retires as executive director of GRACE Scholars

    SMYRNA—When David Brown took over as executive director of GRACE Scholars in 2011, some 240 students were attending Catholic schools in Georgia with the help of the state tax credit program. Now, as Brown retired July 1, more than 1,000 students pursue a Catholic education through the scholarship program. “It is clear it really did […] Full Story

  • Flowery Branch

    Prince of Peace parishioner ready to return to Chinandega

    FLOWERY BRANCH—Amigos for Christ board member and mission leader Sue LaFave has participated in mission trips to Nicaragua every year since 2002, most recently leading a team over spring break from her parish, Prince of Peace Church in Flowery Branch. As political strife forced the Buford-based Amigos to cancel summer trips, LaFave eagerly awaits a […] Full Story

  • Buford

    Amigos for Christ continues work amidst Nicaragua’s political turmoil

    BUFORD—The Buford-based Amigos for Christ nonprofit serving Nicaragua’s poorest has canceled all summer mission trips due to the Central American nation’s recent political unrest, violence and roadblocks. Yet several Nicaraguan churches both Catholic and evangelical near the organization’s Chinandega headquarters have stepped in to serve their neighbors and partner with Amigos to meet its Summer […] Full Story

  • Smyrna

    Former director bids farewell as new director of vocations takes over for archdiocese

    ATLANTA—As the Catholic community in Atlanta grows to reflect the global church with worshippers praying in their native languages and celebrating cultural holidays, an immigrant priest was appointed by Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory to accompany men discerning their vocations. Father Tri Nguyen, a native of Vietnam, is stepping into position of director of the Office […] Full Story | En Español