Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

  1. Notre Dame grad students strengthen ministries of local church

    The Echo Program provides an opportunity for students earning a master’s degree in theology at the University of Notre Dame to serve at a parish or school for two years in one of nearly 20 dioceses. For the first time ,the Archdiocese of Atlanta is partnering with the program.

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  2. Young artist honors Mother of God in her works

    With October set aside for believers as the month of the Holy Rosary, a young artist poured her faith and devotion to St. Mary into her work. An oversized rosary is the centerpiece of Elisa Jiménez’s extended project, dedicated to the Blessed Mother. The collection also includes several canvas works.

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  3. Mass raises awareness for domestic violence

    A Mass for the Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary for Domestic Violence Awareness Month was Oct. 7. Bishop Bernard E. Shlesinger III celebrated the Mass at the Chancery of the Archdiocese of Atlanta.

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  4. Bishops to continue discussion of Catholics and Eucharist in fall meeting

    When the U.S. bishops meet this fall for their annual assembly, they will revisit the discussion they began in mid-June about the Eucharist and will be presented with a drafted document on the “meaning of the Eucharist in the life of the church.”

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  5. St. Joseph, protector of Holy Family, is model for 2021 Respect Life Month

    As part of the Year of St. Joseph declared by Pope Francis, the U.S. Catholic Church’s annual Respect Life Month celebration in October “highlights the example of that great saint” as protector of life.

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Local News

  • Atlanta

    The Ignatian Year

    Jesuits worldwide are observing the Ignatian year, which began in May and marks the 500th anniversary of St. Ignatius’ conversion after being wounded in battle.

  • Atlanta

    Hundreds pray in presence of Padre Pio relics

    Throughout the day on Sept. 30, 1,200 people came to venerate the relics of St. Pio of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio) at Holy Spirit Church.

  • Sandy Springs

    Annual Memorial Mass for clergy November 2

    Catholics are encouraged to remember deceased priests and deacons in prayer at an annual Mass at Arlington Memorial Park.

  • Fayetteville

    St. Mary’s Academy moves toward 2022 opening

    “Magnify the Lord” will be the motto of St. Mary’s Academy, the new consolidated school on the southside of Atlanta. The motto will serve as encouragement to school community members to exemplify the Lord in their lives and actions.

  • Vatican City

    Synodal process looks to hear from those on the margins of the church

    Pope Francis invites Catholics both in the mainstream of church life and on the margins to voice ideas and concerns for the Synod of Bishops in 2023. The process launches Oct. 17 worldwide. Archbishop Hartmayer will celebrate an opening Mass at the Cathedral of Christ the King.

  • Stone Mountain

    Parish Milestones: Corpus Christi Church celebrates 50 years

    Hundreds gathered in mid-September to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Corpus Christi Church in Stone Mountain. One of the most diverse parishes in the archdiocese, its parishioners represent more than 40 countries and four continents.

  • Duluth

    Korean Catholic roots deepen with new Duluth parish

    St. Andrew Kim Korean Church is Atlanta’s newest parish after being elevated from mission status. The community celebrated its 10th anniversary at a Sept. 19 Mass, celebrated by Archbishop Hartmayer.

  • Peachtree Corners

    Catholic Foundation donors honored at annual Deo Gratias Mass

    The Catholic Foundation of North Georgia hosted a virtual Mass and celebration on Sept. 18 at Mary Our Queen Church in Peachtree Corners. This annual event honors and celebrates members of the Founders Society and Deo Gratias Society.