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  • Connie Pyo, holding the microphone, served as mistress of ceremonies during a Lunar New Year celebration that followed the 10 a.m. Mass at St. Andrew Kim Church, Duluth, Jan. 26. Six-year-old Alexis Turner shares some words as a fellow youngster and senior females of the parish take the stage wearing the traditional Korean dress known as a hanbok. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • Members of the Song family bow before the special altar set up for the celebration of the Lunar New Year at St. Andrew Kim Church, Duluth. The gesture pays homage to ancestors and deceased relatives. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • (Sitting on the stage, foreground to background) St. Andrew Kim Church parochial vicar Father Juchan Kim and pastor Father Kolbe Man Young Chung distribute envelopes, enclosed with a two-dollar bill, to the children for good luck in the New Year. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • Father Kolbe Man Young Chung, left center, pastor of St. Andrew Kim Church, Duluth, and parochial vicar Father Juchan Kim pose for a photograph with some of the children during a Jan. 26 Lunar New Year celebration at the parish. Photo By Michael Alexander

Connie Pyo, holding the microphone, served as mistress of ceremonies during a Lunar New Year celebration that followed the 10 a.m. Mass at St. Andrew Kim Church, Duluth, Jan. 26. Six-year-old Alexis Turner shares some words as a fellow youngster and senior females of the parish take the stage wearing the traditional Korean dress known as a hanbok. Photo By Michael Alexander


Atlanta

Asian Catholics mark Lunar New Year with Masses, festivals

Asian Catholics who celebrate the Lunar New Year gathered with friends and family for lion dances, traditional native food and honored community elders.