Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

Congress At A Glance

Published June 3, 2004

Georgia International Convention Center
2000 Convention Center Concourse
College Park
(770) 997-3566


Saturday, June 12
Doors open at 7:30 a.m.
Procession begins at 8:30 a.m.
Closing Mass begins at 5:30 p.m.


Entrance is free; no tickets are needed.
Parking is free. Individual parishes may organize buses or carpools. Contact your parish for information.


Places to purchase food within the Georgia International Convention Center are open throughout the day.


The Atlanta Airport Marriott Hotel is offering a special rate of $86 for those attending the conference. Request the Archdiocese of Atlanta rate. A free shuttle will be provided all day between the hotel and the Georgia International Convention Center. Call the hotel for reservations at (404) 766-7900.


Children who have made their first Communion this year are encouraged to take part in the eucharistic procession which opens the Congress and in the closing Mass procession wearing their first Communion finery. First communicants will have a special place in both processions. There will be a designated room at the convention center where parents can bring their children to change into other clothes for the rest of the day at the Congress.


Call Diane Gilsdorf at (404) 885-7445 or visit and click on the Congress logo.