Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta


Jubilee Mass For Priests

Published June 1, 2006

Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory will celebrate the annual Jubilarian Mass for priests on Wednesday, June 7, at 10:30 a.m. at the Cathedral of Christ the King.

Eight priests will be honored at the Mass, including five silver jubilarians—those marking 25 years of the priesthood, and three celebrating their golden jubilees or 50 years of priestly ministry.

The golden jubilarians are: Father Joseph Fahy, CP, of the archdiocesan Office of Hispanic Ministry; Father Niel Jarreau, SJ, of the Ignatius House Retreat Center, Atlanta; and Father Matthew Torpey, OCSO, of the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Conyers.

The silver jubilarians are: Father Austin Fogarty, pastor of St. George Church, Newnan; Father Norberto Mateus; Father John O’Brien, OCSO, a monk of the Monastery of the Holy Spirit; Father Bruce Wilkinson, pastor of Most Blessed Sacrament Church, Atlanta; and Father Richard Wise, pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Church, Blairsville. The Cathedral of Christ the King is located at 2699 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta. The public is invited.