Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta


Good Friday Pilgrimage To Visit 14 Urban Sites

Published March 6, 2008

The event is sponsored by the Archdiocese of Atlanta, Catholic Charities’ Parish and Social Justice Ministries, and the Catholic Campaign For Human Development.

Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory will open the pilgrimage with prayer at the starting place near the Capitol Building on Washington Street between MLK Jr. Drive and Mitchell Street. The group will move to 14 sites around downtown Atlanta, including City Hall, Trinity United Methodist Church, Fulton County Family Court, the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the Atlanta History Wall Plaza, the United Way Building on Edgewood Avenue, the Loudermilk Center, the Freedom Quilt Memorial, John Calhoun Park, Big Bethel AME Church, John Wesley Dobbs Plaza/Park, Ebenezer Baptist Church, the Georgia Justice Project and ending with the grave site of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Buses will be available at the end of the pilgrimage for those in need of transportation from the King Center back to the Capitol area.

For information and flyers in English, Spanish and Vietnamese, visit the Catholic Charities Web site at Detailed information about the route will be posted at that site. For more information contact Colleen Smith at or (404) 885-7472.