Georgia Bulletin News

The Georgia Bulletin honored with nine Catholic Media Awards

Mon, 24 Jun 2024 19:27:08 +0000

At the 2024 Catholic Media Conference in Atlanta, the staff of The Georgia Bulletin received nine Catholic Media Awards. The conference was June 18-21 with the theme of “Connect in ATL.”

A heartfelt goodbye to the Claretian Missionaries   

Mon, 17 Jun 2024 18:06:53 +0000

Believers at Corpus Christi Church are saying goodbye to the Claretian community, an international missionary religious order, which has shepherded the parish for more than 30 years.  

The bountiful returns of marriage

Mon, 17 Jun 2024 17:02:11 +0000

My parents were married in June, and, although any month is suitable for a wedding, June has long been thought of as the ideal month for marriage. I want to reflect here on the sacrament of marriage and the benefits it offers to couples and to the larger society. 

Sisters bring Jesus’ compassion to the sick with nursing ministry 

Mon, 17 Jun 2024 14:30:18 +0000

Three Kenyan sisters have joined the nursing staff at the Roswell retirement community owned by the Archdiocese of Atlanta, and one will soon begin work at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital. Their ministry is to provide care and companionship to the sick.

US bishops discuss anti-poverty arm, groundbreaking proposals at spring meeting

Mon, 17 Jun 2024 13:41:58 +0000

Gathered in Louisville for their spring plenary assembly, the U.S. bishops’ June 12-14 meeting saw a mix of important matters discussed–with some unexpected twists and moments of robust discussion.

New NCEA chair Archbishop Hartmayer has long history in education

Fri, 14 Jun 2024 21:27:56 +0000

New NCEA chair Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv., has a long history in education. He was elected to a three-year term as the chair of the board of the National Catholic Educational Association. He talked about Catholic education in the U.S. today.

Through Health is Hope, ServeHAITI brings needed medical, nutrition supplies to families 

Thu, 13 Jun 2024 19:34:02 +0000

The St. Vincent de Paul Health Center, operated by ServeHAITI, continues to see patients despite unrest in Haiti. The Health is Hope campaign enables the clinic to provide needed care to those fleeing Port-au-Prince.

Five new priests bring unity, diversity to Archdiocese of Atlanta

Thu, 13 Jun 2024 17:05:17 +0000

Friends, family, clergy and parishioners rejoiced inside Holy Vietnamese Martyrs Church on June 1 as five paths merged and became united in the mission to serve God and his people. 

Pregnancy Aid Clinic fatherhood sessions, program highlight men’s mental health  

Fri, 07 Jun 2024 18:50:46 +0000

In observance of Father’s Day and Men’s Mental Health Week, the Pregnancy Aid Clinic will extend its fatherhood program by hosting online sessions for men to discuss their mental health as father figures.  

Archbishop Hartmayer elected chairman of National Catholic Educational Association board

Fri, 07 Jun 2024 14:09:28 +0000

On Tuesday, June 4, Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv., was elected to a three-year term as chairman of the board of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA).

Catholic Center life spurs UGA graduates to pursue missionary work 

Tue, 04 Jun 2024 17:08:30 +0000

Nearly a dozen recent University of Georgia graduates involved in the campus Catholic community are pursing the missionary life.     

Pinecrest grad excels in America’s pastime

Mon, 03 Jun 2024 16:40:46 +0000

Ben Gobbel, a member of the class of 2018 of Pinecrest Academy, is playing AA baseball.

Go forth and set the world on fire

Mon, 03 Jun 2024 16:27:14 +0000

To all our graduates, our heartfelt congratulations for your achievements. The culmination of all the time, energy, sacrifice and work is fitting of a celebration with your family, friends and classmates.

My father’s perfect gift

Mon, 03 Jun 2024 16:16:08 +0000

I was terribly critical of my father when I was a child. I compared him to the “Father Knows Best” kind of dads on TV, who wore fine suits, smoked pipes and doled out wise advice to the family.

Athens high school celebrates cancer survivor’s graduation  

Mon, 03 Jun 2024 16:02:12 +0000

Eduardo Huato-Blanco was determined to receive his diploma at Monsignor Donovan High School. Halfway through his junior year, he embarked on several months of chemotherapy to treat anaplastic large cell lymphoma.

Corpus Christi procession is not sign of pride but invitation, pope says

Sun, 02 Jun 2024 23:06:26 +0000

When Catholics carry the Eucharist through the streets, “we are not doing this to show off or to flaunt our faith” but to invite others to share in the life that Jesus gives, said Pope Francis on Corpus Christi Sunday.

The Class of 2024: Catholic schools honor top graduates 

Sun, 02 Jun 2024 16:34:50 +0000

The Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Atlanta honored their 2024 valedictorians and salutatorians at graduation ceremonies in May.  

Newly ordained Bishop Martin to people of Charlotte Diocese: ‘I’m yours now’

Sun, 02 Jun 2024 15:11:17 +0000

Conventual Franciscan Father Michael T. Martin, former pastor of St. Philip Benizi Church in Jonesboro, was ordained Bishop of Charlotte May 29, its first new bishop in 20 years.

Nigerian Igbo community meets archbishop

Fri, 31 May 2024 11:59:58 +0000

On May 22, Father Paschal Amagba led a delegation of the Nigerian Igbo Catholic Community of Atlanta to visit Atlanta Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv.

Billboard spreads Respect Life Message

Thu, 30 May 2024 19:23:55 +0000

The Knights of Columbus Council #14425 at St. Anna Church earned the Faith in Action Life Award at the Georgia Knights of Columbus Convention.