Last weekend, Archbishop Gregory promulgated our Archdiocesan Pastoral Plan which calls for the active participation of all of our parishes and institutions in pursuing four themes as faith goals for our archdiocese over the next five or six years: Knowing Our Faith, Living Our Faith, Sharing/Keeping Our Faith, and the Evolution of Our Parishes. The archbishop has encouraged us to read and study the pastoral plan which is available on the archdiocesan website: www.archatl.com.
The Eucharistic Congress, held annually in the Archdiocese of Atlanta, is the blessing of the vision that Archbishop John Francis Donoghue had in calling for the first gathering in 1996.
We are all aware of the need for vocations to the priesthood, the diaconate and to the religious life, but sometimes we forget just how powerful praying for an increase in vocations can be. To provide a focal point for praying for vocations, our parish participates in the Elijah Cup program.
Our next Dinner & Doctrine will be Wednesday, May 6th. Dr. Paul Thigpen will be speaking to us about The Catholic View of the End Times. Our Hispanic Community will be hosting a Cinco de Mayo dinner. Parishioners are asked to bring a dessert. Babysitting will be provided. For our full list of topics and speakers, click here.
St. John Bosco reminds us, “My dear ones, the Visit to the Blessed Sacrament is an extremely necessary way to conquer the devil. Therefore, go often to visit Jesus and the devil will not come out victorious against you.” Here at St. Luke, we offer 40 hours of Eucharistic Adoration in our beautiful St. John Paul II Chapel. Please call the parish office at 706-864-4779 to sign up to spend an hour with Jesus and conquer the devil.
You’re cordially invited to take part in our continuing study of the beautiful, powerful, profound account of Our Lord’s life written by St. John, the “beloved disciple.” Join us in study, fellowship, and prayer led by Dr. Paul Thigpen. We’ll meet from 9:15am to 10:30am in Room 103 of the Parish Hall basement. Coffee and light breakfast snacks will be served.