Lenten Schedule

Lenten ScheduleEvery Friday during Lent we will be having our Fish Fry Dinners hosted by the Men of St. Luke in the Parish Hall from 5:00-7:00pm. Following dinner, we will have Stations of the Cross in the Church at 7:00pm.

 

St. Vincent de Paul

Valentine's DinnerSave the date for the SVdP Valentine’s Dinner Fundraiser. This year’s event will be held Saturday, February 13th, 2016, at the Achasta Country Club from 6:00-9:00pm. Cost: $90 per couple. Contact Brandon Puckett at 706-867-4029 for table reservations or email bpuckett@achasta.com. Seating is limited. Also, call Tim Weinthaler at 706-482-0270 for any questions.

Dinner & Doctrine

DinnerDoctrine-Blue-01Our next Dinner & Doctrine will be Wednesday, February 17th. Fr. Dan Ketter will be speaking to us about The Sacrament of Confession. Our Hispanic Community will be providing the meal. Parishioners are asked to bring a side, salad, or dessert. Babysitting will be available for our younger children.

Parish Mission with Msgr. Lopez

lenten_mission-2016Please mark your calendars for our Lenten Parish Mission February 29th – March 2nd at 6:00pm each evening. The theme of the mission is St. Joseph: Silent Knight, Holy Knight.  We are especially blessed to have Monsignor Richard Lopez to lead our mission this year.

Parish Penance Service

Our Lenten Penance Service will be part of our parish mission on Tuesday March 1st at 6:00pm. We will have several priests available to hear confessions in English and Spanish.

2016 Archbishop’s Annual Appeal

AA16_logo_550In addition to providing for ministries and services throughout the Archdiocese, the Annual Appeal also funds services that are of great help to our parish. Your financial support for the appeal is one way to give God glory and express our gratitude. Thank you to all who have participated in this appeal in years past. Our 2016 in-pew Commitment Weekend will be January 30-31. You can also make a pledge or donation online at appeal.archatl.com.

A Pastoral Response to Pornography

The Bishops of the United States have released a very helpful document on the problem of pornography called Create in Me a Clean Heart: A Pastoral Response to Pornography.  It is an excellent document on the dangers of pornography and includes practical tools to help those who are struggling with this.  The following websites also includes many helpful resources for those struggling with pornography: www.foryourmarriage.org/help-for-men-and-women-struggling-with-pornography-use-or-addiction and theporneffect.com