Georgia Bulletin

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Pope Francis carries palm fronds in procession at the start of Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican March 29.CNS photo/Paul Haring
Pope Francis carries palm fronds in procession at the start of Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican March 29.

Vatican City

Imitate Jesus’ humility and service, pope says at Palm Sunday Mass

VATICAN CITY (CNS)—From modern-day martyrs to those who quietly care for the sick or elderly, Pope Francis remembered all those who “sacrifice themselves daily,” following Jesus in serving others and giving witness to the Gospel. In overcoming the daily temptations of power and pride, the pope said at Palm Sunday Mass, Christians can look to […] Full Story

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Local News

  • Monroe parish walks with family through toddler’s heart transplant ordeal

    MONROE—When Shauna Cantrell decided to participate in Christ Renews His Parish at St. Anna Church in Monroe, she had no idea how important a revitalized faith and support of new friends would become. A year ago, Shauna and Tim Cantrell’s oldest daughter, Grace, was diagnosed with restrictive cardiomyopathy, a rare heart condition. The news came […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Pastoral plan undergoing final touches; April release set

    ATLANTA—Shortly after Easter, people of the archdiocese will see how their priorities for the local church over the next five years shake out. The pastoral plan of the Atlanta Archdiocese will be made public the weekend of April 19. The priorities were winnowed out by votes parishioners cast at 10 regional deanery meetings in 2014 […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Chapter closes for legendary Catholic bookstore at Ignatius House

    ATLANTA—Trinity Bookstore for more than three decades has supplied spiritual books for seekers, first Communion gifts for youngsters and crosses for struggling believers to clutch. The independent store at Ignatius Retreat House in May will close. Lisa Randolph, the shop’s longtime owner, has struggled as anyone with an Internet connection can receive orders delivered to […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Mass marks ‘faith of Patrick’ planted by Irish wherever they settled

    ATLANTA—Clad in primarily green attire, worshippers filled the pews of the Cathedral of Christ the King in Atlanta to remember the “Apostle of Ireland” on the feast day of St. Patrick, March 17. Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory was celebrant of the annual St. Patrick’s Day Mass sponsored by the Hibernian Benevolent Society of Atlanta. While […] Full Story