Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

Bethy Ramirez-Sanchez, standing, and Sean McNeal are two of the 160 freshmen attending the opening year at Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School. Coming from opposite ends of the metropolitan area to the midtown Atlanta school, by way of MARTA train, Ramirez-Sanchez travels from Lawrenceville and McNeal travels from Peachtree City.Photo By Michael Alexander
Bethy Ramirez-Sanchez, standing, and Sean McNeal are two of the 160 freshmen attending the opening year at Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School. Coming from opposite ends of the metropolitan area to the midtown Atlanta school, by way of MARTA train, Ramirez-Sanchez travels from Lawrenceville and McNeal travels from Peachtree City.

‘What if every student had a job?’ Atlanta takes up the Cristo Rey challenge

Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School opened its doors in August with some 160 students in the inaugural freshman class of this Atlanta school. It’s the first Catholic high school to open in the center of the city since the 1970s when St. Joseph High School closed. Marist School moved from its downtown campus beside […] Full Story

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  • Buford

    Priests convene, add their pastoral plan recommendations

    BUFORD—Priests of the Atlanta Archdiocese paused from their ministries recently as they voted on what may become the pastoral priorities of the Catholic Church here over the next five years. Some 180 clergymen attended the convocation of priests, held at Legacy Lodge at Lake Lanier, from Monday, Sept. 8, to Thursday, Sept. 11, to add […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    See ‘face of Christ’ in young migrants, Ga. bishops ask

    ATLANTA—The bishops of Georgia have called on their faith communities to “seek opportunities to welcome and serve” the wave of unaccompanied immigrant children and teenagers and young families who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border and are now being sheltered in various states, including Georgia. Catholics should “recognize the face of Christ in each migrating person,” […] Full Story

  • Calhoun

    Calhoun prayer service held following high school assault case

    CALHOUN—Members of the Calhoun community in Gordon County came together on a recent Friday evening at a town stadium—not for high school football but for an evening of prayer and inspiration in the wake of a painful scandal. The Gordon County Ministerial Association, community leader Janice Hunt and Father Joe Shaute, pastor of St. Clement […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Deo Gratias event gives back to individuals who make good works possible

    ATLANTA—With the help of generous donors, the Catholic Foundation of North Georgia has secured over $50 million to fund endowments benefiting Catholic churches, schools and charities. The foundation’s chair, Mark Christopher, announced this news at the annual Deo Gratias luncheon and Mass on Sept. 13. The event was held at the Cathedral of Christ the […] Full Story