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Consensus is a hallmark of the Plan’s 14 priorities

ATLANTA—Unveiling the five-year Pastoral Plan for the Atlanta Archdiocese, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory has outlined the 14 priorities chosen as most critical by the laity, priests, religious and deacons of the Catholic community. This is the “what” that needs to be accomplished over the next five years, Archbishop Gregory said. The exact method of “how” […] Full Story

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  • Atlanta

    As churches dig into Pastoral Plan, they are asked to prioritize, try new models

    ATLANTA—Leaders in the Archdiocese of Atlanta see the new Pastoral Plan as an opportunity to rethink how people are served in parishes, from how to pass on the Catholic faith to how to engage those who find themselves on the outside of the church looking in. With its 14 recommendations, leaders view the 5,000-word document […] Full Story

  • Smyrna

    Parents with special needs children bring common concerns to first conference

    SMYRNA—It took dozens of doctors appointments, tests and evaluations—not to mention prayers and tears—for Maria and Ben Vigil to finally discover what was causing their son Abraham’s developmental delays. Abraham was diagnosed with hypotonic cerebral palsy and epilepsy when he was in kindergarten. Today, the 13-year-old takes medication to control his seizures. He is unable […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Legislative session ends, approved bills await governor’s OK

    ATLANTA—The 40-day session of the Georgia General Assembly ended in the first week of April, and some of the legislative priorities of the Georgia Catholic Conference now await Gov. Nathan Deal’s signature. He can sign or veto bills in the 40 days following the close of the session. The top legislation passed that had been […] Full Story

  • Dallas

    Masters champion, product of Dallas Jesuit prep school, remains humble

    DALLAS (CNS)—Even after becoming the toast of the sports world, golfer Jordan Spieth, a 21-year-old Dallas Jesuit graduate, remained humble and down-to-earth as he worked the crowds at Augusta, handled the media, and bantered with morning and late night talk show hosts after his historic win. That’s no surprise to those who know the new […] Full Story