Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta


(L-r) Holy Cross Church parishioners Jim Towhey, Denis Clos, Lou Hightower, Jane Miller, Bob DeSantis and Patricia Krull file through a line of food and snack items packing their individual boxes. Since the Troop Support Ministry’s inception, over 2,600 care boxes have been sent to deployed service members. Photo By Michael Alexander


Holy Cross Troop Support Ministry is year-round lifeline of prayer, care packages

ATLANTA—Stacked boxes against the wall are addressed to destinations as far from Atlanta as Afghanistan and Kuwait and as near as Fort Gordon, outside Augusta. Tucked in them are snacks to be devoured by GIs, like Cracker Jacks, instant grits and Starburst candy. Among these reminders of home is a package the size of a […] Full Story