Bill Hao

Weekly Parish News

The year-end contribution statements for calendar year 2022 are now available. Contribution statements not picked up by Sunday, January 29, will be mailed to your address on file. If you have not received your contribution statement by the end of February, please call the parish office at 678-691-3261 or email us at info@hnojatl.org. Thank you for all your support!     Our church will have a special Mass on Thursday, February 2 at 12:00 noon to celebrate the Feast of the…

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Weekly Reflection

Living a Blessed Life The Gospel of Matthew tells us that Jesus went around all of Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the Gospel of the Kingdom, and curing every disease and illness among the people. His fame spread to all of Syria, and they brought to Him all who were sick with various diseases and racked with pain, those who were possessed, lunatics, and paralytics, and he cured them. Great crowds from Galilee, the Decapolis, Jerusalem, Judea and from…

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Weekly Prayers

Prayers of the Faithful Celebrant: Brothers and sisters, Jesus Christ gave us the Beatitudes as the way to a life of happiness. With humble hearts, let us offer these prayers to the Lord: L. We pray for our parishioners, that we may avail of the opportunities to grow in faith and to participate in fellowship in our church community. We pray to the Lord. L: We pray for our relatives and friends who have not yet been baptized, that their…

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2023-01-29 Bulletin

Living a Blessed Life The Gospel of Matthew tells us that Jesus went around all of Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the Gospel of the Kingdom, and curing every disease and illness among the people. His fame spread to all of Syria, and they brought to Him all who were sick with various diseases and racked with pain, those who were possessed, lunatics, and paralytics, and he cured them. Great crowds from Galilee, the Decapolis, Jerusalem, Judea and from…

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2023-01-22 Bulletin

From Galilee to the World Why did Jesus begin His ministry in Galilee? As the Gospel of Matthew tells us, Jesus left Nazareth and went to live in Capernaum by the sea, in the region of Zebulun and Naphtali, so that what had been said through Isaiah the prophet might be fulfilled: “Land of Zebulun and land of Naphtali, the way to the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles, the people who sit in darkness have seen a…

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2022 Contribution Statements

The year-end contribution statements for calendar year 2022 are now available. Contribution statements not picked up by Sunday, January 29, will be mailed to your address on file. If you have not received your contribution statement by the end of February, please call the parish office at 678-691-3261 or email us at info@hnojatl.org. Thank you for all your support!    

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Candlemas

February 2 is the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord. This special feast day was first celebrated in the Roman Catholic Church in the 6th century. It was first called the Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which was accompanied by solemn blessings and processions with candles; hence, it was popularly called Candlemas. In the Bible, the Mosaic Law commanded that a woman who had given birth to a son should, after 40 days, offer a…

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Feast Day of St. Blaise

February 3 is the Feast Day of St. Blaise. Saint Blaise was a physician and the bishop of Sebastea in Armenia. During his lifetime, St. Blaise was known to be a healer. People often turned to St. Blaise for healing miracles. In 316 AD, St. Blaise was arrested for being a Christian. On his way to prison, he cured a child who was chocking to death on a fish bone. But because St. Blaise would not renounce his faith, he…

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