Bill Hao

2021-06-13 Bulletin

Parables of Growth Parable of the Trees in Ezekiel 17:22-24: the cedar tree represents Israel, while the other trees represent the other nations in the world. Babylon was at the height of its power, but the Lord will rebuild the Davidic dynasty so the nations will realize that only God has control over a nation’s destiny. “Every tree of the field will know that I am the LORD. I bring low the high tree, lift high the lowly tree, wither…

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Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School will be on Saturday, July 17. The theme for this year is: “Whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God.” (1Cor 10:31) This parish event begins at 1:00pm and ends at 4:00pm. All children from grades 1-8 are welcome. Please register with Mrs. Long Che Chan.

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Holy Martyr Saints of China

July 9th is the feast day of the Holy Martyrs of China. However, with special permission from Archbishop Gregory Hartmayer, the Holy Name of Jesus Chinese Catholic Mission will celebrate the feast day of the Holy Martyrs of China on Sunday, July 4th. 21 years ago, on October 1st, 2000, Pope John Paul II canonized 120 martyrs of China. Of the 120 Saints, 87 are Chinese and 33 are foreign missionaries. Among them are 6 bishops, 23 priests, 8 monks…

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2021-06-06 Bulletin

The Eucharist: The Body and Blood of Christ When we hear the words “Body and Blood of Christ,” the Eucharist quickly comes to mind. However, the words “Body of Christ” have another meaning: St. Paul often referred to the “Body of Christ” as the Church (cf. 1 Corinthians 12:12-31; Colossians 1:18; 2:18-20; Ephesians 1:22-23; 4:12), which is the mystical Body of Christ made visible in the world (CCC 771). Jesus calls us into His Body! The connection between the two…

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2021-05-30 Bulletin

Glory to the Holy Trinity What is the dogma of the Holy Trinity? The Holy Trinity is the mystery of one God in three Persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. The Holy Trinity is the central mystery of Christian faith and life; it is the mystery of God in Himself; it is the source of all the other mysteries of faith, and it is the most fundamental and essential teaching in the hierarchy of the truths of faith. The history…

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Solemnity of Corpus Christi

Next Sunday, June 6, 2021, is the Solemnity of Corpus Christi. Eucharistic Adoration begins at 9:30 am in the chapel. Immediately after the 10:30am Mass, Fr. Bill will lead the Eucharistic procession on our church grounds. When we return to the main Sanctuary, we will have the Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

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2021-05-23 Bulletin

Let Us Welcome the Holy Spirit We know that the Holy Spirit is the Third Person of the Holy Trinity, but beyond that, how much more do we know about the Holy Spirit? Jesus did not reveal the Holy Spirit fully to His disciples until He Himself has been glorified through His Death and Resurrection (CCC 728). Jesus promised the coming of the Holy Spirit; the Spirit of Truth will be sent by the Father in Jesus’ name. The Holy…

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2021-05-16 Bulletin

The Triumphant Ascension of Christ From the period of time between the Resurrection and the Ascension, Jesus appeared to His disciples and ate with them, so that they may witness that He is truly alive and risen from the dead. At the same time, Jesus opened their minds to understand the Scriptures, that everything written about Him in the Law of Moses and in the prophets and psalms must be fulfilled. (cf. Luke 24:44-45) At the Resurrection, Christ’s body was…

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Archbishop’s Memo on Face Masks

In light of the update from the CDC which allows those who are fully vaccinated to stop wearing face masks and social distancing even indoors, Archbishop Gregory Hartmayer issued a memo that the Archdiocese of Atlanta will continue to recommend the wearing of face masks at Masses, but will give pastors discretion to allow vaccinated people to remove them. In our church, we will follow the recommendation of the Archdiocese of Atlanta to continue wearing face masks for everyone’s safety…

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Pentecost Vigil Mass and Prayer Healing

Veni Sancte Spiritus! May 23, 2021 is Pentecost Sunday, there will be a Healing Prayer Service after the Vigil Mass (English) on May 22. Many people have experienced the special grace of the Holy Spirit during this special healing service. It is our hope that many more will experience the power of the Holy Spirit in our humble church. Invite your friends and family; all are welcome!

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