Bill Hao

Ash Wednesday
February 14, 2024

February 14, 2024 is Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of the Lenten Season. Mass in Chinese and the imposition of ashes will begin at 12 noon, followed by Stations of the Cross in Chinese.  The practice of imposing ashes on the foreheads of the faithful is normally done during Ash Wednesday, reminding us that it is a special time for repentance.

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Lenten Retreat
February 24, 2024

Fr. Jianmin Bai will conduct a Lenten retreat in our church on Saturday, February 24, 2024, with the theme “The connection between the Eucharist and Holy Week”. The retreat will begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. He comes from the Diocese of Zhaojun, Hebei Province and was ordained a priest in 2013. He served in the parish for nearly four years, during which time he also lectured at Shijiazhuang Theological and Philosophical College. Currently pursuing a PhD…

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The Hope that Advent Brings

We are a hopeful people. We always hope for something to look forward to or something to live for. Some people hope for success, while some hope for security; some hope for the best for their children, while some hope for peace. Christians hope for the same things that most people hope for, but Christian hope is quite different because it has been confirmed and strengthened by faith in Jesus Christ; the Son of God who was born of a…

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Meaning of Advent Candles

The candle of the First Sunday of Advent is called the Prophet’s Candle, which symbolizes HOPE. The prophet Isaiah foretold the birth of Christ the Lord: “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, a young woman shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” (Isaiah 7:14) This prophecy gave hope to a people who have been longing for a Messiah. For Christians, this prophecy has been fulfilled in Jesus Christ, who came into…

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Family Portraits
December 8, 2023

We have an opportunity for our parishioners and your relatives and friends to have your family pictures taken for free in our church. If at least 25 families or individuals sign up, you will get a complimentary 8×10 color picture and a church directory. The photo date is December 8 from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Please sign up with Ms. Long Che.

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Mass Schedule for Advent & Christmas

May you have a prayerful Advent and Blessed Christmas! DECEMBER 3, 2023 FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT 10:30AM CHINESE, 2:00PM ENGLISH DECEMBER 8, 2023FRIDAY IMMACULATE CONCEPTIONHOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION 12:00PM ENGLISH DECEMBER 10, 2023 SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT 10:30AM CHINESE, 2:00PM ENGLISH DECEMBER 17, 2023 THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT 10:30AM CHINESE, 2:00PM ENGLISH DECEMBER 24, 2023 FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT 10:30AM CHINESE, 2:00PM ENGLISH DECEMBER 24, 2023SUNDAY CHRISTMAS MASS AT MIDNIGHT 11:30PM CHINESE DECEMBER 25, 2022MONDAY CHRISTMAS DAYHOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION…

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Come and join us this Christmas!

Come and join us this Christmas! Christmas Eve, December 24, Sunday Midnight Mass starts at 11:30PM (Mass in Chinese) Christmas Day, December 25, Monday Mass of Christmas Day (Mass in Chinese) and Sunday School Christmas Pageant starts at 10:30AM Potluck and Santa Claus starts after Mass Mass in English starts at 2:00PM in the chapel Address: 5395 Light Circle NW, Norcross, GA 30071 Phone: 678-691-3261 email: info@hnojatl.org

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Advent Retreat
December 9, 2023

Fr. Li Jiangtao will lead an Advent retreat (in Chinese) on Saturday, December 9th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The theme of this retreat is the relationship between the Eucharist and Christmas, so that participants can better understand the Eucharist and participate in the Eucharist more meaningfully.  

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Mass at Midnight
December 24, 2023

Stille Nacht (Silent Night)… Heilige Nacht (Holy Night)… a captivating song composed in 1818 by Franz Xaver Gruber to lyrics by Joseph Mohr in Austria. It embodies the peace and holiness of the night that our Savior was born. There is no better way to celebrate the night before Christmas than to be with family and friends. On December 24th, come and join our faith community for an hour of holy celebration. The Mass at Midnight will be celebrated in…

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