The Nativity of the Lord
The Roman Catholic Church gives us four different Masses to celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ: the Vigil Mass, Mass during the Night, Mass at Dawn and Mass during the Day. Originally, the Church celebrated Christmas only with the Mass during the Day, using the Prologue of the Gospel of John for the Gospel: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God…” (John 1:1) The Gospel of John makes…
Tai-chi is a slow-motion defense exercise which is good for people of all ages. Classes are offered by Tai-chi master Anthony Liu every Sunday at 1:00 pm. Benefits of Tai-chi include improved balance and flexibility, as well as aiding in internal relaxation. All are welcome to attend!
Chinese Cultural Dance class begins every Sunday at 1:30 pm. The dance classes teach a variety of folk and classic dances. All are welcome to join. The dance group performs at various public festivals.
Thanks be to God! Our Evangelization Conference last September 23, 2018 was a great success! We had an attendance of over 70 first-time visitors, guests and parishioners. Andrew Shen was our conference moderator; our four witness talks were done by Director General Vincent Liu of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta, and parishioners Xiaoxia Li, Susan Lee and Angela Chang; songs were performed by the HNOJ choir, and small group discussions were led by Daisy Puk, Chao Zhang,…
Christmas Pageant Video
Joy to the World! On Christmas Day, come and see the children of our parish church re-enact the wonderful mystery of the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ: “For a child is born to us, a Son is given to us; upon His shoulder dominion rests. They name Him Wonder-Counselor, God-Hero, Father-Forever, Prince of Peace.” (Isaiah 9:5) Watch the video
4th of July BBQ
We had a great 4th of July BBQ at McDaniel Farm Park. The venue was just beautiful. The weather was hot, but everyone had a great time with the amazing food and fellowship. It was such a joy to see so many families and friends gather together to enjoy the holiday! Many thanks to everyone who helped make this event possible, our church community has once again been blessed by the Almighty God! “Sing praise to the LORD, you faithful;…
Blessing of Pets
Last Sunday after Mass, we had the very first Blessing of the Animals for our community. The three dogs – Maggie, Joey and Kenji – were blessed by Fr. Bill to the delight of their owners and the rest of the community.