Activities

Important Message from the Archbishop

Memo to priests and deacons from Archbishop Gregory Hartmayer dated July 2, 2021: The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has launched a campaign for Catholics to raise their voices on behalf of women. The goal is for millions of Catholics to sign the petition on NoTaxpayerAbortion.com by Friday, July 16, 2021. I invite the people of your parish to join our diocesan response to this nationwide effort. Its success and the lives of countless people depend on each of…

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Clearance Garage Sale

Our Clearance Garage Sale will be on July 24 from 8am to 2pm. Come and shop at huge discount prices on clothes, cookware, small kitchen appliances, furniture, artwork, toys, books and many more! EVERYTHING MUST GO!

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Happy Father’s Day

Sunday, June 20, is Father’s Day. Happy Father’s Day! A Chinese Poem A mother’s love is deep like the sea, but a father’s love is strong as a mountain, With white hair they watched as the children play their childish games. A parent’s love is like the three springs, it warms a whole lifetime. As I drink a cup of water, my memories take me to them, The great distance between us makes me miss them so. Today is Father’s…

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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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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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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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Dispensation to Attend Sunday Mass Expiring

Archbishop Gregory John Hartmayer, OFM Conv., has announced that on Saturday, May 22, 2021, prior to the celebration of the Vigil of Pentecost, the general dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass will expire in the Archdiocese of Atlanta. While the general dispensation is removed, there are specific persons for whom the dispensation will still be applicable. One does not have an obligation to attend Mass on Sunday or a holy day of obligation in the following circumstances: You…

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May Crowning

The month of May is dedicated to Mary. The traditional practice of crowning an image of Mary is done on the first of May; however, the Holy Name of Jesus Chinese Catholic Mission will celebrate the May Crowning on Sunday, May 2, 2021 after the 10:30 am Mass. Why is May dedicated to Mary? It is probably because several feast days which honor the Blessed Virgin Mary occur in May; for example: Our Lady, Queen of Apostles (the Saturday following…

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