Activities

Christmas Midnight Mass

The Christmas Midnight Mass at the Holy Name of Jesus Chinese Catholic Mission was attended by about 50 families. The community gathered to honor the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ in a special Mass which was celebrated with incense and Christmas carols. Merry Christmas to all!

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Garage Sale

Yesterday was our garage sale and it was very successful. Thanks to all those who donated the items and special thanks to our volunteers who came to help. This is our community fund-raising activity in our new church and we thank God that it went very smoothly.

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Labor Day Pilgrimage

The Labor Day Pilgrimage to Alabama was a huge success! There were 46 participants and everyone had a wonderful experience. On the first day, we visited the Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville and saw the miniature replicas of famous places at the Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman. On the second day, we went to Noccalula Falls in Gadsden and the Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville. It was a long weekend, but we grew in fellowship and the trip…

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Ignatian Retreat

The Ignatian Spiritual Retreat was held last Saturday with over 50 attendees. It included a workshop on the Daily Examen – a spiritual exercise which includes a 5-step examination of conscience which helps a person use his feelings in daily life to understand and to do God’s will. The retreat was conducted by Fr. Louis Aldrich, SJ and Ms. Yvonne Chow. Last Monday, Ms. Chow also gave a presentation on evangelization, specifically of Chinese people. She gave us many valuable…

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Fathers Day

A Chinese Poem Mother’s love is deep like the sea, and father’s love is heavy like the mountain, Holding an innocent heart, white hair calling me there, Parent’s love is like the three springs, warms the whole life, Drinking water reminds of the source (parents), Distance is far, but sending my thoughts, Fathers day, wishing dad health and safety, For this, Almighty God, we ask you to bless all fathers, In the name of the Father, and of the Son…

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Eucharistic Congress

The Eucharistic Congress was held this year on June 3-4 at the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC). The theme for 2016 is “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.” In the morning of June 4, members of the community joined the Eucharistic procession which began at 8:30am. In the closing Mass at 5pm, Vicki Zhou read one of the intercessions during the Prayers of the Faithful in Chinese. Joining the thousands and thousands of Catholics who participated in the…

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Newly Baptized and Confirmed

Congratulations to our newly baptized and newly confirmed brothers and sisters in Christ! Jian Lin was baptized, confirmed and received his first Holy Communion on the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God on January 1st, 2018. Austin and Doris Kung were confirmed also on the same day. Let us join together in congratulating them and making them always feel at home in our church.

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Fr. Bill’s Chinese New Year Message

As the New Year begins, I am very hopeful and excited to find out what it has in store for our church community. 2018 is the year of the Brown Earth Dog; and despite what people may predict for this year, whether good or bad, it is always up to us to make the most of what we have. Our mission of evangelization has a two-fold purpose: firstly, that Jesus be made known to those who do not know Him,…

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