Activities

Lenten Retreat

Fr. Dennis Callan is a Divine Word Missionary. The Society of the Divine Word (Latin: Societas Verbi Divini, abbreviated SVD), popularly called Verbites or the Divine Word Missionaries, is a missionary religious congregation in the Roman Catholic Church. Fr. Callan was ordained a priest in Pennsylvania, USA in 1987. He had ministered in various churches in Taiwan and South Korea, and he speaks fluent Mandarin and Korean. Currently, he is assigned to the SVD Bordentown Religious Center in New Jersey.…

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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…

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Tai-chi

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!

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Cultural Dance

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.

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Evangelization Conference

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,…

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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;…

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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.

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Last Supper

Our community gathered together to remember in a very special way the Last Supper of Jesus with His disciples. Through this experience, may we obtain a better understanding of what Jesus Christ did at the Last Supper and be drawn closer to Him, who is our Lord and Savior.

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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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