Visitors are always welcome.
By appointment only — please call the office.
We have postponed this event until further notice, due to constraints from COVID-19. Please pray for an end to this virus.
1st Saturday of the month from 4:00-4:45 PM
Every Friday from 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Followed by Divine Mercy Chaplet.
Feeling hungry for God to serve others. This weekend’s Gospel relates the Eucharist to the Incarnation: the true bread is Jesus, God made human. The hunger of human beings and the desires of the universe find satisfaction in Him, that is, in Jesus. But the affirmations cannot remain in the sphere of the sign, it has a very specific reference. John 6-7 is found in the context of Easter. There a lamb is slain, bread is given and blood is shed to give life. At
Easter, Jesus gives his last breath for the people. He is the bread of life, which we eat in the sacrament of the Eucharist to enter into Easter. Now the question would be, how many of us truly enter into Easter or the Eucharist?
For more thoughts from Father Fabio, please click on Weekly Bulletin link above, then on Bulletin Insert for 8/1/21.
We are registering adults 18+ for Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, which will begin later this month. If you have been away from the Catholic church and have recently come back, or you (or someone you know) is interested in inquiring about becoming Catholic, please contact Lisa Wade at 706-878-8554.
Hello! Have you considered volunteering for a ministry at church lately? Before you know it, Fall will be here. Children are already heading back to school. The quiet, short days of winter will be on us, and that is often a good time for reflection and helping others. We need you at School of Religion, as either a volunteer catechist or substitute teacher. If you’re not sure, you can come and help a lead catechist. We have such a great group of kids, and we have teaching manuals that lay out every instruction, so don’t worry if you feel you’re “behind or not familiar” with your catechism. Contact Laurie for more information: 770-654-9707, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
During the formation period, before receiving the diaconate, it is requested to have a year of service or a time of pastoral ministry or a parish experience. That is why our brother Kirkland Broom will be serving another parish fulfilling this requirement; I ask you to please pray for him, as well as for his classmates who will be living the same experience.
The K/C will be serving their delicious hot breakfast on Sunday, August 8 in the parish hall after the 8:00 am and 10:00 am Masses. Come out and have some breakfast for the simple price of a donation. Served will be pancakes, French toast, potatoes, meats, fruit, omelettes & eggs, and beverages. Why go out to eat when you can have a homemade breakfast, visit with friends, and support our Knights?
Registration has closed for SOR classes, but you can still register with a late fee of $40 per child, and the additional fees for sacraments still apply. Please register at the office on Tuesdays. For more information, please see: www.stpaulcleveland.com/faithformation We encourage kids in every grade to continue their catechism classes. Registration ends on Sept. 30. Classes begin Sept. 8 (Wednesday sessions) and Sept. 12 (Sunday sessions). Questions, please text or call Laurie at 770-654-9707.
The Knights of Columbus are currently raising money for a new ultrasound machine for the Cleveland Care Center. The Cleveland Care Center offers free, confidential pregnancy tests and ultrasounds, and is located on Main Street in Cleveland. Many babies have been saved, and women given caring assistance from this agency (www.clevelandcarecenter.com). The Knights are asking all of us for help in achieving their goal of $40,000 for this new machine. Won’t you please consider a donation? You may stop by the church office during the week, or put cash or a check in an envelope labeled “Knights” and place it in the offertory basket in the narthex. *All checks should be made payable to: Knights of Columbus. Thank you!