By: Maureen Coates
Originally Appeared in : 9813-6/21/18

The 2018 Bishop’s Annual Appeal kicked off with a bang in February and has been moving forward towards the goal of $2.7 million. With the theme Missionary Disciples, and the first goal increase in five years, the BAA supports dozens of ministries, programs and mission parishes in South Georgia. Ministries such as vocations, faith formation and Catholic Charities rely on the funds raised to support your parish and your brothers and sisters in faith throughout the Diocese of Savannah.

By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9807-3/29/18

For a second year a generous, anonymous donor has come forward to match donations made to the Bishop’s Annual Appeal in an effort to reach the increased goal of $2.7 million dollars.


By: Maureen Coates
Originally Appeared in : 9805-3/1/18

With a theme of “Missionary Disciples,” the 2018 Bishop’s Annual Appeal kicked off in February on the heels of last year’s record-breaking effort.


The Appeal has set a goal of $2.7 million for 2018, an increase of $100,000 from last year and the first goal increase in more than five years. Proceeds will go toward supporting programs, services and ministries around the 90-county Diocese of Savannah benefitting almost 80,000 Catholics in South Georgia.


By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9805-3/1/18

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By: Joe Stong
Originally Appeared in : 9710-5/11/17

How often in Catholic life do we say the word “mystery”? 


In the Mass, in the bishop’s homilies and the lives of the saints, the word “mystery” is a regular feature that speaks to the unfathomable mercy of God, the creation of our immortal souls at the moment of our conception, or the amazing ways God’s providence touches lives through the free response of people to his grace. 


By: Bishop Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv.

April 27, 2017


Peace and all good things!


Our celebration of the great mystery of Easter is a challenge to look deeply into the empty tomb and consider what it really means, not just for Jesus, but for us.


He is risen.  But are we? Do we lived as a redeemed people?  He is no longer to be found among the dead, but among the living.  Is the same true for us?


By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9707-3/30/17

An anonymous benefactor has issued a challenge to donors to increase the success of the 2017 Bishop’s Annual Appeal.


Bishop Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv. told pastors the benefactor, whom he described as an “angel” pledged:


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