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By: Southern Cross Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9708-4/13/17

As part of the English Lenten Day of Reflection at Saint Joseph Church, Bainbridge, March 4, parishioners put the names of those in need of prayer in a basket on the altar and prayed for them. On March 25, the parish’s Hispanic community participated in their own Lenten retreat. Photograph provided by Father Raul Vasquez, ST, of Saint Joseph Church.

By: Southern Cross Staff

Saint Joseph Catholic Church, Macon, participated in the 2017 International Cherry Blossom Parade. Pictured at the right is Father Scott Winchel, pastor. To his right is Father Vernon Knight, parochial vicar. Driving her own BMW is parishioner Katelyn Heck Doss, accompanied by her husband. Saint Joseph Church has been the Official Cherry Blossom Festival Church for past festivals and is looking forward to being so again. Photograph by Rebecca Brown.

By: Sheryl Cohen
Originally Appeared in : 9708-4/13/17

Thirty-eight years is a long time to do anything. At 73 years old, Helen Beddow can relate to that. Since 1979, Helen has been the organist and music director at Saint James Catholic Church in Savannah. Her almost four-decades came to an end on March 26 when Helen led the music at all four weekend Masses for the last time.

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: Bishop Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv.
Originally Appeared in : 9708-4/13/17

Following is the homily Bishop Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM. Conv., gave March 29 at the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in Savannah during the diocese’s first Lenten prayer service for survivors of abuse.

 

The suffering of the innocent has mystified and bewildered people of Faith long before Isaiah the Prophet wrote the moving description of God’s suffering Servant that we just heard in our first reading.

 

By: Southern Cross Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9708-4/13/17

Most Reverend Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv., Bishop of the Diocese of Savannah, has announced the following appointment:

 

Deacon Hosea Bennett, formerly assigned to St. Teresa Parish, Albany, has been appointed to diaconal ministry at Resurrection of Our Lord Parish, Savannah, effective March 12, 2017.

By: Rhina Guidos (CNS)
Originally Appeared in : 9707-3/30/17

The Catholic ministry whose work includes caring for the spiritual life of those who work in the seas announced Bishop Brendan J. Cahill of Victoria, Texas, as its new bishop promoter in the United States.

 

Bishop Cahill succeeds now-retired Bishop J. Kevin Boland of Savannah, Georgia, who has served as bishop promoter of the Apostleship of the Sea since February 2008.

 

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:

 

By: Jessica L. Marsala
Originally Appeared in : 9706-3/16/17

SAVANNAH—At many workplaces, religion is as taboo as politics.

 

But as the 20 professionals who graduated from the first two Catholic Charities Leadership Classes have learned, it doesn’t have to be. 

 

There are ways to incorporate faith and various aspects of Catholic social teaching into a professional life so that as guest speaker Father Pablo Migone remarked, there is a harmony between the two. 

 

By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9706-3/16/17

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