News from Around the Archdiocese

Paladin Pacer 5k

Love to Run? Love to Support Catholic Education? Then, register today for the 2nd Annual Paladin Pacer 5K and Fun Run- a Peachtree Qualifier- Feb. 22ndat 8:00 a.m. Sponsored by Pinecrest Academy.


THE LETTERS OF JOHN 1, 2, 3 “For The Love of God!”

Join a study of the 3 letters written by the beloved apostle John and gain a deeper understanding of the true and living God and all that He wants to do in and through your life. With other women, bring the Word into your daily living in a practical way. Begins January 23 at Holy Spirit Church, 4465 Northside Dr., NW, Atlanta,  9:15 - 11:30 a.m. No cost for participation. Nursery available upon request.  Register at: or call 404-281-5741.


Rachel's Vineyard Retreat February 14-16 

Has Abortion affected your life? Have you lost a child, grandchild, or sibling through abortion? Is there a deep sense of loss in your life because of abortion? There is no grief like that of unspoken grief. You are not alone. Post Abortion Treatment and Healing (PATH) is here to help. PATH will be facilitating a Rachel’s Vineyard Weekend retreat, February 14-16, 2020. This weekend retreat helps women and men who are struggling with the grief of abortion find peace and inner healing. Jesus is waiting with open arms for you to come to him for healing. For more information call 404-717-5557 or visit


Faith Enrichment

The North Georgia Ultreya will meet in the Parish Life Center at Good Shepherd Church on Saturday, February 1, and will begin with a potluck supper at 6:30 pm. There is no pre-requisite for attendance. Ultreyas are centered on the enhancement of personal faith in Christ and are open to everyone. All are welcome! For more information about Ultreya or Cursillo contact Ron & Mary Paulinelli, [email protected] (678) 925-8004, or Jim & Robin Gray [email protected] (770) 889-2433. 


Pinecrest Academy to Host Open House - January 26

Pinecrest Academy's Admissions Team invites prospective families to an all school Open House on Sunday, January 26, from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. in the Upper School Gymnasium. Children are welcome and encouraged to attend! After brief talks by administrators, families may tour their beautiful 68-acre campus, including their brand new Lower School building, meet with Lower, Middle, and High School teachers, learn about their curriculum and method of education called "Integral Formation," and enjoy light refreshments. Pinecrest Academy is a PreK3 through 12 college preparatory private Catholic school, serving families of all faiths. The school was founded in 1993.