St. George Catholic Preschool
First day of preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds:
St. George Parish Picnic
September 14, 3:00 p.m.
Discipleship Weekend & Ministry Fair
Menís retreat ďSurrender & peaceĒ by Father Richard Morrow
Saturday October 11, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Auction to benefit Haiti project
(August 3, 2014) When a major earthquake hit Haiti in 2010, Coweta responded. Several churches and
organizations found ways to reach out to residents in the Caribbean nation. Members of St. George Catholic Church
have been contributing toward ministry in Haiti since before the earthquake, and an upcoming auction will help . . .
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Haitian prelate to visit Newnan
(July 18, 2014) Monsignor Pierre-André Pierre of Haiti is coming to Newnan to speak at St. George
Catholic Church about progress being made is Haiti since the 2010 earthquake. Pierre will speak at all four
Masses the weekend of July 26-27. Pierre, the former secretary of the Haitian Bishops Conference, is president . . .
Pope Francis, with retired pope, canonizes Sts. John and John Paul
(April 27, 2014) Canonizing two recent popes in the presence of his immediate predecessor, Pope
Francis praised the new Sts. John XXIII and John Paul II as men of courage and mercy, who responded to
challenges of their time by modernizing the Catholic Church in fidelity to its ancient traditions . . .
Father Austin remembered for tireless ministry in parishes, prisons
(February 6, 2014) Father Austin Fogarty, a son of Ireland, first began his service to the people
of the Archdiocese of Atlanta as assistant pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas in Alpharetta in 1981.
ďHeís come full circle,Ē said the priestís brother, Richard Fogarty of Dublin, Ireland. ďHeís finally
finished where he started.Ē . . . Father Austin Fogarty left word that in the event anything should happen
to him, he wanted Deacon Steve Beers of St. George Church to do the homily for his funeral Mass. The two
became close friends . . .
Remembering Father Austin Fogarty
(February 6, 2014) I actually cannot remember the first time we met, but the years have been long since [Father Austinís]
arrival to Death Row. We finally had a priest to call our own. Iím smiling as I write. He was just a man, but we fell in love
with his homilies . . .
Father Austin Fogarty, priest for 32 years, dies
(January 23, 2014) Father Austin Fogarty, the pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Alpharetta
and a dedicated prison ministry chaplain, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Emory University Hospital Midtown.
He was 61 . . . He [formerly] served as the pastor of St. George Church in Newnan, where he ministered
from 2002-2012 . . .
Talley 'Thrilled' by Time nod for pope
(January 4, 2014) Bishop David P. Talley, M.S.W., J.C.D., auxiliary bishop of Atlanta, said he is 'thrilled
to hear this good news' upon learning Pope Francis has been named Time magazine's Person of the Year. Talley takes
a leading role in guiding the churches in the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta. Coweta County is home to two
parishes . . .
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Almighty God, who gave to your servant George boldness to confess the name of our savior Jesus Christ before the
rulers of this world, and courage to die for this faith: Grant that we may always be ready to give a reason for
the hope that is in us, and to suffer gladly for the sake of our Lord Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you
and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.
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