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Remembering Our Beloved Dead

November is the month the church observes All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day. We remember this month our beloved departed and honor their memory. In faith we believe death does not weaken the bonds of love and friendship, which we enjoyed throughout our lives with them. “Our loved ones have not disappeared into dark nothingness: Hope assures us that that…

St. Anthony of Padua Biography (1195-1231)

The gospel call to leave everything and follow Christ was the rule of Anthony’s life. Over and over again God called him to something new in his plan. Every time Anthony responded with renewed zeal and self-sacrificing to serve his Lord Jesus more completely. His journey as the servant of God began as a very young man when he decided to join the Augustinians, giving…

Black Catholic History Month

The Junior Daughters of the Knights of Peter Claver Ladies Auxiliary, Court 276, encourage you to honor the legacies and examples of Black Catholic heroes and heroines during this Black Catholic History Month. Show your pride in these luminaries by purchasing the Black Catholic History Month t-shirt. Of course, if you choose not to purchase a shirt, we would be delighted…

10/31 Family Fall Harvest Halloween Festival!

10:00 AM Oct. 31st 2021 Location & Parking Info The event will take place on our property across the street from the church (951 Ralph D. Abernathy Blvd SW). The driveway is between the old St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School (a brick building) and the Lyke Center (a cream 2-story house). Please park at Wells Fargo and behind the Church (928 Ralph D. Abernathy Blvd…

St. Anthony Feast 2021

We are thrilled to gather as a community of faith as the coronavirus pandemic changed how we worship for most of 2020. (More than 21,000 people in Georgia and 600,000 people in the United States have died from the disease. And we pray for the victims, their families, and the doctors and scientists who are working on their behalf.) More than 100 women, men, and children…

Easter Triduum

Our Lent journey ends today. Our 40 days of fasting, alms giving, and prayer are completed. We pray the love of God was revealed during this time. We transition to the Triduum – the three days leading to Easter’s empty tomb.“The Triduum is somewhat like a three-day prayer marathon,” reports this primer on the holy days. Please read it to dive…