Welcome to the Archdiocese of Atlanta

The Archdiocese of Atlanta was elevated on February 21, 1962, from the Diocese of Atlanta which was established on July 2, 1956.  The archdiocese encompasses 21,445 square miles and comprises 69 counties in north and central Georgia.

News & Headlines

  • May 21, 2024
    The month of May is dedicated in a special way to honoring and seeking the intercession of Mary as the Mother of God and Mother of the Church.
  • May 19, 2024
    This December, Pope Francis will inaugurate the Jubilee Year 2025 with the theme being “Pilgrims of Hope.”
  • May 17, 2024
    GREENSBORO—Peter Faletti, former director of planning and research for the Archdiocese of Atlanta, lives his retirement in Greensboro where he attends Mass, grabs a bite at a lake tavern and plays melodies on the piano.
  • May 15, 2024
    SMYRNA–Archbishop Gregory John Hartmayer, OFM Conv., of Atlanta, is pleased to convey the following official announcements regarding priestly ministry in the Archdiocese of Atlanta, effective July 1, 2024, unless otherwise noted.
  • May 13, 2024
    ATLANTA—The Catholic Foundation of North Georgia announces that Sunday, May 19, is Endowment Sunday, offering parishioners across the Archdiocese of Atlanta the opportunity to learn how to support their parish or school’s endowment fund.

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