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
- December 1, 2022VATICAN CITY (CNS)–Pope Francis told Italian students to “dream big” like St. John XXIII and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. about the world of peace and justice they would like to see.
- November 29, 2022ATLANTA (CNS)–The Supreme Court of Georgia Nov. 23 reinstated a law that bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which is about six weeks into a pregnancy.
- November 27, 2022“If anyone would become my disciple, he must deny himself, take up his cross daily and follow me.” Lk 9:13
- November 25, 2022ATLANTA—In this season of Thanksgiving, the campus minsters of the three archdiocesan high schools–Blessed Trinity High School, St. Mary’s Academy and St. Pius X High School–share reflections on gratitude:
- November 23, 2022ATLANTA—Surrounding the altar were scores of grocery totes with instant potatoes, stuffing mix and canned vegetables as the crowded Sunday Mass got underway.
Archdiocese of Atlanta on Twitter
- This is the second week of Advent! Join us as we reflect on this week's readings (Isiah 11:1-10).… https://t.co/g2TlzAdnGg 9 hours ago
- “Dichosa tú, que has creído, porque se cumplirá cuanto te fue anunciado de parte del Señor”. -Leccionario, Lc 1, 45 https://t.co/sGJ7ps17FQ 1 day ago
- “Santa Familia de Nazaret, haz tomar conciencia a todos del carácter sagrado e inviolable de la familia, de su bell… https://t.co/lvVCukOT66 2 days ago
- Rejoice in the Lord always. I shall say it again: rejoice! Your kindness should be known to all. The Lord is near.… https://t.co/qnBhYYOGvu 3 days ago
- The Advent season begins this week!!! How will you use the next four weeks to prepare your heart for Christmas? ¡… https://t.co/5WLNIFX41m 4 days ago