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
- In Commemoration of Religious Freedom Day, U.S. Bishops’ Chairman for Religious Liberty Reflects on the Importance of DialogueJanuary 17, 2021WASHINGTON – On January 16, the United States celebrates Religious Freedom Day. Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee for Religious Liberty, has issued a statement:
- January 15, 2021ATLANTA—Father Brian Sheridan has a Ziggy cartoon tacked up on his office door at St. Thomas the Apostle in Smyrna.
- January 12, 2021SMYRNA–My favorite photograph didn’t make the print edition of The Georgia Bulletin. It went straight to the Georgia Bulletin’s website.
- January 11, 2021VATICAN CITY (CNS)–Recognizing “the gifts of each baptized person”–women and men–Pope Francis ordered a change to canon law and liturgical norms so that women could be formally installed as lectors and acolytes.
- January 10, 2021ATLANTA—A year that became synonymous with COVID-19, 2020 will not soon be forgotten.
Archdiocese of Atlanta on Twitter
- The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is from January 18-25. Roman Catholic Archbishop of Atlanta Gregory Hartmaye… https://t.co/Y8FjrUwHMP 12 hours ago
- The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins today!!! This years theme is “Abide in my love…you shall bear much fr… https://t.co/pL2lHi7Tsf 14 hours ago
- Visit the Archdiocese of Atlanta website to view numerous broadcast and livestreamed Masses from our parishes. Link… https://t.co/JcqpOKm0KE 1 day ago
- "Que el domingo dedicado a la Palabra haga crecer en el pueblo de Dios la familiaridad religiosa y asidua con la Sa… https://t.co/WKymxQSn6W 2 days ago
- Join us today in honoring the Dr. Martin Luther King with a celebration of the Eucharist on Saturday, January 16 an… https://t.co/dEx5CKWgf7 3 days ago