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This Week at Holy Spirit
For the week of April 18, 2021

Parish News

Weekly Parish Bulletin

Please click here to download a digital version of the weekly parish bulletin.

Downloadable Hymns for Mass

You may download a song sheet of the hymns for Mass each week on the livestream page of the parish website:  www.hsccatl.com/live. The hymns for the upcoming weekend are posted by 5:00 p.m. on Friday.

Donate to HSCC Via Venmo

Holy Spirit can accept offertory donations through Venmo. You may scan the QR code in the pew or bulletin or find us on Venmo by looking for our username @HSCC-Donation. 

Faith in Action

Donations Needed for Homeless Shelter

Gianna Mulcare, a fifth grade student at HSP, is working on her Girl Scout Bronze Award. Her Junior troop is collecting home essentials (pillows, dish towels, kitchen utensils, paper plates, disinfectant sprays, shampoo, conditioner, etc.) for the Atlanta Mission Homeless Shelter. Gianna will have bins available to collect these items after all Masses again this weekend in the Narthex.

 

Vaccine Volunteers Needed

We are in need of volunteers to assist with our vaccine clinics for the next several weeks:

- Saturday, April 24th - 2nd dose

- Saturday, May 1st - 1st dose

 

Volunteers will help greet clients, distribute consent forms, and help maintain social distancing. If you are able to assist, please sign up here.

 

Our next "first dose" clinic will be held on Saturday, May 1st (first dose). The second dose will be administered on May 22nd. We will send out the registration link for the May 1st clinic closer to the date.

Adult Faith Formation

Adult Ed
Can A Sacrament Be Undone?

This weekend, Sunday, April 18th, Deacon Allen Underwood and Bryan Harrison will present “Can a Sacrament be Undone?” They will examine where we as Catholics should stand on divorce and remarriage in society and what the church teaches on marriage and the annulment process in the Church. Adult Faith Formation meets at 9:30 a.m. in the Youth Center. You may also view it live on the Adult Faith Formation website:  www.hsccatl.com/aff.

 

Adult Faith Formation will NOT meet next Sunday, April 25th, but will resume for the final session in the spring series on Sunday, May 2nd. Our guest speaker will be Fr. Pablo Migone, Chancellor, Diocese of Savannah. Fr. Migone will speak about the case for beatification for the Georgia Martyrs. Join us at 9:30 a.m. in the Youth Center.

Young Adult News

Trivia Night

Join the Young Adults for Trivia on Wednesday, April 21st, at Thos. O’Reilly’s. Trivia begins at 7:00 p.m., but feel free to arrive beginning at 6:30 p.m. to grab a seat.

 

Theology on Tap THIS Saturday

This month’s Theology on Tap will be held on Saturday, April 24th, at 6:30 p.m. Fr. Neil Dhabliwala, Pastor of St. Catherine of Siena, will discuss hot-button topics and how we can best respond to questions and criticisms. Join us on the rooftop of O’Reilly’s Pub.

 

Children and Family Ministry News

Register for Vacation Bible School Today!

Registration for this summer's Vacation Bible School is currently underway. VBS will be held July 12 - 16 and is for rising 3 year olds (as of July 1) through rising 6th grade (as of September 1). Click here to register. Space is limited based on the number of adult volunteers we have signed up. For details, please contact Kaitlyn Callahan.

Religious Education Registration is Underway

Online registration for religious education for preschool through 12th grade is underway. Please sign your child up by May 1st in order to reserve a spot. We hope to return to in-person programming for the 2021-2022 school year if CDC guidelines allow us to do so. If you have any questions, please reach out to Kaitlyn Callahan (preschool - 8th grades) or Sara Gillingham (9th-12th grades).

Youth Ministry News

Kick Ball Game

All 6th-12th graders in the parish are welcome to attend our kick ball game and BBQ on Sunday, April 25th! We will meet on the softball field at HSP! Please RSVP so we know how many to expect.

Graduating Senior Mass

All graduating seniors are invited to attend a special Mass where they will be recognized on Sunday, May 16th, at 5:30 p.m. Please RSVP to have your name listed in the bulletin and to get a sweet treat by emailing Sara.

New High School Girls Group Forming

We have been meeting with about 10 high school girls weekly on Wednesday afternoons from 3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.  (we always run over because the girls love to stay and chat). Any high school girls in the parish are invited to come! We will have another group from 4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. for those coming from further schools. Meet outside in the grass for a picnic style meeting or in the youth center in case of rain. Please RSVP by email to Sara Gillingham.

EDGE+ Group for Middle School Students

All Middle School students in the parish are welcome to attend our small groups to dive deeper in their faith. EDGE+ is a community of Catholic teens from many schools that meets 4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. We would love for your teen to join us. Please RSVP by emailing Kaitlyn Callahan.

Holy Spirit Prep News

Donate to Georgia GOAL Scholarship to Support Catholic Education

Help us grow our GOAL funds this year! 2021 GOAL tax credits still remain, and you have the opportunity to support our school by participating in an important program. Be a GOAL Getter and submit your 2021 tax credit application at www.goalscholarship.org. Choose HSP! Please contact Emily Lyles at 678-904-2811 with any questions.