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This Week at Holy Spirit
For the week of March 18, 2019

Parish News

"Unplanned" Movie Premier

Holy Spirit Catholic Church and Holy Spirit Prep are sponsoring a screening of the movie, "Unplanned" on Monday, March 25th, at 7:00 p.m. at Springs Cinema & Taphouse Sandy Springs. Ticket cost: $15


"Unplanned" is the true inspiring story of Abby Johnson, former Planned Parenthood Director and spokesperson, until one day she witnessed something that transformed her heart, and she became one of the most ardent Pro Life speakers of America.


Trailer Link:


A limited number of tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. Please contact one of the volunteers if you would like to purchase a ticket:

"Unplanned" opens in theaters on March 28th.

Easter Lily Remembrances Available Online

Honor or remember your loved one(s) by purchasing a lily for our Altar this Easter. You may either download a form or use our Easter lily webpage: The deadline to make your purchase is Friday, March 29th.

2019 Archbishop's Annual Appeal

We are grateful to all who have already pledged or donated to the 2019 Archbishop’s Annual Appeal. Your support helps fulfill our parish’s responsibility for the larger church, which is the Archdiocese. Our parish goal is $338,200. To make a pledge to this year’s Appeal, please visit Be sure to designate Holy Spirit as your parish.

Culture of Invitation

Wednesday Night Dinner

Join your parish family for Chef Robin’s fried chicken, deviled eggs, mac ‘n cheese, salad, rolls and dessert on Wednesday, March 20th, at 6:30 p.m. in McDonough Hall. The cost of dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for children, with a family maximum of $30. Please RSVP on the parish website by midnight on Monday, March 18th.

Friday Fish Buffet and Movie Night

Holy Spirit’s popular Fish Frys are every Friday during Lent. This year we will be returning to a buffet style service and reducing prices. “To Go” orders are still available beginning at 5:00 p.m., and dinner will be served in McDonough Hall from 5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Please RSVP on the parish website so the Knights know how many diners to expect. We will also be showing a faith-based movie with popcorn after dinner for everyone to enjoy. The movie for March 22nd is:  The Apostle, featuring Robert Duvall.

Cost:  $8 (Ages 14+); $4 (Ages 3-14); No Charge (under 3)
**Return trips to the buffet are $4

$22 family maximum


Fish (baked/fried), Shrimp, French Fries, Roasted Red Potatoes, Green Beans, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Hush Puppies, Mac ‘n Cheese, beverages & dessert!

All proceeds will support the programs and ministries of Holy Spirit’s
Knights of Columbus Council #6517 

Upcoming Events

Knights of Columbus Clergy Appreciation Dinner

All parishioners and friends of Holy Spirit are invited to join the Knights of Columbus on Saturday, March 30th, at the annual dinner in honor of our clergy. This year’s celebration will begin at 6:30 p.m. in McDonough Hall. Enjoy music, spending time with the clergy, passed hors d’oeuvres, assorted beverages and dinner prepared by the Knights. Cocktail attire is suggested. Tickets are $95 for couples, $50 for individuals. A pre-paid reservation is preferred. Please RSVP on the parish website. Please contact Gino Nardone with any questions.

Baby Shower for the Pregnancy Aid Clinic

All women of the parish are invited to join us for the second annual High Tea / baby shower benefiting the Pregnancy Aid Clinic on Sunday, March 31st, at 2:00 p.m. in McDonough Hall. Tea will be prepared by C. Parks Catering, and guests are asked to bring a new, unwrapped baby gift for the Pregnancy Aid Clinic’s boutique. Expectant mothers who are clients of the Pregnancy Aid Clinic are able to shop in the boutique with “bucks” they earn attending prenatal and parenting classes. A list of suggested items may be found on the RSVP link. Tickets are $50 and may be purchased online at: Proceeds will go to the Pregnancy Aid Clinic. Seating is limited. RSVP by Wednesday, March 28th. Can’t make the tea? You may make a donation on the RSVP link. For questions, please contact Jackie Bohling or Kim Schulman.

Deepening Your Prayer Life

Adoration During Lent

During Lent, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be offered in St. Mary’s Chapel every Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and again from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. Adoration is also held on Sunday mornings from 9:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Stop in the chapel and rest in the presence of the Lord. If you would like to commit to serving as a guardian for a particular hour, please contact the appropriate Ministry Leaders:



  Friday (day):  Denise Gunderson       

  Friday (night):  Val Carolin 

  Sunday:  Mari Hobgood

Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross will be prayed in St. Mary’s Chapel each Friday during Lent at 5:00 p.m.

Opportunities for Confession During Lent

The Sacrament of Penance is offered every Saturday from 4:15 p.m. until 5:00 p.m., Sunday mornings from 9:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. or anytime by appointment. Our Lenten Penance service will be held on Wednesday, April 17, at 7:00 p.m. Confessions will also be heard on Good Friday, April 19, from 12:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m., during the Seven Last Words service.