Clergy and Religious Corner

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The Archbishop’s Annual Appeal: Supporting Our New Priests  

On June 1, the Archdiocese of Atlanta celebrated the ordination of five new priests at Holy Vietnamese Martyrs Church, Norcross. Family, friends, and parishioners gathered to celebrate their commitment to serving God and the community. This joyous event illustrates the importance of the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal, which funds seminarian formation.   Father Joseph Nguyen expressed his excitement: “I cannot imagine…

Franciscan Sisters Renew Vows

“The purpose of this renewal is to recall the origins of our rule and remember the devotion of Francis and his companions as they promised to follow the Holy Gospel. To recall our own fervor as we begin this way of life and to resolve to commit ourselves again to these ideals.”

- Sister Maria Pia

Meet your Seminarians: Eric Baylot

“[Seminary] is about forming well-rounded men to become priests. When you have good priests…the parishioners can spread the faith throughout the world. That doesn’t happen unless you have the priest who is well formed.”

- Eric

Meet your Clergy: Father Brian Bufford

In the town of Washington, GA, nestled away from the hustle and bustle of city life, lies a community steeped in tradition and faith. For many, St. Joseph and Purification Catholic Church are not just places of worship but symbols of community. It’s within this backdrop that Father Brian Bufford began his journey of faith.  Father Bufford was born and…

Support Our Clergy and Religious

The Office of Mission Advancement Invites you to put your faith into action by supporting the many individuals who have dedicated their time, talent, and treasure to further the mission of the church.