Good Tidings 2018 Dec 3 – 9

Good Tidings: Dec 3 - Dec 9, 2018
Announcements
SEEK 2019
Thursday, January 3rd - Monday, January 7th

We invite you to join us at SEEK 2019, a FOCUS conference for Catholic college students from January 3rd to January 7th, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. SEEK features well-known speakers such as Fr. Mike Schmitz, Dr. Scott Hahn, etc. and concerts by Matt Maher and Needtobreathe at the event. We do have scholarships and fundraising opportunities if finances are an issue. To sign up please go to www.seek2019.com and register as a FOCUS Student! If you have any questions, please send an email to focus@gtcatholic.org.
March for Life
Thursday, January 17th - Saturday, January 19th

We are going to the national March for Life! Join us as we travel to Washington, DC to march on our nation's capitol to fight for the rights of the unborn. We will leave on Thursday, January 17, 2019 late afternoon and return Saturday, January 19, 2019 in the morning (Institute approved absence will be acquired for all those attending). The cost is $150/person which covers bus transportation. The deadline to register and pay in full is tomorrow December 3, 2018. You can pay in two installments of $75 each as long as full payment is received by the deadline.

Sign up at gtcc.co\M4L
Peru Mission Trip
Saturday, March 16th - Saturday, March 23rd

The GTCC's annual spring break mission trip to Lima Peru! Sign up at gtcc.co/Peru for more information if you would like to join us this March! Contact Deidre Merrill at deidre.merrill@focus.org with any questions.
Liturgy
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
Saturday, December 8th


Don't forget that this Saturday, December 8th, is a Holy Day of Obligation. Come celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception here at the Catholic Center. Masses are offered at the following times:

6pm Vigil Mass - Friday, Dec 7th
9am Mass - Saturday, Dec 8th
12pm Mass - Saturday Dec 8th

*Confession will be available an hour before each Mass

 
Final Exam Mass Schedule
Thursday, December 6th - Friday, December 14th


Beginning on Thursday, December 6th, and continuing through the end of the semester, daily Mass and Communion Service will be at 6 PM and confessions will begin at 5PM to accommodate the final exam schedule.
FOCUS
St. Nick's Party
Friday, December 7th // 8PM
Location: FOCUS Missionaries' House (address below)

The FOCUS missionaries are hosting the first annual St. Nick's Party. Come over in your best tacky sweater for games, cookies, and everything Christmas!

Address: 560 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30313-2302
St. Nick's Party Facebook Event

 
Community Life
Freshmen Events: Cookies, Cocoa & Crafts
Tuesday, December 4th // 7:30-9:30PM

Drop in and take a quick break with Cookies and Cocoa before diving into finals.  Join your fellow freshmen for delicious hot chocolate while making Rosaries, cards, and other works of art.
Pancake Dinner / Game Night
Wednesday December 5th // 6-9PM
Location: Catholic Center Basement


Crawl out from your sleeping spot under that desk in the CULC and come to the semesterly pancake dinner / game night hosted by the Grad and Young Professionals group!  Ease your finals woes with some hearty pancakes and play some games that are certainly more fun and hopefully less stressful than studying for finals!
Grad Party
Sunday, December 9th // 6-7PM

Are you graduating this semester? The CC will be throwing a party for you next Sunday, December 9th after the 5pm Mass! And if you’re not graduating but would still like to celebrate our seniors with us, please come! If you are graduating this semester, please fill out the form below so that we can keep in touch with you.

GTCC Graduating Seniors Fall 2018

 
Grad/YoPro
Grad/YoPro Bible Study
Tuesday, December 4th // 6:30-7:30pm


Come join graduate students and young professionals every Tuesday in the Catholic Center Basement while we engage with the upcoming Sunday Mass readings or learn about the Faith in some new and exciting way. We hope to see you there! 🙂
Happy Finals!!



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