Good Tidings March 22-29

Good Tidings: March 22nd - 28th, 2021
Announcements
Easter Flower Campaign
The Catholic Center is accepting donations for this year’s Holy Week flower budget. Donations will be used to purchase flowers for our chapel so students and visitors can fully enter into the liturgy and the Easter Season.
Any and all monetary donations are greatly appreciated. Please donate by March 29th via FaithDirect at gtcc.co/flowers or by cash/check in the office. If you would like to donate in someone’s name, please indicate that in the “Note” section. Thank you for your generosity.

 
Attention All Spring 2021 Graduates
Are you graduating this semester? Whether you are graduating from undergraduate or graduate studies, fill out the form below so that we can help you celebrate this memorable event! 

gtcc.co//Grads
GTCC Women's Discernment Retreat
April 16th - 18th, 2021
Come join our women's community at Covecrest for a wonderful weekend to grow stronger in faith and discern the Father’s will for your life. The retreat is free and open to all female GT students; spots are limited so sign up ASAP! 

Register using this link: gtcc.co/womensretreat
Liturgy
Stations of the Cross
Friday, March 26th // 6:15 PM
Join us this Friday for Stations of the Cross. We will start after Mass at 6:15 PM. There will be Stations of the Cross each Friday during Lent. 
Mass Volunteer Signups
If you want to help serve at Mass as a lector, usher, or altar server for the spring semester, please sign up using the link below!
gtcc.co/spring21masses
Faith Formation
Community Life
Apologetics Series:
The Bible

Tuesday, March 23rd // 7 PM
Join us for the sixth class of our Spring 2021 Apologetics Series on Tuesday at 7 PM in the Catholic Center lobby. We will be discussing the Bible, masks and social distancing required!

This semester, the Catholic Center will be offering an ongoing lecture and discussion series for Apologetics. This series will give you the tools to provide an explanation and defense for the Catholic faith: starting from the existence of God, all the way to the Traditions of the Church. 

The classes will aim to build off each other, but please feel free to attend whichever you’re interested in!

 
Purgatory Class
Wednesday, March 24th // 7 PM
Georgia Tech's Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mooney will be holding two classes for the GTCC community on hot topics of the Catholic faith! The first class will be this Wednesday, March 24th, 7-8 PM on the outside patio covering Purgatory (masks and distancing required.) 

Dr. Mooney has Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, received a M.A. in Philosophy, and has theological training through the Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei. 

Contact Michael Probst at mprobst6@gatech.edu for any questions concerning the event. We hope you can join us and bring your questions!
Renew
Thursday, March 25th // 7:30 PM
This Thursday, join us at 7:30PM in the Catholic Center Chapel for Renew, a night of adoration, confession, music, and praise. Invite your friends and bring a mask!

 
RCIA
Sunday, March 28th // 1:15 PM
Join us for our RCIA class this Sunday for Holy Week 101 and Catholic resources! If you are interested in joining the Catholic Church, are already Catholic but have not yet received all of the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Eucharist, and Confirmation), or just want to know more about what we believe as Catholics and why, please join us!

RCIA stands for Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults

Each week the video call can be found at gtcc.co/RCIA
Those interested in attending as a participant or sponsor can join the groupme at gtcc.co/RCIAgroup or contact Clare and Connor Nies at RCIA@gtcatholic.org  

 
Senior Series:
From "Getting Out" to Going Forth 

"As the Father has sent me, so I am sending you.” John 20:21
The CC will be hosting a three-part series this April addressing the key themes related to post-graduation. Come listen to various Georgia Tech alumni as they share their witness on navigating this next phase of life. As Christians, we believe we are not just graduating, but being sent by Christ into the world! 

This series is geared toward those preparing to graduate, but all are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Make sure to mark your calendars with the dates below. We hope to see you there!
Monday, 4/5, 8 PM: Faith & Community
Monday, 4/12, 8PM: Finances & Freedom
Monday, 4/19, 8PM: Work & Rest

 
Wiffle Ball
Saturday, March 27th // 11 AM
Join us on the burger bowl at 11:00 am for America's favorite pastime: Wiffle Ball! Anyone is welcome to play or watch!
Relationship Panel
Monday, March 22nd // 7 PM
The Catholic Center will be hosting a panel of couples in various stages, from dating to 30 years married, this Monday, 3/22, at 7 PM. Come to hear their witnesses living in a truly unique way and to ask any questions you may have! All are welcome, masks and distancing required.

 
Outreach
40 Days for Life
February 17th - March 28th
Come and pray for an end to abortion during the 40 Days for Life. Students carpool to a local abortion clinic and respectfully pray outside before morning classes. We are always looking for drivers and passengers so please sign up using the link below.
gtcc.co/40DaysForLife2021
Don't Miss Out
CC Essentials Library
 Check out one of our great books at the CC Essentials Library. Located right by the coffee bar, the library is now open for business (although new arrivals will be coming soon). Check out the list of books at gtcc.co/LibraryList

Of note are our 50 copies of Time for God by Fr. Jacques Philippe, check one of our copies out for a great Lenten read.

 
Formed
We are happy to announce that through the generosity of the pastor of the Basilica, the Georgia Tech community now has access to FORMED, an online Catholic resource containing books, audio, movies, etc. for those interested in learning more and exploring the faith.  To access FORMED, go to formed.org and type in the zip code 30308.  You can create an account for yourself and start enjoying the content.

Click on the link below to access a document that walks you through setting up an account:
gtcc.co/FORMED

 

Helluva Catholic Podcast
Check out recent talks by Fr. Branson and members of the Catholic Center community, where they discuss books, moving into the new year, and more. 
Soundcloud: gtcc.co/Podcast
Google Podcasts: gtcc.co/HelluvaCatholicPodcast
Apple Podcasts: gtcc.co//AppleHelluvaPodcast
Spotify: gtcc.co/SpotifyHelluvaPodcast 
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