Good Tidings November 1 – 7

Cleaning DayFriday, November 5th // 9:30-11:30 AM & 1:00-3:00 PMNext Friday, November 5th, the Catholic Center will be having our annual cleaning day. We will be having shifts from 9:30AM-11:30AM and from 1-3PM, and ask for anyone able to help to sign up on this spreadsheet!
SeekFebruary 4-6th, 2022Y'all are invited to SEEK, an event February 4-6th at Camp Hidden Lake in Dahlonega, GA. It will include keynotes from Catholic speakers, small groups, and time for prayer/ Sacraments. The cost is $200 with fundraising or scholarship options. Sign up by Nov 7th at midnight for $22 off! Please ask any missionaries for details, and sign up at
CSO Board ApplicationsCSO Board applications are open! Please prayerfully consider applying to give back to the Catholic Center and serve your fellow GT Catholics. The deadline is Sunday, November 7th at 11:59 PM.
The Book of the Names of the DeadThe Book of the Names of the Dead will be displayed outside our chapel from the solemnity of All Saints until the beginning of Advent. It is left open for people to write the names of their deceased loved ones and for others to read the names, remember, and pray for the repose of their souls. Remembering all of these men and women who have gone before us, “marked with the sign of faith,” helps us better understand and appreciate our faith in Christ, our risen Lord, who conquered sin and death and brings new life to all. We encourage everyone to write in the book, especially those who have lost friends and family to COVID during the past year.
GTCC Fall FormalFriday, November 12th // 8 PMJoin us at the Fall Formal on November 12th at Holy Spirit Catholic Church (4465 Northside Drive NW, Atlanta GA, 30327)! All undergrad and grad students are invited. The cost is $10, which can be paid to the office via cash or through venmo. Sign up at this link:
Faith Formation
TOBTuesday, November 2nd // 7:30 PMJoin us Tuesday's at 7:30 PM in the CC lobby as Joey Martineck, Director of Respect Life Ministry for the Archdiocese of Atlanta, leads us into a deeper understanding of the Theology of the Body.
RenewThursday, November 4th // 7:00 PMThis Thursday, join us at 7:30PM in the Catholic Center Chapel for Renew, a night of adoration, music, confession, and praise!
RCIASunday, November 7th // 1:00 PMInterested in joining the Catholic Church? Are Catholic, but need your Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Eucharist, or Confirmation)? Just want to know more about what we believe as Catholics? Join us for RCIA class this Sunday at 1PM in the CC Lobby! This week we are covering original sin and the fall from grace! RCIA stands for Rite of Christian Initiation for AdultsThose interested in attending as a participant or sponsor can contact our RCIA team at  
Community Life
BonfireThursday, November 4th // 8:30 PMThe fire of the Holy Spirit continues to burn after Renew as you join us for a bonfire on the patio! Courtesy of your friends at the Catholic Center.
Greek Service EventFriday, November 5th // 2:30 PMThe Greek Community will be having a service event to care for the homeless in Atlanta on November 5th from 2:30 - 5pm. There will be two phases of the service event so that people who cannot stay the whole time can still participate! The first phase is from 2:30- 3:15 and we will assemble care packages for the homeless. The second phase is from 3:15 to 5, where we will walk around Atlanta in small groups distributing the care packages. To help get the materials for the packages, you can donate monetarily to the Catholic Center's Venmo. We hope to see everyone there!
Swing DanceFriday, November 5th // 8:00 PMJoin us this Friday at 8PM in the CC basement for a night of swing dancing! We will begin the night with a short talk on the value of partner dancing followed by dance lessons. Snacks and drink provided, dress is cute casual. Brining a dance partner is not required, but encouraged for even ratio purposes!
Picnic with EmorySaturday, November 6th // 1:00 PMWe are hosting the first ever intercollegiate Catholic picnic with Emory's Catholic Center at the Emory University Atlanta campus! Please let us know if you need a ride or are willing to take others to Emory using this from:
Pancake BreakfastSunday, November 7th // 12:30 PMJoin us for a free pancake breakfast next Sunday afternoon immediately following the 11:30 AM Mass! Pancakes will be served on the bar downstairs.
Pregnancy Aid Clinic Baby-Item DrivePlease prayerfully consider donating to our Pregnancy Aid Clinic baby-item drive! They will be opening a new center in ATL this December, and are looking for the following items to help stock their “boutique”:   - diapers (all sizes NB - 6)wipes- baby clothes, onesies, sleepers, outerwear, shoes (preemie - 2t)- baby bathing items (towels, washcloths, tubs, etc - must be new)- pack n plays,  car seats (must be new)-  maternity clothes-  strollers-  baby/infant friendly books and toys (must be new)There will be a bin in the CC lobby throughout the next two weeks to place your items. Thank you for helping families in need and showing your support for life!
Knights of Columbus
Truth Bomb TuesdayTuesday, November 2nd // 8:30 PMCalling all men! Come on out to a night filled with food, fellowship, and a talk and discussion that is sure to blow your mind. Hosted at the guys’ missionary house, dinner is served at 8:30 followed by the talk at 9 PM.
Don't Miss Out
CC LibraryCheck out one of our great books at the CC Essentials Library, located right by the coffee bar. View our list of books at and checkout or return books using the binder by the shelf!
FormedThrough the generosity of the pastor of the Basilica, the Georgia Tech community 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 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: 
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: Podcasts: Podcasts: 
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