Good Tidings October 25 – 31

Announcements
CSO Board Applications
CSO 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. 
gtcc.co//CSOBoard22
GTCC Fall Formal
Friday, November 12th // 8 PM
Join 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: gtcc.co/FallFormal21
The Book of the Names of the Dead
The Book of the Names of the Dead was inspired by the ancient practice of recording the dates of the deaths of loved ones in a necrology, a public record or registry of death. This practice provides the living with an opportunity for healing and consolation in the face of grief. 

The 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.
Faith Formation
TOB
Tuesday, October 26th // 7:30 PM
Join 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.
Apologetics
Thursday, October 28th // 7:00 PM
Join us for Apologetics this Thursday at 7PM in the CC basement to learn more about how to defend our faith! This week's class will be the papacy.
RCIA
Sunday, October 31st // 1:00 PM
Join us for RCIA class this Sunday at 1PM in the CC Lobby! This week we are covering the old testament covenants and typology, specifically in their connection back to Christ!

RCIA stands for Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults

Those interested in attending as a participant or sponsor can contact our RCIA team at RCIA@gtcatholic.org  
Community Life
Halloween Party
Friday, October 29th // 7:30 PM
Join us for this year's Halloween Party featuring pumpkin carving and painting, a costume contest, and plenty of spooky games and candy on Friday at 7:30 pm! Help contribute to the potluck with the link below:
gtcc.co/halloweenpotluck
Tailgate
Saturday, October 30th // 10:00 AM
Celebrate Homecoming by tailgating the Georgia Tech versus Virginia Tech football game at the Catholic Center! 
Liturgy
Misa en Español
Thursday, October 28th // 5:30 PM
There will be a Spanish Mass this Thursday. All are welcome to attend!
Outreach
Pregnancy Aid Clinic Baby-Item Drive
Staring Monday, October 25, please 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!
40 Days for Life
September 22nd - October 31st
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/40DaysforLifeF21.
Don't Miss Out
CC Library
Check out one of our great books at the CC Essentials Library, located right by the coffee bar. View our list of books at gtcc.co/LibraryList and checkout or return books using the binder by the shelf!
Formed
Through 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 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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