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To: Priests, deacons, bulletin editors, parish and mission secretaries
From: The Most Reverend Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv., Archbishop of Atlanta
The Annual Memorial Mass for deceased bishops, priests and deacons will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 2. Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv., will celebrate the Mass at Arlington Memorial Park, at the Saint John Vianney section.
As a priest or deacon serving in this archdiocese, you are invited to participate in this annual Mass for deceased clergy. All priests and deacons are invited to lunch at the Saint Jude the Apostle parish following the Mass.
If you are able to participate in the Mass and/or lunch, kindly RSVP to Grace Pasden at firstname.lastname@example.org or (770) 394-3896, ext. 236 before Friday, October 22.
Arlington Memorial Park is located at 201 Mount Vernon Highway, Atlanta, Georgia 30328. Saint Jude is located at 705 Spalding Drive, Atlanta, GA All Catholics in the archdiocese are invited to attend this Memorial Mass, so you are encouraged to please share this information using the sample announcement below:
The Annual Memorial Mass to pray for deceased bishops, priests and deacons who once served in our archdiocese will be celebrated by Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv., at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 2, at Arlington Memorial Park (201 Mount Vernon Highway, Atlanta, Georgia 30328). Please consider attending and praying for the souls of our deceased clergy.