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Community Life

Angels of Mercy

The Angels of Mercy utilize the talents and gifts of the healthcare and legal professionals of the parish. Its mission is to provide healthy living education and screening utilizing a holistic approach ministering to the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the community. This is done in partnership with the community. 

Black Catholic Heritage Committee

The purpose of the Black Catholic Heritage Committee is twofold: to explore the contributions of people of color, including religious and laity, to the Roman Catholic church; and to create a variety of forums for presenting information to the parish, including dedicated Masses, guest speakers, movies and videos.

Boy Scouts

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to provide an educational program for boys and young adults to build character, while training for the responsibilities for participating citizenship, and to develop personal fitness while maintaining duty to God, family and country. We are blessed to have Troop 909 here to assist the parish staff, our parish family and individual ministries with service projects. 

Church Historian

The Church Historian maintains scrapbooks containing newspaper articles/clippings that involve the parish. 

 

Coffee Shop / Cafe

Join us every Sunday morning in the Parish Hall After the 7:30am 9:00am and 10:45am Masses. Various coffees are available, assorted teas, hot chocolate, juice and more. Pastries, donuts, croissants, muffins,bagels, etc. are also available.
Come check us out!!!
Volunteers are always needed for more information contact Melissa Langlois 770-478-0178 x150.

Craft Group

The Craft Group was formed to help bring fellowship to parishioners and non-parishioners who would like to give back something to the community. We provide handmade items such as clothes, blankets and crafts to parish ministries & organizations  as well as local hospitals.

Environmental Ministry  "The Green Team"

In response to Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ (On Care for Our Common Home) and acknowledging our special call as a Franciscan parish, the environmental ministry implements and promotes practices to educate the  parish on ways to integrate ecology.
Contact: Lorraine Miller, 770-478-0178 ext 114 or lmiller@stphilipbenizi.org

Filipino Catholic Community

Our goal is to foster stronger ties and fellowship with parishioners of Filipino descent or those who have a special affection for Filipino culture. We express praise and love for God in our native language through prayer, music and Mass. We celebrate special religious traditions that we observe in the Philippines. Participate in its activities: Filipino choir (every 2nd Saturday of the month, 5:00pm Mass), Santo Nino Festival, Flores de Mayo, Filipino brunch and our Advent celebration. 

Francophone Community (M.C.C.F.A.)

M.C.C.F.A. is a federation of the different francophone groups throughout the Archdiocese of Atlanta. The goal is to organize together many activities such as Masses, conferences, prayers, etc. French Mass is every 1st and 3rd Sunday at 2:30pm.

Kitchen Ministry

We strive to keep our kitchen clean for each ministry that uses our Parish Hall and kitchen. We take pride in a clean and organized area to cook and have social events. 

Knights of Columbus  (Council website)

We are Catholic men who are committed to making our community a better place, while supporting our Church. Open to all men of the parish 18 years or older. 

Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus

Assist our brother Knights of Columbus with their projects. We also help other organizations such as St. Vincent de Paul, Funeral Ministry, Our Lady of Perpetual Cance Home, etc. We work during Bingo nights in the kitchen in the Knights Hall and assist Knights as servers at various functions. 

Mailing Committee

The mailing committee helps label, stuff and seal parish mailings. 

Mother Cabriini Circle

The Mother Cabrini Circle supports, empowers, and educates Catholic women in spirituality, leadership and service. The group serves as a social network to renew faith, celebrate with new and old friends, and rejoice in our Catholic faith. 

Newcomers/Welcome Committee

The purpose is to welcome newly registered parishioners at a Mass, expressing our joy in having them in our parish. We present them with a loaf of homemade bread and encourage them to become involved in one or more of the many ministries or activities we have at the parish. 

Nigerian Community

We are a Christian humanitarian charitable organization dedicated to promoting, supporting, and engaging activities that foster spiritual, social, cultural and educational growth and development. We serve all people, regardless of nationality , religion, race, ethnicity, or gender. Our activities are geared towards spiritual transformation, and involve programs and fund raising events.

Our Lady of Divine Providence

The purpose is to plan a parish celebration to honor the patronees of Puerto Rico in November. Our group plans and executes fundraisers during the year. We pray the rosary together as a community and we pray for special intentions within the community. 

Our Lady of Guadalupe

The purpose is to plan a parish celebration to honor the Patroness of the Americas in December. Our group plans and executes fundraisers during the year. Fundraisers include breakfasts, dinners and soccer games throughout the year.

Parish Wide Activities

Throughout the year there are many parish-wide events and celebrations. On an annual basis we have the spring picnic on the 1st Saturday in May and a multi-cultural celebration the last Saturday in September.  Contact Information: Melissa Langlois, 770-478-0178 Ext. 150 or activities@stphilipbenizi.org

Performing Arts Ministry

The Performing Arts Ministry allows kids and their parents to learn more about the Catholic faith and deepen their understanding of prayer through theatre, song, and dance. This ministry has no registration fee, and participants are not required to be parishioners to join. All are welcome! We have bilingual volunteers (Spanish & French). Contact Information: Helena Frazier, 770-478-0178 Ext. 106 or hfrazier@stphilipbenizi.org

Print Shop

Print requests for documents and flyers from the office.  Contact Information: Parish Office, 770-478-0178

St Martin de Porres

The purpose of St. Martin de Porres is to honor and to emulate the life and legacy of its patron saint who exemplified devotion to Christ Jesus, pure faith, and humility of spirit. The ultimate goal of the society is to espouse the spiritual values of St. Martin by performing charitable acts within and beyond the Church community. Meetings are monthly, usually the last Sunday of the month, 12:30-2:00pm.

St Philip Benizi Ministry to Seniors

The purpose of the St. Philip Benizi Ministry to Seniors is to reach out to the seniors in our parish and the local community to meet spiritual, social and educational needs. The ministry provides opportunities for fellowship, to participate in trips and activities, and to receive updated on various topics of interest. There are no membership dues and no formal membership listings. Usually meet the 1st Friday of each month immediately after the 8:30am Mass; meetings typically last 60-90 minutes. 

Technology Committee

The Technology Committee serves in an advisory capacity to support the pastor, the parish staff and the parish community. Our goal is to use technology in an efficient and effective manner to enhance our spiritual outreach and goals.

 
   

 

 

 

Servant Leadership Presentation

 

Servant Leadership Handout

 

Please contact the Parish Office if you are interested in any of these Ministries, 770-478-0178

 

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