The people of St. Catherine's seek to share in the love that Jesus Christ has for us and the world by welcoming, accepting, nurturing, and serving all people through the power of the Holy Spirit.

We Welcome You!

The Newsletter of
St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church, Marietta, Georgia
May 5 - 25, 2008

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Clergy Letter
Congregation Survey
Summer begins
Parish Picnic
Summer worship times
Church School
June Adult Ed
Pictorial directories
ESL volunteers
Inquirer's class
Easter photos
Susan's first day
Praying For Pars
Pilgrimage 2009
Newcomer coffee
April 28 celebrations
Vestry notes
Blood drive report
New Orleans trips
Young Families dinner
MUST needs
Calendar planning
Nurses Corner
Holy Baptism
Complete Calendar
Wheel Schedule

Calendar Highlights

May 7, 14 - WNL

May 10, 17, 24 - Youth House build continues

May 11 - Pentecost Sunday; Mother's Day

May 18 - One Principal Service @ 10:30; Last Day of Church School @ 9:00; Parish Picnic

May 18, 22, 29 - Inquirer's Class

May 25 - Summer worship schedule begins

Our Youth House – Almost But Not Yet!

We are in the home stretch of completing construction on our Youth House. But we are not there yet, and we really need your help! Realizing that we've worked hard for nearly seven months, weekdays and weekends, we still have some intense work in front of us. We've cleared the frustrating hurdles of county inspections and are cleared to make these next three weeks our home stretch. We need as many hands on deck as possible. Here’s what you can do:

  • Saturday, May 3 -- Painting, Planting, and Picnic, 9 AM! Everyone is invited this special day! In the Youth House we'll be painting the interior (all ages of youth are eligible to paint) and unloading tile. Contact: Fred Massey ( or 4/731.4466. We will also be planting flowers all around the church & sprucing up all the grounds, so there is a job and fun for everyone. We'll have a picnic lunch and feed you well!
  • Saturdays, May 3, 10, 17 -- We'll finish the soffit, build the deck and porch and install interior doors and trim. Contact: Fred Massey
  • Weekdays May 1 - 16 -- There are always separate weekday projects that can help prepare the house for the major weekend work. Call Fred and he will be glad to assign one or two of them to you.

We want to move into the Youth House as soon as possible after the finish of Church School (May 18) so that Catechesis of the Good Shepherd can move to the education wing and Deacon Kathy’s office can be completed. We are scheduled to dedicate the Youth House on Sunday, June 22, during our Bishop’s visitation to St. Catherine’s.

I hope you will be able and willing to set a Saturday or two aside to help with this wonderful and important project in the life of our community. Thank you to each and every person who has given so unselfishly to make this house a reality in our life together. Together, let’s make this final push to completion!


Painting, Planting & Picnic Party

Saturday, May 3, starting at 9 AM

Join us for painting in the Youth House and/or planting and preparing the grounds of all our church property for spring and summer. Lunch follows for everyone!

All ages are invited to help with the landscaping work -- please bring shovels, gloves, hammers and rakes. We'll plant flowers and clean up all the beds around our grounds. We'll also be working on removing some of the asphalt under our big oak

All ages of youth are invited to join with adults in painting the interior of the Youth House. We'll also need plenty of help unloading tiles, plus more tasks all around the new building.

Planting Donations needed mini nugget mulch, purple verbena, white & purple lantana, for information call Gail McGill, 770-971-8890.


May Ministry Team Focus – Parish Administration & Facilities

This month we celebrate the life and work of our Parish Administration & Facilities Team.This team is responsible for the effective operation, maintenance and upkeep of the church buildings; the development and upkeep of the grounds and the landscaping; the extensive communication network including publications, maintenance of the St. Catherine's website, and the office computer system; and much more. To find out more about their activities please check the Opportunities for Ministry in your bulletin or contact convenor Bill Selby.

Congregation Survey – Your Input Needed by May 15!

The Vestry of St. Catherine’s is working to improve How We Invite/Involve, How We Communicate, and How We Work Together. We need your input to help guide us. We have created questions which can be answered on-line using the following link:  /s.aspx?sm=o54eevLfJpwQ_2bWZKJCW9Ag_3d_3d
[NOTE: to use this link copy & paste the entire line into your browser AND remove all the spaces after ".com"]

We hope to get input from everyone ages 12 to 100. The survey will be available on-line from May 1 to May 15. Paper copies of the survey will also be available in the church office. Please take a few minutes now to complete your answers, and remind all those in your family that they should also complete the survey.

Thanks for your input,

Al Jones, Senior Warden

The Feast of Pentecost: May 11

Pentecost marks an important feast for us as we focus on the gift of the Holy Spirit. It ends the season of Easter but it is not the end of the manifestation of God. The gift of the Holy Spirit empowers Jesus disciples to boldly proclaim the Good News and subsequently, gives birth to Christianity. We celebrate the birthday of the Church on Pentecost. The gift of the Holy Spirit wasn't only for the disciples but continues to be given to us today. Each Pentecost we have another opportunity to be renewed and empowered by the Holy Spirit for the work of God in the world.

For Pentecost, May 11 this year, we will include an element in our liturgy with a time to reflect on seven particular gifts of the Holy Spirit. These gifts are those given to the Messiah as found in Isaiah 11: 2 - the spirit of the Lord shall rest on him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord. These gifts, along with piety which was added in the Greek Old Testament as the seventh gift, are promised to all people. It is the life of the risen Christ that opens the way for us to receive such gifts of the Spirit. This is the way God's love, given to us through Jesus, calls to us to remain in that love.

What gift would you like to ask God to give you this feast of Pentecost: Wisdom, Knowledge, Understanding, Fortitude, Piety, Counsel, or Fear of the Lord (Awe and Wonder of the Lord)? Come Sunday, May 11, and wear your brightest Pentecost colors – red, orange, yellow, or pink – to either the 8:45 or 11:15 services as we celebrate together and ask God to renew us with gifts of the Holy Spirit.

Pentecost readers needed

Each year during services on Pentecost our tradition is to have people read one of the lessons that day in as many languages as possible. If you speak a foreign language and would be interested or want to find out more, please check the Opportunities for Ministry in your bulletin or contact Rose Wolfe in the office. We will mail or email you the translation ahead of time. We’d love to have any who know sign language to participate, too!


May 14 – Last day for WNL

  • May 18 – Last day of Church School
    – Church School at 9:00
    – One principal worship at 10:30 AM ( 7:30 service will be held)
    – Parish Picnic follows at noon
  • May 24 – Summer worship time schedule begins ( 8:00 and 10:30 AM)
  • June 14-21 – Visit from partner parish St. Elizabeth’s
  • July 7-11 – Vacation Bible School
  • “Country Fair” Church School: Sunday, July 20 through August 10


Parish Picnic – Sunday, May 18 following 10:30 Service

Come celebrate the start of summer with a picnic! Enjoy hamburgers, hot dogs and all the fixin’s prepared by our Men’s Group. Your donations go to benefit the St. Catherine’s College Book Scholarship Fund.

We will have just two services this day at 7:30 and 10:30 am . Plenty of help is needed – please check the Opportunities for Ministry in your bulletin.


Summer Worship Schedule

  • Worship at 8:00 and 10:30 AM
  • 7:30 AM - Coffee available
  • 8:45-9:30 AM - Breakfast served by the Breakfast Angels
  • Lemonade Brigade offers refreshments under the big oak following 10:30 service


Summer Church School – Come to the Country Fair!

The Christian Nurture and Development Ministry Team will be offering an intergenerational church school class July 20, July 27, August 3 and August 10. The theme is a St Catherine’s Country Fair and will feature activity booths, singing and fun for all ages. If you would like to volunteer to assist with the booths, please contact Barbara Garner at . We will provide more information as we continue to plan. We look forward to seeing you at the fair!


Adult Class in June:
"If Paul wrote to the Corinthians twice, does that mean they wrote back?"

Interested in more adult Christian Ed this summer? We're taking the pulse for a possible Sunday adult class in June: would you be interested in a one-hour Sunday morning class (9:15-10:15) to study who this Paul guy was, why he was writing these letters, and three or four really great lessons we learn from them? This is an opportunity for all those who are otherwise occupied during the Church School hour the rest of the year (Christian Ed teachers, choir members, etc.) to enjoy some time to refill the pitcher, and anyone else who might be interested. Nursery will be available, but no program for older children.

If interested please check the Opportunities for Ministry in your bulletin or contact Bill Ivey. We're still in the planning stage and will communicate our findings soon.


Vacation Bible School

Watch out as St. Catherine’s will be exploding with excitement this summer at our POWER LAB Vacation Bible School! VBS is offered for children age 4 by July 1st through rising 5th graders. Dates are July 7 through 11, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM.

We will be looking for adult and youth volunteers to help us explore our experiments, accept our daily challenges, sample our test tube treats, sing powerful songs, and put together some wacky crafts. If you want to discover Jesus' miraculous power in our lab, watch for details on how to sign up coming soon.

Pictorial Directories have arrived!

Pictorial directories are now available for pick-up before and after all church services in the foyer. If your family participated, there will be a directory with your name on the back ready for you to take home. If your family did not participate or is new to the church, we do have extras. You may request one by signing up on the table (your copy will be ready the following Sunday). Questions? Contact Jenny Gale, 770.579.0657 or

ESL volunteer signup this Sunday, May 4

Look for sign up after services on Sunday, May 4, if you are interested in helping in any way with the ESL (English as a Second Language) program we are offering to the community this fall. Help will be needed with teaching, greeting, publicity, etc. If you have any suggestions, or missed this sign up and would like to volunteer to help in any area, please contact Lu Dumke at or 404.918.3185.

  • Teacher/Volunteer Training: We are very fortunate to have Holly Patrick, from the Latin American Association, who will provide our Teacher Training on Saturday, August 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., in the St. Catherine's Board Room. Everyone who is interested in the program is welcome to come, whether you are interested in being a teacher, assistant, substitute, or even an occasional helper. (Come all day, come for just a while—we'd love to have you.)
  • Getting The Word Out: We have marketing efforts planned, and would love suggestions and volunteers. We will also place flyers throughout the community with information about the program, and probably a sign as registration nears. We're also working with other churches and will contact local schools to see if they can help get the word out to non-native English speakers in the community who may be interested in signing up as students.
  • Volunteers Needed: We are currently in need of volunteers (lead teachers, assistant teachers, and substitutes) to teach each of our three classes: beginner, advanced beginner, and intermediate. Our current plan is to hold classes once per week, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. And don't worry if you have no teaching experience, ESL experience, or cannot speak another language. All this commitment requires is an open heart and a desire to reach out and give the gift of language to those in our community who desperately want to learn English. We will also receive training from Holly Patrick of the Latin American Association, so you'll be fully prepared before classes begin!
    We'll also need a few "floating" helpers on class nights. When the classes begin, we will need help with testing, greeting, helping with conversation exercises in class, directing people to the right places, and helping make our visitors feel welcome at St. Catherine's. Being a floating volunteer is a great opportunity for our teens as well.
  • Open House in August: We are planning to have an Open House for prospective students in mid-to-late August, class registration will be held at that time. We’ll gauge interest and estimate the number of books/chairs/etc. we'll need. We’ll need plenty of volunteers for this effort, so watch for announcements of details.
  • Course Specifics:
    Levels: Begin with three levels--beginner, advanced beginner, intermediate. (dependent on applicant needs)
    Materials: English in Action, Heinle Thomson (review copies ordered)
    Classes: Once per week, day of the week to be determined
    Charge: $35 per student (books are $27.50 plus shipping). Texts will be provided free-of-charge to teachers.

Inquirer’s Class continues

Sundays, 3-5 PM, through June 8 (no class May 11)

This class is for both newcomers to St. Catherine's, to the Episcopal Church, and also established members who want to refresh their understanding of the church. While attendance is not required for all sessions, it will be to your benefit to be there. Sign up on the Opportunities for Ministry in your bulletin or contact the church office, 770-971-2839.

Seen Around St. Cat's - Easter 2008

Breakfast is served!
The Easter Bunnies led the Easter Egg Hunt
Joann Sampson and Jade
Rose Wolfe, Marcia Markette
Ron & Connie Bergeron
Jacqueline & Zach Hurley

Susan Johnson's first day at St. Catherine's - Sunday, March 30

"Praying for Pars" Golf Outings

Are you the kind of golfer that prays for pars when you get out on the golf course? If you are like most of us "hackers" then we invite you to come join your fellow parishioners to play golf on Sunday. Are we encouraging you to play "hooky" and skip church? NOOOOOOO...... We want to encourage some fellowship by going to the early church service together, then eat breakfast, before heading out for a 10:00am tee time. This will be an informal approach, with no big prizes or meals to help us keep the costs down. Each person will be responsible for paying for their own greens fees on the day of the outing. We just need for you to confirm your participation by the Sunday one week before each golf outing. We will make reservations for enough foursomes to cover who has registered.

We are planning to have these "Praying for Pars" golf outings on the second Sunday of each month, through October. Please mark you calendar for these dates:

  • June 8
  • July 13
  • August 10
  • September 14
  • October 12

To get started, please send an e-mail to Walt McGill at or call him at 770-971-8890. We will use e-mail to communicate the logistics for each golf outing. If you cannot make it for some of these outings, it's no problem to just come on the dates that you can. We look forward to some great fellowship together playing golf, regardless of whether you are "praying for pars" or "eyeing some eagles" or "trying for triples"... See you there!!

Travel the King’s Highway on Pilgrimage 2009

The King’s Highway in Jordan is a most ancient route. First mentioned by name in the Bible (Numbers 20:17 and 21:22), the King's Highway was the route that Moses wished to follow as he led his people north through the land of Edom.
From Amman, the King's Highway winds southwards through the lush wheat lands of the biblical kingdom of the Ammonites. The 6th century mosaic map in Madaba is the oldest surviving map of the Holy Land. 10 minutes west of Madaba is Mount Nebo, from where Moses viewed the Holy Land.

The Kings' Highway then winds through the picturesque, shallow Wadi Wala valley, then plunges 600 meters into Jordan's miniature Grand Canyon, the Wadi Mujib (the Arnon of the Bible). Further south is the massive Crusader fortress at Kerak, built in 1136. Half an hour to the south is the Crusader fortress at hobak, built in 1115 as a key link in the Crusader outposts that guarded the lands between Jerusalem and Aqaba.

The next major stop on the King's Highway is the unique rock-cut Nabataean capital city at Petra, fulcrum of the ancient world's spice and incense routes for 400 years. From Petra, the King's Highway descends gradually past Wadi Rum and its moonscape-like natural wonders, before reaching the warm resort of Aqaba with its Mamluk castle, Islamic-Byzantine towns, and one of the world's oldest known churches.

We will travel the King's Highway from south to north during our 2009 Pilgrimage, "Following the Footsteps of Moses and Jesus." Interested in traveling on pilgrimage? Contact the office or visit the resource table in the atrium for further information.

Wednesday Night Live continues through May 14

Wednesday Night Live continues weekly through May 14. Sign up for meals each week by 5 PM on the Tuesday before in your bulletin or contact Amelia Snider, 770-971-2839.

Films coming up for the adult program:

  • May 7 – Born on the Fourth of July
  • May 14 – Les Miserables

Next Newcomer Coffee: June 1

All newcomers at St. Catherine's are cordially invited to a "get acquainted" coffee in the Parish. This will be a social as well as informative gathering. Clergy and lay leaders will be present to answer any questions that you may have regarding our programs, services and ministries. Please come for coffee and "goodies," and get acquainted with your parish family!

Seen around St. Cat's: Celebration on April 28

Celebrating Stephen Ministers - Ginney Lummus, Amelia Snider, Robbie Roy
Celebrating Father Jim's Big Birthday!
Jim with family - Matt, Joan, and Katie
"We will follow Jim" - Gail McGill, Mark Blythe, Bill Bowden and Paul Manno lead the singing
Birthday surprise speaker ... Liz Rea
... Vera Bibbings
... Fred Massey
... Allen Jablonski

Vestry Notes

From the Vestry meeting on April 22:

  • The Congregational Survey is coming very soon [sent to the parish May 1]
  • The Parochial Report was accepted and will be sent to the Diocese
  • Financial Report: All is well but we still need to watch the budget

Blood Drive Success

Thanks to all who came to give blood on Monday, April 28. We had 46 people volunteer to "get sticked" and the Red Cross was able to collect 33 pints of blood. We exceeded our goal by 6 pints thanks to the generous gifts from all who came. We will be having another drive this fall some time around Halloween so watch for “Dracula” to make the announcement.

Thanks again to all and also to those that assisted --Tracey Pitts, Jennifer Massey, Shirley Childs and Liz Rea. We CAME, We GAVE, We SAVED. Sound familiar?

Rebuilding New Orleans

Our next trip to New Orleans to support the Episcopal Diocese of New Orleans in rebuilding are June 18-23 and October 8-13. To find out more or to sign up for a trip, please check the Opportunities for Ministry in your bulletin or contact Sue or Al Jones, 770-565-1013.

Young Families’ Adult Dinner coming up

Save the date of Friday, May 30, 5:30-7:30 PM for an adults-only dinner in the Parish Hall. The youth have offered to watch our children (ages 1 and up) in the nursery while we gather to eat and discuss ideas for future young family activities and offerings. We will send out more details soon.

MUST Ministries Food Needs

MUST Ministries is in need of immediate help. Its food supplies are extremely low due to a record drop in donations and an increase of those around us that are hungry. Did you know that MUST gives out TEN barrels (2,000 lbs.) of food or 2,500 canned items every day to feed the hungry in Cobb and Cherokee counties? You can help by donating canned foods from the list below and/or organizing a food drive at work, in your neighborhood, etc. Contact Annette Lee at or call 678-218-4481. At church you may leave donations at the Outreach table in the foyer or in the Preschool office. You can make a difference in the life of someone in your community!

Items requested: beef stew, canned tuna, oatmeal, mixed vegetables, canned chicken, canned ham, canned salmon, ramen noodles, canned pork & beans, refried beans, canned fruit.

Looking ahead: Your activity dates needed

Your church staff will have a planning day on Tuesday, June 24.  We need information on any and all activities being planned for St. Catherine’s for the coming year, through May 2009. All Ministry team groups and committees, please send your information to Rose Wolfe in the church office, as soon as possible.

Congregational Nurses Corner


Sun Safety Tips from the Skin Cancer Foundation

May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month. As the weather warms up and we head outdoors, here are some important tips to keep in mind. Get more information at

Protect Yourself and Your Family All Year Round

  • Seek the shade, especially between 10 A.M. and 4 P.M.
  • Do not burn.
  • Avoid tanning and UV tanning booths.
  • Use a sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher every day.
  • Apply 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) of sunscreen to your entire body 30  minutes before going outside. Reapply every two hours or after swimming or excessive sweating.
  • Cover up with clothing, including a broad-brimmed hat and UV-blocking sunglasses.
  • Keep newborns out of the sun. Sunscreens should be used on babies over the age of six months.
  • Examine your skin head-to-toe every month.
  • See your physician every year for a professional skin exam.

Do You Know...

  • Year round sun protection is important?
  • The sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation can penetrate many ty0pes of clothes?
  • It can also go through automobile and residential windows?
  • It can damage your eyes, contributing to cataracts, macular degeneration, and eyelid cancers?
  • When you’re on snow or ice, your face and eyes are at almost twice the risk of UV damage because of reflected glare?

Recently, to combat these hidden dangers, The Skin Cancer Foundation expanded its Seal of Recommendation program. For more than two decades, the Foundation has granted the Seal to products containing SPF 15+ sunscreen that meet the highest standards for safety and effectiveness. Now, in recognition of the need for extra forms of sun protection, several other types of products have been awarded the Seal as well, including...

  • A UV-protective automobile window film
  • A UV-protectiveresidential window film
  • A UV-blocking face maks
  • A UV-blocking deck and patio awning
  • A laundry product that can be added to detergent to increase UV protection in clothing
  • Sunglasses that protect against UV and high-energy visible light

More than 200 products in the United States and some 20 abround currently have qualifired for the Sael. For a list of these products, call 1-800-SKIN-490, or send SASE to The Skin Cancer Foundation, 245 Fifth Ave., Suite 1403, New York, NY 10016.


Thank You!

A simple “thank you” seems inadequate to express my reaction to the wonderful surprise party on Sunday. Yet these two words are what I have to express my deep thanksgiving for my life among you and for your generous spirit. I’ve told many people that while it’s hard to rank 60 birthdays in order of best to worst, this has got to have been one of the finest birthdays in my life. It began with Joan’s surprise “gift” of our two wonderful children on Thursday afternoon and continued with the delightful party organized (and kept strictly secret) by so many of you.

For the party and many gifts, for the birthday video, for the Stephen Leaders and Ministers who were willing to stand in for me at retreat, for those who "roasted me," for your laughter, song and good wishes, and for my loving family and their willingness to set this time aside THANK YOU! Some people say that at the end of life it’s enough to have loved and been loved. I agree!


Holy Baptism

Next scheduled date -- May 11 (Pentecost)

Please contact the church office for information and the customary booklet about Holy Baptism.


SICK: Sharon Parisi, David Kerley, Lillian Vu, Katie, Linda, Nick Wolfe, Jason, Jane Lawrence, Justin Elliott, Claire, Joann & Sam Sosbee, Cindy, Ann Snead, Zanny Dillson, Susie Girardeau, Alice, Allen, Miles, Sandra Lapierre, David Shannonhouse, Elaine Stergiou, Trudy Cobb, Patricia, Arlyn Cook; Lisa Grist & her family; Lara Rodgers, Pam, Vern, Carolyn, Jody & Henry Landers, Arthur Loewy, Ron Mighton, Stan & Dani Dickson, Ellsworth Family, Lennie Haley, Jonathan William, Eileen Stoops, Nate, Scott & Julia Hudson, Bill & Mary Lee, Susan Samuels, Allen Tate, Tricia

DECEASED: Sally Frank, friend of Sue Jones; Hilda Misas, Lu Dumke’s aunt; Nancy Leiffer, best friend of Lisa Scheidt; James Herron, Steve Wolfe’s uncle; James B. Massey, Fred Massey’s father; Jane Hazelwood, friend of Jim & Joan Nixon

(5/4/08) Delicia Riley; Skip, Laurie, Greg & Clark Remter; Cindy Richards; Susan & Trisha Roberts; John, Libby, Jack, Will & Anna Rouleau

(5/11/08) Robbie Roy, Risa & Reese Maier; Doris Samples, James & Joann Sampson; Hale & Diane Sanders; Juan & Beth Sandoval

(5/18/08) Randy Satterfield; Lisa Scheidt; Dale & Paige Schlenker; John, Sue, Blake & M.E. Schnorf; John, Michele, Emily & Samuel Schuring


Please let the church know when you or a loved one has a medical procedure, an illness, a life transition, or other special need. We are here to serve you. Please allow us the opportunity to share your experience and offer our support. Simply contact the church office at 770-971-2839. Thank you.

St. Catherine's Calendar
Monday, 5/5 Monday, 5/12

Susan’s day off
Men’s Book Study
Boy Scouts Troop 713


Susan’s day off
Women’s Bible Study
Boy Scout Troop 713

Tuesday, 5/6 Tuesday, 5/13


HS Breakfast/Study
Morning Prayer
Staff Meeting
Preschool Lunch

H.S. Breakfast/Study
Morning Prayer
Staff Meeting
Cub Scouts
Youth Ministry
Mother’s and More
Wednesday, 5/7 Wednesday, 5/14


Bible Study
WNL Dinner
Youth Choir
WNL Programs
Adult Choir
Taize Worship


Bible Study
WNL Dinner
Youth Choir
WNL Programs
Adult Choir
Taize Worship

Thursday, 5/8 Thursday, 5/15

Men’s Bible Study

Executive Mtg. @ Nixon’s
Adult Ed
Men’s Bible Study
Friday, 5/9 Friday, 5/16
Jim's day off
Women’s Bible Study
Preschool Beach Party
Jim's day off
Women’s Bible Study
Saturday, 5/10 Saturday, 5/17



Marriage Journey Celebration

Sunday, 5/11 Sunday, 5/18

Pentecost/Mother’s Day
Holy Eucharist
Family Holy Eucharist
Church School
Choral Holy Eucharist


Holy Eucharist
Church School (last day)
Principal Eucharist
Parish Picnic
Inquirer’s Class

Wheel Schedule:

Next publications:

  • May 23 – print edition
  • June 6 – online edition
  • June 20– print edition

The Wheel is published two times per month. The usual schedule is as follows: The first edition is the eWheel, in electronic form (HTML) posted on our newsletter page and distributed to all members subscribed to the "Parish Announcements" email list. The next edition is printed and mailed to all parish families, and also posted on our newsletter page in PDF form.(Extra print editions are scheduled before Easter and Christmas.) Copies of each newsletter are available for pickup at church.

Articles are due the Wednesday before publication. Please submit articles to the editor via email (below) or to The Wheel mailbox at church.

The Wheel: get every issue!

Does everyone in your family receive this eWheel, the electronic version of St. Catherine's newsletter? Is everyone subscribed? Email is becoming an important means for our parish communications. Just send the email addresses of everyone who would like get their own copy to Karen Manno at the email address below, or note them on the Opportunities for Ministry in your bulletin, or contact the church office at 770-971-2829. You'll receive your online version via email, and you can find all current and prior issues of The Wheel on our website at

Editor: Karen Manno
Contact or 770-973-8668