Register for Childcare and Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (click to jump to the registration form) Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) Level 1 Atrium is a catechetical program for 3-6 year olds. It is a reflective-based program of religious formation that helps a child to further develop his/her relationship with God in a developmentally appropriate way. The heart of the catechesis for children …

Parish Mission Photos

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

Photos from our Parish Mission, August 1-3, 2021. Thanks to Tom & Linda Bolen for providing these wonderful images. Click any photo to view/download a larger image. Download all the images, contained in a ZIP file.

FORMED: A gift for you from Holy Ghost

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

The clergy and staff of Holy Ghost have a special gift for you: A free subscription to Formed, offering hundreds of solidly orthodox, high-quality Catholic content. Produced by the Augustine Institute, Formed has excellent programing for the whole family, in both English and Spanish. Here’s what you’ll find on Formed: The best in Catholic movies, children’s programming, audio dramas, and …

Bishop Stika’s Letter on Traditionis Custodes

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

Download PDF Fr. David Carter’s homily on Traditionis Custodes Father David Carter, pastor and rector of the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul in Chattanooga, addresses the celebration of the Latin Mass following recent restrictions imposed by Pope Francis on July 16.

New Parish Pictorial Directory

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

From September 8-12 all Holy Ghost parishioners are invited to have their photograph taken for our new parish pictorial directory. A pictorial directory is a great resource to help each of us get to know one another better. Schedule your photo session by simply clicking this link. Act quickly to make your appointment at a time that is most convenient for …

Surprise Party for Fr. Michael

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

On Saturday, July 10, a group of parishioners surprised Fr. Michael with a party for his upcoming birthday. Thinking he was simply going to be playing soccer at St. Joseph School with friends, he arrived to find a large group gathered to wish him a Happy Birthday and to show their appreciation for his priestly ministry. Fr. Michael was caught …

Update on Repairs to the Old Church and New Security Measures

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News

On Tuesday, June 29, Fr. Bill sent an email update on planned repairs to the old church and new security measures at the church. If you are not subscribed to his email list, which he uses sparingly to distribute important news and other information, you can subscribe here. Here is the text of Father’s email: Dear Friends in Christ, This …

Festival choir to launch in time for the Solemnity of the Assumption

Mary C. Weaver Music and liturgy, Music for Mass, Parish News

We’re launching a festival choir to help us celebrate special feasts of the liturgical year with greater joy and solemnity. This choir–open to singers ages 12 and up (preferably those who can read music)–will join with the parish’s other choirs to sing some of the music at the primary English Mass (ordinary form) and the Latin Mass (extraordinary form) for …

Parish Picnic Photos

Deacon Scott Maentz Parish News, Parish Photos

This year’s parish picnic was wonderful. Father Bill wanted to share this message with everyone: “It was wonderful to see such a great turnout our Pentecost Parish Picnic (200+).  Thank you to all who worked to make it such a great success!” -Fr. Bill Here are Jim Richmond’s photos for you to enjoy.