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I'll Fly Away

By Dean Sam Candler

When I was a child, the old country-bluegrass-whatever song, “I’ll Fly Away” was a regular on our family’s song list. When we gathered with our guitars and banjos, and occasionally with my rather out-of-place piano, we almost always sang it: ...

Later, when we began to examine the actual religious message of songs, some of us questioned the song’s theological intent. Is it really our goal, in this life, just to get away from it? Is our dream simply to leave this world? Shouldn’t we rather be working to serve the world we live in, rather than wishing to get to heaven? Shouldn’t we want to engage and not escape? Read more »


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A Taste of Latin America

The Diocesan Commision on Hispanic Ministry sponsors A Taste of Latin America, an annual dinner celebrating Hispanic culture in and around Atlanta, and it is a real fiesta! Hispanic members from several parishes will bring tasty Latin American food to share with guests at the special potluck meal. There will be music and dancing, craft items for sale, a raffle, and a silent auction - plus a piñata for the children, of course! This year’s dinner will be on Saturday, October 13, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. in Child Hall.