The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta  

Saint GeorgeSaint George, Newnan

Established:
March 31, 1974
Address:
771 Roscoe Road
Newnan, Georgia 30263
Phone:
770-253-0512
Fax:
770-251-2053
Web site:
www.stgeorgenewnan.org/
City:
Newnan
County:
Coweta
Deanery:
Southwest

Parish History

A handful of Catholic families eager to worship in their own community petitioned for a mission in this ante-bellum town in 1938.

In those days the small, stable congregation of St. George Mission was able to worship in a parishioner's home. The congregation grew steadily until a few years ago, when it began to boom.

The Atlanta suburbs have grown out as far as this seat of Coweta County and newcomers are discovering its mixture of columned mansions and strip shopping centers, 30 minutes from Hartsfield International Airport. They are flocking to subdivisions springing up between Newnan and Peachtree City.

Thanks to years of vision and an attitude of welcome, St. George Parish is ready for them.

The architecture of the church is dominated by large, luminous stained glass windows, designed and made by Trappist monks at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers. Each was donated by a parishioner.

The mission, which became a parish in 1974, was served by Redemptorist priests from 1950 until 1992, when it was returned to the pastoral care archdiocese.