The Friends of Purification Church

is a group dedicated to the saving of the threatened building and the creation of a vigorous future for Georgia’s first Catholic church and cemetery as pilgrimage site and retreat center for the faithful across the vast State of Georgia.

Most Reverend David P. Talley, Auxiliary Bishop
Archdiocese of Atlanta
Honorary Chairman

Most Reverend John Kevin Boland, Bishop Emeritus
Diocese of Savannah
Honorary Chairman

Monsignor Richard Lopez
Cathedral of Christ the King, Atlanta

Vincent Dooley
Athens

Barbara Dooley
Athens

James Griffin
Birmingham
Bishop Colvin Johnson and Kent attorneys

Elizabeth “BJ” deGolian
Atlanta

David Buechner
Atlanta, Georgia State University

Scott Ward
Atlanta
Warner Summers Ditzel architects

Father Stephen Lyness
Washington
Pastor St. Joseph’s Church

Judy Anderson
Washington
Keller Williams Realtors

William D. deGolian
Atlanta
Johnson and Ward Attorneys, Chairman

Joseph M A Ledlie
In Memoriam.