"I invite all the faithful...to make this place, the first Catholic settlement (1790) in this land, a place of pilgrimage and prayer."
Most Reverend Gregory J. Hartmayer, Archbishop of Atlanta
Purification Heritage Center is revitalizing the first Catholic settlement in Georgia into an entire faith-filled district that includes a church, retreat center, and farm.
We are in the process of building cottages and event space for overnight retreats and visits. At this time, Purification Heritage Center is open to visitors during our retreats and events.