Father Pedro says goodbye at St. Helena Catholic Church

  • Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Father Pedro Poloche holds up a wreath made by a parishioner at St. Helena Catholic Church. The wreath is made out of church bulletins that Poloche saved to write down the names of every family in the congregation to remember to pray for them during times of hardship. Each bulletin represents a different family name.
    Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Father Pedro Poloche holds up a wreath made by a parishioner at St. Helena Catholic Church. The wreath is made out of church bulletins that Poloche saved to write down the names of every family in the congregation to remember to pray for them during times of hardship. Each bulletin represents a different family name.
CLAYTON— The North Georgia Mountains were a welcomed site for Father Pedro Poloche, who came to St. Helena Catholic Church about five years ago. “I was born and raised in the mountains in Colombia …

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