Justin Clemente

Justin Clemente


The Rev. Justin Clemente serves as Associate Pastor to the people of Holy Cross Cathedral in Loganville, Georgia. He was ordained as a deacon in December 2015 and as a priest in June 2016. In terms of pastoral credentials, he wants you to know he has never owned a pair of skinny jeans. Justin earned his B.A. in Biblical Studies at Trinity College of Florida and earned a Master of Worship Studies from the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies. He has a supportive and strong homemaking wife (Brooke) of twenty years and six beautiful children (Lucy, Forrest, Copeland, Crosby, Theodore & Clive). They’re the best thing he’s ever done.

Standing Firm in God’s Love with Athanasius

Posted on May 1, 2024

“Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.” – 1 John 4:8 “God is love.” This is a sentiment that we all, well, love. We love to say it, and we love to believe it. But what does it mean? Love implies a relationship between two or more persons. And…

The Stations of the Cross: A Rookie Anglican Guide

Posted on March 19, 2024

Almighty God, whose most dear Son went not up to joy but first he suffered pain, and entered not into glory before he was crucified: Mercifully grant that we, walking in the way of the cross, may find it none other than the way of life and peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives…

C.S. Lewis and the Fullness of Joy

Posted on November 29, 2023

I cannot imagine a more fitting tribute to the work of Jesus in the life of author, professor, and apologist C.S. Lewis than Psalm 16:12: You shall show me the path of life; in your presence is the fullness of joy, and at your right hand there is pleasure for evermore. Most deeply, this psalm…

5 Takeaways from 7 Years of Bi-vocational Ministry

Posted on March 29, 2023

For you remember, brothers, our labor and toil: we worked night and day, that we might not be a burden to any of you, while we proclaimed to you the gospel of God. —1 Thessalonians 2:8-10 Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in preaching and…

The Long Way Home: Dwelling in the Anglican Way

Posted on May 2, 2018

My “Anglican story” is intimately tied to the desire to be firmly anchored in the tradition it represents and the calling to establish more churches in that same tradition. A few years ago, my wife and I joined the Anglican Church in North America through confirmation. This is intriguing because, at that time, I was…