Sharing the Road with Christ

Are you ready to follow 2 priests and 3 seminarians on a 1,400-mile bike pilgrimage to promote priestly vocations?

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A Courageous Church

During his homily on May 15 Pope Francis stated that fear is not the attitude of a Christian, “but of one behind bars.”

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May is the Month of Mary

Mary deserves special attention here in the United States where we are under the patronage of the Immaculate Conception.

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NEWS Around the Diocese

Cathedral Basilica Hosts Blessing and Dedication Concert

The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Augustine will host a blessing and dedication concert on their new 87-rank Colby/Walker gallery organ that has joined the Cathedral’s chancel 57-rank Casavant Frères pipe organ in the renovated and restored church on Friday, June 5, at 7 p.m. The concert will be at the Cathedral Basilica, 38 Cathedral Place in St. Augustine and is open to the public.

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Adult Confirmation

by Erin McGeever

The sacrament of confirmation is the special outpouring of the Holy Spirit. The effects that this sacrament has on those who receive it are many:

  • Roots us more deeply in divine filiation (being children of God)
  • Unites us more firmly to Christ
  • Increases the gifts of the Holy Spirit in us
  • Strengthens our bond with the Church
  • Associates us more closely to her mission of bearing witness to Christ
  • Helps us and more strictly obliges us to spread and defend the faith by word and deed (CCC #1303)

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