Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine Announces Commemoration of Marian Apparitions at Fatima

In 1913 at Fatima in Portugal, three children are believed to have seen the Blessed Virgin Mary appear to them in what became known as the Apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima. This year, Catholics throughout the world are commemorating the event’s Centennial. Locally, the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine (38 Cathedral Place) will hold a special service at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 13. The community is invited to attend.

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Bishop John J. Snyder High School Receives Funds for CPR/AED Training

Firehouse Subs has awarded funding to Bishop John J. Snyder to train faculty and students in CPR/AED. The Michael Namey AED Initiative was launched in memory of University of Central Florida freshman and Jacksonville native, Michael Namey. Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has joined efforts with Connie Namey and Dr. Sylkia Martinez to raise awareness for sudden cardiac arrest on school campuses by providing CPR/AED training and increasing access to AEDs; creating an educated and prepared environment among students, faculty and staff.

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