The Jacksonville Area Refugee Task Force – the group that helps refugees to settle, integrate, and prosper – invites the community to participate in the commemoration of “World Refugee Day 2018” on Friday, June 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Southside Baptist Church, 1435 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville.
Volcán Fuego – translated as volcano of fire – the most active volcano in Central America erupted about 27 miles from Guatemala City on Sunday, June 3, and has claimed the lives of at least 69 residents but the death toll continues to rise.
This week is bittersweet as our Catholic high schools bid farewell to the graduating class of 2018. As we celebrate the accomplishments of all our students, we would like to shine the spotlight on the students who have served as models of academic excellence and have earned the honor of being named the valedictorians of their graduating class.
The third annual San Jose Car & Truck Show, held last May 5 at Dupont Station shopping center, raised $4,180 for the Bishop John J. Snyder Community Center at San Jose Apartments on Galicia Road.
By Carol Glatz
Catholic News Service
In just five years as leader of the universal church, Pope Francis has made 22 international trips, traveling 154,906 miles – the equivalent of six times around the world.
The Religious Alliance Against Pornography (RAAP), will host a free webinar entitled Parents, Kids and Porn: The Conversation on May 15 (noon) and May 22 (8 p.m.). The webinar will address how to initiate age appropriate discussion free of fear and shame, how to approach technology, social media and pornography and ultimately how to provide ways to create an atmosphere of openness and honesty in homes where parents are the go-to person for their children.