St. Luke Productions invites you to a free showing of the theater production “Tolton: From Slave to Priest,” the story of the first African American priest, starring actor Jim Coleman. The showing will take place Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine.
On Jan. 14, Catholics across the country will join in prayer for “9 Days for Life.” The prayer campaign, sponsored by the Committee on Pro Life Activities of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), leads up to the annual Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children.
The Fourth Annual Diocesan Youth Conference (DYC) is Friday, Feb. 22-24 at Camp Kulaqua in High Springs. The theme is “Made for More.” Hundreds of high school students are invited to energize and revitalize their faith with music, games, skits, prayer, sports, small groups and more. The keynote speaker is Joe Melendrez, a Los Angeles-based professional retreat leader, religion teacher, and Catholic, hip-hop artist.
Recovering Origins is a new, unique two-day retreat for adults (18+) who are the children of divorced parents. Through reflection, discussion, and prayer, attendees will come to a greater understanding of the wound of divorce and its effects, advice concerning love and trust of others, and an experience of the Catholic faith that will lead to greater self-knowledge and healing.
Jan. 1, 2019 marks the 52nd World Day of Peace, and this year, Pope Francis speaks on “Good politics at the service of peace.” In his message, the Holy Father touches on how those in the world of politics can advocate for the protection and fulfillment for those whose voices are not heard.
World Youth Day (WYD) is an international encounter with the Holy Father celebrated every three years in a different country. The massive celebration for young people between the ages of 15 and 35 began in 1985 by St. John Paul II and continues to be a worldwide tradition.