Thousands of Catholics are Spiritually Enriched at Eucharistic Congress 2015

By Kathy Radford

This past Friday and Saturday, March 13-14, Catholics from all over the Diocese of St. Augustine were asked to “Come to the House of the Lord” as part of the 2015 Eucharistic Congress held at the Prime F. Osborn Convention Center in Jacksonville. More than 5,000 people answered that invitation and attended the opening night’s sessions and thousands also spent their Saturday immersed in their faith.

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Former Smithsonian Curator and Historian lectures on Our Lady of La Leche Shrine

St. Augustine’s own Shrine of Our Lady of Le Leche will be the subject of historical discussion during a free lecture set for 7:30 p.m., March 19, at Flagler College Auditorium. Historian Miguel Bretos, Ph.D., a native of Matanzas, Cuba, and an alumnus of the 1960’s Operation Pedro Pan refugee program in the United States, will lead the conversation, titled Our Lady of Milk: The Story of St. Augustine’s Own Marian Devotion.

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