by Anne C. Heymen
Blacks and whites joined together Feb. 7 to offer carnations when the 55 African nations were named as part of an historic marker unveiling on the grounds of Mission Nombre de Dios in St. Augustine.
Scheduled for March 3-4, 2015, Catholic Days at the Capitol provides the opportunity to put into action our faith’s call to political responsibility and allows us to strengthen the presence of our Catholic values in the public square.
Bishop Felipe J. Estévez will confirm 17 adults on Sunday, Jan. 18, at the 11:15 a.m. Mass at Holy Faith Parish in Gainesville. These adults have been preparing for some time to complete their initiation in the Catholic Church.
The Holy Father will preside at a concelebrated Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on Dec.12, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, in honor of the patroness of the Americas, commending to her intercession the evangelization of its people and the creation of conditions for peace, justice and unity among its sister nations.