Catholic Writers Guild Monthly Meeting

Thursday, November 2nd, The Catholic Writers Guild will be honored to have Bishop Felipe Estevez as our keynote speaker. His topic will be The Book of Wisdom, A Preparation for the Gospel.

The event will be held in the school auditorium from 7 to 8:30 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 2609 Park Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32204, in the Riverside section of Jacksonville. The program also includes the screening of a commercial about the value of public prayer, produced by Brian Shields of Lumen Entertainment. There will also be selections from of Anne Coyle & some readings from other members.

It is free & all are invited.

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First Letter of John and Dinner with Bishop Estevez

Join us at Marywood Retreat & Conference Center on Thursday, Nov. 30 for Mass and dinner with Bishop Estévez, who will be presenting on the First Letter of St. John. Registration begins at 6:00 p.m. followed by Mass and dinner at 6:30 p.m. The cost for the event is $25. The First Letter of St. John is a narrative masterpiece which contains the development of becoming perfect as the Eternal Father is perfect. This Apostolic writing is the fruit of the life of St. John the Apostle, the beloved disciple and of those in his Community. This letter can be seen as a miniature of the fourth gospel. The essential teaching is that the Son of God truly became one of us. And his life is seen in a Trinitarian paradigm. The disciples are seen as sharing of this life. Faith and love sustain this new life. Bishop Estevez sees this exploration as a gift in preparation for Christmas. Call (904) 287-2525 or Email to register.

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Florida Bishops Commemorate the life of Archbishop Joseph Hurley

Join Bishop Estévez and the Florida Bishops as they commemorate the life and legacy of Archbishop Joseph P. Hurley, Oct. 30, at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. There will be a 5 p.m. talk by Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami with the Mass following at 6 p.m. Archbishop Hurley’s service of 27 years as Bishop of St. Augustine (1940-1967) was by far the longest of any Florida Bishop. The Catholic Church in Florida flourishes today due to his vision and intuition. He was a dedicated churchman who sought God’s glory.

To read more about Archbishop Hurley, click here.

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You are invited to Catholic Charities 14th annual Festival d’Vine!

Catholic Charities’ 14th annual Festival d’Vine, Jacksonville’s most popular wine and food experience, will take place in Treaty Oak park on Friday, November 3rd, 2017. The event features an extensive selection of more than 100 wines, superb food from area restaurants, local craft beers, and music under the stars. Our goal is to make the Festival not only Jacksonville’s finest wine tasting event, but one that brings people together for a meaningful purpose. With your support, we are able to continue to keep families safe and secure in their homes, provide food, the most basic of needs, and help them find jobs. Tickets are $100.00. For more information about the event and to purchase tickets, please visit or call (904) 265-2182.

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4th Annual Gainesville Area Faith Formation Gathering

The 4th Annual Faith Formation Gathering in the western part of the diocese will be held on Saturday, November 4 at Queen of Peace Parish. There will certification classes presented as well as presentations on the Saint John’s illuminated Bible in both Spanish and English. All workshops all suitable for Level III continuing formation for those who teach.

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