Catholics of the Diocese of St. Augustine are invited to a fun-filled night of professional baseball when the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp take on the Mobile BayBears for Catholic Night at the Ballpark. It all begins at 7:05 p.m. on Friday, April 28 at Bragan Field at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. You couldn’t ask for a better time of year to enjoy a baseball game.
Firehouse Subs has awarded funding to Bishop John J. Snyder to train faculty and students in CPR/AED. The Michael Namey AED Initiative was launched in memory of University of Central Florida freshman and Jacksonville native, Michael Namey. Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has joined efforts with Connie Namey and Dr. Sylkia Martinez to raise awareness for sudden cardiac arrest on school campuses by providing CPR/AED training and increasing access to AEDs; creating an educated and prepared environment among students, faculty and staff.
The Catholic Foundation is pleased to present the 2015-16 Annual Report previewed at our 30th Anniversary celebration, March 28. We also premiered a commemorative video highlighting the foundation’s mission and achievements which you may view by visiting http://www.dosafl.com/catholic-foundation/.
by Joe DeSalvo
The second annual San Jose Car & Truck Show, presented by Key Buick GMC Hyundai Genesis, doubled its entries to 42 vehicles and raised $4,175 for the Bishop John J. Snyder Community Center at San Jose Apartments I and II on Galicia Road.
By Lilla Ross
The 2017 Eucharistic Congress drew thousands of Catholics from around the diocese to the Prime Osborn Convention Center March 25-26 for two days of teaching, devotion and celebration.
By Lilla Ross
Drawing on the imagery of the empty jars at the wedding feast at Cana, Archbishop Christophe Pierre challenged Catholics at the 2017 Eucharistic Congress to identify what is missing from their lives and ask Jesus to transform them as he did water to wine.
By Lilla Ross
Law professor Helen Alvaré got personal in her talk Friday night as the opening speaker for the 2017 Eucharistic Congress, sharing the ways God has answered her life-long question: What do you want me to do?
By Elena Castello
The No Greater Love Festival was held in St. Augustine, at the Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission Nombre de Dios, March 4. The arts and music festival honored the martyrs of La Florida, Antonio Cuipa and companions, and benefitted the Knights of Columbus’ “Christians at Risk” initiative.
On Feb. 26, Most Rev. David Kagan of Bismarck, N.D., conferred the Ministry of Acolyte, in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception of the Pontifical North American College in Rome to the following students:
Clayton Bernard Ludwig of the Diocese of St. Augustine was one of the 63 seminarians who received the Ministry of Acolyte on Feb. 26 – the Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time.