Annual Prayer Service Promotes Justice and World Peace

Join the Black Catholic Commission of the Diocese of St. Augustine for the 2019 Annual Interfaith Prayer Service in honor of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sunday, Feb. 24, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 4731 Norwood Ave., Jacksonville. There will be a prelude concert at 2:30 p.m. by the First Coast High School Chamber Choir, with the main program beginning at 3 p.m.

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Bishop Estévez Blesses New Early Learning Center

by Savanna Kearney

The St. John Paul II Catholic Mission in Ponte Vedra celebrated the opening of a new Early Learning Center Saturday, Oct. 20, at 5 p.m. The event began with Mass celebrated by Bishop Felipe Estévez, assisted by Father Edward Shaner, priest-in-charge of Blessed John Paul II Mission, Deacon Scott Conway, superintendent of Catholic schools, and Father Leonard Chuwa, system director of ethics and formation at St. Vincent’s Health Ministries, with the Knights of Columbus in attendance.

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Prayer Vigil and Funeral Mass for Father Rene Wayne Robert

Father Rene W. Robert
1944-2016

Prayer Vigil
Monday, April 25
7:00 p.m.
San Sebastian Catholic Church
1112 State Road 16, St. Augustine
Presider: Father John Gillespie
Prayer service open to the community
Interpreters for the hearing impaired will be present

Funeral Mass
Tuesday, April 26
11:00 a.m.
San Sebastian Catholic Church
Principal Celebrant: Bishop Felipe J. Estévez
Principal Concelebrant: Bishop Emeritus John J. Snyder
Homilist: Father Timothy Lindenfelser
Interpreters for the hearing impaired will be present