Bishop Felipe Estévez of the Catholic Diocese of St. Augustine will be the main celebrant of a Blue Mass to honor members of law enforcement (active and retired), firefighters, emergency services personnel and their families. The Mass will be held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Palm Coast on Friday, May 15 at 10:30 a.m. and is open to the public regardless of their religious affiliation.
A New Saint for the Americas
During his visit to the U.S. in September, Pope Francis will canonize Franciscan missionary, Blessed Junipero Serra.Read More
Let All Life Praise the Lord
Maggie Karner’s powerful testimony has helped others turn away from physician-assisted suicide.Watch Video
Child Abuse Prevention Month
The Catholic Church strives to create a culture of protection in order to keep our children safe from harm.Read More
Bishop Felipe Estévez approves special collection in churches of the diocese
A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal in the late morning of April 25, toppling buildings and homes, causing widespread panic, and claiming thousands of lives.
by Mary Prentis
Growing up in Florida, I often heard comments from friends and family living up North about how beautiful the transitions of the changing seasons were. Still, I was content in my subtropical paradise and shrugged off any idea that I could be missing out on anything important. Yet having recently experienced (and survived) my first northern winter, I’ve learned valuable lessons about shifting from the dark of winter to the welcoming glow of spring.