Our Go Make Disciples newsletter keeps you informed of what’s happening in the Diocese of St. Augustine.

Plenary indulgence granted by Pope Francis

In a decree issued by the Apostolic Penitentiary on March 20, 2020, Pope Francis has granted a plenary indulgence to the faithful during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Also, recognizing the challenges Catholics in the Diocese of St. Augustine now face regarding access to the sacrament of reconciliation, Bishop Estévez has prepared a message addressing this concern as well as the plenary indulgence granted by the Holy Father.

Click below to watch the message and download the letter from Bishop Estévez for more information.

Diocesan Response to

Bishop’s Annual
Stewardship Appeal

Bishop Felipe Estévez

The tenth Bishop of the Diocese of St. Augustine

150th Anniversary &
Florida Eucharistic Congress

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Diocesan Strategic Plan

The Diocesan Strategic Plan stems from seven listening sessions and a diocesan-wide survey conducted in the fall 2016. It is the resulting fruit of an extensive period of reflection and discernment on how to adhere to the command of Christ to “go and make disciples of all nations” (Mt. 28:19-20).

To learn more, click here.

The Catholic Church

Welcome to the Catholic Church! If you are visiting one of our churches for a weekend Mass, a wedding, funeral, baptism or any other reason and would like to learn more about the church and what it teaches, then you’ve come to the right place. With you in mind, we’ve put together some facts and information about the Catholic Church through our Catholicism 101 page, click here to get started.

Finding a Parish

Whether you’re visiting from out of town or are looking for your new soon-to-be home parish, check out our directory of more than 60 parishes, missions and chapels in the Diocese of St. Augustine. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Click here to start your search

Catholic Schools

Choosing the right education for your children is one of the most challenging things a parent must face. In the Catholic schools of the Diocese of St. Augustine you can rest assured your children will receive an authentically Catholic formation, a first-class education and a future with endless possibilities.

Click here to locate a Catholic school in your area


The Tribunal of the Diocese of St. Augustine is the court designated to investigate marriages (and other cases) that fall within its competence.

To learn more about the annulment process, click here.

Marriage Prep

Congratulations! Engagement is an exciting time and we’re grateful for the opportunity to assist your preparation for the sacrament with pre-marital courses, relationship inventories, and more.

Click here for more information.

Safe Environment

The Safe Environment Program for the Diocese of St. Augustine has been in place in one form or another since 1998. All elements of our program are required by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, and the essential norms deriving from the Charter. The essential norms, having received the recognition of the Holy See, are particular law in the dioceses of the United States.

For more information, click here.

Report Abuse

To report abuse, please contact our victim advocate, Tina Nugent at or call the Florida Abuse Hotline at:

(800) 962-2873


Upcoming Events

*POSTPONED* Confirmation

St. John the Baptist (Crescent City)


*POSTPONED* Confirmation

Resurrection Catholic Church


*POSTPONED* 17th Annual Spring Fling Dinner & Auction

Bishop John J. Snyder High School


*POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE* Catholic Charities Gainesville Spirit of Charity Gala

J. Wayne Reitz Union Ballroom at the University of Florida


*POSTPONED* Confirmation

Basilica of the Immaculate Conception


The St. Augustine Catholic

In this issue, Dale Recinella, lay chaplain for Florida’s death row, reflects on the capital punishment and the many flaws in our legal system.

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