Diocese of St. Augustine Breaks Ground on New $10 million Catholic School on Jacksonville’s Northside

October 25, 2016

Bishop Felipe Estévez of the Diocese of St. Augustine will officiate at a groundbreaking for a $10 million campus for the diocese’s newest school at 9 a.m., Nov. 9, at Holy Rosary Catholic School, 4920 Brentwood Ave., Jacksonville. Read More

Parishioner of St. Catherine of Siena, Carol Jean Rowell, is named Respect Life Volunteer of the Year

October 21, 2016

Carol Jean Rowell, a parishioner of St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Orange Park, was named the Respect Life Volunteer of the Year for the Diocese of St. Augustine. The honor was announced at the Florida Respect Life Conference that was held in Orlando, Oct. 14-15. Read More

Catholic Charities Lake City Provides Healthy Foods to Help Clients

October 20, 2016

Catholic Charities Regional Office in Lake City and Florida Gateway Food Bank are now partnering with Feeding America making it possible to provide the poor with fresh produce in addition to other non-perishable food items. Read More

Resurrection Students Raise Awareness about Cancer

October 18, 2016

When Maryellen Bell learned she had pancreatic cancer she didn’t let it get her down. She has counted her blessings and has said there have been miracles happening in her life every day since she was diagnosed six months ago. “I am joyful all the time and blessed,” shared Mrs. Bell. Read More

Bishop Estévez Wants Your Input!

October 10, 2016

Join Bishop Felipe Estévez for dicoesan-wide “Listening Sessions” Read More

Diocese Celebrates Local Feast of Our Lady of La Leche

October 5, 2016

On Tuesday, Oct. 11, a series of events will be celebrated as part of the feast of Our Lady of La Leche – a diocesan feast day approved by the Vatican in 2012. The devotion to Our Lady of La Leche in St. Augustine dates back to 1577. It is the oldest devotion to Mary as the “Nursing Mother” in the United States. For more than 400 years, Our Lady of La Leche has drawn pilgrims and visitors to this beautiful shrine where they have sought her intercession for a safe pregnancy and delivery, for the gift of fertility, for healing, for families as well as in thanksgiving for prayers answered. Read More