Young Teens Combine Work and Faith

June 30, 2017

by Mariann Hughes An enthusiastic crew of 64 high-energy middle-schoolers representing seven churches swarmed the parish center at Most Holy Redeemer church on Normandy Blvd. the week of June 19. Read More

Four Religious Educators Retire this Summer

June 21, 2017

by Mariann Hughes One hundred years. A full century. That’s how much time four women, combined, have given in holy service to parishes of the diocese as directors of religious education. Read More

2017 World Refugee Day in Jacksonville

June 12, 2017

Catholic Charities’ Refugee Resettlement Office of the Diocese of St. Augustine is partnering with several non-profit organizations and state agencies in hosting the 2017 World Refugee Day on Monday, June 19, at the Jacksonville Public Library, 303 N. Laura Street. This year’s theme is “Yesterday Refugees, Today Americans.” Read More

Local Students Finalize in Crayola National Art Expo

June 9, 2017

Palmer Catholic Academy in Ponte Vedra Beach is honored to have ten students recognized in Crayola’s 2016-2017 Empowering Students through Creative Leadership Art Exhibition. Read More

Common Prayer Promotes Healing and Unity

June 8, 2017

By Glenda Meekins of the Florida Catholic staff Healing, reconciliation and unity – these are the words that resounded in the hearts of more than 1,200 believers gathered for the Common Prayer service marking the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, June 6 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe. Read More

Graduation is Bittersweet for Students and Faculty at St. Pius V School

June 5, 2017

By Mariann Hughes You’d expect a guest speaker from Harvard at a college graduation, but it was the eighth-grade graduating class of St. Pius who were treated to a powerful speech from St. Pius alum, Carla Harris (Class of ’76) on Tuesday night. Read More