Catholic Pastors Oppose Richard Spencer and his Racist Message

October 16, 2017

On behalf of the Catholic community, the pastors of the Catholic Churches in Gainesville have united to oppose the scheduled appearance of white nationalist Richard Spencer and his racist message. He is scheduled to speak at the University of Florida on Oct. 19. Read More

Bishop Estévez Dedicates New Guardian Catholic School

October 10, 2017

The newest school for the Diocese of St. Augustine – Guardian Catholic – will be dedicated by Bishop Felipe Estévez on Monday, Oct. 30, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The new school is located at 4920 Brentwood Ave. on Jacksonville’s Northside. Read More

The Florida Bishops Celebrate the Legacy of Archbishop Joseph P. Hurley

October 9, 2017

Bishop Felipe J. Estévez of the Diocese of St. Augustine has invited the Catholic Bishops of Florida to join him on Monday, Oct. 30, for a Mass in Memory of Archbishop Joseph P. Hurley, the sixth bishop of the Diocese of St. Augustine. Read More

Father Thanh Nguyen Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Orange Diocese

October 6, 2017

Pope Francis has named Father Thanh Thai Nguyen as auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Orange. Father Nguyen, 64, currently serves as pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Jacksonville – the largest parish in the Diocese of St. Augustine with approximately 4,000 families. Read More

Bishop Felipe Estévez Responds to Guilty Plea by Steven James Murray

October 5, 2017

Steven James Murray, indicted by a Burke County, Georgia Grand Jury for the April 2016 murder of Father Rene Robert,  has agreed to plead guilty to his crime for a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole. A sentencing hearing is scheduled for Oct. 18 in Waynesboro, Georgia. Read More