World Refugee Day 2019

June 21, 2019

WASHINGTON— Thursday, June 20 was World Refugee Day which is observed in the United States and around the world. World Refugee Day, first celebrated in 2000, is designed to increase awareness of refugees. Read More

Governor DeSantis Signs Death Warrant for Gary Ray Bowles

June 20, 2019

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed his second death warrant last Tuesday for the execution of Gary Ray Bowles. Read More

Religious Freedom Week 2019: Strength in Hope

June 19, 2019

Religious Freedom Week 2019: Strength in Hope takes place from June 22 to 29.  The Week begins with the Feast of Sts. John Fisher and Thomas More, ends with the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, and includes the Feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist.  This year’s Religious Freedom Week is also notable in that it includes the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) and the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Read More

Bishops OK plan to implement ‘motu proprio’ on addressing abuse

June 14, 2019

Baltimore (CNS) The U.S. bishops approved a plan to implement the “motu proprio” “Vos Estis Lux Mundi” (“You are the light of the world”) issued… Read More

The Hurricane Lady

June 14, 2019

The start of June marks the start of hurricane season, which means it’s time to prepare your home and family against hurricane damage. But putting up shutters and stocking up on non-perishable food isn’t the only way to get ready for tropical storm season. Read More

St. Paul Breaks Ground on New Church

June 10, 2019

St. Paul Catholic Church in Jacksonville Beach is projected to have a new church building by early 2021. Read More

Congratulations Class of 2019!

June 4, 2019

Congratulations to all the graduates of the Class of 2019 from our diocesan high schools! Read More