A Reunion to Remember

January 3, 2019

By Savanna Kearney Ten years ago, the 2008 senior class of Saint Francis Catholic Academy donned their caps and gowns and received their diplomas, marking them as the first graduating class of the first and only Catholic school in Gainesville. A decade later, the 41 students of the Class of 2008 are off doing big things, but they still made time to return to their old stomping grounds and reconnect with fellow classmates. Read More

Annual Prayer Service Promotes Justice and World Peace

January 3, 2019

Join the Black Catholic Commission of the Diocese of St. Augustine for the 2019 Annual Interfaith Prayer Service in honor of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sunday, Feb. 24, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 4731 Norwood Ave., Jacksonville. There will be a prelude concert at 2:30 p.m. by the First Coast High School Chamber Choir, with the main program beginning at 3 p.m. Read More

Holy Family Parish Celebrates 50 Years

January 2, 2019

Holy Family Catholic Church in Williston celebrated its 50th anniversary with a Mass at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29. Read More

Celebrate Mass with Catholics from Around the World

January 2, 2019

Join Catholics from around the world for the 6th Annual International Mass, Sunday, Jan. 6 on the Feast of the Epiphany at Resurrection Parish. Read More

Witness the Journey of the First African American Priest

January 2, 2019

St. Luke Productions invites you to a free showing of the theater production “Tolton: From Slave to Priest,” the story of the first African American priest, starring actor Jim Coleman. There will be multiple showings around the diocese. Read More

Thousands of Catholics Prepare for “9 Days of Life” Campaign

January 1, 2019

On Jan. 14, Catholics across the country will join in prayer for “9 Days for Life.” The prayer campaign, sponsored by the Committee on Pro Life Activities of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), leads up to the annual Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children. Read More

Annual Diocesan Youth Conference to Celebrate Fourth Year

December 29, 2018

The Fourth Annual Diocesan Youth Conference (DYC) is Friday, Feb. 22-24 at Camp Kulaqua in High Springs. The theme is “Made for More.” Hundreds of high school students are invited to energize and revitalize their faith with music, games, skits, prayer, sports, small groups and more. The keynote speaker is Joe Melendrez, a Los Angeles-based professional retreat leader, religion teacher, and Catholic, hip-hop artist. Read More

MPact Program Offers Service Opportunities to Teens

December 28, 2018

MPact is a new service program for junior high school-aged teens. It will take place Saturday, Feb. 2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Jacksonville. Read More

“Recovering Origins” Retreat Offers Healing for Adult Children of Divorce

December 27, 2018

Recovering Origins is a new, unique two-day retreat for adults (18+) who are the children of divorced parents. Through reflection, discussion, and prayer, attendees will come to a greater understanding of the wound of divorce and its effects, advice concerning love and trust of others, and an experience of the Catholic faith that will lead to greater self-knowledge and healing. Read More

SFCA to Celebrate 12th Annual Souper Fun Sunday

December 26, 2018

Kick off Catholic Schools Week with Saint Francis Catholic Academy’s 12th Annual Souper Fun Sunday event Sunday, Jan. 27 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Saint Francis Catholic Academy Gym. Read More