“We Are Stewards of God” Bishop Estévez tells SFCA Students

October 5, 2020

St. Francis of Assisi is known for his teaching kindness, compassion and understanding of nature, particularly the environment and animals. That message was reflected in… Read More

U.S. Bishops’ President Welcomes Fratelli Tutti, Pope Francis’ Encyclical on Human Fraternity

October 5, 2020

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued a statement today welcoming Pope Francis’ new encyclical, Fratelli… Read More

A Loss and a Gain

October 1, 2020

When Keith Rezendes was hired as the director of San Lorenzo Cemetery in St. Augustine in 2018, one of his first goals was the place… Read More

Five Seminarians of the Diocese of St. Augustine Become Lectors and Acolytes

September 29, 2020

Congratulations to diocesan seminarians Charles Bemis, Connor Dunigan, Jonathan Golman and Christian Camilo for becoming Lectors and Diego Vasquez Morillo for becoming an Acolyte last… Read More

Seven Men Answer the Call to Service

September 23, 2020

“Deacons share in Christ’s mission and grace in a special way. The sacrament of Holy Orders marks them with an imprint (“character”) which cannot be… Read More

Statement of U.S. Bishop Chairmen on Federal Executions Scheduled This Week

September 22, 2020

Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, and Archbishop… Read More

National Day of Prayer and Fasting

September 22, 2020

Three times throughout his presidency, Abraham Lincoln called the entire nation to fast and pray, saying, “Intoxicated with unbroken success, we have become too self-sufficient to… Read More

Hispanic Youth Gather for Day of Reflection

September 11, 2020

Introspection, communication, personal growth. All these and more were important themes at last weekend’s Day of Reflection youth retreat at Camp St. Johns. Nineteen Hispanic… Read More

Emergency Assistance for Victims of Hurricane Laura, California Wildfires

September 9, 2020

The Diocese of St. Augustine will join dioceses across the country in taking up a voluntary special collection for the humanitarian, long-term recovery, and church… Read More

Bishop Chairman Issues Labor Day Statement on Rebuilding a Dignified Post-COVID World

September 4, 2020

WASHINGTON – Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development,… Read More