Free Online Conference Just for Catholic Moms A brand new experience for moms is coming March 6 – 9 that is designed to meet their needs and daily demands. Catholic Conference 4 Moms will be hosting an online conference entirely for free! Diocese of St. Augustine The Catholic Church of North Florida Saint Leo University Celebrates Grand Opening in Jacksonville Saint Leo University welcomed the community to its new Jacksonville Education Center in the Oakleaf Town Center during a grand opening celebration March 10. “The grand opening was a true celebration,” said Jessica Starkey, center director. “We had current students, alumni, faculty, staff, and supportive community members attend. We were honored to have Clay County […] Catholics Called to Love, Unity and Active Service at the 2018 Eucharistic Congress By Jeff Brumley Catholics are responsible for sharing Christ in an age and culture both ignorant of and hostile to the values of the gospel. That was the consistent message presented to the 5,000 or more Catholic faithful during the 2018 Eucharistic Congress held March 16-17 at the Prime F. Osborn III Center in Jacksonville. […] Bishop Kenny High School Auction 2018 Make plans now to attend the 32nd annual auction on Saturday, April 21 in the John Baldwin Athletic Center at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are available for $100 per couple or $50 per person. Dinner and dessert provided by Carrabba’s Italian Grill and Bruster’s Ice Cream. Complimentary drinks included. For tickets or additional information, please call […] SPECIAL REPORT Pope Francis’ 5th Anniversary By Peggy DeKeyser Pope Francis is a pontiff of firsts, to be sure. The first pope from the Americas, he is also the first Jesuit, the first non-European since Gregory III, a Syrian, in 741, and the first from south of the equator. Five years ago, on March 13, 2013, white smoke rose from the […] Study Theology in Gainesville! Are you inspired by Pope Francis’s commitment to the “freshness and fragrance of the Gospel”? Do you want to better answer the call to holiness in everyday life and bring disciplined study to your Catholic faith? Attend an information session to learn about master’s degrees and certificates in theology offered in Gainesville through Loyola University […] Catholic Night at the Jumbo Shrimp The annual Diocese of St. Augustine Catholic Night at the Ballpark is Saturday, April 14 – Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp vs. Mobile BayBears. The night will include: 1.) Pregame all-you-can-eat picnic (must be purchased by April 3); 2.) Free T-Shirt (first 2,000 fans through the gates); 3.) Postgame Fireworks! Tickets are available online at tinyurl.com/jaxshrimpportal (code: catholic). Two options: 1. Picnic+ticket […] Catholic Volunteers of Florida Now Accepting Applications Are you considering your career path and trying to figure what to do next? How about spending a year strengthening your professional skills and spiritual life while serving communities in need in Florida or the Dominican Republic? Catholic Volunteers in Florida is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 service year. We provide volunteers with free housing, […] Call to Prayer and Action Urging Congress to Enact the Conscience Protection Act Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life Activities, and Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, chair of the USCCB’s Committee for Religious Liberty urge the faithful to flood Congress with emails and calls asking for enactment of the Conscience Protection Act as part […] Camp I Am Special Needs Registered Nurses and Medical Assistants Are you a Registered Nurse or a Medical Assistant willing to work one week of summer camp? If you are interested in supporting this local mission please call the Camp I Am Special office at (904) 230-7447. Post expires at 1:00pm on Monday April 2nd, 2018 The Pontifical Good Friday Collection Pope Francis has asked our parish to support the Pontifical Good Friday Collection, which helps Christians in the Holy Land. Your support helps the church minister in parishes, provide Catholic schools, and offer religious education. The Pontifical Good Friday Collection also helps to preserve the sacred shrines. The wars, unrest and instability have been especially hard […] Click Here to view News from the Diocese of St. Augustine.