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 Bishop Estévez Ordains Martin Ibeh to Transitional Diaconate Martin Livinus Ibeh was ordained to the transitional diaconate Saturday, Nov. 17, at Christ the King Parish in Jacksonville. Bishop Felipe Estévez was the principle celebrant. Ibeh was born and raised in Nigeria. After earning a bachelor’s in information science in 2005, Ibeh worked as a university reference librarian. He entered the Society of Our […] First World Day of the Poor Proclaimed by Pope Francis “Little children, let us not love in word or speech, but in deed and in truth” (1 Jn 3:18). These words of the Apostle John voice an imperative that no Christian may disregard. … Love has no alibi.” In declaring the first World Day of the Poor on Nov. 19, Pope Francis has exhorted […] Rise Up Concert Coming Soon Please join us on December 2 for an amazing night of live music and so much more! You won’t want to miss the music of Stars Go Dim and dynamic Catholic speaker Sarah Swafford. The evening starts out with food trucks at 5:30 p.m. followed by the main event at 7:00 p.m. All of this […] Diocese Hosts Annual Cities for Life The third annual Cities for Life – a worldwide initiative to abolish the death penalty – will be Thursday, Nov. 30, in two locations of the diocese: The Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission Nombre de Dios in St. Augustine and St. Patrick Catholic Church in Gainesville. Both gatherings begin at 6:30 […] Christmas Cards and Coffee We invite you to join us Wednesday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Christmas Cards and Coffee, an Advent experience that will turn a tedious task into a joyous time for writing your own personal Christmas cards of blessings on your family, friends, and the special time you take to communicate your […] Collection for Retired Religious Pulpit Announcement: Elderly Catholic sisters, brothers, and religious order priests need your help. Many served for years in Catholic schools, hospitals, and parishes—often for little to no pay. Now there is a shortage in retirement savings. Your gift to the Retirement Fund for Religious provides funding for medications, nursing care, and more. Please give to those […] Catholic Scout of the Year Award Boy Scouts, Venture Crews and Sea Scout Ships chartered by the parishes of the Diocese of St. Augustine, are invited to nominate a Scout for Catholic Scout of the Year. The awards are the Bruce Seldon Catholic Scout of the Year and the Albert V. Fortunato Scout of the Year for 2018. The award ceremony […] Advent Retreat with Father Raj Join us for an Advent retreat with Father Raj titled, “The Joy of the Gospel” on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Marywood Retreat and Conference Center. Cost is $20 and includes lunch. Saint Paul writes: “For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that by steadfastness and […] Conferencia “Creados para Amar” Celebraremos un encuentro de parejas con los Doctores Ricardo y Lucia Baez Luzondo, copresentadores de la serie de televisión mundial en EWTN “Creados para Amar” el 2 de diciembre en Holy Family Catholic Church, 9800 Baymeadows Road, en Jacksonville. El programa empieza at las 8:30 a.m. hasta las 3:00 p.m. También copresentadores de “En el […] Young Adult Christmas Gala Join Young Catholic Professionals for our first Christmas Gala on Friday, Dec. 8 starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Jacksonville Museum of Science and History (MOSH). This is an event you do not want to miss! Join us for cocktails and dinner, followed by music and dancing on the rooftop of MOSH in the heart […] Click Here to view News from the Diocese of St. Augustine.