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December 2006 Issue


The Nativity Story
A new take on the original Christmas story that chronicles the arduous journey of two people, Mary and Joseph, a miraculous pregnancy and the history-defining birth of Jesus. Meet screenwriter Mike Rich in this exclusive interview.
– Elizabeth Solsburg

Covered in Prayer
Gaye Asbill received a prayer blanket from a close friend when she was diagnosed with cancer. Convinced of the healing power of intercessory prayer, Gaye initiated a Prayer Blanket Ministry in her parish that has touched many.
– Julie Conrey

All May be One
Sisters of St. Joseph Celebrate 140 Years in Florida Their journey from Le Puy, France to St. Augustine, Fla. began in 1866. Their work continues today serving the people with distinction.
– Tom Tracy


Ave Maria University Institute for Pastoral Theology
An integrated and comprehensive Master of Theological Studies degree program
Now accepting applications for Fall 2007 classes in Orlando and Naples, Fla.
Call toll free, 1-866-866-1100
Email: ipt@avemaria.edu

Bell Tower Gift Shop “A refreshing stop!” Located inside the Cathedral-Basilica) (904) 829-0620

Catholic Charities Maternity Services Ministry Choose Life – Choose Catholic Charities
Call (904) 354-4846, ext. 235

Catholic Foundation “Sharing Our Gifts” Call (904) 262-3200, ext. 166
Email: ngeary@dosafl.com

Food for the Poor
Founded in 1982 as an interdenominational Christian ministry
working to end the suffering of the poor in the Caribbean and Latin America.
Call (954) 427-2222

Guardian of Dreams “Give the Gift of a Catholic Education” Call (904) 354-4788

Holy Childhood Association – A Pontifical Mission Society
See Christmas through a child’s eyes.
Purchase HCA Christmas cards created by young missionaries sharing
their faith through art.
Call 1-800-431-2222

Italian Market
Authentic Indian Products
645 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach
Call (904) 241-8992

Jacksonville Memory Gardens Cemetery and Funeral Home “ At a time when being together is most important” Owned since 1958 by local Catholic family (904) 272-2435 www.JacksonvilleMemoryGardens.com

Queen of Angels Catholic Book Store
"Largest Catholic Store in Jacksonville"
Call (904) 288-0062

Metal Abstract Art and Custom Artwork
By Artist Yale McNeill
Call (904) 536-6635
Email: mcneill_5@comcast.net

Mutual of America – Your Retirement Company
Compare your IRA … To Ours!
Call 1-800-468-3785 (press option #2)

North Florida Lawn
Brighten your holidays with Christmas décor.
Complete, professional holiday & event decorating services.
Call (904) 887-7003

St. Vincent's Hospital – Where the Experts Care “ St. Vincent’s Cancer Center – Caring for the Entire You” Call HealthLink (800) 226-5465

St. Vincent’s Hospital – Pastoral Care Department
Seeking a Director of Pastoral Care
Contact Dona Overstreet, Senior Recruiter

Watts Funeral Homes
Are you considering cremation but don’t know if it’s right for you?
Get your copy of “Cremation for Catholics” brochure today for answers.
Call (386) 328-1414

To advertise in the St. Augustine Catholic call:
Jonathan Sion - phone: 904.262.3200 x188 email: jsion@dosafl.com

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