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July/August 2007 Issue


Protecting Children Five Years Later 
The American bishops adopted the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People five years ago in June. Read about the efforts the Diocese of Saint Augustine has made to ensure safe environments for children and vulnerable adults
. - Beth Griffin

How Spiritually Fit is Your Faith Life? 
The church’s pastoral ministry exists to sustain the work of the Gospel. How equipped are you to share the Gospel in the workplace, at church, in your home with your family? Discover the efforts underway to help adults experience life-long faith formation.
- Amelia Eudy

Don’t Chew Jesus
Hundreds of memories are shared in the new book Don’t Chew Jesus! A Collection of Memorable Nun Stories by authors Danielle Schaaf and Michael Prendergast, a Jacksonville attorney and parishioner at St. Matthew Parish. Read about the author and the fun he had compiling the stories for his book.
- Amelia Eudy


Alachua County CVB Presents
Jfest 2007 – A June Festival & Juried Art Show
- June 16-17 from 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Lincoln Park, Gainesville, Fla.
For information, call (352) 273-1172

Bell Tower Gift Shop
“A refreshing stop for books, religious items and more!” Located inside the Cathedral-Basilica of St. Augustine
35 Treasury Street, St. Augustine
Call (904) 829-0620

Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Saint Augustine - “By pre-planning your arrangements, you will spare your loved ones unnecessary emotional and financial burden.”
Call (904) 824-6680

Catholic Foundation “A Gift that Never Stops Giving” - Call (904) 262-3200, ext. 132 Email: acaudill@dosafl.com

Jacksonville Memory Gardens
Our beautiful cemetery and funeral home are in one location, giving you more time to be with your family.
111 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park, Fla.
Call (904) 272-2435 or (904) 272-4756

Queen of Angels Catholic Book Store
"Largest Catholic Store in Jacksonville"
11018 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville 32257 Call (904) 288-0062

Raymond James Financial Services, Inc.
“Invest your time before you invest your money.” Middleton & Johnson Financial Group Call 800-860-1095

Retrouvaille/Rediscovery Weekends
Save your marriage by attending a Retrouvaille Weekend. It’s like a lifeline for troubled marriages. When both spouses commit, Retrouvaille has a 70% Success rate. Call (904) 992-0408

St. Vincent's Hospital Where the Experts Care - At St. Vincent's associates not only treat their patients like family, but they also make sure their own families get treated here. That's because they know our facilities, equipment, and staff represent the best that healthcare has to offer. To learn more, visit www.jaxhealth.com

St. Joseph Carmelite Monastery
Visit our Stations of the Cross and beautiful Rosary Garden. Mass also available and confession before all Masses.
141 Carmelite Drive, Bunnell, FL 32110
Call (386) 437-2910

St. Leo University
“What you need for where you’re going”
Call 1-888-STLEO4U

Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Augustine
Celebrating 140 Years of Reconciling and Healing Love – From Le Puy, France to
St. Augustine, Florida
Is God Calling You? To discern a
Vocation, call (904) 824-3735
Email: ssjflvocations@bellsouth.net

Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services
“Senior Homecare by Angels”
Call (904) 725-8222

Watts Funeral Home
Attention: Veterans
Save $1,700 or more on a Veterans Funeral Plan Call (386) 328-1414 or
visit us at www.wattsfuneralhomes.com

To advertise in the St. Augustine Catholic call:
Communications Office : 904.262.3200 ext. 108 email: snguyen@dosafl.com