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saint of the month
bishop's message
from the archives
in the know with Fr. Joe
catholic world news
theology 101
your marriage matters
parenting journey
spiritual fitness
parish profile
around the diocese
calendar of events
annual catholic foundation report

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March 2008 Issue


Trusting God’s Plan
The Nazis took over Connie’s family home leaving them with nothing. Read how this Italian girl survived World War II and learned to forgive.
- Bob Horning

Journey of Faith
Last fall 19 men and women embarked on a life-changing pilgrimage to Jamaica. They traveled to the Caribbean island to help the poor and returned richly blessed by the people they went to serve.
- Father Tony Palazzolo


Catholic Foundation
“A Gift that Never Stops Giving”– Call (904) 262-3200, ext. 132 Email: Deacon Jim Fugit at jfugit@dosafl.com.

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

Weible Columns
Take a Medjugorje Pilgrimage with internationally-known author and speaker for $1599 Divine Mercy Pilgrimage: March 26-April 2, 2008 Call (904) 726-5004

Catholic Cemetery
Why not visit a Catholic cemetery near you and preplan your burial arrangements TOGETHER For more information on our Diocesan Catholic Cemeteries, call (904) 824-6680.

22nd Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire
January 26-27 & February 2-3, 2008
10 a.m.-6 p.m. $12 Adults/$6 Ages 5-17 Friday, February 1 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission half price www.gvlculturalaffairs.org 352-334-ARTS

1st Annual Catholic Men’s Conference
Faith of our Fathers
April 19, 2008 at the historic Florida Theater in Jacksonville Register at www.floridacatholicmen.org $40 early registration before April 5 $50 day of the event

2008 Respect Life Collection
January 19-20 For more information, call the Respect Life Office (904) 308-7474 or email: lalla001@jaxhealth.com

Center for Spirituality and Ministry
Is God calling you to the ministry of spiritual direction? Marywood Retreat and Conference Center in Jacksonville, Fla. For more information, call (203) 371-7843 or email: csm@sacredheart.edu www.sacredheart.edu/sd.cfm

Jordan Tourism Board NA
Jordan- Adventures for Your Spirit Biblical Land of Refuge. 200+ holy sites. Follow the footsteps of Abraham, Moses, Mary, Jesus….. For your free video, email: DVD@seejordan.org

Knights of Columbus
The Florida State Council
WE cordially invite you to become a member of the Knights of Columbus, a Catholic organization of which we can all be proud. Every Catholic gentlemen, age 18 and over, is welcome to join. Check your local church or contact James Schonefeld, Florida State Deputy at (407) 518-1466 or Peter J. Bishop, Florida State Membership Director at (561) 795-0134.

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