What’s Happening Around the Diocese?

 A Day of Retreat with Bishop Erik Pohlmeier, Jan. 7   

Building on Rock – God’s Plan for Salvation” is the theme for the retreat at Sacred Heart Parish, 5752 Blanding Blvd. in Jacksonville.  Doors open at 10:30 a.m. to check in.  First presentation starts at 11 a.m., lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. (courtesy of Sacred Heart Parish) and the retreat ends with 5 p.m. Mass.  To register: https://form.jotform.com/222913965707161 or for more info, contact Erin McGeever at emcgeever@dosafl.com.

 

Nativity Open House at Villa Flora in St. Augustine, Jan. 8

The Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Augustine invite you to attend their annual Nativity Open House, “Remembering Our Savior in Turbulent Times,” Jan. 8 from noon to 4 p.m. in the Villa Flora of St. Joseph Renewal Center, 234 St. George Street, across the street from their Motherhouse.  This FREE event will also include spirituality books as gifts for those who attend.  For more info, contact Sister Jane Stoecker, director of the St. Joseph Renewal Center, at (904) 824-5894.

 

March for Life Kick-Off, Jan. 13

National Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission Nombre de Dios, 101 San Marco Ave. in St. Augustine. “We choose to love them both!” is the theme of this annual event from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.

March for Life Main Event, Jan. 14

National Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission Nombre de Dios, 101 San Marco Ave. in St. Augustine.  “We choose to love them both!” is the theme of this annual event.  Outdoor Mass at 9 a.m. with Bishop Pohlmeier as the celebrant (weather permitting), march begins at 10:30 a.m.  There will be guest speakers, music and activities throughout the day. Visit https://www.marchforlifestaugustine.com/ or contact May Oliver at moliver@dosafl.com for more info.