San Juan del Rio Catholic Church FOURTH SUNDAY ORDINARY TIME January 31st, 2010
Our Mass Intentions Please Pray for our Family and Friends
Saturday January 30 Richard Sabroske , Phillip Millett, Donna Stage, Lisa Freo, Josie
5:15 PM Florentine Vanderheiden+ Fr. John Smrekar , Heather Hurst, Lauren Pacek, Shirley Stiles, William
Sunday January 31 Walte, Rhonda Bass, Roger Jolicoeru, Alice Nassau, Robin W,
8:30 AM Kayla Whidden+ Fr. John Laura Reece, Christopher Stephenson, John Dooney, Perricone
11:00 AM Bud Williams+ Fr. Lawrence Family , Connor Pavlitsa, Paul Manilla, Cliff & Pam, Donna
5:00 PM People of the Parish Fr. Lawrence Fonseca, Daniel Witkovich, Charles Mickler, Virginia Leon-Barth,
Monday February 1 Terry Wambles, Charles Bundscho, Bill Hillenbrand, Rileigh Dunn,
9:00 AM Jeanmarie DeVinney+ Marilyn Fox, Stephanie, Robin, Linda Harpe, Olga Arreche, Cliff
Tuesday February 2 Davis, Peter Wirsching, John Philbin, Ruthanna Wetzel, George
9:00 AM Richard & Jodi Cieslinski Weike, Suzanne Losco, Mary Mytholar, Vargas Family, Joseph
(Intentions) Cutaia, Mike Allen, Larry Ballowe, Mary Gates, Frank & Hedy Grif-
Wednesday February 3 fin, Larry Davidson Family, Janelle Turkowski, Ashley Enos, Alta
9:00 AM Blasé Bieniek+ Buckley, Larry Vickers, Herbert Thompson, Alex Ditota, Robin Fox
Thursday February 4 Higgs, Kelley Senesac, Helena Beard, Pauline Mendez, John
9:00 AM Jeanmarie Devinney+ Faulk, Jim Veale, Elizabeth Alexander, Liz Rodriguez, Patricia
Friday February 5 Arnold, Michael Blandford, Robert Linton, Gary Smith, McGann
9:00 AM Jeanmarie DeVinney+ Family, Aldada Harrell, Thomas Argondizza, Claire Stewart , Ruth
Saturday February 6 Fechter, Joseph Aguilera, Ryan Russell, Jennifer Westbrook,
5:15 PM Linda Gurule+ Fr. Lawrence Holly McCoy, The Bilello Family, Nancy Clare, Irene Cosio, Rich-
Sunday February 7 ard Lainson, Sandy Shurr, Scott, Mary Frances Costanza, Michal
8:30 AM Michelle & John Whidden Levault, Logan Robertson, Jan Wade, Patricia, Antonio Andrade,
(Intentions) Fr. Lawrence Sr., Madison Evans, Jeanette Currie, The Diamond Family, Daniel
11:00 AM Bud Williams+ Fr. John Joseph Brown, Joseph Adrian Milton, Susan Valente Hanrahan,
5:00 PM People of the Parish Fr. John Mauer Family, Melanie Simpkins, Bernice Quinn, Joey Michaels,
Larry Meyer, The Kowall Family, Marie Chase, Dennis Pauline,
Mark Reilly, Debbie Langenderfer, Robin Williams, John Smith,
Levina Beecher & family, Heather & Josh Isbell, Carol Ann
Devotions Garrett, Carol Ann Vaughan, Nancy Burelle, Gayle Friley, Joan
Florio, Jack Felts, Sr., Eleanor & Dennis Smith, Micheline Chis-
Mondays Morning Prayer Group @ 6:00am in the Parish Hall holm, Patricia Philbin, Cooper Nowotny, Cathy Malloy, Judy
Christian Prayer Group @ 6:30pm in the Church Parker, Terrence Hettich, Mike & Angie Larson Family, Jim
Haugen, Terri Teal, Kim Teira, Becky Ferguson, James Crowley.
Tuesdays Adoration & Divine Office w/Fr. Tony @8:00 am in
Adult Faith Formation
Wednesdays Women’s Bible Study @ 9:30am in the Chapel Breaking Open the Word/Question of the Week
Bible Study w/Fr. John @ 6:30pm in the Chapel January 31st: 4:21-30
First Fridays Adoration @ 9:30am—7:00pm in the Church Theme: Speaking in the Synagogue
First Sat./Sun Rosary before every Mass (5:15, 8:30, 11:00, Gospel Reflection: In this reading from the Gospel, the people do not
5:00) in the Church listen to Jesus. They did not really believe he was the Messiah because
they had known him all their lives. To them, Jesus was “Joseph’s son”
and nothing more. But, he never gave up. Jesus knew that his Father
was with him always.
Question for Adults: Have you ever felt like “giving up”? What can
you remember from this Gospel that will help you not to give up?
Scripture Readings Question for Children: Remembering that Jesus would not “give up”
Sunday: Jer 1:4-5, 17-19/1 Cor 12:31---13:13 or 13:4-13/Lk doing difficult things, what one thing can I do this week to act as a lov-
4:21-30 ing person?
Monday: 2 Sm 15:13-14, 30; 16:5-13/Mk 5:1-20
Tuesday: Mal 3:1-4/Heb 2:14-18/Lk 2:22-40 or 2:22-32
Wednesday: 2 Sm 24:2, 9-17/Mk 6:1-6
Thursday: 1 Kgs 2:1-4, 10-12/Mk 6:7-13
Friday: Sir 47:2-11/Mk 6:14-29
Saturday: 1 Kgs 3:4-13/Mk 6:30-34
SAVE THE DATE
February 6 Spaghetti Dinner February 14 Valentines Day Celebration
March 12 SJDR 40 Days for Life April 17, 2010 Spring Silent & Live Auction
May 16, 2010 SJDR Golf Tournament
Upcoming Parish Events and Parish News
SJDR School is now accepting applications for the Carbux Carwash Fundraiser for the School. For every
2010-2011 school year in grades PK3 - 8th grade. We $10 car wash purchased during the month of February the
also offer the 4 year old VPK program. Our Principal, school will earn $4!! When entering the car wash, press the
Jeanne Brown, would be happy to meet with you to fundraising/coupon button. Enter the code 2010. You will
answer your questions and give you a tour of our also have a chance to add an additional amount and we
wonderful school. Make plans now to visit and see keep 100% of that!! There are brightly colored business
what we have to offer your child. If you have any cards in the foyer of the church with these instructions. We
questions or you would like an appointment please will also be at the carwash on February 27th from 10am-
call the school office at 287-8081 or visit our website 2pm to encourage all those driving by to come in and use
at www.edline.net/pages/San_Juan_Del_Rio_CS. our code to help us earn some money. All are welcome to
come join us that day. All proceeds will go to the Play-
Pizza Palace, Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 4pm to ground Fund for the School. We are grateful to Carbux for
10pm. Stop by the Pizza Palace in Julington Creek this generous offer and know with the support of the school
(located at 116 Bartram Oaks Walk in shopping center and parish this will be a great event. Questions, contact
next to Gate, phone 230-3171). Dine in or Carryout and Debbie Kent 610-9042.
tell the cashier you are there to support San Juan del Rio
Catholic Church & School. 20% of revenue will be do- Diet Center of Jacksonville will donate 20% of profits
nated by Pizza Palace 1st Tuesday of every month. made on the 1st Tuesday of every month. Diet Center of
Jacksonville offers 4 unique programs that are designed to
The SJDR Youth Group and Students of the school help get weight off and keep it off while meeting nutritional
will be collecting money donations on the weekend of the needs. The programs are designed with the health and nu-
Super Bowl. All of the financial proceeds will go to sup- trition guidelines in mind from The American Heart Associa-
port the work of the St. Vincent de Paul food shelf oper- tion, American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Associa-
ated at St. Vincent’s Hospital. As with many of the food tion, and the USDA Food Guide Pyramid. Come in and try
shelves in town, St. Vincent’s is in great need of your fi- some yummy samples. Sign up with a family member and
nancial support. All of your donations are greatly appre- they will receive 50% off their program fees. Located in
ciated. Thank you in advance for your kindness. Mandarin on San Jose Blvd., directly across from Target,
10501-6 San Jose Blvd. Phone 240-1311. Ask for Deborah
Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, February 6th. Remem- and say you saw this in the bulletin.
ber to mark your calendars, you won’t want to miss the
Women’s Club annual Spaghetti Dinner. Delicious food, On June 28, 2005, one of our parishioners, CW4 Chris J.
good company, great fellowship! Tickets on sale after all Scherkenbach, was killed in Afghanistan while on a mission
masses, also available at the door. Adults $6, Children with a 3rd Battalion 160th Special Operations Aviation Regi-
$4 (ages 4-10), 3 and under free. ment. Chris and his fellow Night Stalkers were attempting to
insert two additional US Navy SEAL teams to assist another
Families are important! Come together February 7th group of SEALs that had come under fire. One of those
after the 11:00am Mass while having coffee and donuts. men, Michael J. Murphy, was awarded the Congressional
Meet the mothers and dads that work together for the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions that day. The
family outings. MH-47 Chinook helicopter that Chris was flying was shot
down by a rocket-propelled grenade killing all 16 men on-
Habitat for Humanity Our group from SJDR is commit- board.
ted to assist in building a home in St. Augustine on Feb- His wife, Michelle, and daughter, Sarah, remain parishioners
ruary 20. If you are not already on our email list and are at SJDR and Sarah attends our school. His family and
interested in joining us, or getting more information re- friends invite you to participate in the CW4 Chris Scherken-
garding this important ministry please contact Dick Kerr bach Memorial Golf Tournament on Sunday, February
at firstname.lastname@example.org or 287-2014. 21st at Cimarrone Golf Club. Proceeds from the tourna-
ment will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project.
All donations are tax deductible. Please contact Mike Batten
955-9923 (email@example.com) or Randy Scott 540-
8120 (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information or to
make a donation. Let’s help the troops that need it most and
honor the sacrifice made by Chris and his family.
save the date…
Sunday, February 14th, 6pm-10pm
In the San Juan del Rio Auditorium
Come celebrate a wonderful evening with your special someone, to honor this
sacrament we call marriage. For information call Casey & Judy Jones 287-2186
You can view the Religious Education calendar on our website: http://sjdrparish.org/CCDschedule.htm.
REGISTRATION for the 2009-2010 year took place during the month of August. Registrations can still be submitted with the late fee. The reg-
istration form is available on-line at www.sjdrparish.org.
CATECHIST REGISTRATION IS STILL TAKING PLACE – Thank you so much to the many volunteers who answered the call to help teach in the
Religious Education program. We are still in need of just a few more teachers/assistants. If you are a teen interested in service hours, this is also a
great opportunity for you! If you are interested in any of the positions below, please call or e-mail Katrina as soon as possible at 287-2801 or
email@example.com. These are the classes that still are in need assistance:
o Grade 7
Wednesday Early 4:30-5:45
o Grade 5
Religious Education Families- Please make sure your e-mail is updated through the Religious Education office. If you have a change in your e-
mail address, please send the new address to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children’s Stewardship Envelopes as well as Teen Envelopes are available through the Religious Education office. Please call 287-2801 if you
would like a box(es) for your child(ren). The “Time” and “Talent” lines did not come on these particular envelopes. Children can write their Time
and Talent on the back of the envelope in the nice large white area.
High School Bible Study - An Extension of Our Youth Program
Teens 9th-12th Grade
8-week Spring Session (Jan. 27th - Mar. 24th)
The Gospel of Matthew
Wednesday nights 6:15-7:45 p.m.
Registration ($40) available NOW online!
Meet other Catholic teens
Learn more about Scripture & your Catholic faith
Develop a stronger relationship with God & a stronger prayer life
YOUTH GROUP INFORMATION
HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR HIGH
January 31st - Sunday 6:15 regular meeting after 5 PM Mass February 5th – 1st Friday Adoration – regular meeting 7-8:30
February 5th – 1st Friday Adoration PM in Parish Hall
February 6th-7th – Souper Bowl of Caring after all Masses – No February 6th-7th – Souper Bowl of Caring after all Masses
meeting February 13th -14th – Diocese Youth Rallies – no meeting*
February 13th -14th – Diocese Youth Rallies – no meeting* February 19th - Regular meeting 7-8:30 PM in Parish Hall
February 17th – Ash Wednesday March 5th - 1st Friday Adoration – regular meeting 7-8:30 PM
February 21st - Sunday 6:15 regular meeting after 5 PM Mass in Parish Hall
February 28th - Sunday 6:15 regular meeting after 5 PM Mass March 19th – Regular meeting 7-8:30 PM in Parish Hall
March 5th – 1st Friday Adoration April 2nd – Good Friday – no meeting
March 7th - Sunday 6:15 regular meeting after 5 PM Mass
March 14th – Sunday 6:30 – meet at Starbucks (Racetrack and SR
13) following 5 PM Mass
March 21st - Sunday 6:15 regular meeting after 5 PM Masses
March 28th – Palm Sunday – no meeting
“Love never fails.” 1 Corinthians 13:8
1,974 Total Registered Families
Weekly Financial Report
$513.46 Children’s Offertory
$36,500.00 Target Offertory
$9,237.28 Haiti Collection
$2,679.65 Respect Life Collection
San Juan Del Rio Savings Account Balance
Expect A Miracle!
Total number of parishioners who have contributed: 384
Total Collected: $390,976.81 God Bless You!
Total Pledged $1,608,561.90
Weekly total: $3,501.50 Total Collected To Date: $1,198,591.72
Total number of Parishioners who have pledged: 275
Please contact Jeanette Ghioto at 287-0519 to make a pledge or if you are interested in more information about
our campaign or visit www.sjdrparish.org
Stewardship in Action
Many thanks to Mike Rogero for donating new
computer equipment and assisting with installation
Please contact Jeanette Ghioto if you have computer equip-
ment in good working order that could benefit our parish.
ADULT FAITH FORMATION-FEATURED PROGRAMS
For program information, contact: Jerry 287-0519 or email email@example.com
Mini-Retreat: The Dawn of New Life
Presented by Father John Tetlow
Saturday, February 6 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM
In the San Juan del Rio Auditorium
The sacrament of Baptism is “… the basis of the whole Christian life, the gateway to life in
the Spirit…” The nature of this retreat is to give participants an understanding of this sacra-
ment … an understanding that can live on throughout your spiritual journey as well as your
family. Fr. John will help participants to understand more fully the incredible gifts which
Christ gives to His Church.
There is a $15 retreat fee that includes lunch. Seating is limited. Registration will close on Tuesday, February 2. Regis-
trations cannot be finalized until receipt of your retreat fee. Please make checks payable to San Juan del Rio Church.
You can mail or drop off your payment at the parish office. If you have questions or are interested in attending, email
Jerry at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him at 287-0519. See parish website for details.
SAVE THE DATE
Something wonderful is about to happen to make Valentine’s Day Special at
Details in next week’s bulletin.
Catechism of the Catholic Church
Thank you to all those who participated in the study of the past year’s Catechism of the
Enrollment for the 2010-2011 session is currently open. If you are interested in studying
the Catechism of the Catholic Church after the Tuesday 9:45 AM Mass, please email Jerry
Turkowski at email@example.com. The weekly study will meet for one hour. There is no
homework, and there is no charge. It’s a great way to informally learn about the doctrine
and traditions of our Catholic Church.
The Spring 2010 CRHP Weekends will be held on March 20-21
Christ Renews His Parish (Women’s Weekend) and April 24-25 (Men’s Weekend). You can find
additional information or register online at the parish website.
The first month of the new year is almost over. Have you made your
commitment to learn more about the Catholic faith, to attend a Christ
Renews His Parish Weekend, to join a Bible Study/Catechism Study
Call to Action or to become involved in a parish ministry? Or even better … to grow
closer in your relationship with God by listening to His Call?
Good Steward of the Month
This month we want to recognize a group of men that willingly give of their time, talent and treasure in installing a new
roof for a handicapped member of our parish. They worked many hours sometimes in inclement weather making the
necessary repairs that were needed. They truly live the Christmas spirit.
Join me in saluting Jim Stuebgen, Don Reilly, Tom Stanko, Lynn Nellenbach and John McGraw who provided the scaf-
folding free of charge as JANUARY’S STEWARDS of the MONTH.
Do you have a story of a Good Steward? Please email our parish Stewardship Coordinator, Dennis Davignon at
Pastoral Services/Ministry Monthly Meetings
Pastoral/Ministries Dates-Meetings Contact Phone/Email
Pastoral Council 2nd Thursday-7:30pm Mike Elison 708-8629 firstname.lastname@example.org
Stewardship Cttee 2nd Monday-7:00pm Dennis Davignon 519-5844 email@example.com
School Board Contact School Office Jeanne Brown 287-8081 firstname.lastname@example.org
Knights of Columbus 2nd & 4th Tuesday-7:00pm Carlos Irene 287-0441 email@example.com
Christ Renews His Par- 3rd Sunday-7:00pm Jerry Turkowski 287-0519 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ladies Auxiliary 4th Thursday-7:00pm Kit Robinson 287-8579 Roldpoop2@bellsouth.net
Men’s Club 1st Tuesday-7:00pm Bob Pradella 838-9257 email@example.com
Women’s Club 3rd Thursday-7:00pm Susan Fiorentino 230-9881 firstname.lastname@example.org
50+ Club 3rd Tuesday-7:00pm Susi Pittman 735-5979 Susique711@aol.com
Youth Groups Contact Youth Office Sheliah Drewienkowski 287-7944 email@example.com
Boy Scouts (11 and up) Every Tuesday-7:00pm Mike Elison 708-8629 firstname.lastname@example.org
Cub Scouts (gr. 1-5) Pack Mtg last Friday of month Jim Bush 315-3103 email@example.com
Girl Scouts (k-8 grade) Tues., Wed., Thurs., 2:45-4:00 Carol McIntyre 287-0785 firstname.lastname@example.org
Catholic Family FISH Twice Weekly Debra Humphrey 584-7012 email@example.com
Religious Education Monday/Wednesday Katie Larson 287-2801 firstname.lastname@example.org
Morning Prayer Group Monday-6:00am Frank Baltes 287-1428
RCIA Sunday-9:30am Deacon Larry 591-6301 lgeinosky@eKemper.com
Prayer Blanket Ministry Sandy Shurr 304-6324 email@example.com
Choir Thursday-7:00pm Rocky DiGeorgio 502-8535 firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday Choir Wednesday-7:30pm Ann Marie McDonald 287-1090 email@example.com
Knights of Columbus-4th 1st Monday-7:30pm Mike LeBlanc 287-8596 firstname.lastname@example.org
Angel Tree, Lenten Crosses and Food Collection Joyce Svoboda 287-1117 email@example.com
Adoration First Fridays, 9:30am-7:00pm Wendy LeBlanc 287-8596 firstname.lastname@example.org
Career Assistance Min 1st Tuesday-7:00pm-9:00pm Bill Hampel 230-2936 BHampel@bellsouth.net
SJDR Website www.sjdrparish.org Katie Larson 287-2801 email@example.com
Habitat for Humanity Contact for more info Dick Kerr 287-2014 firstname.lastname@example.org
Crochet & Knitting Min Cay Hillenbrand 262-7639
MINISTRY SCHEDULE FEBRUARY 6/7
MASS ALTAR SERVERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS LECTORS
5:15 pm Satur- A. & M. Durnin, W. & A. M. Bergan, E. Grygielko, B. Hoffman, A. & D. Stritter, M. Kolisnyk
day Cook, F. Testa L. Longendelpher, D. O’Meara, M.
O’Meara, P. Reed, M. Siler, P. & P . Sori-
ano, E. Suffes, M. Williams, K. Zipperer
8:30 am R. Friederich, H. Deruiter, E. M. Boylan, A. Catalano, D. Coates, S. M. Greene, C. Collins
Sunday Hector, J. LaManna, M. Brig- Fiorentino, T. Harkness, D. & S. Kerr, M.
ham Nellenbach, E. Raulerson, L.Ventura
11:00 am A. Cassette, K. & Z. Gaubert, L. Alvarez, C. Baker, J. Brown, G. Del- J. Jones, C. Jones
Sunday C. Taylor, E. Bradley Charco, J. Fox, M. Irene, K. Lowenthal, A.
Messina, R. Morin, T. PeBenito, T. Ponce,
B. Rigel, M. Rogero, C. Schuller
5:00 pm N. Fanelli, M. Teira, C. Benner,
Sunday J. Kaszanits, B. Ina
Westminster Live Oak Unit/Residences/Skilled Unit
Woods Leigh Ann Alvarez
Welcome our Newly Baptized
We welcome our newest members, and hope that with our help, they
quickly become active in our parish life. Richard & Stephanie Coo-
per and their family, Larry & Kerry Hickey and their family, Rob &
Michelle Pavlik and their son, and Peggy Rudolph.
No eye has seen, Nor ear heard, Nor the heart of man conceived,
what God has prepared for those who love Him.
Our deepest condolences to the Santora and Cozzolino families
for the loss of Jamye, after a long and brave battle with cancer.
CATHOLIC FAMILY FELLOWSHIP INVITES SERVING
& HELPING (CFF)
How do you read Scripture? Do you find yourself encountering the living
Word? Do you understand the Catholic faith in its Traditions, Revelations,
Saints, and Sacraments? Do they come alive for you and cause you to
ponder what it would have been like to be in the presence of Jesus? Be
awakened by the Holy Spirit as you are guided by these Christian teach-
ings to search the Will of God. Join this new series “A WELL-BUILT
FAITH—A Catholic’s Guide to Knowing & Sharing What We Believe” 300,000 March for Life in US Capital Another 75,000 Participate
on Wednesday morning in the Chapel during the school year. Online
ALL WELCOME Washington DC, January 22, 2010 (Zenit.org) - Some 300,000 people
For more information please contact: gathered in Washington, DC today to mark the 37th anniversary of the US
Debra Humphrey 584-7012 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.
email@example.com Half of the multitude that attended the annual rally and March for Life was
PLAYDATES under the age of 25, Fr. Thomas Euteneuer, president of Human Life Inter-
MOM’S NIGHT OUT national, told the Eternal Word Television Network.
The First Fruits Nursery is available during Friday Bible Study in the cry Another 85,000 participated in the pro-life demonstration through a Virtual
room and during the 11:00am Mass located in the Pre-K Classroom in the March for Life, an initiative sponsored by Americans United for Life Action.
school. The Nursery is for 1-3 year olds. This is a time for children to The action group launched a Web site for people who support the cause
learn about the love of Jesus, to grow spiritually, intellectually, socially, and want their voices to be heard but were unable to attend the event.
and emotionally. Anything learned by fun is not soon forgotten! For more The Web page allowed users to sign in and choose an avatar-a digital
information about the nursery or to volunteer contact Adrienne Chamber- figure-to be placed on a map in front of the congressional buildings,
lain at firstname.lastname@example.org. thereby making a stand to defend life…
Traveling Madonna- Invite the Blessed Mother into your home and teach Charmaine Yoest, president and CEO of Americans United for Life, ex-
the rosary to your family and loved ones. If you would like to have the plained in a letter that “with a health care bill that includes taxpayer fund-
blessed statue of the Madonna, please contact La- ing for abortion hanging in the balance, this is an important, historic oppor-
email@example.com. tunity to get the attention of politicians in Washington.”
“In this critical moment, every American must be heard regardless of
where you are,” she affirmed.
This year is the “most important March for Life in history, Yoest said. “So
much is at stake in this moment. To read full text to go http://
www.zenit.org/article-28128?1=english Zenit The World Seen From
Dan and Carol McIntyre Dru Faulk
K of C Respect Life Coordinator
Respect Life Family Representative 287-2067
All Parishioners Invited
Friday February 5, 2010
8:00 am - 8:45 am Liturgy of the Hours
prayed with Fr. Tony
1st Friday of the Month:
9:00 am - Mass
9:30 am - Rosary for the unborn & prayer for
Vocations to the Priesthood
12:00 pm - Angelus Prayer
3:00 pm - Divine Mercy Chaplet (Leader for Dec.
6:40 pm - Vespers (Evening Prayer)
+If you would like to spend one hour a month with our Lord
in front of the Most Holy Sacrament of the Altar, please contact:
Wendy LeBlanc at firstname.lastname@example.org or 287-8596
+Also if you would like to purchase your own Shorter Christian
Prayer book @ $13.95 for Vespers, please contact:
Marcia Rogero at email@example.com or 287-4089.
Jesus tells us in Matthew 28:20: “I am with you always, until the end
of the world.” He is with us in the Eucharist!
AROUND THE DIOCESE GENERAL INFORMATION
St. Joseph Academy Make-up EXPLORE Test: Saturday, February 6,
2010, 8-11am. SJA Cafeteria. Baptism Please call the office 287-0519 to arrange for Baptism and to
For more information, to schedule a tour or shadow day or to sign up for plan to attend a Baptism Prep class, preferably before the baby's birth.
an SJA Reception, please contact Mr. Pat Keane, Director of Admissions Baptism Prep class is regularly scheduled on the third Wednesday of
at 904-824-0431, extension 305 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. each month. You need to be registered, active and participating in the
Financial aid is available. church 6 months prior to the Baptism.
SJA & Schooners Lenten Shrimp Fry-Friday, February 26-Save the Marriage Couples please contact the parish priest at least 8 months
Date!! Details in next weekend’s bulletin. before the wedding. All couples must participate in the Engaged En-
counter program and the Natural Family Planning program sponsored by
Cleaning for a Reason If you know a woman who is currently undergoing the Diocese. Please contact Diane Smith at 287-5253 or 657-7332 to
Chemo, there is a cleaning service that provides FREE housecleaning 1 register for the Natural Family Planning program. Pre-registration for
time per month for 4 months while she is in treatment. All she has to do is each of these programs is mandatory. For more information about the
sign up and have her doctor fax a note confirming the treatment. Cleaning diocesan requirements or to register for any of the diocesan programs,
for a Reason will have a participating maid service in her zip code area please visit www.dcfl.org or call (904) 308-7474.
arrange for the service. For Info, http://www.cleaningforareason.org.
First Communion & Confirmation are two-year programs. Contact the
On Friday, February 5, 2010 at 7:30 PM a Jubilus Concert will be cele- Religious Education Office.
brated at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Saint
Augustine/World Golf Village , Florida. The concert will focus on sacred Ministry to the sick If anyone needs communion, please call the church
choral works and instrumentals, and also the African-American "spirituals" office 287-0519
tradition. The concert will be followed with a social including cordials,
coffee and desserts. Admission free. Free will offerings gratefully ac- Welcome Newcomers We would like to welcome you to our Catholic
cepted. Directions: 95-South to World Golf Village (WGV) Parkway. Take Community. In order to better serve you please fill out a registration card
WGV South a few miles to Route 16. Turn right/West on 16 and go down and return it to the office, or place it in the collection basket. We encour-
about one mile. Our Lady of Good Counsel Church is on the right. [Or 95 age all parishioners to use the envelope system for their charitable giving
to State Route 16/Outlet Malls. Turn West on SR # 16. Address: 5950 to the church. Teen and Children’s Stewardship Envelopes are available
State Route 16. (904) 599-2540. through the Religious Education office at 287-2801.
Diocesan Marriage Renewal Are you and your spouse looking for a spe- Columbarium and Memorial Wall We are now offering niches and
cial weekend getaway together? Oneness in marriage is not accom- memorial plaques in our beautiful Columbarium at our pre construction
plished by merely wishing for it. Set aside the cares of work, family, long pricing effective immediately. This represents a savings of $430.00 per
hours and juggled schedules. Get back in touch with each other on a niche. Memorial wall plaques will remain $350 each. For more informa-
Diocesan Marriage Renewal Weekend at Marywood Retreat Center this tion call the Church Office 287-0519.
coming St. Valentine’s Marriage Renewal weekend (February 12-14). You
can register and reserve your space for the weekend at www.dmrjax.org Deadline for Bulletin Information 4:00pm on Monday
or by calling John and Tina Morrissey at 744-6843.
Requirement for Volunteers All volunteers for any ministry within our
The Journey of Hope Conference 2010 will be held February 27 -28 in Church over the age of 18 working with children or the elderly must be
Atlanta and will offer resources and advice for divorced and separated fingerprinted through the Diocese. Those working with children must
Catholics. The conference will address issues of healing, living the Catho- also attend a class called “Protecting God’s Children”. Classes can be
lic faith and navigating life after divorce. Registration is open to separated found online at www.virtus.org. If you help in any capacity, even on a
and divorced men and woman and those involved in related ministries. For one-time basis such as chaperoning a trip, you must follow these guide-
information and to register, visit journeyofhopeconference.com or call lines. Please call Bernadette at 287-2801.
To Report Sexual Abuse The Diocese of Saint Augustine treats all
You are invited to come experience the Mercy & healing of God! The allegations of sexual misconduct seriously and deals with all allegations
upcoming Rachel’s Vineyard retreat will be held March 12-14, 2010. This in a prompt, confidential and thorough manner. To Report Abuse Call:
special weekend offers any woman, man, couple, or family who has strug- Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator 904-262-3200, ext. 129 or De-
gled with the emotional and spiritual pain of abortion, a confidential, safe partment of Children and Families, 1-800-96Abuse.
and non-judgmental place to gently explore hidden burdens and receive
the peace Jesus longs to give. Please visit ww.rachelsvineyard.org for With the onset of cold and flu season, you are reminded that you
more info, as well as other locations, or call 221-3232. God bless you. should not attend Mass if you are feeling sick or have a fever. When you
are unable to attend Mass because you are sick or are caring for a sick
Would you like to host an International student for 4 short weeks this sum- person, no sin is incurred. To help prevent the spread of the flu virus, the
mer? We are looking for families to open their hearts and homes to a Centers for Disease Control remind everyone to (1) cover your mouth
young student ages 13-17. The students are busy from 8:00am to 5:00pm and nose when coughing or sneezing, (2) wash your hands frequently,
Monday-Friday. If you are interested or for more information please con- (3) stay at home if you have a fever or feel sick, and (4) get a vaccina-
tact Deborah White (904) 460-2124; Deborah_white07@hotmail.com tion when it comes available.
Stephanie Davis (904) 996-8845.