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40 Days for Life

Next date: Mar 26, 2017 - click here for time schedule - Bilingual (English and Spanish)

40 DAYS FOR LIFE - Prayer and Fasting, Constant Vigil and Community Outreach 

From March 1 to April 9, our community will take part in 40 Days for Life … a groundbreaking, coordinated international  mobilization. We pray that, with God’s help, this will mark the beginning of the end of abortion in our city — and beyond.  

Our prayers closed one abortion site last year, please join us in 2017!



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Join us for the 40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil at the abortion site Eve’s Medical Center, (8603 S. Dixie Hwy) across Dadeland North Metrorail station

We will be in prayer for 40 Days, 12 hours a day for the mothers/families considering abortion and conversion of all involved in the abortion industry. We will stand across the building on 68th Court in view of the center’s West entrance.

This Vigil is during Lent. Please make this Prayer Vigil your Lenten sacrifice!! 

Please enlist fellow parishioners, ministries and prayer groups in your parish to come and stand in prayer for whatever time they are able. Prayers work miracles! We shut down the 117th Place abortion site! 

Thank you and God bless you! 

Vigilia de oración - 40 Dias por la Vida 

Reúnanse con nosotros en la Vigilia de Oracion 40 Dias por la Vida en frente del sitio de aborto Centro Médico de Eva, (8603 S. Dixie Highway) en frente de la estación de Metrorail Dadeland Norte.

Estaremos rezando por 40 Days, 12 horas diarias por las madres/familias considerando aborto y por la conversion de todas las personas invulcradas en la industria del aborto Vamos a pararnos por la 68 Court en frente de la entrada del oeste del edificio. 

Esta viligia es durante la Cuaresma. Por favor haga esta vigilia su sacrificio de Cuaresma! 

Por favor recrute feligreses, ministerios y grupos de oracion de su parroquia para que vengan a rezar por cualquier tiempo que puedan.Las oraciones hacen milagros! Acuerdese que el sitio de la 117 avenida se cerro! 

Gracias por participar y que Dios los bendiga


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Location

Abortion site on US1 and Kendall Dr
Please visit www.40daysforlife.com/miami
8603 South Dixie Highway, Miami, FL 33143 (Map)

Contact Information

Maria Wadsworth

12th Annual Andy Hurst Memorial Fish Fry & Auction

Friday, Mar 31, 2017 at 5:30 PM - English

 

The 12th Annual Andy Hurst Memorial Fish Fry and Auction is one of the most anticipated events of the year at St. Sebastian. This year’s fundraiser will be held on Friday, March 31stin Monsignor Patrick S. McDonnell Parish Hall and grounds.  Businesses in Fort Lauderdale and the surrounding communities donate merchandise, gift certificates and services, while parishioners also donate valued items; artwork, sporting and theater tickets...and much more!

Come in your casual attire for a fun evening, celebrating with friends and family and enjoying our “ Key West at Sunset” theme.  Music and social hour begins at 5:30 pm followed by a delicious fresh fish dinner.  Events include a Silent Auction, music, 50/50 raffle and interactive games for the kids.

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Get your Tickets !

 

Dinner Tickets: Adult $15/Children $10 (under 12) through March 31st and Adult $20.00/Children $12 at the door the day of the event.  A limited number of reserved tables are available for advance purchase for $225. A Reserved table will seat 8 and include 2 bottles of wine for each reserved table purchased. 

 

Tickets will go on sale after each Mass beginning March 18th, and in the Parish Office during regular business hours. For more information contact (954) 524-9344 or visit the Parish Office located at 2000 SE 25th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

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Location

St. Sebastian Church
2000 Marietta Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 (Map)

Contact Information

Anne Gardner

9545249344

www.stsebastianfl.org

Social Active Adult Meet-up (S.A.A.M.)

Next date: Apr 1, 2017 - click here for time schedule - English

Come join The Social Active Adults (SAAM - anyone 21 and over, married or single) for an evening of fun, fellowship and a meal on the second Saturday of each month in Trinity Hall (behind Blessed Trinity Church), 4020 Curtiss Pkwy, Miami Springs, FL 33166!

Spread the word! Bring a few friends! Bring a dish to serve 6-8 people and your favorite beverage.

Remember, you may be the one someone new to SAAM needs to meet!

R.S.V.P. to Candy at 305-733-1353 or Vicky at masokolowski@aol.com

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SocialActiveAdult1

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The Social Active Adult Ministry - S.A.A.M. - at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church in Miami Springs, is a social group composed of active adults, single or married, church member or not, over the age of 21, interested in interacting with other adults.

Participate in an evening of fun, fellowship and a meal on the second Saturday of each month in Trinity Hall (behind Blessed Trinity church), 4020 Curtiss Parkway, Miami Springs, FL 33166.

Come as festive or as casual as you wish! Bring your friends! Spread the word! Although you may not personally need to meet new folks, you may be the one that someone new to S.A.A.M. needs to meet.

Coming by yourself? Don't know anyone? Let us know when you make your reservation, we will warmly welcome you!

R.S.V.P. no later than two days prior to the event. Make S.A.A.M.'s Second Saturday Social a New Year's resolution you can keep. Come join us, make new friends, enjoy fun activities and potluck dishes!

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Location

Blessed Trinity Church
Trinity Hall (behind the church)
4020 Curtiss Parkway, Miami, FL 33166 (Map)

Contact Information

Candy or Vicky

305-733-1353

VITA Tax Preparation at St. Thomas University

Next date: Apr 1, 2017 - click here for time schedule - English

IRS Certified Volunteers are available on campus every Saturday through April 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., to prepare federal income tax returns, free of charge for individuals and families with a yearly income of $54,000 or less. For more information, visit www.stu.edu/VITA.

Location

St. Thomas University
16401 NW 37 Ave, Miami Gardens, FL 33054 (Map)

Contact Information

Silvia Velazquez

305-474-2452

Proyecto Puente de Caridad

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Spanish

La Arquidiocesis de Miami presenta Proyecto Puente de Caridad, una noche de orientación sobre servicios legales y sociales disponibles para cubanos que llevan un año o menos en los Esados Unidos. Este evento tomara lugar miércoles 5 de abril a las 7 PM en la Iglesia Immaculate Conception, 4497 West 1st. Ave., Hialeah.

Para mas informacion llama 305-822-2011.

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Location

Immaculate Conception Church
4497 West 1st Avenue, Hialeah, FL 33012 (Map)

Contact Information

305-822-2011

Lenten Fish Fry

Friday, Apr 7, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - English

March 3, 10, 24 and April 7 the Knights of Columbus - St. Anthony Council will host their annual Fish Fry dinner on the Friday's of Lent.  The cost: $10.00-Adults / $6.00 -Children


Location

St. Anthony School
Cafeteria
820 NE 3rd Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (Map)

Contact Information

Parish Office

9544634614

St. Thomas Law 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 at 8:00 AM - English

Join in on the fun of running and walking St. Thomas University Saturday, April 8! 

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The 2nd annual STU Law 5K Run welcomes the STU family and local community to explore the hidden natural beauty of our campus. Form a team or participate as an individual and dust off your sneakers for some friendly competition and camaraderie!  

The run is open to everyone, but keep in mind it is NOT a stroller-friendly course

Water, coffee, and snacks will be provided post-race. Race shirts will be given only to those who register by March 31! 

To register, visit www.stu.edu/5krun.  

Location

St. Thomas University
Law School
16401 NW 37 Ave, Miami Gardens, FL 33054 (Map)

Contact Information

Stephanie Theile

305-623-2316

The Friends of the Poor Walk/Run

Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM - Bilingual (English and Spanish)

The Friends of the Poor Walk/Run

Miami-Dade St. Vincent de Paul Society invites all archdiocesan ministries to join as One Body in Christ at our "Friends of the Poor" Walk/Run.

We will share our mission to assist our families in need, enjoy great music and a beautiful family picnic.

The Friends of the Poor® Walk/Run began as a national program with the purpose of providing local Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) Conferences and Councils the additional funds to help support their special works projects. Today, that philosophy continues, with Conferences and Councils using the funds from this event to help local people living in poverty.

Thank you to everyone who supports the Friends of the Poor Walk/Run, including every walk coordinator, walker, and donor. To help make a difference for those living in poverty, please call your parish and register today to participate in the 2017 Friends of the Poor Walk/Run!

 

 


Location

Tropical Park
7900 SW 40th St. - Shelter 12, Miami, FL 33155 (Map)

Contact Information

Fernando Reyes

786-243-8890

Tribute to Life Fundraiser for S. Dade Pregnancy Help Center

Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 from 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM - English

The South Dade Pregnancy Help Center will host its second annual Tribute to Life fundraiser Saturday, April 8 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Join us for a great evening celebrating life! 

The night will include music, entertainment, silent auction, testimonials, fellowship. Tickets are $35 - hors d'oeuvres, cash bar: wine, beer and soft drinks  

All proceeds go to the Respect Life South Dade Pregnancy Help Center a 501(c)(3) charity.


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Tickets available at St. Louis Festival for the Poor, March 31-April 1, or contact your Respect Life Parish Representative. 

For more information please call Ralph Geronimo at 305-233-2623 or Maria Wadsworth 305-299-8840.

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Location

St. Louis Church
Msgr Fetscher Fellowship Hall
7270 SW 120th Street, Pinecrest, FL 33156 (Map)

Contact Information

Maria Wadsworth

Flourish 2017

Apr 21, 2017 & Apr 22, 2017 - click here for time schedule - English

The Flourish Conference brings together inspired speakers and worship music with one simple mission: to energize your faith!

Flourish is for families. Flourish is for young people. Flourish is for anyone desiring a deeper relationship with God and with brothers and sisters in the Body of Christ. If you are seeking God's truth to guide you through everyday struggles, if you long to bring God's light as you engage with today's culture, then come and flourish your faith! 

Lunch is provided on Saturday. For more information, visit www.FlourishYourFaith.com.

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Location

Sheraton Suites Fort Lauderdale at Cypress Creek
555 NW 62nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 (Map)

Contact Information

Adriana Gonzalez

www.FlourishYourFaith.com

Garage Sale

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM - English

Date: Saturday April 22, 2017

Time: 8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Set up begin at 6:00 am.

Reserve Spot $20.00 Bring your tables and Tents.

Where: Good Shepherd Catholic Church

 14187 SW 72nd St. Miami, Fl. 33183

Sponsored by: Good Shepherd Council of Catholic Women.

Location

Good Shepherd Church
14187 SW 72nd Street, Miami, FL 33183 (Map)

Contact Information

Rita and Leonor

786-223-5381

305-387-2391

305-385-4320

Magnificat of Broward - Breakfast with Marta Vargas

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM - English

Magnificat of Broward, "Handmaids of the Lord," invites you to a breakfast with guest speaker Marta Vargas. It will be on Saturday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Signature Grand located at 6900 State Road 84, Davie, Florida 33317.

Tickets are $25 and include a hot breakfast. Please register by April 12. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Marta Vargas is a singer, songwriter and speaker born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, who also enjoys creating and serving in a multitude of other ways like poetry, painting, photography, and her work in the corporate world. She also worked 10 years for the Archdiocese of Miami in various roles for the offices of Campus Ministry, Family Life, and Youth and Young Adult Ministry. During her time there she served as blogger, TV Mass cantor, and producer/host for two radio programs.

 

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Currently serving in the field of sales as a Regional Territory Manager for a dental medical billing firm, Marta has served professionally in a wide range of industries from hospitality/conference planning to consumer products, television advertising and medical sales.

She continues to serve the Archdiocese of Miami in various ways including teaching for the School of Lay Ministry and singing at two parishes. Amid the diversity of ways in which Marta has been sharing her gifts, she has discovered that her greatest passion is to simply share God’s love and hope as an instrument of peace and unity. She also learned not to worry about what she could or couldn’t do or give, but simply to do all she could and give all she had and do it with God.

Her joy finds its foundation in the greatest joy of all, the love and precious company of God, family and friends, among them her special saints, such as St. Therese. For life isn’t so much about doing great things, but doing the smallest things with great love, only to discover the greatest greatness is in the smallest smallness. 

Location

Signature Grand
6900 State Road 84, Davie, FL 33317 (Map)

Contact Information

Joyce Schiel

954-514-7193

St. Joseph Parish 75th anniversary

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 at 7:00 PM - English

St. Joseph Parish is planning the following activities to mark the 75th anniversary of its founding in 1942. All are invited to take part.

  • Wednesday, Feb.1, 1942-2017: Solemn Vespers at 7:30 p.m., "In Thanksgiving for our Legacy." Presider: Archbishop Emeritus John C. Favalora. A reception will follow.
  • Sunday, Feb. 12 at 11 a.m.: One outdoor Eucharistic celebration for the entire parish, "In Hope for our Future Growth in the Lord." Presider: Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski, Archbishop of Miami
  • Saturday, March 18, at the Parish Hall: "In Preparation for St. Joseph's Feast day," a dinner concert featuring pianist Alberto Joya and singer Cristi Arias
  • Sunday, March 19, at the church: Classical concert by Maestro Alberto Joya at 4:30 p.m.
  • Monday, March 20, Solemnity of St Joseph: Distribution of St. Joseph's Bread and Solemn Vespers
  • March 24-April 6: Parish Pilgrimage to the Holy Land and Rome
  • April 22, 7 p.m.: St. Joseph Parish Spring Gala at the Seaview Hotel

Location

St. Joseph Church
8670 Byron Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33141 (Map)

Contact Information

www.stjosephmiamibeach.com

305-866-6567

Luncheon for Holy Rosary School in Jamaica

Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM - English

Luncheon to Benefit the Educational Fund for Holy Rosary Church Primary School in Kingston, Jamaica.

Proceeds award scholarships to children from the Inner City of Eastern Kingston.

Location

All Saints Church
Family Center
10900 West Oakland Park Blvd, Sunrise, FL 33351 (Map)

Contact Information

Angela

954-974-8453

Ultreya Diocesana

Friday, May 12, 2017 at 7:30 AM - Spanish

El Movimiento de Cursillos de la Arquidiócesis de Miami, tiene el placer de invitar a todos nuestros hermanos y hermanas Cursillistas a la Gran Ultreya Diocesana "Maria Madre Nuestra", que se llevará a cabo en la Parroquia de San Bartolomé, Miramar, este próximo 12 de mayo, a las 7:30 p.m.

La palabra “Ultreya” quiere decir “adelante” o “más allá”. Nosotros llamamos Ultreya a la reunión de reuniones de grupos. Cuando vamos a una Ultreya Diocesana, nos reunimos grupos de amistad de todas partes.  Es una gran fiesta reunirnos hermanos de aquí y de allá, para conocernos más con el compartir de nuestras experiencias y mucho más importante, crecer en el Señor. La Ultreya es una fiesta de Cursillo, que nos pone el Espíritu de Colores.

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Finalidad y misión de la Ultreya:

 

A.-La finalidad de la Ultreya es:

  1. Mantener vivo el Espíritu y la amistad conseguida en un Cursillo, que es lo que ayuda a que el cursillista viviendo su Ideal, pueda ser fermento de Evangelio en el mundo.
  2. Ser una comunidad que se hace visible al convivir semanalmente la experiencia vivida del Amor de Dios, del amor al prójimo y del amor al mundo.  Fomentar la Conversión progresiva de todos los que en ella participan.
  3. Ser una comunidad unida en una sola Fe, un solo Señor y un solo Bautismo, que al reunirse entre sí trata de facilitar y compartir la vivencia de lo Fundamental Cristiano, que no es otra cosa que el Amor a Dios y el Amor a los hermanos.
  4. Ser un medio efectivo para encontrar, si no se tiene, el Grupo de Amistad.

B.- La misión de la Ultreya es:

  1. Propiciar la creación de grupos de cristianos que viven la Vida de la Gracia de un modo consciente, creciente y compartido, y que van haciendo fermentar el Evangelio en sus ambientes.
  2. Hacer una realidad entre los que participan en ella, lo que identificaba a los primeros cristianos, de los que se decía “mira cómo se aman…”

Cuando tomamos parte en una Ultreya, diocesana, regional o inter-parroquial, siempre nos debemos reunir con hermanos que no vemos a menudo o que no conocemos.  Como decimos en Cursillo “nos reunimos con los que debemos”. 

Eso hace que los lazos entre todos los cursillistas se estrechen, que nos conozcamos más entre nosotros. Muchas veces es la única oportunidad que tenemos para encontrarnos con hermanos que hicieron nuestro mismo Cursillo, y a los cuales, por distintas razones no vemos a menudo. La Ultreya es una fiesta de Cursillo, que nos pone el Espíritu de Colores.


Location

St. Bartholomew Church
8005 Miramar Parkway, Miramar, FL 33025 (Map)

Contact Information

Ana Guerrero

954-436-7356

954-549-6320

754-244-5443

New Americans Campaign Mega Event: Become a U.S. Citizen

Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM - Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Save the date for the 2017 Mega Citizenship Event

Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Locations to be announced. 

The Miami New Americans Campaign (Miami NAC), led by Catholic Legal Services, Archdiocese of Miami, Inc., provides free, high quality, and confidential immigration law services to help individuals and families on their path to U.S. citizenship. Members of the Miami NAC also provide low cost citizenship classes, English classes, and other immigration legal services to Florida’s immigrants and refugees. We serve the community in many languages, including Spanish, French, and Haitian Creole.

Location

Several locations
throughout, Miami Dade County, FL 33138 (Map)