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40 Days for Life

Next date: Feb 23, 2018 - click here for time schedule - Bilingual (English and Spanish)

40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil - Vigilia de Oración - 40 Dias por la Vida

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. 

Reúnanse con nosotros en la Vigilia de Oración 40 Días 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 días, 12 horas diarias por las madres/familias considerando aborto y por la conversion de todas las personas involucradas en la industria del aborto.

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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. 

Our presence there makes a difference! Thank you and God bless you! 

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

Por favor recrute feligreses, ministerios y grupos de oración de su parroquia para que vengan a rezar por cualquier tiempo que puedan.

Nuestra presencia allí es muy importante! Gracias por participar y que Dios los bendiga.

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Abortion site on US1 and Kendall Dr
8603 South Dixie Highway, Pinecrest, FL 33156 (Map)

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Maria Wadsworth


Annual festival - St. Martin de Porres

Next date: Feb 23, 2018 - click here for time schedule - English

Our parish festival is coming!!! 

St. Martin De Porres Parish

Festival 2018

February 15-25, 2018

Rides, International Food, Live Music and more...

"Bring the Whole Family"



St. Martin de Porres Church
14881 SW 288th Street, Leisure City, FL 33033 (Map)

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Parish Office


MACCW Scholarship luncheon

Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 at 11:30 AM - English

The 19th annual Miami Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women's Scholarship Luncheon, benefitting the MACCW Scholarship Fund, will take place Saturday, Feb. 24, at 11:30 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 1100 S.E. 17th St., Fort Lauderdale.

This year's honoree will be Richard P. Jean, principal of Archbishop Edward McCarthy High School in Southwest Ranches.

Since its inception, the MACCW Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $248,000 to 57 girls attending eighth grade in a local Catholic school, to help them continue their education in a Catholic high school.

Even a small donation can make a difference and help young girls' educational dreams come true.

Tickets are $50/person ($55 after Feb. 15)

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The MACCW Scholarship Committee is asking the community to sponsor a table, underwrite support or help secure auction items, as well as attending this luncheon.

See attachments for information.



Embassy Suites Hotel
1100 S.E. 17 St., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 (Map)

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Mary Weber


Women's Health and Fertility Seminar

Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM - Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Learn more about innovative and natural options for women’s healthcare at the Women's Health and Fertility Seminar, Feb. 24, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Leading physicians, experts, and real women will share insights about safe reproductive healthcare that is medically unmatched and ethically sound. 

Take advantage of our Early Bird Special now through January 15, 2018. Register online today at

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• Dr. Christopher Stroud, MD - "Creighton Model/NaProTECHNOLOGY: Faithful, Effective Options to Manage Fertility"

• Haley Stewart - "From The Pill to NFP: How Quitting Contraception (and Embracing Church Teaching) Taught Me to Stop Thinking My Body Was Broken"


• Gloria Fonts Suarez - Walking in Faith through Infertility

• Mari Pablo - Freedom in Authentic Femininity (geared toward youth/young adults)

• Haley Stewart - Spiritual Health for Moms: Living the Liturgical Year in Your Domestic Church

• Dr. Christopher Stroud, MD - Pro-life and Pro-contraception: Is there a dilemma? (geared toward medical professionals)

Vendor and resource tables are available. Lunch, coffee, and snacks are included. Simultaneous Spanish interpretation will be provided. 

Sponsored by the Archdiocese of Miami, with support from the Catholic Medical Association and the Couple to Couple League.



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

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Paw To Pedal Event

Sunday, Mar 4, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM - English

Come out and Rock your Ride and Support the Pet Peace of Mind program at Catholic Hospice while getting an exhilarating workout!

After the ride, stay and enjoy a light brunch and drinks to refuel and reward your body. 

Your $25 registration fee helps to fund the necessary help to meet the various pet needs that are hard to fulfill for our families whose loved one are on Hospice and Palliative Care. 

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Check in starts at 11:30 a.m. 

Pedals up at noon 

What to wear: A tank or shirt and form-fitting shorts or pants 

Cyclebar will provide: the bike, the shoes, water bottle and towel. Lockers with Keypads will also be available to store your personal items. 

To register or for any questions please email



15657 Pines Boulevard, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025 (Map)

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Alejandra Navas


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

Next date: Mar 10, 2018 - 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

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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!


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

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Candy or Vicky


Society of St. Vincent de Paul Friends of the Poor Walk

Saturday, Mar 10, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM - Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Society of Saint Vincent de Paul's 9th Annual Friends of the Poor® Walk/Run.

We are getting ready for our 9th annual Friends of the Poor® Walk/Run, to benefit those in need and living in poverty in South Florida.

This awesome yearly event organized by the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul (SVdP) in South Florida is a fun-filled way for your family members, friends, co-workers, co-students, company peers to come together in support of those in need. 

Registration ends March 9, 2018.




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

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Walk to benefit A Safe Haven for Newborns

Saturday, Mar 10, 2018 at 7:30 AM - English

Let's go for a walk: Together we can end infant abandonment

Our 5th Annual 5K Walk is just around the corner. Lace-up your favorite sneakers and let’s walk together on Saturday, March 10, at Amelia Earhart Park in Hialeah. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. After a quick warm up, walkers will take to the walking path at 8 AM.  After the walk, attendees will enjoy great food with fresh-off-the grill burgers and hot dogs, offered at a nominal price, and entertainment for all ages.

You can join a team, create a team or sponsor a walker. Entry fee is $20 per walker and includes the event T-shirt. Register at our website,

The walk is open to people of all ages; everyone is welcomed. Come walk with us and help us take steps to eliminate the ultimate in infant abuse — abandonment. 

Sponsorship opportunities are available.

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Proceeds from the walk will go towards funding the various programs the Foundation offers, such as the 24/7 confidential help line, counseling, parenting, health related issues, adoption and confidentially placing a newborn at a safe haven location.

A Safe Haven for Newborns is dedicated to saving the precious lives of newborns from the dangers of abandonment and assisting pregnant girls/women in crisis.


Amelia Earhart Park
401 E 65th St., Hialeah, FL 33013 (Map)

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Saint David Church & School Carnival

Mar 15, 2018 to Mar 18, 2018 - click here for time schedule - English

Saint David Carnival March 15, 16, 17 & 18, 2018. Free admission. Free Parking. Discount ride tickets available. All ages. 

954-475-8046 or visit the website

Specialty booths! Local vendors. Bands and dancing, Karaoke, school choir, local studios featuring new talent. New signage and sponsors welcome.

University Drive and Father O’Reilly Path (SW 39th Street) in Davie (just N of Griffin Rd)


St. David Church
3900 South University Drive, Davie, FL 33328 (Map)

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13th Annual Andy Hurst Memorial Fish Fry & Auction

Friday, Mar 16, 2018 at 5:30 PM - English

The 13th 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 16th in 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) and Adult $20 / 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 2nd, or you can purchase by visiting 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.



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

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Anne Gardner


Christian Life Program

Mar 17, 2018 & Mar 18, 2018 - from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM - English

Couples for Christ invites all Single, Couples, Divorced and Widowed individuals to our upcoming Christian Life Program. This is a free event. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Child care and Youth (12-16 yr) program are available.

What is a Christian Life Program?

The CLP is an integrated course intended to lead the program participants into a renewed understanding of God’s call to them as Christian couples or individuals.  It runs for a total of 12 separate ses­sions.  Most sessions consist of three basic ingredients: a teaching, a group discussion, and a time for fellowship.

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What are the goals of the CLP?

  1. For the individual, it brings a person into a stronger rela­tionship with God by discovering and living more fully the power and gifts he or she received through the Holy Spirit.
  2. For the family, it brings married couples to a renewed commit­ment to Christian family Life and it starts to build up a commu­nity of committed Christian families.
  3. For the Church, it brings people within a particular parish to a fuller experience of life in the Spirit.  Consequently, it strengthens and revitalizes community life in the parish.


Our Lady of the Holy Rosary-St. Richard Church
Youth Center
7500 SW 152 St, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157 (Map)

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Pearl Danao


Camp Erin Bereavement Camp

Mar 23, 2018 to Mar 25, 2018 - click here for time schedule - English

Camp Erin is a bereavement camp for children from ages 6-17 who have experienced the death of a loved one. It is a free 3-day camp. 

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This is a 3-day sleepover camp where children come and learn how to deal with their grief and how to work through their emotions in a more positive manner. They have educational activities as well as support staff and fun while they meet other children going through the loss of a loved one. 



Camp Owaissa Bauer
Camp Ground
17001 SW 264 Street, Homestead, FL 33031 (Map)

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Peter Fernandez


Flourish 2018

Apr 20, 2018 & Apr 21, 2018 - click here for time schedule - English

The fourth annual Flourish Conference will have inspirational speakers, such as Deacon Ralph Poyo and abortion-survivor Gianna Jessen, tell their stories of God's amazing work in their lives. Worship music will be led by Adoraise. Early bird, family, and group special pricing is available. Lunch on Saturday is included. Register today to reserve your seat:

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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!


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

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Adriana Gonzalez or Victoria Meyer

Magnificat of Broward Breakfast with Sandi Le Bel

Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM - English

Magnificat of Broward, "Handmaids of the Lord," invites you to a breakfast with guest speaker Sandi Le Bel.  It will be on Satuarday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Suites located at 311 N. University Drive, Plantation, 33324.

Tickets are $25 and include a hot breakfast. Please register by April 30. No tickets will be sold at the door.

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Sandi Le Bel currently serves as the Education Coordinator for the Respect Life Ministry of the Archdiocese of Miami where she speaks to thousands of teens annually on Theology of the Body, chastity, fetal development, abortion, and marriage & family.  She formerly led the South Broward Pregnancy Center which serves nearly 300 clients each month with free pregnancy tests, counseling, ultrasound capabilities, material assistance and post-abortion healing programs.

She witnesses about her powerful encounter in the year 2000 with Jesus Christ and the Blessed Mother, whose grace and mercy moved her from being a “fallen away Catholic” to a “missionary disciple.” She has served in the community as a National Service Committee Council member for Catholic Charismatic Renewal, parish Why Catholic? coordinator, Youth Ministry, member of the Unbound Healing & Deliverance Ministry Leadership Team, Friends of God Prayer Community leader, and keynote speaker at National Charismatic and Marian Peace conferences, retreats, and parish days of reflection. 

Born in Boston to Cuban immigrant parents, she is a University of Miami graduate and received an MBA from Nova Southeastern University in 1997. She was a corporate executive at a Fortune 500 company, then became a franchisee owner of several specialty restaurants in South Florida until 2015 when she joined the Respect Life team. She and her husband of 26 years, along with their teenage son, also care for a brother-in-law with Down syndrome. They love traveling, hiking, boating, and fishing together.



Sheraton Suites
311 N. University Dr, Plantation, FL 33324 (Map)

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Kathy Corona