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Important!

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many events are taking place online only. Events taking place in person are subject to CDC guidelines, including restrictions on capacity and requirements for social distancing and mask-wearing.

40 Days for Life - 40 Dias por la Vida

Next date: Sep 24, 2021 - click here for time schedule - Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Join 40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil - Change Hearts and Minds About Abortion! 

We will stand in prayer and witness for Life for 40 days from September 22nd to October 31st from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Come for an hour or more with friends, your church ministries or prayer groups. 

For more information on the three South Florida locations: Miami, Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale  at www.40daysforlife.com.

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Please join the 40 Days for Life vigil, starting on September 22nd to October 31st. We again will be praying for an end of abortion from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. across from Eve’s Medical Center, 8603 S. Dixie Hwy. Ste 102, Pinecrest, FL 33143; standing on 68th Court. 

Please come for an hour or more with friends, church ministries, or prayer groups. More information or to register to pray, please visit  www.40daysforlife.com/miami.  To register your group, please contact organizer. 

Por favor, únase a nosotros en la vigilia "40 días para la vida", que comienza el 22 de septiembre al 31 de octubre. Nuevamente estaremos orando por el fin del aborto de 7 a.m. a 7 p.m. en frente del Centro Médico de Eve, 8603 S. Dixie Hwy. Ste 102, Pinecrest, FL 33143. Nos paramos en frente, en la 68 Court.

Por favor vengan por una hora o más con sus amistades, miembros de grupo de oración o de iglesia.  Para registrarse o para más información, visite www.40daysforlife.com/miami.  Para registrar su grupo, por favor comuníquense con organizador.

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Location

Eve's Medical Center
We stand across, on North side on 68th Ct
8603 South Dixie Highway, Miami, FL 33143 (Map)

Contact Information

Maria Wadsworth

305-299-8840

www.40daysforlife.com

Exhibition on endangered species

Next date: Sep 24, 2021 - click here for time schedule - English

The Favalora Museum and the Rev. Jorge A. Sardiñas Gallery at St. Thomas University will host an exhibition entitled “The Fight for Survival: Painted Tapestries of Florida Endangered Species.”

This three-part collection covers Mangroves: Silent Sentinels; Corals: Visions of Harmony; and Birds: Wings of Hope. Inspired by the papal encyclical Laudato Si, the university invited Palette Knife Artists of Miami to bring this vast collection of paintings of endangered species in Florida to university students and the public.

A National Park Ranger has been invited to speak on opening day, Sept. 9 at 2:30 p.m. in the STU library. The exhibit continues through Friday, Dec. 17. Call ahead for library hours, as they vary.

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Location

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

Contact Information

Isabel Medina

Catholic Hospice - bereavement support group

Next date: Sep 27, 2021 - click here for time schedule - English

A support group for adults who are experiencing grief due to the death of a significant person in their lives or non-death losses. 

Facilitator: Anthony Nguyen

Mondays, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Location

David Posnack Jewish Community Center
5850 S. Pine Island Road, Davie, FL 33328 (Map)

Contact Information

Bereavement hotline:

305-351-7025

Catholic Hospice - breast cancer support group

Next date: Sep 28, 2021 - click here for time schedule - Bilingual (English and Spanish)

A peer support group for persons with breast cancer or affected by breast cancer. 

Facilitator: Maritza Lopez

Second and fourth Tuesdays, 1-2 p.m.

Location

Miami Springs Adult Center
101 Apache St., Miami Springs, FL 33166 (Map)

Contact Information

Bereavement hotline:

305-351-7025

Knights of Columbus Blood Drive

Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM - English

Blood levels in Miami-Dade County have reached critically low levels. Donors are needed to help re-build the blood supplies locally. 

Several donor buses will be available and social distancing requirements will be respected. The number of donors on a bus at any one time is limited.

The drive will be Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, from 3 to 7 p.m. Please sign up directly at: oneblood.net.  

If assistance is needed in registering, please call the organizer at: 786-853-4120. Thanks!!

Location

KOC Hall
3601 South Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33133 (Map)

Contact Information

Bruce Goeser

786-853-4120

Domino Night Tournament at Immaculata-La Salle High

Friday, Oct 1, 2021 from 7:00 PM to 12:30 AM - Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Immaculata-La Salle High School is celebrating our third annual Domino Night Tournament on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 at 7 p.m.

We invite everyone to a fun night of dancing to the music of Frank Diaz of Havana Soul at the school's beautiful breezeway, courtesy drinks by Bacardi, delicious food, great time shared with friends, and lots of domino playing.

All profits will go towards our "Building on the Legacy" Capital Campaign to raise funds for the construction of the new Athletic Facilities and Fine Arts/Technology building.

For more information, please contact Cristina Brito at

We look forward to celebrating with you! May God bless you and your family!


  

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Location

Immaculata- La Salle HS
3601 South Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33133 (Map)

Contact Information

Cristina Brito

305-854-2334, ext. 2142

786-486-4935

Life Chain - Respect Life Sunday

Sunday, Oct 3, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Join the Life Chain, on Life Sunday, October 3rd 2-3 p.m. (social distancing will be observed). 

Please join Archdiocese of Miami and schools in prayer along US1 (same location as previous years) in Miami Dade and University Drive in Broward. We will witness for life, pray for an end of abortion and to change of hearts and minds of everyone involved in the abortion industry.  

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Community hours will be awarded. Signs will be available at the SW corner of Ponce de Leon Middle School on Augusto St. 

Visitwww.lifechain.net for details on other locations.

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Location

Along US 1 from Kendall Dr to LeJuene Rd
Along US 1 from Kendall Dr to LeJuene Rd
5801 August St, Coral Gables, FL 33146 (Map)

Contact Information

Madelyn Ocasio

305-505-1323

Mass at the Park with Knights, Archbishop Wenski

Sunday, Oct 3, 2021 at 11:00 AM - English

Join the Knights of Columbus, Archdiocese of Miami and Archbishop Thomas Wenski for Mass at the Park, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, prior to the Marlins’ final game of the season against the Philadelphia Phillies.

Marlins Stadium will open at 11 a.m. for the 11:45 a.m. Mass celebrated by Archbishop Wenski. 

Special event ticket —$25 — includes admission to Mass as well as Marlins vs. Phillies game to follow (first pitch: 3:10 p.m.). $5 of the cost will go towards the American Wheelchair Mission, a partner organization with the Knights of Columbus.

The ticket will include seating at the Mass; access to watch the teams warm-up and get a close-up look at the players; and seating from the exclusive Club Level with reserved concessions and restroom facilities.

Visit www.floridakofc.org/events, and print out a receipt to take to the stadium will-call booth to exchange for the actual tickets. Parking is available in a garage located on the Third Base side of the stadium.

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Mass will be celebrated on a temporary altar located in the infield. Special seating for the ceremony has been arranged behind home plate.

The Christian rock/pop band Dupree will perform spiritually uplifting music before and during Mass. Orlando-based Dupree features mother Lauren and her son Dylan, a talented guitarist.

Following Mass, the Knights’ Fourth Degree Color Corps will present the Nation’s Colors, and Florida State Deputy Robert Urrutia will throw out the ceremonial first pitch for the 3:10 p.m. ballgame.

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Location

LoanDepot Park
501 Marlins Way, Miami, FL 33125 (Map)

Contact Information

Purchase tickets by contacting Elizabeth Rivera

305-480-1644

www.floridakofc.org/events

Feast of St. Francis - blessing of animals

Monday, Oct 4, 2021various times - English

Blessing of Animals - St. Francis' Feast Day!

Monday, Oct. 4, is the feast of St. Francis of Assisi. He loved the poor, animals and nature.

We’ll offer a Mass at 8:30 a.m. and a blessing with holy water at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. for your beloved pets/animals outside by the Brick Garden.

Please join us.

Location

St. Pius X Church
2511 N. Ocean Blvd. (A1A), Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305 (Map)

Contact Information

954-564-1763

Catholic Hospice - bereavement support group

Next date: Oct 13, 2021 - click here for time schedule - English

A support group for adults who are experiencing grief due to the death of a significant person in their lives. 

Facilitator: Gian Carla Santayana

Second Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Location

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

Contact Information

Bereavement hotline:

305-351-7025

Catholic Hospice - bereavement support group - virtual

Next date: Oct 13, 2021 - click here for time schedule - English

A support group for adults who are experiencing grief due to the death of a significant person in their lives or non-death losses. 

Facilitator: Anthony Nguyen

Second Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m.

Location

In collaboration with
Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 (Map)

Contact Information

Bereavement hotline:

305-351-7025

Friends of the Seminary Gala

Friday, Oct 22, 2021 at 5:30 PM - English

Friends of the Seminary

St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary

Friday, October 22, 2021

Mass at 5:30 p.m.

Reception, Online Auction and Dinner to follow. 

http://www.svdp.edu/friends2021

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Location

St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary
Virtual and In-Person Event
10701 South Military Trail, Boynton Beach, FL 33436 (Map)

Contact Information

Office of Development

Annual Craft Fall Fest

Oct 23, 2021 & Oct 24, 2021 - from 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM - English

Come & join us for a fun, family day.

Masks and social distancing.

Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 – 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021 – 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Get some personalized holiday shopping done!

Great crafts, jewelry, wreaths, cards, and more!


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Location

St. Gregory Church
Gymnasium and Breezeway
200 North University Drive, Plantation, FL 33324 (Map)

Contact Information

Carla Landron

954-473-8170

6th National Congreso Pro Vida (In Person & Online)

Oct 29, 2021 to Oct 31, 2021 - all day - Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Please join us for the 6th National Congreso Pro Vida to be held for the first time on the East Coast. Hosted by Archbishop Thomas Wenski and the Archdiocese of Miami. 

Workshops will be available in English, Spanish and Creole. 

Tickets now on sale - Please visit: http://www.congresoprovida.com

Location

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

Contact Information

Adriana Perez

305-762-1236

St. Matthew Trunk or Treat

Friday, Oct 29, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Friday, Oct. 29, from 6-9 p.m.

  • Wear your best costume.
  • Decorate your car and win prizes!
  • Family Fun.
  • Hot dogs, pizza and cotton candy.
  • No alcoholic beverages will be served.

A little bit about how this works ...

Come help our little ones celebrate Halloween in a safe and wholesome environment! Adults decorate their vehicles and hand out candies as the littles ones go from car to car to get their treats. It is a fun night for the whole family! There will be food for sale, games for the kids, best costume contest, best trunk contest and raffles.

Trunk or Treat is hosted by St. Matthew Emmaus Experience but anyone can be part of it.

For more information or to reserve a parking space for your decorated car, call 954-458-1590 between 9 a.m.-3 p.m.


Viernes 29 de octubre de 6 a 9 p.m.

  • Ponte tu mejor disfraz.
  • Decora el carro y gana premios.
  • Diversión para la familia.
  • Perros calientes, pizza y algodón de azucar.
  • No serviremos bebidas alcoholicas.

Un poquito sobre como funciona el evento...

Ayuda a nuestros pequeñitos celebrar Halloween en un ambiente sano y divertido! Los adultos decoran los vehículos y los jóvenes caminan de carro a carro recibiendo caramelos. ¡Es una noche divertida para toda la familia! Habrá comida a la venta, juegos, concurso para el major disfraz, premio para la major decoración y rifas.

Trunk or Treat está auspiciado por St. Matthew Emmaus Experience pero todos están invitados a participar.

Para más información o para reservar un espacio para su auto decorado, llame al  954-458-1590 entre 9 a.m. y 3 p.m. 

Location

St. Matthew Church
542 Blue Heron Drive, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009 (Map)

Contact Information

954-458-1590

Catholic Hospice - pet loss support group - virtual

Next date: Oct 7, 2021 - click here for time schedule - English

A support group for adults who are experiencing grief due to the death of a beloved pet.

Facilitator: Ashley Ferguson

First Thursdays, 5-6 p.m.

Location

In collaboration with
Lakeside Animal Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 (Map)

Contact Information

Bereavement hotline:

305-351-7025

St. Jerome Fall Festival

Nov 4, 2021 to Nov 7, 2021 - at 6:00 PM - English

The annual St. Jerome Fall Festival is back!!!

Join us for food, fun, entertainment, and carnival rides!

November 4-7, 2021

Location

St. Jerome School
2601 SW 9th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315 (Map)

Contact Information

Brian Foley

954-347-9300