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March 12, 2014
“Michigan to Florida – AMU from Then to 10!” Presented by Michael Dauphinais, Ph.D., AMU Dean of Faculty and VP for Academic Affairs. Dr. Dauphinais, who has been with Ave Maria University since its founding in 2003, will share the interesting pilgrimage from Michigan to Naples, and finally to the town of Ave Maria. He received his doctorate in Systematic Theology from the University of Notre Dame and is a member of the American Academy of Religion and is the author of several books. RSVP with Veronica at 239-228-7089.
Join us for Noon Mass then come to the Parish Center for the Lenten Luncheon Series:
March 12 “Biblical foundations of Catholic Social Teaching” with guest speaker, Matthew Caes, Director of the Office of Peace and Justice, Diocese of Venice. March 19 “Interpretation of Scripture for Catholics” Reading the Bible through the Lens of our Tradition. March 26 “Synoptic Summary” An Overview of Mark, Matthew and Luke (April 2—-No session due to the Parish Mission on 3/30—4/2) April 9 “Who is Jesus Christ?” Comparing Paul’s Writings & the Synoptic Gospels with the Gospel of John. April 16 “Pope Francis and Scripture” Our Holy Father’s Living Example. Presented by Dr. John “Jack” T. Conroy, Jr. Dr. Conroy received his Ph.D. in Theology from the University of Notre Dame in 2008. The focus of his study was on Hellenistic Judaism and Christian Origins. As a professor for the Rice School, he teaches extensively in both the Hebrew Scriptures and the Christian Scriptures. He and his wife, Joan, live in Naples and
attend St. Ann Parish.
March 2, 2014
St Katharine Drexel Feast Day Festival is held on Parish Grounds, 1922 SW 20th Ave, Cape Coral on Sunday, March 2, 2014 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. There is food, games, pony rides, entertainment and FREE bounce house, obstacle course and slide for the children. NO ADMISSION. This is our 12th Year and the attendance continues to grow. It is a wonderful day of community.
February 11, 2014
St William’s Catholic will host the icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa as part of the Ocean to Ocean Pilgrimage in Defense of Life. The icon will be on display for veneration following 8:00am MassTuesday, February 11th until 10:00am Wednesday, February 12th.
Following the 12:10pm Mass, Tuesday, February 11th, there will be a special service including Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Rosary, talk by Fr. West of HLI, the Divine Mercy Chaplet ending with Benediction.
February 26, 2014
For Ladies of All Faiths: Marco Faith and Wine Presents Dr Allen Hunt – Everybody Needs to Forgive Somebody. Glass of wine and appetizers included.
February 15, 2014
St. Francis Xavier Parish in Fort Myers will be hosting its Annual Edison Festival of Light Parade Night Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, February 15th. The parade passes directly in front of the church property. Tickets are available at the school or parish offices or by calling 239-826-6553. Proceeds benefit Catholic Faith Appeal.
January 23, 2014
Ave Maria parish will host a Candlelight Rosary Walk and a Holy Hour for Life on Wednesday, January 22nd in Ave Maria, Florida. The Walk and the Holy Hour will commemorate all the victims of the tragic 41 years that abortion has been legal in the U.S. The Rosary Walk will begin on the plaza in front of the Oratory at 6:15 PM. A Holy Hour will follow, in the Oratory at 7:00 PM, and will include Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, a short reflection by Fr. Robert McTeigue, and Benediction. Please come for some or all of this prayerful gathering for life, on Wednesday, January 22nd, at 6:15 PM. in Ave Maria, Florida.
February 20, 2014
Faith & Ale is a monthly gathering of Catholic men. Our Fort Myers chapter is proud to have Carl Landwehr, President of the Vitae Foundation, as our guest speaker. The Vitae Foundation has a Pro Life presence in more than 77 major markets in 29 states and 16 countries. The title of Carl’s message is NEW WAYS TO BUILD A CULTURE OF LIFE.
We will meet on Thursday, February 20 at Resurrection of Our Lord Parish Center in Fort Myers from 6 PM – 8 PM. reservations are requires — please send an email to FaithAndAleFtMyers@gmail.com
February 12, 2014
YOU ARE INVITED TO THE NEXT AVE MARIA UNIVERSITY NAPLES FOUNDERS CLUB LUNCHEON. DOCTOR SEANA SUGRUE, AMU ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF AMERICAN STUDIES WILL PRESENT “IS AMERICA IN DECLINE?”, AND GIVE INSIGHTS TO THIS VERY CURRENT TOPIC. JOIN US ON WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY TWELFTH AT THE NAPLES HILTON, LOCATED AT 5111 TAMIAMI TRAIL NORTH. REGISTRATION STARTS AT 11:45 AM. THE COST IS $25, CHECK PAYABLE TO AVE MARIA UNIVERSITY . FOR RESERVATIONS CALL VERONICA AT TWO THREE NINE-TWO TWO EIGHT- SEVEN ZERO EIGHT NINE BY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY SEVENTH.
January 23, 2014
Fun for the whole family! Enjoy Midway Rides, Games, Food and Beverages, 50/50 raffle, Themed Dinners, Live Entertainment, Evening Bingo. Benefits local Catholic schools and local projects. For discount ride and unlimited ride wristbands call the Parish Office at 239-592-1949 or go to www.StAgnesNaples.org.
Evening Bingo-Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 7-9:30pm