Congratulations to the graduates of 2016. The First Baccalaureate Mass for Citrus County Seniors was held at Our Lady of Grace on May 21st, 2016. Students from Our Lady of Grace, Our Lady of Fatima, St. Scholastica, St. Benedict, and St. Thomas participated. Thank you to all the family and friends that came to support the graduates. May God continue to bless them all and keep them safe as they move forward in their lives.
The Traveling Chalice is a reminder in your home to pray for our Priests and vocations to the religious life. The Chalice is available to be received in May and the continuing summer months. You may receive the Chalice at the Mass you usually attend and have it in your home for a week or longer. You will receive many blessings for your participation. If interested, please call Rosalie Matt at 352-746-7143.
We are seeking volunteers to assist with the Catholic prison ministry at the Citrus County Jail.
We are in need of men and women. There is a special need for Spanish speaking or bilingual volunteers. Training will be provided. If you would like to volunteer or to learn more about this ministry, please call the Parish Office at 746-9422.
"I was in prison and you visited me..." (Matthew 25:36)
Foundations of Life is seeking a part-time Program Specialist (24 hrs/week). The Program Specialist is responsible for support and provision of direct and indirect client services and program administration. Services include: pregnancy tests, options counseling, limited ultrasound, pregnancy & parenting education, mentoring, adoption information & referrals, and post abortion support. We will train you! Qualifications: Must have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills, able to make effective presentations, and br familiar with the provision and marketing of social programs. Must be sensitive to cultural diversity and have the ability to work with diverse racial, ethnic and economic groups. Previous experience in client services, case management, volunteer support, business and/or social services experience a plus. Bi-Lingual, Spanish/English. For a complete Job Description, Job Posting, or to apply contact: Jeanne Whitely at: email@example.com or 352-686-9897, ext. 22. To be considered for this position, applications must be received by June 24, 2016.
We need you! Your skills can save lives by educationg, supporting, and empowering women to make positive life affirming choices of responsible parenting or adoption. You can make a difference by being a positive influence for women facing the difficulties of pregnancy. Please consider serving God by helping pregnant women and families in need an by protecting our most precious preborn infants.
Volunteer opportunites: Client Advocates, Office Assistants, Fundraising, Ultrasound Nurses or Technicians. (Nurses can also be trained to provide limited ultrasound).
Foundations of Life Pregnancy Center, 8370 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill, FL 34606
The Knights Of Columbus, St Scholastica Council #14485, Awarded Michael Donnelly of St John Paul II school a $1000.00 scholarship for his continuing Catholic Education. Michael is an eighth grader that has plans to attend Trinity Catholic High School in Ocala. He is a straight A student, a school Mass Altar server and has completed his volunteer hours.
One of the requirements in the application for the scholarship was to write a one page essay on what community service means to you and how you hope to use what you learn to benefit your parish, Community, and country.
This essay is a testimony to the caliber of students that have the privilege of attending St. John Paul II Catholic School. The following is his essay in it’s entirety.....
There will be a Candidate Forum "Primaries are Primary" on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at the College of Central Florida in Lecanto. For more information,......
The parish community of St. Scholastica wishes to extend their deepest sympathy to the families of all who passed away recently and to pray for the repose of their souls.
Please remember in your prayers those who've entered into eternal life, especially: