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Thank you for choosing to visit St. Andrew Catholic Church's website. We hope that you will find what you need here.

We strive to grow in faith through prayer, sacrament, and the sharing of our God-given gifts of time, talent, and treasure. We try to live by our Parish Motto: Finding Union in Communion. 

On this website, we hope to provide you everything you need, whether it be the basic information like Mass times (see below here on the homepage), more detailed information like when Religious Education classes are offered (click here), or information about what's going on around the parish (by visiting our Facebook page). If you have suggestions about how this site could serve you better, send them along to jharrington@standrewrcc.org

Again, Welcome and God Bless.

Upcoming Sunday Reflection

April 22, 2018

4th Sunday of Easter

Today's Gospel occurs in the middle of Jesus' ministry. At first, Jesus' words seem to be about the value of self-sacrifice in a leader. "I am the Good Shepherd ? I will lay down my life for the sheep." The Apostles likely would have accepted these words easily enough. But then comes something more strange. "I lay down my life in order to take it up again ? I have power to lay it down and power to take it up again." Only later, when Jesus opened the Scriptures to them after his resurrection, would the Apostles understand his words. Only then would they understand why such an act was necessary for the salvation of the world.

Even now, we may struggle with the necessity of Holy Week. How often do we hear complaints against the silence of God, as if He is the "hired man" who "runs away" from suffering? Jesus' life, death, and resurrection is our redemption in fact. God himself bears the full weight of sin's consequences. The Paschal Mystery is also a sign that happens in full view of the human experience. We have seen Jesus lay down his life. We have seen him accompany others. "I know mine and mine know me." We have seen him reach those outside the traditional flock, "sheep not of this fold." Jesus is the Good Shepherd, not only in Scripture but in our daily lives.

While we can't experience physically walking alongside him like the Apostles did, the grace of our redemption continues through the Church. We are shepherded by the sacraments, by faith formation, by good mentors. At the same time, we are not only the sheep. In imitating Jesus, we, too, are invited to lay down our lives for others. We can be the hands, feet, and shepherd's crook of Christ.

St Andrew School

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2018 School Flier

VBS 2018

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VBS 2018 Flyer

 

Mass Schedule

SEPT-MAY WEEKEND MASSES

Vigil:  Saturday 4:00pm

Sunday Schedule:

7:30am, 9:00am,
10:30am, 12:00pm

1:30pm (Mass in Spanish)

WEEKDAY MASSES 

Monday - Friday: 7:30, 9:00am
Saturday:   9:00am
National Holidays: 9:00am

HOLY DAYS

7:00pm (Vigil - the evening before)
7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am

Confession Schedule

Saturday: 9:30-10:30am 
and  7:00-8:00pm
 (or by appointment)

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Monday:  7:00-8:30pm
Friday: 2:30-5:00pm
Divine Mercy Chaplet: 3:00pm
Benediction: 4:45pm

Pray for Priests

Thursdays 9:30am (Marian Chapel)

Hours

Parish Office Hours
Monday - Friday:
8:00am - 12:00pm, 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Closed 12:00-12:30pm

Church Hours
Monday - Thursday: 7:00am - 2:00pm
Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm

Rosary

Daily Rosary: Monday - Friday 8:25am

Holy Hour with Fatima Prayers: Saturday 8:00am

Catholic Legacy

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Catholic Legacy Flyer

Parish Ministry & Meeting Calendar

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April

 

Publications


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  • Sun, Apr 15th
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Social Media

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Clergy

Fr. Gordon Zanetti, Parish Administrator

Fr. Jay RajuParochial Vicar

Fr. Eduardo CollParochial Vicar

Fr. Jan Antonik Parochial Vicar

Rev. Mr. Peter FullenDeacon 

Rev. Mr. Edison Gibbons, Deacon

 

Parish School

Dr. Judi E. Hughes, Parish School Principal
Mrs. Bambi Giles Assistant Principal

Parish Staff

Quick-Links

 

Saint Andrew Catholic School United States Conference of Bishops The Holy See

Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops

Diocese of Venice

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