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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.

Reflection

 

March 24, 2019

3rd Sunday of Lent

"There once was a person who had a fig tree planted in his orchard, and when he came in search of fruit on it [he] found none." We live in a results-driven society. It can be easy to put pressure on ourselves to succeed. If we're not keeping up with the perceived "good life" of those around us, we feel anxious and disappointed. Some of the Gospel stories about fruitfulness can seem to play out in this fashion. "For three years now I have come in search of fruit on this fig tree but have found none. So cut it down." The message seems to be clear. Abide in God and bear fruit! Stand apart from God and be barren. But what happens when we're trying, but the growth we wanted doesn't seem to be coming our way? What if it feels like life just isn't bearing fruit?

This Sunday, Jesus gives us a sign of hope. "[The gardener] said to him in reply, 'Sir, leave it for this year also ? it may bear fruit in the future." How quick we can be to judge! Perhaps you started out Lent with high hopes and big ideas for getting closer to God. Maybe things haven't gone exactly like you thought. It can be easy to lose patience with our failures or slow growth. We shouldn't be too quick to assume that God has given up on us. He hasn't.

The same ideas apply to those around us. Perhaps we're the planter of the fig tree. We expect a certain amount of growth from someone in our life, and they just aren't measuring up. Let today's Gospel be a gentle nudge for mercy. As Lent continues to unfold, be patient with yourself and those around you. Wait for God to provide the growth.

 

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Parish News

Parish Ministry & Meeting Calendar

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Mass Schedule

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 - Thursday:
8:00am - 12:00pm, 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Closed 12:00-12:30pm
Closed Fridays in June & July

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

2019 CFA

Click here (or the image) to donate online to benefit St. Andrew's portion of this year's CFA.

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Clergy

Fr. Gordon Zanetti, Parish Administrator

Fr. Eduardo CollParochial Vicar

Fr. Jan Antonik Parochial Vicar

Fr. Paul NguyenParochial 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

Parish Mailing Address

2628 Del Prado Blvd S.

Cape Coral, FL 33904

To see it on a map, click the "Find us on a map" link at the top of the page.

Religious Education Family Session Survey

Family Session Survey Link

If you're an adult of a family registered in our Religious Education program, we ask you to use the link above to complete a survey about Family Sessions. Thank you.

Catholic Legacy

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Quick-Links

 

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