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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

DECEMBER 4, 2016

2nd SUNDAY OF ADVENT

"Produce good fruit as evidence of your repentance." John the Baptist does not mince words. He tells it like it is. When the hypocritical Pharisees and Sadducees show up piously for baptism, John calls them out, saying, "You brood of vipers!" Not welcoming words, to say the least. Then he tells them that being part of the religious club (i.e., children of Abraham) isn't enough. No, "every tree that does not bear good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire."

It can be easy to join John in pointing fingers at those self-righteous religious leaders. But we're usually not so quick to point fingers at ourselves. On this Second Sunday of Advent, as we seek to prepare for the coming of Christ, we also need to hear John's solemn warning. How are we like these Pharisees? How have we excused ourselves because we are part of the "club," because we are baptized Christians, regular churchgoers, better than others, or whatever justification we use to declare ourselves in good shape? How have we failed to produce good fruit by being satisfied with a comfortable life and a routine practice of the faith? What do we need to change? Where do we need to grow? How do we need to reach out and serve others, to sacrifice sinful behaviors, to delve deeper into our love for the Lord?

John preaches today that God will "gather his wheat into his barn, but the chaff he will burn with unquenchable fire." Advent is a gift from the Church--a time to renew our spiritual life by getting rid of the chaff in our souls and producing instead a fruitful harvest. Now is the time to do this work. As John tells us, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!"

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 - 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

Parish Ministry & Meeting Calendar

Click the name of the month below to view, download, or print that month's Parish Ministry & Meeting Calendar.

December

January

Publications


  • Sun, Dec 4th

  • Sun, Nov 27th
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Social Media

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Clergy

Fr. Gordon Zanetti, Parish Administrator
Fr. Elbano Muñoz Parochial Vicar
Fr. Jay RajuParochial Vicar
Fr. Len GioeliParochial 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

 

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Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops

Diocese of Venice

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