Mission

Jun 22nd, 2011 by Web Admin

We, the Christian Community of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish of the Roman Catholic Diocese of St. Augustine, commit to our baptismal promises. We believe in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, who set us free to be a worshipping, ministering people. As a loving community of brothers and sisters in Christ, accepting the gospel message, we reach out to one another as we share the good news. Empowered by the Holy Spirit and affirmed by the faithful, we pledge to live our lives in a Christian manner as an example, to our children and others, of values and traditions. As a priestly people, growing in faith together, we wait in joyful hope of God’s eternal peace.

Catholic News & Prospective

One man's journey to the Faith

One man’s journey to the Faith

Volatile and controversial, Orestes Brownson made his mark on 19th-century intellectual history

At the very least, Orestes Brownson would have regarded it as odd. At the worst, he might have gotten hopping mad.

By the end of his life, Brownson, who was the most distinguished American Catholic public intellectual of the 19th century, had become a ferocious critic of the Americanist path that most of his fellow Catholics had chosen. Yet by one of history’s quirks, Brownson today is buried in the crypt of the campus church at Notre Dame — flagship university of the Americanist impulse in American Catholicism. Continue reading “One man’s journey to the Faith” »

Psychology is crucial in forming seminarians

Psychology is crucial in forming seminarians

Programs respond to sex abuse scandal by having students actively seek counseling while in school

by Joseph R. LaPlante, OSV Newsweekly

This is the second in a two-part series focusing on how the formation of clergy has changed since the advent of the clergy sexual abuse crisis.

Just one night after returning from Washington, D.C., where they joined thousands of other abortion foes in the 41st Annual March for Life, 27 first-year seminarians at Our Lady of Providence Seminary in Providence, R.I., heard about the psychological services available to them during their formation as priests. Continue reading “Psychology is crucial in forming seminarians” »

Hollywood brings the Bible back to the big screen

Hollywood brings the Bible back to the big screen

Wave of Scripture-based films set to hit theaters, but their faithfulness to the text remains in question

by Scott Alessi, OSV Newsweekly

Moviegoers are no strangers to seeing big-screen blockbusters taken from the pages of popular literary works. But rather than looking for the next “Hunger Games” or “Harry Potter,” Hollywood is turning its attention to an older and even more famous book for inspiration: the Bible.

A number of major studios have big-budget biblical epics in the works, which audiences can expect to see in theaters over the next two to three years. The floodgates will open with this month’s “Noah,” a $130-million retelling of the Old Testament story written and directed by Darren Aronofsky and boasting a star-studded cast led by Russell Crowe and Anthony Hopkins. Continue reading “Hollywood brings the Bible back to the big screen” »

Mass Times & Locations

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church

Daily:

  • Monday - Friday 7:00 am
  • Monday - Saturday 8:30 am
  • Saturday Vigil:

  • 4:00 PM
  • Sunday:

  • 8:00 AM
  • 10:00 AM (Interpreted for the Deaf)
  • 12:00 PM, 5:00 PM Misa en Español

St. Stephen Chapel

  • Saturday: 6:00
  • Sunday: 5:00

Events at SEAS

  • August 7, 2014
    • Black Catholic Guild Prayer Group Meeting

      Starts: 9:15 am

      Location: Cody Room

  • August 6, 2014
    • Portuguese Prayer Group

      Starts: 7:00 pm

      Location: Cody Room

    • Legion of Mary

      Starts: 9:00 am

      Location: Russo Room

  • August 5, 2014
    • Rosary Cenacle

      Starts: 7:00 pm

      Location: Rectory Meeting Room

    • BINGO

      Starts: 6:15 pm

      Location: Seton Hall

    • Arts & Crafts

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Location: Russo Room

Links

  • USCCBUSCCBWebsite of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
  • The Year of FaithThe Year of FaithPope Benedict XVI has called for a Year of Faith to be celebrated worldwide from Oct. 11, 2012 to Nov. 24, 2013. The goal is to strengthen the faith of Catholics and draw the world to faith by their example.
  • Bishops Call for More ActionBishops Call for More ActionJoin the Catholic community for a Fortnight for Freedom, June 21-July 4. Learn more about how you can protect religious freedom and participate in parish activities.
  • Marriage-Unique for a ReasonMarriage-Unique for a ReasonThe U.S. Bishops called the U.S. Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage a tragic day for marriage and our nation. They vow to defend the unique meaning of marriage: one man, one woman, for life.
  • Protecting God`s ChildrenProtecting God`s ChildrenChurches, schools and youth organizations must ensure that children and youth who worship, study or participate in activities sponsored by a parish can do so in the safest and most secure setting possible.
  • Mark Your Calendars NowMark Your Calendars NowOn behalf of Bishop Felipe Estévez, you are cordially invited to the 2014 Eucharistic Congress to be held in Jacksonville, Florida on March 28th and 29th of 2014.