Black Catholic Guild
The purpose and goal of this ministry is to enhance the knowledge and appreciation of the unique gifts that Black Catholics have contributed to the Church in the past as well as the present.
This ministry is open to all members of the parish, regardless of ethnic background or national origin. Meetings are held each month except July and August, on the second Tuesday at 1:00 pm. in the Cody Room. Meetings include programs with guest speakers, film or slide presentations, biographical reports of Blacks in the Church, etc. A Prayer Group meets each Thursday after the 8:30 am. Mass.
Contact: Barbara J. Smith, President – (386)446-2857
Knights of Columbus
Msgr. Leo Gildea Council #7845
51 Old Kings Road North, Palm Coast, Florida
Annual dues are $50.00 per year. Dues are payable by July 1.
Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at the Council Hall at 7:30 pm. Membership is open to Catholic men older than 18 years of age who are in union with the Holy See.
Purpose: To promote the development of the principles of charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism and to provide, on a voluntary basis, insurance to protect family members and/or resources for retirement.
Activities: The Council sponsors fund raisers to support the disabled citizens of the county; provides assistance to St. Gerard’s House for unwed mothers who choose to keep their children; as well as sponsoring several youth programs (Little League baseball, a basketball free-throw contest, a spelling bee, and an oratorical contest). The Council also provides financial support to assigned seminarians from the Diocese and sponsors the annual altar servers’ field trip. Members also give assistance to the total parish maintenance effort by completing projects at the church, the school and St. Stephen’s mission church.
For more information visit: http://www.kofc7845.org/
Contact: Robert Berry – (386)447-0600
Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary
Meetings are held the second Monday of the month at 11:00 am. Dues are $12.00/year plus $3.00 for new members to cover the cost of a name tag. Our objectives are to support Council 7845, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton parish, assist the bereaved and those in need, and provide social environment for ladies with common interests.
Contact: Annette Agard – (386)585-4553
Ladies AM Guild
General Meetings are held the third Thursday of the month with coffee and cake at 9:15 am and business meeting at 9:30 am. Annual dues are $15.00 which includes fees for the Deanery and the Diocese.
The Mother Seton Guild was founded in 1973 to encourage the women of the parish to come together to promote spiritual growth, enjoy social activities and participate in parish fund raisers. The A.M. Guild is affiliated with the St. Augustine Deanery and the St. Augustine and the National Councils of Catholic Women.
Activities include – Welcome Coffee, Rummage Sale, Bazaar, Card & Game Party Luncheons, Christmas and May Luncheons, Christmas Dinner for those who are alone, Bake Sales, Flea Market, Fashion Show Luncheon, Day of Recollection, Bereavement Receptions, Confirmation Receptions, Renewal of Marriage Vows, Serving on Bingo Committee, Arts and Crafts and Church Women United which includes the County Resource Center. Our Sunshine Committee sends cards or flowers to members who are ill and arranges for candles in the Holy of Holies in case of death.
Contact: Madeline Montgomery – (386)446-8013, MMontgomery36@cfl.rr.com
Ladies Evening Guild
The Ladies p.m. Guild meets on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 pm. The Guild provides a religious and social setting for our members. Most meetings have speakers on religious matters, community interests and medical and social matters of interest to women. The p.m. Guild is responsible for the Seton Shop that sells religious items after all the Masses. The candles in the church are also provided through the shop and the proceeds go to the church. We are members of the St. Augustine Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (DCCW) and the National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW).
Contact: Sue Shierling – (386)445-0594
Join other men who meet monthly with primary focus on the following objectives: To be of service to the church, parish and community; to establish a talent bank; to create a sense of brotherhood among the men of the parish through spiritual and social endeavors; and to enhance the spiritual growth and faith development of men in the parish. Activities we have are brunches, dinners, a golf tournament, Casino Trips, the annual 4 day Springfest in April, and the New Years Eve Party. Each of these events, is worked and run by Men’s Club members, working together to raise money for our parish.
Meetings are at 7:30 pm the second Tuesday of the month. Annual dues are $15.00.
Contact: Dave Pouliot – (386)986-4663, DTrave21@yahoo.com
Contact: Marina Median – (386)445-2200, Velez41@yahoo.com
The Respect Life Ministry is dedicated to defending human life from conception to natural death. Our ministry works to build a “Culture of Life” through prayer, education, and by promoting legislation that advances the dignity of all human life.
We currently meet on the second Saturday morning of each month, expect in July and August. All are welcome.
Contact: Andrew Shirvell, (734)476-3916, email@example.com