The city of St. Augustine was founded and established in 1565 by Don Pedro Menéndez de Avilés. He began his adventure by sailing from the port of Cádiz, Spain. On August 28 of that year his expedition first sighted land along the east coast of Florida (the area that is today Cape Canaveral). It was the feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo, August 28. Menéndez decided to give that saint’s name to his first settlement. He continued sailing north along the coast, eventually coming to the harbor of a native tribe of the Timucuan nation,................> read more
The Cathedral Parish of St. Augustine seeks to be a welcoming parish committed to faithful celebrations of the Church's sacred liturgy, to life-long faith formation, and effective outreach, while helping each member discern their vocation, and together striving to become the Body of Christ in the world today. We are dedicated to preserving the faith and history which have been entrusted to us.
The feast of Pentecost is one of my favorite days in the Church. The liturgy this day is very-much “Spirit- filled” as we hear just some of the references to the Spirit from the Sacred Scriptures. The antiphons and hymns from the Liturgy of the Hours are especially rich in their imagery .......> read more