Parish Frequently Asked Questions

Anointing of the Sick

This sacrament will be offered on the third Saturday of each month at 11:00 am.


Annunciation School

Our school is located on the grounds of St. Luke’s Parish.  It is supported by St. Luke’s, Sacred Heart, and St. Catherine’s parishes.  Students from Pre-K through Eights grade are enrolled.


Baptism Preparation

All parents wishing to baptize  child must attend a baptism preparation class on the third Sunday of the month in English or Spanish.


Candles

Votive candles are located in the main sanctuary by the statue of Mary.  Donations for the large 8-day candles are $5 per candle and for the smaller votives, $2 per candle.


Chapel

Located behind the main altar, you may enter directly at the doorway near Kingsley Avenue from the driveway between Rooney Hall and the church.  You may make a visit there during the day Monday thru Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., all other times require a security code.


Divine Mercy and Holy Rosary Daily

Please join us in the chapel following the 9:00 a.m. mass.  All are welcome to join us in the chapel at 3:00 p.m. on Sundays for the Chaplet of the Divine Mercy and Rosary.


Flowers

Families wishing to give a donation towards the weekly floral arrangement on the altar may do so in memory of or in celebration of a birthday or anniversary.  The minimum suggested donation is $35.  Names will be published in the bulletin.  Call at (904) 264-0577.


Flowers before the Blessed Sacrament

We have made arrangement for flower placed in the Adoration Chapel in front of the Blessed Sacrament.  To make a donation for these flowers and have the name printed in the Bulletin, call  the Parish Office, (904-) 264-0577.  We will continue accepting donations for the floral arrangement in front of the altar in the main sanctuary as usual.


Registration

Please register in the parish as soon as you move into the area.  Registration cards are available at the pamphlet rack in the church vestibule.  You may also come to the parish office during the week to register your family and your children for Religious Education.  We welcome revisiting Catholics and invite them to call on our priests with any questions or information they may need to help on their journey back to the Lord.


Funeral

Every Catholic has the right to the special grace of a Funeral Mass.  If anyone would like to pre-plan a funeral liturgy, please call the parish office (904) 264-0577.


Hall Rental

Our halls are available for rent for wedding receptions and other family events when they are not being used for parish functions.  Fees are $350.00 for registered, active and contributing parishioners.


Marriages

Please call for an appointment with a priest at least 8 months prior to nuptials.  The Diocesan Pre-marriage conferences are prerequisites.  The fee for the church is $50.00 if you are a registered and active parishioner or $250.00 if you are not a registered parishioner.


Mass Request

You may offer a Mass of special intention or for the deceased at either weekday Mass or most of the Masses on Sunday. *Please note: only one weekend Mass per family per month. Requests should be made in the parish office during the week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The suggested stipend is $10.00.


Natural Family Planning

For information on the several NFP methods, please visit the Diocesan Center for Family Life.


Parish Library

Located in the Formation Center in the Siena Room.  Please come to the Parish Office for a key.  The video library is in the Parish Office.


Perpetual Adoration

The Blessed Sacrament is exposed in the Chapel 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except during the weekday and Sunday Masses.  For unscheduled adorers the chapel is unlocked Monday thru Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., all other times requires a security code.


Prayer Intentions For The Sick.

Names of loved ones will be entered in the book of the sick and the priest will lay his hand in the Sunday Liturgy during the Universal Prayers and then published in the bulletin three weeks or longer if requested.  If you wish to add a name for prayer, please call the Parish Office.


Religious Article Shop

A store for religious articles is located in the church.  Volunteers operate the store after each of the weekend Masses.  You can contact the buyer and coordinator of the store by calling Judy Bennett (904) 264-6402.


R.C.I.A. – Becoming A Catholic

A process of welcoming adults, teens and older children seeking information about becoming Catholic.  Contact Vincent Reilly, Religious Education Office, (904) 264-2470 ext 322.


 

If your child (children) need to use the bathroom during mass, please escort them to the bathroom.  Do not let them go alone.  Thank you for helping us keep our children safe.