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    YMG3

    This is a spiritual, bible based look at finding a mate God’s way. Using the book, Dear God, Send Me a Soul Mate, by Rose Sweet, you will take a wonderful journey through the Old Testament story of Isaac and…

Pregnancy Resource Centers

If you have questions or are in need of assistance, there are centers throughout the diocese who can help. Many offer pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, counseling, and other support. Search by county and contact a center near you for more information. Note:…

Marriage Preparation

Congratulations! Engagement can be one of the most exciting times of your lives – and rightfully so. You are preparing not just for a ceremony but for a lifetime together as husband and wife. By professing your vows before Christ…

Fertility Awareness

Natural Family Planning (NFP) is an umbrella term for certain methods used to achieve and avoid pregnancies. These methods are based on observation of the naturally occurring signs and symptoms of the fertile and infertile phases of a woman’s menstrual cycle….

Upcoming Events

March for Life St. Augustine

March for Life St. Augustine is for anyone of any faith who believes in the sanctity of human life. The first march, in January of 2007, brought over 700 people of many different faiths, backgrounds and ages.  The 2016 March…

Marriage Building Initiative

There has been some positive news about marriage in Duval county. In 2016, the divorce rate dropped by 17.6%! There were fewer divorces last year in Duval County than in any previous year on record, dating back to 1970. We…

YMG3

This is a spiritual, bible based look at finding a mate God’s way. Using the book, Dear God, Send Me a Soul Mate, by Rose Sweet, you will take a wonderful journey through the Old Testament story of Isaac and…

Our Mission

The family is the essential social unit. As “a sign and image of the communion of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,” (CCC, 2205) the family is that sacred wellspring in which human life is conceived and through which it grows to its fullest mental, physical and spiritual potential. To this end, the Diocesan Center provides programs to prepare couples for marriage, to support the family, and to build a culture of life.

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About Us

“The Center for Life operates on the caring and supportive principle that  life is sacred.  …it should be nurtured and protected above all else.” Sr. Catherine Norton, St. Vincent’s Medical Center “Mediscoop,” October 27, 1976 Staff Director Mike Day mday@dosafl.com…

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