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1600’s

1605

Franciscans open the first seminary.

1606

Bishop Altamirano of Cuba visits, confers confirmation and minor orders.

1607

The English establish first settlement in Jamestown, Va.

1620

Pilgrims arrive at Plymouth Rock.

1620s

First chapel of Nuestra Señora de La Leche y Buen Parto (Our Lady of the Milk and Happy Delivery) is built at Mission Nombre de Dios. It’s the first Marian shrine in the United States.

1647

Three Franciscan missionaries killed near Tallahassee.

1672

Work begins on the Castillo de San Marcos.

1674

First seven priests ordained.

Upcoming Events

25
Jul

Feast of St. James Mass at Cathedral Basilica
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine
6:00pm

27
Jul

Seguir A Cristo A La Luz De La Carta de San Pablo a los Filipenses - Bishop José Báez
Marywood Retreat Center
8:30am

27
Jul

Seven Sorrows Prayer Walk
Our Lady of La Leche National Shrine at Mission Nombre de Dios
10:00am

27
Jul

Pastor Installation - Fernandina Beach
St. Michael
5:00pm

28
Jul

Christmas in July
Christ the King Parish
8:00am

29
Jul

Chosen Leadership Conference
Marywood Retreat Center
8:00am