Jim Murphy is the founder and president of Vera Cruz Communications. Jim currently serves as a Renewal Ministries’ country coordinator for Mexico, organizing and leading regular mission trips to serve the impoverished in Mexico City.
Jim also is the former chairman of the National Service Committee for the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, and a member of the International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Service, whose offices are located at the Vatican in Rome.
In 1992, inspired by the American Bishops' letter Heritage and Hope, Jim undertook an 18-month, 4200-mile journey on foot across America, carrying a six-foot cross in an effort of prayer and evangelization.
Sacred Heart Parish
5752 Blanding Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32244
Friday: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tom Edwards makes his home in St. Augustine, FL. Tom and his wife Pam have two adult children--a son & daughter, eight grandchildren & a great grandson . Tom was born and raised as a Roman Catholic. In 1974, Tom resigned from his management position in retail to answer a call to full-time ministry. This step soon evolved into an international mobile outreach of lay Catholic evangelization with an emphasis on the preaching and teaching of the Word of God. His conference speaking, retreats, and the presentation of the Journey into Scripture Parish Mission has been widely received throughout the United States, Belize, England, Wales, Canada, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Kazakhstan, Jamaica, Trinidad, Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Asia, Brazil, and South Africa. Tom’s goal is always to bring the Word of God alive and applicable to one’s life today.
The WQOP Friday LIVE Show Tune in every Friday from 5 to 6 PM!
This radio ministry strives to communicate Christian truth as expressed in Sacred Scripture, Sacred Tradition and in accord with the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church. The radio programming we air is to communicate the truth, foster charity, defend justice, spread joy, and foster and confirm among all people the peace which Jesus Christ the Lord brings.
Greg Trainor, serves as a lay Catholic evangelist and Missionary. Greg is a dynamic preacher of God's Word.
Years ago Greg and his wife Lydia, heard God call them to leave their teaching jobs and “Go into the whole world and proclaim the Good News to all of creation.” Since 1986, Greg, along with Lydia, have worked full-time preaching the Gospel throughout the United States, Canada, Samoa, the former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, Africa, and Cuba. In addition, they are instrumental in distributing thousands of Bibles to Africa. Greg is a dynamic speaker, anointed in the Holy Spirit, who proclaims God’s Word in power. His ministry is Catholic, sharing the Gospel to the nations, empowering the Church to Evangelize, healing the sick in Jesus' Name, and bringing the Fire of Pentecost to God's people. He is the father of 4 children and 2 grandchildren
Lunch & Dinner will be served on site at nominal prices.
Or you may bring a bag lunch or eat out.
No child care is available. Please arrange care for your young children. Thank you.
"Receive the Holy Spirit" (John 20:22)."
Philip Militante is a gifted singer & worship leader. Many years ago, God brought about his conversion, using music as a catalyst. As he grew in his love for God, he joined a religious order called the Brotherhood of Hope. Here he grew in love of God and anointing in worship. He left the Brotherhood after discerning that his vocation was not to live as a religious. He and the love of his life, Rebecca married in 1999 and live with their 3 sons in Jacksonville, FL.
Music has always been an important part of Philip's life. God continues to use and grow that gift in Philip. He ministers in many venues in the diocese, including various parish activities, the Life Teen Program at Christ the King, Rachel Vineyard Retreats, diocesan youth rallies, March for Life, and for the last 3 years, at the annual Diocesan Eucharistic Congress. He and his wife are founding members of Families Following Christ where Philip helps lead worship and adoration on a regular basis. Charismatic prayer is an integral part of Philip’s spiritual background and he looks forward to helping with the Catholic Charismatic Conference.
Note: Interpretation will be provided for the deaf at most sessions
Most. Rev. Felipe J. Estèvez, Bishop of St. Augustine
Pope Benedict XVI named Auxiliary Bishop Felipe J. Estévez the tenth Bishop of St. Augustine. He was installed on June 2, 2011.
Prior to coming to the Diocese of St. Augustine, Bishop Estévez oversaw the Archdiocese of Miami’s Ministry of Pastoral Services and Lay Apostolate, including youth & young adult ministry, campus ministry, rural life, family life, prison & respect life ministries, airport & seaport ministries, as well as, all the apostolic movements and lay associations.
Bishop Estévez served in the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on numerous Bishop's committees including the Bishops’ Committee on Priestly Formation, Subcommittee on Hispanic Affairs, Committee on Cultural Diversity in the Church, the Ad Hoc Committee on Stewardship, The Task Force on Health Care, the Subcommittee for Youth and Young Adult Ministry, and the Committee on Migration and Refugee Services.He was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Miami on Nov. 21, 2003, and ordained to the episcopacy on Jan. 7, 2004. More Complete Biographical Information.
Most. Rev. Felipe J. Estèvez, Bishop of St. Augustine
Born in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada, in 1941 into a family of thirteen children, Father Albert MacPherson, O.S.A., joined the Order of Saint Augustine in 1962, and was ordained to priesthood in 1974. He did undergraduate studies at Saint Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, and Villanova University, before pursuing graduate theological studies at the Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.
After fourteen years of experience in spiritual renewal work, including ten years of pastoral experience in parishes in Ontario, New York, and Florida, Father MacPherson began full-time healing ministry in 1983. A member of the Association of Christian Therapists, Father MacPherson has given healing missions throughout the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia and the Caribbean Islands.