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Founders Day Celebrate 450!

Founding of America’s First Catholic Parish St. Augustine proudly calls itself the first permanent European settlement and city in the continental United States. It was founded by for Spain 450 years ago, on Sept. 8, 1565. The Spaniards named their new home St. Augustine in honor of the saint on whose feast day (August 28) they sighted land. According to historian Michael Gannon, Ph.D., distinguished service professor emeritus of history at the University of Florida, Menendez’ expedition, “made a landing somewhere in the vicinity of the site where (Name of God) stands today. Accompanying him were 500 soldiers, 200 sailors, …

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SUSAN BOYLE IN CONCERT

Superstar singing phenomenon  presented a one-night concert at the  on November 6, 2014. Ms. Boyle has sung for . She has sung for . And now she has sung in Jacksonville, Florida for those of us who were savvy enough and lucky enough to get tickets to this unique musical event. Before we briefly describe the evening, we know that there are three groups of people who are reading this after-the-fact review. First are those who went to the concert, second, those who wish they had gone to the concert, and third, those who are wondering “What is this all …

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