Welcome to the website of St. Juliana Catholic Church. Our parish preaches, celebrates, and lives the Catholic faith in the South end of West Palm Beach. Whether you are a full-time resident, a part-time winter resident, or a tourist visiting our area, we hope you enjoy your time visiting our church.
Our MissionThe Mission of St. Juliana Parish is to grow spiritually, evangelize and serve, united as one family of faith, welcoming and including each person with love.
- What is Spiritual Communion? How does one make Spiritual Communion? - What is Spiritual Communion? How does one make Spiritual Communion? An excerpt from an article written by Abbot Jerome Kodell, OSB (Subiaco Abbey) for the Arkansas Catholic regarding Spiritual Communion beautifully explains: "In his encyclical, Ecclesia de Eucharistia, Pope [St.] John Paul II encouraged the practice of spiritual communion, 'which has been a wonderful part of Catholic life for centuries and recommended by saints who were masters of the spiritual life' (EdE, 1, April 17, 2003). Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI also encourages us to make spiritual communions when circumstances occur that prevent sacramental communion. 'In such circumstances it is beneficial to cultivate a desire for full union with Christ through the practice of spiritual communion, praised by Pope [St.] John Paul II and recommended by saints who were masters of the spiritual life' (Sacramentum Caritatis, 55). What is spiritual communion? St. Thomas Aquinas described it as 'an ardent desire to receive Jesus in the most holy sacrament and lovingly embrace him' at a time or in circumstances when we cannot receive him in sacramental Communion." Spiritual Communion Prayer attributed to St. Alphonsus Liguori: My Jesus, I believe that you are present in the Blessed Sacrament. I love you above all things and I desire you with all my heart. Since I cannot now receive you sacramentally, I ask you to come spiritually into my heart. I embrace you as if you were already in my heart and unite myself to you completely. Please do not let me ever by separated… … Continue reading "What is Spiritual Communion? How does one make Spiritual Communion? "
News & Events
- Horario de misas - Horario de misas Lunes a viernes 6:30 a.m. y 8:30 a.m. misas en inglés Miercoles Hora Santa y Taize de 7:00 p.m. - 8:00… … Continue reading "Horario de misas"
- Mass Times and Schedule - Mass Times and Schedule Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. daily Mass in English Wednesday Holy Hour and Taize from 7:00 p.m. -… … Continue reading "Mass Times and Schedule"
- Keep informed / Manténganse informado - Keep informed and updated… In light of everything that is going on at this moment in time we would like to keep all of our… … Continue reading "Keep informed / Manténganse informado"