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Founded: 2006
(Northern Deanery/Sarasota County)


Church/Mailing3930 17th Street
Sarasota, FL 34235
Office Hours9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. (M-F)
Phone(941) 955-3934
Fax(941) 365-4760
E-Mail –
PastorRev. Celestino Gutierrez
Parochial VicarsRev. Robert Tatman
Rev. Pablo Ruani, I.V.E.
DeaconsRev. Deacon Humberto R. Alvia
Rev. Deacon Walter M. Brady (Retired)
Dir. of DevelopmentMrs. Kathy Schersten
BookkeeperMs. Olga Silva
Parish Secretary/Dir. of Religious Ed.Ms. Francis Verdoni
Sec. Assistant Bi-LingualMs. Migdalia DeLong
Sec. AssistantMs. Rebecca Verdoni
Youth OutreachTBA
Dir. of MusicMr. Fernando RiveraAlison Wilson (English)
ApostolateHispanic Apostolate of St. Jude Parish
Mass Schedule
Mon. – Fri.7:30 a.m. (English)
Wed.7:00 p.m. (Spanish)
Sat.7:30 a.m., 4:00 p.m. (English)
7:00 p.m. (Spanish)
Sun.7:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. (English)
9:00 a.m., 12:00 noon
1:30 p.m. (Spanish), 5:00 p.m. (English)
Sacrament of BaptismClasses are the first Thursday of every month, 7 pm – 8 pm
Baptisms are scheduled by appointment.
ReconciliationEnglish – 2:45 – 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays or by appointment.
Spanish – 1/2 hour before Spanish masses or
by appointment

Directions to the Parish from I-75: Exit #210. Go west on Fruitville Road (CR780) to Honore Avenue. Turn right at light onto Honore Avenue. Turn left at light onto 17th Street. Church on right-hand corner of 17th Street and Hammock Place.



Migdalia DeLong


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