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    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2021-07-31




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  • Caritas Oceania: united by faith and the ocean
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2021-07-31

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  • Caritas Oceania: united by faith and the ocean
    The urgent need to care for the environment, in particular the ocean, coping with Covid and nurturing the faith were top priorities at the just concluded Caritas Oceania Annual Forum. ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2021-07-31
  • Bishop supports Catholic Charities at baseball game
    The Fort Myers Mighty Mussels may have found a new starting pitcher. Team members of the Single-A Florida State League affiliate of the Minnesota Twins watched as Bishop Frank J. Dewane threw a perfect strike when he tossed out the first pitch before a July 23, 2021 game ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-07-30
  • Catholic schools preparing to open
    Lesson plans are being drawn up and classrooms and being decorated as work is ongoing to ensure everything is ready for the start of the 2021-2022 Academic Year in Diocese of Venice Catholic Schools. Father John Belmonte, SJ, Diocese Superintendent of Catholic Education, said that enrollment is up ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-07-30
  • Catechists earn Certifications throughout the Diocese.
    More than 110 catechists from across the Diocese of Venice spent time during the summer earning basic certifications on topics including: “Scripture,” “Sacraments,” “Morality and Doctrine,” and “Methodology.” These workshops, presented at 10 different Parishes in June and July were offered by the Diocesan Office of Religious Education through ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-07-30
  • Summer camps bring smiles to young faces
    For one week each summer many parishes throughout the Diocese of Venice make an amazing transformation to accommodate Vacation Bible School for the youngest of the faithful. While this option was not available in the summer of 2020 due to the global Pandemic, the summer of 2021 brought ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-07-30
  • News Briefs for the week of July 30, 2021
    Bishop celebrates anniversary of Episcopal Ordination A small celebration in honor of Bishop Frank J. Dewane took place at the Catholic Center in Venice on July 26, 2021 to mark the 15th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Episcopate. On the actual anniversary day, July 25, Bishop Dewane celebrated ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-07-30
  • Large family grounds future priest
    The middle of seven children, 30-year-old Transitional Deacon Alexander Pince had two people, his mother and an uncle who is a Diocesan priest, who were strong witnesses of Faith, ultimately inspiring him to choose a vocation to the priesthood. “I was blessed to have been given the Faith ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-07-28
  • Grandparents play key role in Faith
    Carrie Harkey – Special to the Florida Catholic On March 19, 2021 Pope Francis inaugurated the Year of Amoris Laetitia Family, an initiative that offers the Church an opportunity to celebrate and reflect on the central role the family plays in transmitting the Gospel and shaping society. In ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-07-27
  • Grandparents Impart Wisdom
    Susan Laielli – Special to the Florida Catholic Upon learning that the fourth Sunday in July was being reserved in honor of grandparents and the elderly around the world beginning July 25 this year, one can’t help but recall the love and patience imparted by this extraordinary group of ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-07-27
  • Prayer, formation, fun at summer program
    “Great!” “Amazing!” “Awesome!” “Fun!” “Fantastic!” These were just a few of the descriptions from the young boys and girls who took part in the annual St. Michael Parish Summer Fun Day Camp held in Wauchula during the first two weeks of July 2021. The summer programs were for ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-07-27
  • Faith Formation in Spanish completes latest cycle
    For the past four years the Hispanic Ministries outreach of the Diocese of Venice has strived to meet the needs of those desiring to be better formed in their Faith. The Spanish-language Faith Formation Program recently distributed certificates of completion to 219 students, bringing the four-year total to more ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-07-27
  • National NFP Awareness Week
    The Diocese of Venice Office of Family Life will be hosting a free virtual session of the Creighton FertilityCare program during the National Natural Family Planning (NFP) Week being held from July 25 to 31, 2021. Diocesan Family Life Coordinator Carrie Harkey recently took part in an intensive ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-07-27
  • News briefs for the week of July 23, 2021
    Bishop celebrating two anniversaries in July A small celebration in honor of Bishop Frank J. Dewane on the occasion of the 33rd Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood took place at the Catholic Center in Venice on July 16, 2021, the Feast Day of Our Lady of Mount ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-07-27
  • Religious Sisters organise a Day of Prayer for eSwatini and South Africa.
    Following the social unrest that engulfed South Africa and eSwatini recently, women religious leaders in Southern Africa organised an online Day of Prayer to intercede for their countries. ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2021-07-25
  • Reading program prevents summer slide
    Summer is a time when young children take time to play games outside, go swimming, and generally do everything fun they feel they missed while in school. This break from school can cause serious problems for younger elementary-aged children, as they can quickly lose reading and language skills gained ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-07-16
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