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  • France fights huge blaze as deadly heat spreads in Europe
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2022-08-11




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  • France fights huge blaze as deadly heat spreads in Europe
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2022-08-11

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  • France fights huge blaze as deadly heat spreads in Europe
    France has become the latest European nation to appeal for international help to respond to a massive southwestern wildfire that officials say has already destroyed nearly 7,000 hectares or 17,300 acres of forest. The French president, Emmanuel Macron, said several nations are already assisting France to help contain raging ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2022-08-11
  • Latin American Bishops express closeness to Church in Nicaragua
    The ecclesial body representing the Churches of Latin America and the Caribbean (CELAM) joins in expressing solidarity to the Church in Nicaragua, as it faces growing harassment by the Sandinista regime. Read all   ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2022-08-06
  • Father Jorge Torres Appointed Executive Director of Secretariat for Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations for U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
    WASHINGTON - Father Jorge Torres a priest of the Diocese of Orlando, has been appointed as the next Executive Director of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Secretariat for Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations (CCLV). Father Torres has served in the Secretariat for Evangelization and Catechesis in primary support ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2022-08-05
  • Summer camps bring love of Christ to young faces
    “Learned about Jesus!” “Learned about the Bible!” “Took part in fun and games at my Parish!” “Took a trip with friends from my Parish!” “God loves me, no matter what!” “I developed skills to help one day become an engineer!” “Gained a devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary!” “Grew closer ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-08-04
  • Catholic school numbers skyrocket
    Ahead of even the population growth in the region, the 15 Diocese of Venice Catholic schools are each witnessing a large increase in enrollment. With just days before the start of the 2022-2023 Academic Year, enrollment is up 25% over the start of this 2020-2021 Academic Year. That year was ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-08-04
  • New teachers receive warm welcome
    Nearly 100 new teachers, who have joined the Diocese of Venice for the 2022-2023 Academic Year, were warmly welcomed during an orientation session on July 29, 2022, at Epiphany Cathedral Parish Hall in Venice. Much of this increase is due to new enrollment. Jesuit Father John Belmonte, Superintendent of Catholic ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-08-04
  • Diocese to expand support for couples and families
    The Diocese of Venice recognizes the importance of forming all married couples, from newlyweds to empty nesters, to live out their call to holiness and joy in the Sacrament of Marriage! As St. John Paul II famously said, “As goes the family, so goes the nation, and so goes the ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-08-04
  • News Briefs for the Week of August 5, 2022
    Appointments After consultation, Bishop Frank J. Dewane announces the following: Father Thomas Carzon, Oblate of the Virgin Mary, as Pastor of San Pedro Parish in North Port, effective Aug. 1, 2022, and thus is relieved of his duties as Parochial Vicar of Epiphany Cathedral in Venice. New Marian statue blessed ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-08-04
  • Seminarians answering a “Call to Holiness”
    For three days each summer there is a gathering of men of different ages and backgrounds each dedicated to a common goal – continuing their spiritual journey with a focus on becoming a Diocesan priest. Some are in a seminary college formation program, while others are in advanced programs and ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-07-29
  • Mission marks 43 years
    The faithful of Holy Child (Divino Nino) Mission in Bowling Green celebrated their 43rd anniversary on July 24, 2022, with a procession, Mass and fiesta. This annual observance took on a special meaning this year with the recent completion of extensive repairs and remodeling of the church. This work included ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-07-29
  • Hundreds complete latest Faith Formation program in Spanish
    For the past five 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. Father Claudio Stewart, Diocese Hispanic Ministries Director, explained that the 2021-2022 program “The Christian Virtues” was a natural follow-up to ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-07-29
  • ‘Totus Tuus’ going strong
    The “Totus Tuus” summer camp continues to wow children of all ages. With six Parishes visited through July 22, 2022, the summer camp has brought hundreds of children and teens closer to the Lord. Recent stops included St. Catherine Parish in Sebring, St. John XXIII Parish in Fort Myers and ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-07-29
  • News Briefs for the week of July 29, 2022
    Young adult group meets in Sarasota Young adults gathered for a night of food and fellowship July 21, 2022, at the Mandeville Beer Garden in Sarasota, 428 N. Lemon Ave, Sarasota. Father Eric Scanlan, Pastor of Incarnation Parish in Sarasota, spoke to all about the importance of living as ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-07-29
  • Parish stained glass inspires
    Stained glass windows have a long history in the Catholic Church, with the earliest surviving examples dating to the 7th century. The windows were used in churches to enhance their beauty and to inform the viewer through narrative or symbolism about key moments in Salvation History. Because of the lengthy ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-07-29
  • Three join Presbyterate: Ordination draws large crowd
    In a public response to a “call to holiness,” Transitional Deacons Christian Chami, David Portorreal and Michael Young were ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Frank J. Dewane on July 16, 2022, at Epiphany Cathedral in Venice as more than 700 people rejoiced. The poignant and emotional Rite places Fathers ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-07-22
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