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  • Veterans Day Mass honors military service, sacrifice
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-11-19

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  • Bishop: Gather people from urban, rural areas to discuss gun violence
    Source: CruxPublished on 2019-11-11

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  • 2019 Youth Rally – CALLED BY NAME
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-11-04

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  • Pope sends videomessage to Social Doctrine Festival
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2019-11-21

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  • Pope sends videomessage to Social Doctrine Festival
    Pope Francis sends a video message to participants of the Festival of Social Doctrine of the Churh taking place in the northern Italian city of Verona. ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2019-11-21
  • Pope in Thailand: hospital visit will be remembered for life
    In an interview to Vatican News, Father Surachai Chumsriphran, the director of St. Louis Hospital in Bangkok, Pope Francis’ visit to the staff and patients on November 21 will linger in their memory for life. ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2019-11-21
  • Pope Francis sends message to youth of Vietnam
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2019-11-20
  • Pope arrives in Thailand at the start of his 32nd Apostolic Journey
    Pope Francis arrives at Bangkok Airport after an eleven-hour flight from Rome. Thailand is the first stop on a seven day Apostolic Journey to Asia taking him to Thailand and Japan. ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2019-11-20
  • Veterans Day Mass honors military service, sacrifice
    Sarasota  |   It was in 1919 when the first celebration of Veterans Day took place. It was then known as Remembrance Day, as Nov. 11, 1919 marked the anniversary of the end to World War I, the “war to end all wars.” On the 100th anniversary of Veterans Day, ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-11-19
  • Hispanic Charismatic Renewal celebrates gathering
    Bonita Springs  |  The V Diocesan Congress of the Hispanic Catholic Charismatic Renewal brought together nearly 900 from across the Diocese Nov. 16 to St. Leo the Great Parish in Bonita Springs. The day included renewal, prayer, talks, music, adoration, opportunity for confession, and concluded with a Mass celebrated by ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-11-19
  • Catholic-Jewish gathered commemorates start of Holocaust
    Naples  |  This year marks the 81st anniversary of “Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass.” It was on the night of Nov. 9, 1938, when members of the Nazi party attacked Jewish persons and destroyed Jewish owned property in Germany and Austria. Kristallnacht is generally regarded as the beginning of ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-11-19
  • Annual Hispanic Festival draws thousands
    sarasota  |  The 17th annual Hispanic Festival at St. Jude Parish was another rousing success as an estimated 14,000 descended on the Sarasota Parish Nov. 9, for a day filled with food, fun and entertainment. The annual festival is a celebration of both the individual nations and the unified culture ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-11-19
  • Prison outreach volunteers recognized for compassion
    Port Charlotte  |   The men and women who enter the jails and prisons scattered throughout the Diocese of Venice serve a crucial role to a segment of society that is too commonly dismissed and forgotten. The nearly 150 prison outreach volunteers were recognized for their work by Bishop Frank ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-11-19
  • ‘Work takes priority over religion in Japan’, says Oblate priest ahead of Pope’s visit
    Ahead of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Japan, an OMI missionary priest explores how the face of the local Catholic Church is changing and the challenges of preaching the Gospel where people give priority to work, not religion. ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2019-11-19
  • Bishop: Gather people from urban, rural areas to discuss gun violence
    BALTIMORE — Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, said Catholic clergy and lay leaders can play a role in bringing together people along the rural-urban divide to build understanding of the need for sensible policies that can end the scourge of gun violence. His call came during a 20-minute ... read more
    Source: CruxPublished on 2019-11-11
  • Mooney golfer wins state championship
    Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School Golfer Robbie Higgins has been crowned Florida State High School Athletic Association 1A Boys State Champion after shooting rounds of 69 and 70 to win by four strokes. Higgins also lead his teammates to a fifth-place finish during the two-day team competition Nov. 1-2 at ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-11-05
  • Former lawyer visits prisoners to teach the Bible
    Sarasota  |  Retirement for many successful former Florida labor attorneys might encompass sunny days on the golf course and fancy lunches with his wife and friends, but not for Gene Tischer. He spends weekdays giving back to others in the name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Most days ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-11-05
  • Red Mass celebrated for legal community
    Sebring  |  With the idea that those who work in the judicial system touch the very fabric of our culture and society, a structure that must always first consider the dignity of the human being above all else, an annual Red Mass was held Oct. 22, at St. Catherine Parish ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-11-05
  • 2019 Diocesan Youth Rally a huge success
    Punta Gorda  |  The superlatives from the nearly 2,000 high school Catholic teens who attended the 2019 Diocese of Venice Youth Rally helped to best describe the day. “Absolutely incredible!” “Amazing!” “Inspirational!” “Awesome!” “Powerful!” “Wonderful!” “Uplifting!” “Moving!” “Spiritual!” These are just some of the reactions from the teens who participated ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-11-05
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