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  • Three men, a rudder, and our Christmas
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2022-11-30




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  • Advent: Season of Preparation and Expectation
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-11-23

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  • Three men, a rudder, and our Christmas
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2022-11-30

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  • Three men, a rudder, and our Christmas
    Three migrants survived eleven days hiding on the rudder blade of an oil tanker Read all   ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2022-11-30
  • Pope: The world needs consecrated persons as artisans of peace!
    Pope Francis addresses the Union of Superiors General at the conclusion of its Assembly with a reflection on what it means to be a peacemaker and on the importance of fostering synodality. Read all   ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2022-11-26
  • Advent: Season of Preparation and Expectation
    Ordinary Time has come to an end and the Season of Advent is upon us. This Season, which marks the beginning of the Liturgical Year of the Church, commences on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, and will come to an end on Christmas Eve. Advent is a time of preparation and ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-11-23
  • Many work to make Thanksgiving joyful
    Thanksgiving is an annual national holiday to praise and give thanks to God for our blessings of food and life. In preparation for the holiday, many volunteered to help those who are less fortunate or who are struggling in the wake of Hurricane Ian. Parishes and Diocesan Catholic school students ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-11-23
  • Mooney swimmer takes State title for fourth consecutive year
    A Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School senior repeated as Class 1A State Champion Nov. 18, 2022, at Sailfish Splash Park and Aquatics Center in Stuart. Michaela Mattes took the State Championships in the 500 Freestyle for the fourth year in a row and came in second in the 200 Individual ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-11-23
  • Progress made in Ian recovery
    In the two months since the devastating winds and waters of Hurricane Ian struck the Diocese of Venice the monumental work to clean up and rebuild have been going strong. Ian struck on Sept. 28, 2022, with winds up to 155 mph and storm surge measured at 15 feet swept ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-11-23
  • Memorial Mass held for Deacons and their wives
    Remembering those who have gone before, Bishop Frank J. Dewane celebrated the annual Deacon Memorial Mass on Nov. 19, 2022, at Epiphany Cathedral in Venice. The Mass is held in November to coincide with the Month of All Souls. In addition to Deacons and their spouses, also present were members ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-11-23
  • News Briefs from the week of Nov. 25, 2022
    Fort Myers Rabbi given Papal Knighthood Rabbi A. James Rudin, co-founder of the St. Leo University’s Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies, became only the third American rabbi in history to be honored with the Papal Knighthood of the Order of St. Gregory for his work in interfaith relations at St. ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-11-23
  • Diocese honors veterans with Mass
    The Diocese of Venice continued its tradition by celebrating the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for veterans who have served and continue to serve our country in the armed forces. The annual Veterans Day Catholic Mass, celebrated by Bishop Frank J. Dewane, is in its 13th year, with the 2022 ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-11-18
  • Eucharistic Devotional Project begins in schools
    Each year, one of the annual initiatives of the Diocese of Venice Department of Education is the development of the devotional lives of our students through a Diocesan-wide devotional project. The 2022-2023 devotional project is “The Most Holy Eucharist: The Riches of His Glorious Inheritance.” Father John Belmonte, SJ, Diocesan Superintendent ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-11-18
  • Solemnity of Christ the King Nov. 20
    On the last Sunday of each liturgical year, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, or Christ the King. Pope Pius XI instituted this feast in 1925 with his encyclical Quas primas (“In the first”) to respond to growing secularism and atheism. He recognized that attempting ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-11-18
  • Exciting sports news from around the Diocese
    It was a busy time the past week for athletes at Diocese of Venice Catholic high schools between competitions and signings. First up, Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School Sophomore Nico Bencomo fired a -1 (71) to tie for 2nd in Florida High School 1A Golf State Championship, Nov. 12, 2022, ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-11-18
  • Nicole brushes by Diocese, minor damage
    Winds from Hurricane Nicole peaked at 57 mph at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport and gusts were reported higher through the region still picking up the pieces from Hurricane Ian 43 days earlier. Those winds on Nov. 10, 2022, were enough to cause tarps at several sites to be ripped, allowing more ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-11-18
  • News Briefs for Nov. 18, 2022
    Family Day in Wauchula The 2022 St. Michael Parish Family Day on Nov. 12, 2022, in Wauchula, welcomed more than 130 families (over 250 participants to include parents and their children) for a beautiful day filled with guest speakers about parenting, a young adult guest speaker, and children learning about ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-11-18
  • Generosity overwhelms Catholic schools in Lee County
    Cards, rosaries, prayer cards and much more have flowed into the Diocese of Venice from Catholic schools around the country as they send their prayers and support following Hurricane Ian. The most recent delivery of backpacks full of supplies came from Immaculate Conception Catholic School and Immaculata Catholic High School ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2022-11-11
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