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  • Advent: a continuous call to Hope
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-11-23

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  • Pope to French Social Weeks: Dream of ways to promote integral development
    Pope Francis sends a message to the Social Weeks of France, and encourages French citizens to dream together and set out on paths of hope on behalf of the most vulnerable and Creation. Read all   ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2021-11-26
  • Advent: a continuous call to Hope
    The Catholic Church is fast approaching one of the most important seasons of the Liturgical Year: Advent. It is a time which offers us a sense of preparation for the second coming of the Christ Child. With the pre-Christmas frenzy, it is important to remain watchful. Why? Because, as ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-11-23
  • Giving back for Thanksgiving
    Catholic schools and Parish youth groups across the Diocese of Venice learned a valuable lesson ahead of Thanksgiving: to be thankful for what they have and how wonderful it feels to give to others. Thousands of cans of food and other non-perishable items were collected and then delivered ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-11-23
  • Parish named after Saint tries to live up to name
    Visit St. Joseph Parish in Bradenton and you will find something taking place at nearly all hours of every day of the year. What you will discover will vary. It could be the faithful coming or going to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass; people praying in the Adoration ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-11-23
  • Avon Park faithful welcome Pastor
    An installation of a new Pastor is a punctuation mark in the life of a Parish, a moment defined by its lasting impact on the People of God. In the context of the Mass on Nov. 21, 2021, the Solemnity of Our Lord, Christ, King of the Universe, Bishop ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-11-23
  • News Briefs for the week of November 26, 2021
    Bishop helps distribute food Bishop Frank J. Dewane assisted in loading turkeys into cars at St. Elizabeth Seton Parish in Naples on Nov. 22, 2021. The drive-thru Thanksgiving food distribution was coordinated by St. Matthews House with more than 700 families being feed and donations coming from ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-11-23
  • Pope: Church offers Christian humanism to overcome society's fluidity
    Pope Francis sends a video message to participants in the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Council for Culture, and calls for a renewed Christian humanism to help stem the fluidity of Western society. Read all   ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2021-11-23
  • Diocesan schools honor veterans
    This Veterans Day the different Catholic schools in the Diocese of Venice honored those in the military (active and retired) with a variety of fun ways. A Veterans Day tradition at Epiphany Cathedral Catholic School in Venice is for the fifth graders to assist the preschool students and ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-11-19
  • Veterans Day Mass honors military service and sacrifice
    The 12th Annual Veterans Day Catholic Mass made a successful return Sarasota National Cemetery as Bishop Frank J. Dewane prayed for those currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, those who have died, and their families. More than 500 people attended the Mass which was celebrated in 2020 at ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-11-19
  • Catholic schools represented at States
    Athletes representing Diocese of Venice Catholic schools have been making a great showing in the respective sports at the regional and state levels. Donahue Academy of Ave Maria Catholic School Shamrocks are the 2021 Sunshine State Athletic Conference 8-Man AAA Football State Champions. The team defeated Canterbury of ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-11-19
  • 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. 13, 2021, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Retreat Center in Venice. The Mass is held in November to coincide with the Month of All Souls. In addition to a number ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-11-19
  • Marriage prep seminar enlightens
    Couples from all across the Diocese of Venice recently attended a marriage prep “Day of Reflection” seminar specially designed for engaged couples preparing for the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony. A volunteer team of married couples, clergy, and Natural Family Planning instructors shared their experiences and information Nov. 13, 2021, ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-11-19
  • Unraveling the Roots of Men’s Trauma – Post Conference reflection and looking ahead
    By Nathan Misirian, Special to the Florida Catholic Whether you are new or have been active since the start of the Pro-Life movement, it is common to see women as leaders, facilitators, counselors, and participants in healing. Looking more broadly at our culture, the predominant conversation in the media and ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-11-19
  • News Briefs for the Week of Nov. 19, 2021
    Parish has Family Weekend St. Michael Parish in Wauchula had a Family Weekend on Nov. 13-14, 2021. Each day include talks in English and Spanish for the adults and children, fun for the whole family, dinner, prayer time, the opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation and Holy Mass. Some ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-11-19
  • Veterans Day Mass returns to Sarasota National Cemetery after virtual 2020 celebration
    NEW YORK – After going virtual in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Bishop Frank Dewane of Venice returns to the Sarasota National Cemetery today for the 12th annual Veterans Day Mass to honor the men and women who have served and continue to serve the U.S. “It’s celebratory. It’s ... read more
    Source: CruxPublished on 2021-11-11
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