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    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2020-09-25




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  • Priesthood Sunday Sept. 27
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-23

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  • Pope to UN: Rethink the future of our common home
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2020-09-25

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  • Pope to UN: Rethink the future of our common home
    Pope Francis calls for reforms, multilateralism, cooperation and respect for human dignity in his video message to the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2020-09-25
  • Priesthood Sunday Sept. 27
    It can sometimes be easy to take for granted that when one attends Mass or goes to the Sacrament of Reconciliation, a priest will be available every time. The COVID-19 Pandemic gave the faithful a glimpse of life without access to the Sacraments and it is more important than ever ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-23
  • Catechists commissioned to share Faith
    Catechists throughout the country were united and recognized on Catechetical Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, for the important role they play in the mission of the Catholic Church. These catechists impart the Faith on people of all ages, whether it is in Parish religious education programs or in Catholic schools. The ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-23
  • New bleachers installed at Mooney
    The gymnasium at Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School in Sarasota has seen many feats of athleticism and the students in the bleachers have been witnesses to times of great joy and triumph. Therefore, the replacement of the bleachers was considered a key part of a 10-year strategic plan to upgrade ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-23
  • Respect Life Sunday Collection Focuses on Youth
    By Jeanne Berdeaux, Diocese of Venice Respect Life Director, For the past few years some of the funds received from generous parishioners in the annual Respect Life Sunday (Oct. 4, 2020) special collection have been used to give students from Catholic high schools the unique experience of participating in Catholic ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-23
  • News Briefs for week of Sept. 14, 2020
    World Day for Migrants and Refugees to be Celebrated on September 27 The Vatican has designated Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020 as the World Day for Migrants and Refugees. The theme chosen by Pope Francis for the 106th observance of this day is “Forced like Jesus to Flee” a focus ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-23
  • Pope: each one is beautiful to God who loves us
    Pope Francis on Monday received in the Vatican a group of children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), who are being treated at a clinic in St. Polten, Austria. He thanked all for the wonderful work for the youngsters. ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2020-09-21
  • Our Lady celebrated in Sarasota
    The Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre (Our Lady of Charity of Copper) holds a special place in the heart of Isabel Diaz for Our Lady provides a connection to her heritage as an American-born Cuban. “This devotion goes back in my family many generations and the stories of the ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-16
  • Schools, Parish mark 9/11 anniversary
    A global pandemic could not diminish the memories of Sept. 11, 2001, when terrorists struck in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania, leaving behind thousands of dead while showing the world the face of true heroism. The 19th Anniversary of the 2001 terror attacks was marked throughout the Diocese ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-16
  • CCUSA anniversary to be celebrated by Bishop
    This year marks the 110th anniversary of the founding of Catholic Charities, USA (CCUSA), and part of that celebration has a connection to the Diocese of Venice. Bishop Frank J. Dewane, who is the Episcopal Advisor to CCUSA, will be celebrating a Mass which will be streamed live from Epiphany ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-16
  • 40 Days for Life Sept. 23-Nov. 1 in Fort Myers, Sarasota
    The fall campaign of 40 Days for Life begins on Sept. 23, and runs until Sunday, Nov. 1, with local vigils taking place in Sarasota and Fort Myers. 40 Days for Life is an internationally coordinated 40-day campaign that aims to end abortion locally through prayer and fasting, community outreach, and ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-16
  • Diocese Safe Environment program adjusts to changing times
    With the onset of the global pandemic, the Diocese of Venice Safe Environment training has transitioned online as of Sept. 1, 2020. Donna Foti, Diocese of Venice Safe Environment Manager, said that the pandemic sped up a process to transition from in-person classes to online training. This training program ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-16
  • News Briefs from the week of Sept. 18 2020
    Verot student named National Merit Semifinalist Congratulations to Bishop Verot Catholic High School senior Xavier Caangay who has been named a 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalist. This makes Caangay one of 16,000 students nationwide to be recognized among the 1.5 million juniors who entered the competition by taking ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-16
  • Eucharistic Adoration brings one closer to Christ
    The First Friday of September was a spiritually emotional day for Bonnie Coyle as it was the first time since March that she participated in Eucharistic Adoration. Coyle has been a devotee of adoration for many years, finding great comfort in spending quiet time with the Lord in addition to ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-08
  • Sacrament of Confirmation resumes for Diocesan youth
    Frida Castillo and Maria Ramos are close friends who were among nearly 70 to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation on Sept. 5, 2020 at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Parish in LaBelle. Frida said she felt a weight had been lifted from her shoulders when Bishop Frank J. Dewane made ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-08
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