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  • Newly-professed US religious 'young and highly-educated'
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2021-01-28




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  • Newly-professed US religious 'young and highly-educated'
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2021-01-28

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  • Newly-professed US religious 'young and highly-educated'
    Ahead of the World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life, a US-based research center details the characteristics of religious men and women who professed vows in 2020. ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2021-01-28
  • Sarasota Prayer Walk commemorates dark anniversary
    Support of the unborn is a moral stance, not a political one. This was the message shared during the 23rd Annual Prayer Walk for Life in Sarasota Jan. 22, 2021. This walk coincided with the National Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children. The day also ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-01-26
  • Seminarian commissioned into U.S. Navy
    Diocese of Venice Seminarian Jacob C. Gwynn was commissioned as an Ensign in the United States Navy on Jan. 22, 2021, at St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary in Boynton Beach. Ensign Gwynn is currently in his first year of theology studying at the Seminary on a path to ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-01-26
  • New tabernacle blessed in Cape Coral
    A focal point of the sanctuary of a Catholic Church is the tabernacle, a place reserved for the Eucharist which serves as a reminder of Christ’s presence that comes about in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. The installation of a new tabernacle is an important moment for a ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-01-26
  • News briefs for the week of Jan. 26, 2021
    Children’s Festival held in Wauchula The annual Children’s Festival was held at St. Michael Parish in Wauchula on Jan. 23, 2021. The Festival brings children from kindergarten through fifth grade to the Parish for a day of prayer and fun. The day included Mass, a Eucharistic Procession, as well ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-01-26
  • UK Covid-19 variant ‘may lead to increased mortality’
    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warns that a new variant of the coronavirus may be associated with a higher level of mortality, though the two vaccines being used in the country appear to be effective. ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2021-01-23
  • Safe Haven Sunday March 7, 2021
    Pornography is one of the leading causes of addictions, abuse, adultery, divorce, and even human trafficking: it is, in short, a pervasive evil inflicting grave wounds on our families. Pornography creates unsafe environments for children and confuses others about attitudes towards sex and marriage. It is a moral issue. ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-01-21
  • Diocese partners to broaden STREAM curriculum
    A major investment in the students at Diocese of Venice Catholic Schools today will have lasting benefits that go beyond the classroom. This initiative to benefit Diocesan Catholic Schools came about through a unique partnership with FIRST (For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), the leading robotics ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-01-21
  • News briefs for the week of Jan. 20, 2021
    Students learn about St. Joseph During this “Year of St. Joseph,” St. Ann Catholic School 8th grade Junior Catechists Mariana Franco and Jack McGovern taught 1st grade students to create a shrine for St. Joseph during the week dedicated to the Saint. This is part of the ongoing ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-01-21
  • Longtime Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs dies
    Father Joseph F. Connolly, Third Order Regular Franciscan (TOR), Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish in Sarasota, died Jan. 16, 2021, at the age of 79. Bishop Frank J. Dewane said the death of Father Connolly was a loss for the Diocese and in particular Our Lady ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-01-18
  • 2021 to be busy across Diocese
    Opportunities abound for the faithful of the Diocese of Venice to grow closer to the Lord as the new year begins while continuing to deal with the impacts of the global COVID-19 Pandemic. A variety of larger Diocesan events are scheduled or in the planning stages while at the ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-01-15
  • New group of Permanent Diaconate Aspirants studying hard
    There are currently 13 men who are off and running in their studies as part of the Permanent Diaconate Formation Class of 2025. Bishop Frank J. Dewane selected the aspirants after each was nominated and vetted through an extensive screening process. A key characteristic of those selected is that ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-01-15
  • Long-time Pastor in Avon Park dies
    Father Gerald P. Grogan, Pastor for 27 years at Our Lady of Grace Parish in Avon Park, died Jan.10, 2021. He was 82. Father Grogan was born March 8, 1938 in County Cork, Ireland, the third of seven children. He graduated from St. John’s College Seminary in Waterford, ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-01-15
  • News briefs for the week of Jan. 15, 2020
    Fort Myers school installs new floors Thanks to the contributions of generous donors, St. Francis Xavier Catholic School in Fort Myers recently started implementing Phase 2 of its “Health and Safety Initiatives.” During the Christmas break carpet was replaced in seven Middle School classrooms, with laminate wood floors. ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2021-01-15
  • U.S. Bishop Chairmen Call for End to Executions and Ask Congress to Abolish Federal Death Penalty
    WASHINGTON —With three more federal executions scheduled in January, two bishop chairmen call on the current Administration to stop, and for the new Congress and incoming Administration to abolish the death penalty in federal law. Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2021-01-11
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