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  • ‘Laudato Tree’: healing the planet, empowering its people
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2020-05-30

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  • ‘Laudato Tree’: healing the planet, empowering its people
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2020-05-30

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  • ‘Laudato Tree’: healing the planet, empowering its people
    With the backing of Pope Francis and a gift of 1000 trees from Cardinal Turkson, the ‘Laudato Tree’ initiative to help build the Great Green Wall in the Sahel is a prime example of “ecological conversion in action”. ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2020-05-30
  • Camillus Project provides PPE for frontline workers
    Venice  |  Volunteers and staff members gathered at the Diocese of Venice Catholic Center May 20, 2020, to assemble more than 50 face shields and ear saver kits for those serving on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The first wave will go to Diocesan clergy and staff and ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-28
  • Graduations celebrated 2020-style
    Bradenton  |  Catholic Schools pride themselves in providing students with a well-rounded faith-filled education all with a little fun in the mix. And when it came to the eighth grade graduation ceremonies and events recognizing these students, fun affairs complete with caps and gowns were organized. At St. Joseph Catholic ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-28
  • Public Sunday Mass brings joy, hope
    Venice  |  As the faithful left Mass at Epiphany Cathedral in Venice May 24, 2020, there was a feeling of joy and hope. The joy came from the return to public Sunday Mass after a two-month absence. The hope was that this small step means that lives are closer to ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-28
  • First public Sunday Mass since mid-March brings joy, hope
    As the faithful left Mass at Epiphany Cathedral in Venice on May 24, 2020, there was a feeling of joy and hope. The joy came from the return to public Sunday Mass after a two-month absence. The hope was that this small step means that lives are closer to returning ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-26
  • Bishop Letter: Jesus revealed to us in a new way
    My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Christ is risen!  Alleluia!  These joyful words may seem oddly placed for many as the world seems to be held by the Pandemic in a more Lenten period of sacrifice, trial, and difficulty.  People throughout the Diocese, the country, and the entire world ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-26
  • Catholic Community Foundation presents 16 scholarships
    Bishop Frank J. Dewane, joined by members of the Catholic Community Foundation of Southwest Florida Inc. Board, led a virtual presentation ceremony on May 20, 2020 from the Catholic Center in Venice to honor 16 Foundation scholarship winners. The recipients of the Mary Fran Carroll, Coseglia and Schaerf scholarships were ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-26
  • Eighth grade graduations 2020-style
    Catholic Schools pride themselves in providing students with a well-rounded faith-filled education all with a little fun in the mix.
    A scene from the outdoor eighth grade graduation st St. Andrew Catholic School in Cape Coral on May 20, 2020. It should come as no surprise that when it ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-26
  • Camillus Project provides PPE for frontline workers
    By John Carkeet – Special to the Florida Catholic
    Cathy Grippi (left) and Morena McCormacki, Catholic Charities volunteers at Our Mother’s House in Venice, assisted in the assembly and packing of face shields May 20, 2020 at the Catholic Center in Venice as part of the Office of Education ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-26
  • News briefs for the week of May 25 2020
    An act of kindness Representatives from Children First Inc., a childcare provider, recently visited Our Mother’s House, a program of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice Inc., with a chicken dinner for each mother from Paradise Grill. The mothers were so grateful for their generosity! Our Mother’s House in Venice ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-26
  • Philippine Nunciature warns against person claiming to be close to Pope
    The Apostolic Nunciature in the Philippines has written to the country’s Catholic bishops to warn their communities against a person claiming to be close to the Pope and the Vatican. ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2020-05-26
  • Bishop reaches out to prisoners
    VENICE  |  Bishop Frank J. Dewane has stressed the importance of prison outreach since his 2006 appointment as Episcopal leader of the Diocese of Venice, making a point to celebrate Mass at many prisons and jails each year while also conferring the sacraments on numerous inmates. Therefore, it was distressing ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-22
  • Online Bible study series begins
    Venice  |  Due to the restrictions people have been going through, the Diocese of Venice Office of Evangelization has sought to offer easy and effective ways to reach out to the faithful in their homes. Joshua Mazrin, Diocesan Director of Evangelization, recently began offering a 12-part online Bible study series ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-22
  • Graduations loom as school-year winds down
    Naples  |  The Diocese of Venice Catholic school 2020 graduating class, whether seniors in high school or eighth graders finishing up elementary school, are soon departing their respective schools in a way like no other. Not with a huge celebration and graduation but with fond wishes and prayer through a ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-22
  • Fort Myers Parish gives ‘Words of Encouragement’
    Fort Myers  |  The COVID-19 pandemic has shut down social gatherings within Parishes throughout the Diocese of Venice, but through the initiative of staff and the faithful, with a little help from technology (social media and Parish websites), alternative ways of reaching out have been developed. One example of this ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-22
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