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  • Pastor installed in Naples
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-21

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  • Bishop: Gather people from urban, rural areas to discuss gun violence
    Source: CruxPublished on 2019-11-11

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  • Christmas celebrated across the Diocese
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-08

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  • Irish bishops publish pastoral letter for ‘Sunday of the Word of God’
    The Bishop of Ossory in Ireland releases a pastoral letter looking ahead to the coming “Sunday of the Word of God” in which he offers a series of reflections and suggestions that aim to help the faithful mark the observance in the best possible way. ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2020-01-22
  • Pastor installed in Naples
    Naples  |  There are moments in the life of each Parish that are well remembered: the dedication of a new building, significant anniversaries, and of course, the installation of a new Pastor. For the faithful of St. Ann Parish in Naples, such a day occurred Jan. 19, when Father William ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-21
  • Mooney learning center named, blessed
    Sarasota  |  A blessing and ribbon-cutting ceremony took place Jan. 15, in Sarasota for the new Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School Gail Baird Learning Center. The center is a cutting-edge, multi-media facility where students can gather to work independently or collaboratively in a flexible environment, which includes work tables with ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-21
  • Dinner supports pro-life work
    Naples  |  The Action for Life/Naples Pro-Life Council annual Pro-Life Dinner took place Jan. 11, at the Justin Holecek Student Life Center of St. John Neumann Catholic High School in Naples.  Action for Life works to promote a culture of life through education and legislative action and has a television ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-21
  • Annual Mass held for circus and traveling show workers
    Sarasota  |  Each year the circus and traveling show workers of the United States gather for three days to thank God for their continued blessings. This takes place at St. Martha Parish in downtown Sarasota, which is designated the “National Circus Parish.”  The pastoral workers, who ensure that the Sacraments ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-21
  • Faithful support ‘No Hate! No Fear!’ rally
    Sarasota  |  A strong contingent of Catholics was among the hundreds who stood up against anti-Semitism in a “No Hate. No Fear.” solidarity rally to at the J.D. Hamel Park near the Sarasota waterfront. The rally was organized by the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee and AJC (American Jewish Committee) West Coast Florida ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-21
  • U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops File Amicus Brief with U.S. Supreme Court Urging New Trial of Death Row Inmate Based on Evidence of Actual Innocence
    WASHINGTON— On January 17, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops (FCCB) filed an amicus curiae brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in support of James M. Dailey, an inmate on Florida’s death row, urging a new trial in his ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2020-01-17
  • Catholic publisher makes material available for Word of God Sunday
    Catholic publisher, Bayard, rallies behind Pope Francis’ proclamation of the Word of God Sunday, making both digital and print material accessible ... read more
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2020-01-17
  • Evenings dedicated to Charity
    Now is the time of year that people are planning their busy seasonal social schedule with lots of interesting activities to choose for evenings of elegance or just casual fun. While choosing from the many opportunities Southwest Florida has to offer, consider these events for a chance to give back ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-09
  • Cardinal Mooney teens give to community
    Sarasota  |  St. Mother Teresa once said, “It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.” Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School in Sarasota loves taking part in giving back to the community from serving meals to the homeless to food and toy drives.  To kick ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-08
  • Christmas celebrated across the Diocese
    The celebration of Christmas is a time to recognize the truth about Christ: our Incarnate Savior, the Son of God, both human and divine. Bishop Frank J. Dewane stressed the importance of this reality when speaking about the meaning and symbolism that we must recognize and accept that on Christmas ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-08
  • Celebrating independence and unity
    On the 216th Anniversary of the first Independent Republic in the Caribbean in Haiti, the Diocese of Venice, in conjunction with the Haitian Catholic Community, celebrated a Mass at St. Leo the Great Parish in Bonita Springs on Jan. 1, the Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God. Nearly 1,000 ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-08
  • Mass to honor Widows and Widowers Jan. 26 in Naples
    Throughout Scriptures we are reminded to care for widows and widowers who are protected by God. For this reason, the Bishop Frank J. Dewane is celebrating the annual Mass for all widows and widowers at 3 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 26 at St. John the Evangelist Parish, 625 111th North Avenue, ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-08
  • Former surgeon cuts to the heart of the matter
    Who’s Making it Happen Susan Laielli – Florida Catholic For much of his career as a general surgeon in Chicago, Ill. and a small Kansas town, Dr. Fernando Ugarte admits he didn’t make too much time for Church outside of Sunday Mass. That changed dramatically since his retirement three years ago ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-08
  • Opportunities coming to stand up for Life
    We are all called by Christ to be witnesses of our Faith and to stand up against evil. The Diocese of Venice Respect Life Office is co-sponsoring several events to mark the 47th tragic anniversary of the Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court decision which opened the door for abortion ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-08
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