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  • Priest founder of two Parishes and School dies
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-08-10

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  • Faithful stand before new multimillion-dollar abortion facility
    Fort Myers  |  There is a new building in the Daniels Commerce Park in Fort Myers that looks like any other of hundreds of office buildings in the area. However, this building is the new $2 million home of the Planned Parenthood, a place where abortions take place each day. ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-03-17
  • Events support Catholic Charities programs
    Venice  |  Four distinctive events took place recently to help support the programs of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice Inc. First up Feb. 15, 2020, was the always fun Boots and Bandannas at Kingsway Golf and Country Club in Lake Suzy. This western-themed evening includes plenty of cowboy hats, boots ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-03-17
  • Lenten Masses held at schools across diocese
    Sarasota  |  During the Lenten Season Catholics are called to constantly ask if they are doing the things the Lord calls for each of us — pray, fast and give alms. During early March Masses at Diocesan Catholic Schools, Bishop Frank J. Dewane asked students how they are doing this ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-03-17
  • Religious makes first vows
    Fort Myers Beach  |  A holy moment took place when Sister Anne Dolores Mary Doyle of Divine Mercy made her religious profession to the Order of St. Clare, transforming from novice to religious sister. It was the next phase in a spiritual journey which began in Ireland and many years ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-03-17
  • Prayer needed in time of crisis: Diocese of Venice responds to COVID-19 Pandemic
    In this time of challenge Bishop Frank J. Dewane calls on every person to turn toward prayer as the Diocese, state, nation and world continue to face an uncertain future which bring unique difficulties during the ongoing pandemic. “As Catholics, we trust in the power of prayer, God’s Hope ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-03-16
  • Bishop Dewane letter to faithful in Spanish
    La siguiente es una carta del Obispo Frank J. Dewane a los fieles de la diócesis de Venecia. Debajo de la carta hay información adicional importante. (Lea todo el contenido de este aviso). 14 de marzo de 2020 Queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo, Mientras la Santa Madre Iglesia ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-03-15
  • Bishop Dewane letter on Coronavirus response
    The following is a letter from Bishop Frank J. Dewane to the faithful of the Diocese of Venice. Below the letter is some additional important information. (Please read the entire contents of this notice.) March 14, 2020 Dear Brothers and Sister in Christ, As Holy Mother Church makes her ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-03-15
  • 3/14/2020 Coronavirus PRESS RELEASE
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-03-14
  • Letter from Bishop Dewane regarding Coronavirus
    The following letter with guidance from Most Rev. Frank J. Dewane, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Venice in Florida, was sent March 13 to the faithful regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Letter-to-Parishioners-regarding-Coronavirus-2020_03_13 The post Letter from Bishop Dewane regarding Coronavirus appeared first on Diocese of Venice. ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-03-13
  • A 35-Year Journey from Parish Staff to Volunteer
    Who’s Making it Happen Susan Laielli – Florida Catholic To experience true energy and joy spend a few minutes with Diane Sochacki, a retired St. Catherine Parish office secretary and obvious jack-of-all trades after 35 years, who now serves as a volunteer, at 81-years young, because she can’t slow down. It ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-03-05
  • Principal’s Corner – St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School
    60 YEARS, ONE FAMILY Tonya Peters, Principal, St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School Many have told me that St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School is a little gem buried in the heart of Port Charlotte, and that it’s a welcoming environment where students are well educated, nurtured in the Catholic Faith and ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-03-05
  • Ash Wednesday begins Lenten journey
    “Remember that you are dust, and unto dust you shall return” are the words one hears when ashes are formed in the sign of the cross and imposed on the forehead on Ash Wednesday. Ashes in the sign of the cross marked the foreheads of Catholics across the Diocese ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-03-05
  • News briefs from early March 2020
    Seminarian elevated to Acolyte Diocese of Venice Seminarian Christian Chami received the Ministry of Acolyte Feb. 22. Chami is discerning his vocation to the priesthood while studying at Pontifical North America College in Rome and was part of a large group of second-year seminarians at the North American College ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-03-05
  • Celtic Ball supports St. John Neumann
    There was a Bourbon Street for the annual Celtic Ball which was held on Feb. 21 at Club Pelican Bay in Naples benefiting St. John Neumann Catholic High School. The event included a Mardis Gras theme and décor which added to the festive atmosphere. There were live and silent ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-03-05
  • 2020 Coronavirus PRESS RELEASE
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-03-04
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