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  • Bishop Takami recounts the aftermath of the atomic bombing
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2020-08-09




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  • Cardinal Mooney graduation outdoors
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-08-04

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  • Bishop Takami recounts the aftermath of the atomic bombing
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2020-08-09

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  • St. Andrew scientists shine at regional fair
    St. Andrew Catholic School was well represented at the 63rd Annual Thomas Alva Edison Kiwanis Regional Science and Engineering Fair and Inventors Fair which was held Jan. 18 at Florida Gulf Coast University in Estero. The Cape Coral school sent 16 middle school students to the Science and Inventors Fair, and an ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-02-17
  • Parish Family Day draws hundreds
    The sounds of joy – laughing, giggling and shouts of ecstasy – echoed across the fields behind the St. Michael Parish Hall in Wauchula on Feb. 1 as parents looked on with big smiles during a break in a daylong Family Day celebration. When not having fun in the fields, ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-02-17
  • Football players help needy
    Judy Bokorney – Special to the Florida Catholic For the fourth year in a row, the players and coaches of the Ave Maria University football team treated families at the Casa Mara Soup Kitchen at Guadalupe Social Services of Catholic Charities in Immokalee to a Super Bowl tailgate party. ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-02-17
  • News Briefs from early February 2020
    2020 Sarasota Charity Ball The Catholic Charities Ball “Puttin’ It On the Ritz!” took place Feb. 8 at the Ritz Carlton Sarasota. The event had a Roaring 20’s theme and featured special guest Tim Tebow, Heisman Trophy winner, two-time Florida Gator National Champion, professional baseball player, sports broadcaster and ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-02-17
  • Statement from U.S. Bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace Committee on Nuclear Disarmament
    WASHINGTON — The Committee on International Justice and Peace for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has released the following statement on nuclear disarmament. During the recent visit of Pope Francis to Japan, the Holy Father took the opportunity to speak forcefully on the subject of nuclear weapons and the ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2020-02-14
  • Catholic Schools Week celebrated
    Naples | For one week each year Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Venice have a chance to celebrate their place in the world. Catholic Schools Week (Jan. 26-Feb. 1) is an annual national week of recognition of the important educational and moral contributions Catholic Schools continue to make in ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-02-06
  • Hundreds participate in local and national walks
    Sarasota | Prayer warriors in Sarasota and Washington, D.C., stood as witnesses for life in late January marking the 47th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court decision which cleared the way for legalized abortion in the United States. Bishop Frank J. Dewane was at the centerpiece ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-02-06
  • Mass held for widows and widowers
    Naples | A Mass was recently celebrated with intentions not only for the spouses who have gone before, but also for the widows and widowers so they “will find peace and find a healing hand of the Lord in the void that you have experienced in life.” Bishop Frank J. ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-02-06
  • Catechists pass on the faith to future generations
    Fort Myers | Catechists, catechetical leaders, youth ministers, and Catholic school teachers took part in the Diocese of Venice Catechetical Day 2020. Hundreds gathered Jan. 25, at Bishop Verot Catholic High School in Fort Myers for a day designed to inspire and refocus religious educators across the Diocese. Sponsored by the ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-02-06
  • Volunteer fuels passion into guild
    Fort Myers | When a former special education teacher and a mother of two grown children says her favorite words to live by are from a Philippians Bible quote, you know she is probably a very busy person. “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” from Philippians ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-02-06
  • Bishop Letter: What it means to be ‘A Disciple of Christ’
    My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, After receiving the blessings of the Christmas Season, celebrating the birth of Christ Our Lord, many return to their ordinary schedules of prayer, work or family obligations.  So too, the Church enters a portion of Ordinary Time.  Throughout Advent and Christmas, we ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-02-03
  • Bishop speaks about Sunday of the Word of God
    The newly establish “Sunday of the Word of God” was an opportunity for Bishop Frank J. Dewane to reflect upon the importance of Scripture in the life of all faithful. Speaking during a Mass at St. Agnes Parish in Naples on Jan. 26, Bishop Dewane noted that Pope Francis designated ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-02-03
  • News Briefs from around the Diocese Jan Feb 2020
    Diocesan group enjoys Catholic Days at the Capitol During the Jan. 28-30 Catholic Days at the Capitol, Bishop Frank J. Dewane gave a legislative briefing to participants from across Florida. A group of nearly 50, including students from each Diocesan Catholic high school traveled for this important lobbying opportunity.   ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-02-03
  • Teaching the Teachers
    Department of Education conducts Clinical Education Course John Carkeet More than two dozen teachers and administrators from the Diocese of Venice Catholic Schools gathered Jan. 21 at the Diocese’s Catholic Center in Venice for a Clinical Education Course. Approved by the Florida Department of Education, clinical education training is ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-02-03
  • Winners announced in ‘Disciple of Christ’ showcase
    To celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the founding of the Diocese of Venice in Florida students at Catholic middle schools were asked to answer the question: “What does it mean to be ‘A Disciple of Christ?’” Each student could respond in one of three ways, through language arts, visual arts ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-31
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