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    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-08-20

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  • Summer camps engage young minds
    Staff Report Throughout the Diocese of Venice there have been a variety of camps taking place to engage thousands of young people during the summer months. Vacation Bible School at St. Elizabeth Seton Parish in Naples was a huge success in June. The most common of these camps is the ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-08-09
  • Mass with Bishop kicks off Parish Golden Jubilee
    Bob Reddy – Florida Catholic Anniversaries are a good time to look back while also looking forward to the future. Sacred Heart Parish, near downtown Bradenton, has a history to fondly look back upon that dates to 1888. However, it wasn’t until 81 years later, June 4, 1969 to be ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-08-09
  • Execution prayer vigils Aug. 22
    On Aug. 22, at 6 p.m., Gary Ray Bowles is scheduled to be executed by the State of Florida. The Diocese of Venice Respect Life Office is asking everyone to please join a prayer vigil (choose from list below) or pray at home for Mr. Bowles, his family, the victims ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-08-09
  • News from Around the Diocese late July 2019
    Seminarian admitted to Candidacy Bishop Frank J. Dewane presided over the Rite of the Admission to Candidacy of Diocesan Seminarian Daniel Scanlan on June 27 at the Diocese Catholic Center in Venice. Scanlan recently graduated Valedictorian from St. Vincent de Paul College Seminary in Miami and is heading to Rome, ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-08-09
  • In Wake of Horrific, Hate Filled Violence in El Paso, USCCB Migration Chairman, Domestic Social Development Chairman, and Chairman of the Ad Hoc Committee on Racism Call for Change in Language and Rhetoric of All Americans
    WASHINGTON— Today, Bishops from three committees at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) expressed their deep concern about racism and xenophobia that apparently motivated this weekend’s massacre in El Paso and that have motivated numerous other recent mass shootings in the United States. The Chairmen called on our ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2019-08-08
  • Young adults reflect on NET ministries experiences
    Wauchula  |  Two Diocese of Venice young adults, Zachary Coronado and Anna Battaglia, have never actually met, but both have served as National Evangelization Teams (NET) Ministries members. NET Ministries, based in Minnesota, challenges young Catholics to love Christ and embrace the life of the Church. Every August, approximately 175 ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-08-06
  • Teachers welcomed to Diocesan community
    Venice  |  Teachers are members of a vitally important profession. They teach essential skills and concepts, nurture curiosity and a sense of wonder, cultivate abilities and interests and give their students a sense of significance and purpose. In the context of a Catholic School, however, the work of the teacher ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-08-06
  • Faith formation in Spanish completes second cycle
    Venice  |  Phase two of a three-year Spanish-language faith formation program has concluded in June with nearly 500 earning a Diocesan certificate of completion. The Spanish Faith Formation Program was conceived to satisfy the requests that came directly from the local response to the Diocesan V Encuentro consultation process which ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-08-06
  • New senior housing blessed
    Arcadia  |  Declaring that everyone deserves a proper place to call home, Bishop Frank J. Dewane presided over a blessing and ribbon-cutting ceremony July 26, at the St. John Paul II Villas, a new Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice Inc. affordable housing community designated for low-income seniors in Arcadia. The ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-08-06
  • President of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Domestic Justice Issued a Statement After a Tragic Shooting in Dayton, Ohio
    WASHINGTON— Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, of Galveston-Houston, and President of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Bishop Frank J. Dewane, of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development have issued the following statement in response to the tragic shooting last night in Dayton, Ohio. ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2019-08-04
  • President of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and Domestic Justice Chairman issued a Statement Following Shooting in El Paso
    WASHINGTON— Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), and Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, issued the following statement in response to the tragic shooting at the Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas. ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2019-08-03
  • U.S. Bishops’s Chairmen express sadness by the denigration of the City of Baltimore in recent public discourse
    WASHINGTON- Bishop Nelson Perez of Cleveland, Chair of the Committee on Cultural Diversity in the Church and Bishop Shelton Fabre of Houma-Thibodaux, Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism and Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chair of the Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development issued an ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2019-08-02
  • Bishops’ Conference Domestic Committee Chairman Reacts to Gilroy, CA Shooting
    WASHINGTON—Following the shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, calls for support of the victims and for actions to end gun violence.   The ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2019-07-30
  • Chairman of the Bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development Issues Statement on the Death Penalty
    WASHINGTON— Bishop Frank J. Dewane, Bishop of the Diocese of Venice and Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development has issued a statement on the federal government’s decision to resume the use of the death penalty. The full statement follows: “In his address to Congress during ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2019-07-30
  • Catholic leaders condemn Trump administration’s move to execute inmates
    NEW YORK — Attorney General William Barr’s announcement on Thursday that the federal government would resume executing death row inmates after a nearly two decade hiatus is coming under fire from national Catholic leaders. Bishop Frank Dewane, chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Domestic ... read more
    Source: CruxPublished on 2019-07-25
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