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    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-21

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

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  • The Spirit is Alive at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic School
    By Maria Niebuhr Nestled in the heart of Naples, within a modest neighborhood just off Golden Gate Parkway, lies St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic School. Founded in 1981, the school bears the name of the first American-born saint and is in keeping with her spiritual gifts of courage, determination, faith and ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-08
  • Priest from Venice dies
    Msgr. Anthony A. La Femina, a retired priest and iconographer who previously served as Administrator of St. Isabel Parish on Sanibel, died Dec. 30, 2019. He was 86. Msgr. La Femina was born Nov. 19, 1933, in New Haven, Conn., and was one of three children of Anthony and ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-08
  • Cardinal Mooney gives back
    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 off ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-08
  • Filipino Catholics unite in prayer for Christmas
    Filipino Catholics arounds the Diocese of Venice and around the world have a custom in preparation for Christmas of participating in a novena of Masses at Dawn, known as Simbang Gabi. Celebrated at several parishes in the Diocese, for the first time the tradition was celebrated at the Vatican by ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-08
  • News briefs from around the Diocese
    Cathedral celebrates Feast Day On Jan. 5, the Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord, the Feast Day of Epiphany Cathedral in Venice, Bishop Frank J. Dewane presided over a tri-lingual Mass (English, Spanish and Polish). This annual tradition includes the different language communities that are based at the Cathedral. ... 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: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-07
  • Filipino Catholics unite in prayer for Christmas
    Cape Coral  |  Filipino Catholics across the Diocese of Venice and around the world have a custom in preparation for Christmas of participating in a novena of Masses at Dawn known as Simbang Gabi. While celebrated at several parishes in the Diocese, 2019 was the first time the tradition was ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-07
  • Haitians celebrate independence and unity
    Bonita Springs  |  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 Jan. 1, the Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God. ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-07
  • Christmas across the Diocese
    Sarasota  |  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 ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-01-07
  • Retreats offered to strengthen bonds
    Naples  |  The Diocese of Venice Office of Family Life recently hosted two retreats aimed at creating strong bonds between mothers and their daughters as well as fathers and their sons. The Mother/Daughter Advent Retreat and Tea Party was Dec. 30, at St. Ann Parish in Naples. The Father/Son Retreat, ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-12-17
  • Parish continues to help in Michael recovery
    Panama City  |  The faithful of St. Agnes Parish in Naples remember well the kindness and generosity of strangers who lent a helping hand in 2017 following the devastating impacts of Hurricane Irma. So, it was natural for the parishioners to rally together and help when Hurricane Michael struck the ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-12-17
  • Sacramental theologian offers talks for deacons, musicians
    port charlotte  |  Permanent deacons of the Diocese of Venice recently gathered at St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Port Charlotte to hear from visiting speaker Father Eusebius Martis, O.S.B.  Bishop Frank J. Dewane introduced Father Martis, a Benedictine monk of Marmion Abbey and a well-known sacramental theologian who was in the Diocese ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-12-17
  • Artwork nationally recognized
    SARASOTA  |  Two St. Martha Catholic School students named as 2018-2019 Missionary Childhood Association Christmas Artwork Contest winners earlier in the year, were recognized locally Dec. 13 for their achievement.  Sixth grader Collier Moser, and seventh grader Charlotte Thompson were two of only 24 students nationwide to be recognized with ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-12-17
  • Our Lady celebrated across Diocese
    Naples  |  Tradition, prayer, reverence and music marked the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, throughout the Diocese of Venice. Celebrated Dec. 12, the feast is often linked to the Dec. 9 feast of St. Juan Diego, the day in 1531 when Our Lady first ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-12-17
  • 2019 Christmas Mass Times
    Nativity Scene stained glass, Church of St. Catherine, Bethlehem. Below, please find a listing of the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Mass times throughout the Diocese of Venice. The listing is in alphabetical order by the city where the Parish/Mission is located. ARCADIASt. Paul Parish, 1208 E. Oak St., 863-494-2611 ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-12-16
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