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    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-10-08

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  • Priest joins Presbyterate of Diocese
    Venice  |  The presbyterate of the Diocese of Venice in Florida grew by one with the Ordination to the Priesthood of Father Carlos Encinas. Bishop Frank J. Dewane presided over the ordination of Father Encinas in a rite that was filled with long tradition and witnessed by hundreds Oct. 5 ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-10-08
  • USCCB Chairmen Issue Statement on Supreme Court Cases on Redefinition of “Sex” in Civil Rights Law
                           WASHINGTON— Bishop chairmen of three committees of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) commented on three cases argued before the Supreme Court today – Bostock v. Clayton County, Ga., Altitude Express v. Zarda, and R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes v. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission. These cases ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2019-10-08
  • Priestly Ordination: United to the Sacrifice of Christ
    Bob Reddy – Venice – The presbyterate of the Diocese of Venice in Florida grew by one with the Ordination to the Priesthood of Father Carlos Encinas. Bishop Frank J. Dewane presided over the ordination of Father Carlos in a Rite that was filled with long tradition and witnessed by hundreds ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-10-07
  • Putting aside distraction key to becoming a Disciple of Christ
    Bob Reddy – Naples – We are all called to be “Disciples of Christ.” The best way to achieve this goal is to put aside distractions such as cell phones and other devices so as to then focus on how best to serve the Lord. Bishop Frank J. Dewane gave this ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-10-07
  • Young students learn about vocations
    Bob Reddy – Fort Myers – Sixth graders from Catholic elementary schools across the Diocese of Venice have recently been challenged to recognize the presence of the Lord in themselves while also considering their vocation: possibly to religious life for the girls and the priesthood for the boys. “God is ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-10-07
  • Who’s Making it Happen – New Catholic makes a difference
    Susan Laielli – Naples – No one wants to get up early enough to make the donuts, but Marcia McShane will gladly hand you one with a warm smile after Sunday morning Masses at St. Ann Parish in Naples, as part of her new duties as an assistant on the social ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-10-07
  • Safety Training seminar held
    Bob Reddy – Venice Due to the seriousness of potential risks related to facility maintenance activities, safety awareness is a high priority for the Diocese of Venice. To address this important issue, a Safety Training seminar for facilities and maintenance staff of all Diocese of Venice entities took place Oct. ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-10-07
  • News briefs from Around the Diocese September 2019
    Mooney Golfer No. 1 in Florida, ranked nationally Noah Kumar is captain of the Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School Golf Team in Sarasota and has now cracked the top 100 nationally and is ranked 90th with Junior Golf Scoreboard. The Florida High School Athletic Association ranks Kumar the No. 1 ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-10-07
  • Transitional Deacon prepares for Oct. 5 priestly ordination
    Bob Reddy Venice – Transitional Deacon Carlos Encinas had only to complete his final exams in medical school when he realized his desire to become a priest was something he could no longer ignore. He left his hometown in Argentina and went to New York City, ostensibly to visit a ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-09-27
  • Celebrate Respect Life Sunday & Month!
    Jeanne Berdeaux, Diocese Respect Life Director Venice – “Christ Our Hope in Every Season of Life” is the theme of the new Respect Life annual program from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities. Each year American Catholics recognize the first Sunday in October as Respect ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-09-27
  • Principal’s corner – Bishop Verot
    Dr. Denny Denison, Bishop Verot Catholic High School Fort Myers – Bishop Verot Catholic High School first opened its doors in 1962 as the only Catholic school in southern Florida. Through the years much has changed – the installation of air-conditioned classrooms, construction of new buildings, the transition away from hardback ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-09-27
  • Solemn Mass commemorates 9-11
    Bob Reddy – Naples – It has been eighteen Septembers since the terrorist attacks on the U.S. shocked the world. Images of destruction, death and fear were seared into the minds of those who watched from afar and are felt deeply in the souls of those who were there in ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-09-27
  • Undy Sunday near one million mark
    Naples – Nearly a million packages of underwear have been collected for needy children in Collier County since 1996 as part of the annual “Undy Sunday” campaign. In its 24th year, the campaign garnered enough donations of new underwear and socks for boys and girls in Collier County Public ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-09-27
  • Mobile Medical Clinic blessed
    Naples  |  The celebration continues following the successful completion of the Diocese of Venice Knights of Columbus campaign to raise $184,000 for a Mobile Medical Clinic. Bishop Frank J. Dewane presided over a second blessing of the new van during a ceremony Sept. 15, at St. Elizabeth Seton Parish in ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-09-24
  • Students reach out to hurricane victims
    Fort Myers  |  The images of utter destruction in the Bahamas launched on Diocesan Catholic Schools into action with an urgent need to help. The Lee County Catholic schools — Bishop Verot Catholic High School, St. Andrew Catholic School and St. Francis Xavier Catholic School — held an ambitious Tri-School ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-09-24
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