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  • Belarus admits detaining hundreds after massive rallies
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2020-09-28




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  • Priesthood Sunday Sept. 27
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-23

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  • Belarus admits detaining hundreds after massive rallies
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2020-09-28

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  • Verot football season opens
    The atmosphere was charged with excitement as the Bishop Verot Catholic High School Viking Football Team kicked off its season on Sept. 4, 2020 at home in Fort Myers. The crowd roared as the players run through a tunnel and onto the field for the first time, flanked by ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-08
  • Sarasota Knights Council shines during pandemic
    Knight of Columbus Council 15332 of Incarnation Parish in Sarasota has not let a pesky global pandemic cause the group to miss a step in fulfilling its obligation of service to the Church and community. The Council was already actively using virtual meeting technology before the onset of the COVID-19 ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-08
  • Updated Diocese prayers and resources during the Pandemic
    Parish donations During this challenging time in the life and mission of the Diocese of Venice, our Parishes face increased risk of financial shortfalls due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and its effects on everyday life. Parishes depend on weekly financial gifts to continue their ministries, especially in this critical time of ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-08
  • Seminarian becomes Transitional Deacon
    Surrounded by nearly his entire extended family, Alexander Pince was overwhelmed with emotion before, during and after his ordination to the Transitional Diaconate Aug. 29, 2020 at Epiphany Cathedral in Venice. Bishop Frank J. Dewane, presiding over the Rite, informed Pince that ordination makes him a minister of the Word, ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-02
  • Aug. 26, 2020 Letter from Bishop Dewane
    August 26, 2020 My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, During the month of September, as Holy Mother Church devotionally commemorates Our Lady of Sorrows, allow me to express my ongoing concern for the wellbeing of the Faithful of the Diocese of Venice. Through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-02
  • Faithful enter Church through RCIA
    It was on March 1, 2020, the First Sunday of Lent, when Bishop Frank J. Dewane presided over the annual Rite of Election at Epiphany Cathedral in Venice. This annual tradition is a formal Rite in which catechumens are presented and their names are entered into the Book of Elect. ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-02
  • Longtime head of Deacon student formation retires
    For more than half his life, Deacon William Ladroga has committed to service the Catholic Church. During that time, he has served as a teacher and mentor to many who have themselves become Permanent Deacons. After 42 years as a Permanent Deacon, 23 of those within the Diocese of ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-02
  • News briefs for week of Aug. 31 2020
    New Online Course The Institute for Catholic Studies and Formation is launching a new online course entitled “Ecclesial Nature and Mission of Theology” beginning Sept. 7. This is a required background course for an online Master’s Degree in Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville. The 15-week course provides a basic ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-09-02
  • Calling All Volunteers!
    Each Thursday nearly 200 vehicles line up to receive food from the Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice Inc. Food Pantry at St. Margaret Parish in Clewiston. Six dedicated volunteers worked with masks and gloves in the heat for about three hours on Aug. 6, 2020 to ensure every family left ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-08-28
  • Diocesan Catholic schools get into swing of new year
    A few rain showers, rainbows, a power outage, Mass, an eye on the tropics and thousands of students filing into the classrooms were just some of the highlights of the first week in the Diocese of Venice Catholic schools academic year. Opening the schools amid a global Pandemic posed ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-08-28
  • Housing grant bolsters Anti-Human Trafficking Program
    Finding adequate transitional housing is one of the greatest challenges faced when rescuing survivors of human trafficking. Through the Anti-Human Trafficking Victim Assistance Program, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice Inc. works closely with rescued sex and labor trafficking survivors to place them in a safe location, providing an important “piece ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-08-28
  • Bishop celebrates outdoor Mass at university
    The Ave Maria University 2020-2021 Academic Year opened with a Mass celebrated by Bishop Frank J. Dewane on Aug. 24, 2020. Mass was celebrated outdoors on the Academic Mall in front of the Thomas & Shelby Prince Building, home of the St. Mother Teresa Museum, on the Feast of St. ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-08-28
  • News briefs for week of Aug. 24, 2020
    New Parish DREs attend training session Anne Chrzan, Diocese of Venice Director of Religious Education hosted a training session on Aug. 21, 2020 for new Parish directors at the Catholic Center in Venice. The seven new DRE’s have been with the Diocese for varying lengths of time, but the restrictions ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-08-28
  • Diocesan Catholic schools open
    Sarasota  |  The first day for Catholic schools in the Diocese of Venice was Aug. 17, 2020, and encompassed the usual mix of excitement, tears (children and parents) and reunions among friends. The necessary differences for the 2020-2021 academic year also included wellness checks, face coverings, hand washing and social ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-08-19
  • 7 new Permanent Deacons
    VENICE  |  Jeffrey Ball, Enrique (Rick) Castro, Ramiro Hernandez, Jack W. Milholland Jr., Roberto Pagán, Vern W. Smith, and Dr. William Soscia reached the altar of Epiphany Cathedral in Venice by very different paths. Through their passionate belief in their Faith and with the support of their wives, children, family ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-08-19
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