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  • Angelus: Pope remembers Seafarers
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2020-07-12




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  • Angelus: Pope remembers Seafarers
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2020-07-12

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  • Bishop reaching out to prisoners
    Bishop Frank J. Dewane has stressed the importance of prison outreach since his 2006 appointment as Episcopal leader of the Diocese of Venice, making a point to celebrate Mass at many prisons and jails each year while also conferring the Sacraments on numerous inmates. Therefore, it was distressing for Bishop ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-19
  • Graduations loom as school-year winds down
    The Diocese of Venice Catholic school 2020 graduating class, whether seniors in high school or eighth graders finishing up elementary school, are soon departing their respective schools in a way like no other. Not with a huge celebration and graduation but with fond wishes and prayer through a computer screen. ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-19
  • Online Bible Study series begins
    Due to the restrictions people have been going through, the Diocese of Venice Office of Evangelization has sought to offer easy and effective ways to reach out to the faithful in their homes. Joshua Mazrin, Diocesan Director of Evangelization, recently began offering a 12-part online Bible Study series from ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-19
  • Fort Myers Parish gives “Words of Encouragement”
    Fort Myers Parish gives “Words of Encouragement” The COVID-19 pandemic has shut down social gatherings within Parishes throughout the Diocese of Venice, but through the initiative of staff and the faithful, with a little help from technology (social media and Parish websites), alternative ways of reaching out have been developed. ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-19
  • Updated Catholic Charities pandemic response information
    UPDATED May 14, 2020 If you need help If you need assistance from Catholic Charities for food, financial assistance or tele-mental health counseling, please call the number for your area listed below 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday: Sarasota/Manatee/DeSoto/Hardee/Highlands counties: 844-385-2407, Charlotte/Lee/Hendry/Glades counties: 844-385-2423, Collier County: 844-385-2404. Food distribution Catholic ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-19
  • News briefs for the week of May 18
    Naples Deacon remembered
    Deacon Donald Healy, who served at St. Ann Parish in Naples, died April 2, 2020. he was 83. Deacon Donald Healy, the oldest Permanent Deacon to be ordained for the Diocese of Venice, who served at St. Ann Parish in Naples, died April 2, 2020. He ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-19
  • Public celebration of Mass resumes in Diocese May 18
    Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,  As we rejoice in our Easter Faith, my prayer is that the new life we have in Christ will bring you and your family hope and comfort. The Coronavirus has brought numerous challenges. Our common efforts to mitigate the disease have asked us to ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-18
  • Bishop visits food distribution site
    Bonita Springs  |  On a beautiful, early May Friday morning, the line of vehicles entering the parking lot of the Bonita Springs offices of Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice Inc. was growing before the first bags of food were distributed.  Bishop Frank J. Dewane, in what is becoming a regular ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-15
  • Teachers shown love for their hard work
    Naples  |  During weeks of unexpected and unplanned distance learning an even greater appreciation for teachers has developed as parents recognize the hard work and dedication required in forming young minds.  With students now home out of heathy and safety concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents learned quickly ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-15
  • Parish food pantry support Hispanic community
    Fort Myers  |  It is a corporal work of mercy to feed the hungry, in the name of His Church. That is exactly what is being done each week at Jesus the Worker Parish in Fort Myers. The Spanish-language Catholic community has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic having endured ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-15
  • Public celebration of Mass resumes May 18
    The following is a letter from Bishop Dewane to the faithful, dated May 12, 2020:  Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
    Bishop Frank J. Dewane raises the host during the Mass at St. Ann Parish in Naples in January, 2020. The public celebration of the Mass in the ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-12
  • Bishop visits food distribution site
    On a beautiful early May Friday morning the line of vehicles entering the parking lot of the Bonita Springs offices of Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice Inc. was growing before the first bags of food were distributed. Bishop Frank J. Dewane, in what is becoming a regular routine, visited this ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-12
  • Parish food pantry support Hispanic community
    It is a Corporal Work of Mercy to feed the hungry, in the name of His Church. That is exactly what is being done each week at Jesus the Worker Parish in Fort Myers. The Spanish-language Catholic community has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic having endured massive layoffs across ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-12
  • Teachers shown love for their hard work
    During weeks of unexpected and unplanned distance learning an even greater appreciation for teachers has developed as parents recognize the hard work and dedication required in forming young minds.
    Vehicles drive through the parking lot of St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic School adorned with signs and waving students and parents ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-12
  • News briefs for the week of May 11 2020
    Seminarians graduate Deacon Franckel Fils Aime graduated from St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary in Boynton Beach on May 7, 2020, while Seminarian Jacob Gywnn graduated May 5, 2020, from St. John Vianney College Seminary in Miami. Deacon Fils Aime will soon be ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-12
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