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    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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  • Updated Prayers and Resources from Diocese May 5 2020
    Masses Temporarily Suspended Due to Coronavirus While Masses and liturgical events in the Diocese of Venice remain suspended, Churches are beginning to open for individual prayer and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.  Public gatherings for Mass or other Liturgical Services will still not be possible.  Restrictions regarding social distancing, sanitizing ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-05-05
  • Hope and support for the Class of 2020
    Sarasota  |  The graduating seniors at the Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Venice have experienced a turbulent final few months before they head off to college in the fall. The coronavirus pandemic forced an end to their spring break. When they returned from two weeks away from the ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-04-30
  • Bradenton food pantry works to meet demand
    Bradenton  |  With increased demand and regular sources of food unable to meet requests, the St. Joseph Food Pantry in Bradenton has been having to find creative ways to get the word out that they need donations. Ellen Staubach, a food pantry board member, said an appeal in mid-March helped ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-04-30
  • Mass remembers victims of child abuse
    Venice  |  For the first 12 years of his Episcopacy, Bishop Frank J. Dewane had celebrated public Masses in April to allow people to come together for the prayer intentions of all victims of child abuse and for the victims of child abuse and particularly for the victims of abuse ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-04-30
  • Graduating seniors given hope
    The graduating seniors at the Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Venice have experienced a turbulent final few months before they head off to college in the fall. The coronavirus pandemic forced their Spring Break to be spoiled, then when they returned from two weeks away from the ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-04-28
  • Long serving religious priest dies
    Father Onorio Benacchio, Congregation of the Missionaries of St. Charles (Scalabrinians), who was a priest for nearly 70 years and served in the Diocese of Venice for 25 years, died April 23, 2020, in Kingston, Rhode Island. He was 95. Father Benacchio served as Pastor of St. Margaret Parish ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-04-28
  • Bradenton food pantry works to meet demand
    With increased demand and regular sources of food unable to meet requests, the St. Joseph Food Pantry in Bradenton has been having to find creative ways to get the word out that they need donations. Ellen Staubach, a Food Pantry Board member, said an appeal in mid-March helped fill in ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-04-28
  • Updated Catholic Charities information and other resources
    Catholic Charities Response to Pandemic 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 ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-04-28
  • USCCB leads country in prayer for reconsecration to Mary
    The Diocese of Venice in Florida encourages the faithful to join the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) for a live stream of the Re-Consecration of our nation to the Protection of the Blessed Mother under the title of Mary, Mother of the Church.  This will give the Church the ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-04-28
  • Schools briefs week of April 27
    Happy to see the teacher St. Martha Catholic School teacher Jane Greenamoyer recently delivered Learning Packets to her kindergartners. The students were excited to see her as she was greeted from afar by her students and their parents. One student even wrote in chalk on the driveway of their ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-04-28
  • Year of St. Joseph resources available online
    When Bishop Frank J. Dewane has announced that the Diocese of Venice will celebrate a “Year of St. Joseph” from March 19, 2020 to March 19, 2021, resources were promised to help properly honor and celebrate this saint.
    Stained glass window at St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Moore ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-04-28
  • April 17, 2020 letter from Bishop Dewane to the Faithful
    April 17, 2020 My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ. During Easter Season, as the Church rejoices in Our Lord’s Resurrection, my prayer is that you and your family are safe and strengthened by God’s grace in these uncertain times. You will recall that I promised to give an update ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-04-22
  • Catholic Charities on the front line of pandemic response
    Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice Inc. food pantries have become a beacon of hope in a storm of darkness – serving ever-increasing numbers of desperate families each week in response to the impact of the ongoing pandemic. A long line of vehicles was waiting before the first bags of food ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-04-22
  • Duo can never erase memories of Holocaust
    Venice  |  The Diocese of Venice Yom HaShoah — Hour of Remembrance honors victims of the Holocaust as it commemorates the lives and heroism of the Jewish people who were slaughtered by the Nazis between 1933 and 1945. The annual interreligious gathering brings together members of the Catholic and Jewish ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-04-22
  • Pandemic Resources from Catholic Charities
    Catholic Charities Response to Pandemic 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 ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2020-04-22
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