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  • Mooney golfer wins state championship
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-11-05

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  • Bishop: Gather people from urban, rural areas to discuss gun violence
    Source: CruxPublished on 2019-11-11

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  • 2019 Youth Rally – CALLED BY NAME
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-11-04

Vatican News

  • Crisis escalates in Bolivia
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2019-11-17

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  • Local pilgrims walk in the steps of Jesus
    Jerusalem  |  One of the greatest challenges of understanding the life and times of Jesus Christ is that no matter how often one reads the Gospels or the writings of St. Paul, it can be difficult to truly imagine the actual places. Deacon Jun and Colleen Roca of Epiphany Cathedral ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-07-23
  • Aging retreat center bridge in need of replacement
    Venice  |  Anyone who has ever had the pleasure to visit Our Lady of Perpetual Help Retreat Center in Venice for a retreat, conference, Mass or to reflect along the peaceful shores of the Myakka River, either saw or crossed a simple bridge that spans the large lake. The bridge ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-07-23
  • Bishop reads to children at two programs
    Arcadia  |  With eager, young children sitting at his feet, Bishop Frank J. Dewane read a book with great enthusiasm by feeding off their energy in the moment. In fact, Bishop Dewane read to two groups of young children on July 11. First, he visited St. Michael Parish in Wauchula ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-07-23
  • Dream comes true for parish community
    IMMOKALEE  |  A Church building, dating from the ancient times, has been given the name — the Temple of the Lord. Because of this, a dedication of a new Parish Church permanently makes the building a sacred and holy place where the faithful come to hear the Word of God, ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-07-23
  • New Church Dedicated in Immokalee
    Dream comes true for Parish Community Bob Reddy – Florida Catholic A Church building, dating from the ancient times, has been given the name – the Temple of the Lord. Because of this, a dedication of a new Parish Church permanently makes the building a sacred and holy place where the ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-07-22
  • God and Pro-Life Prayer Warriors Help Convert Cape Coral Woman’s Heart
    Susan Laielli – Special to the Florida Catholic If you have ever prayed in front of an abortion clinic during 40 Days for Life – or on any day – and wondered if it has an impact, one need not look further than the transformation of a former Maryland Planned ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-07-18
  • Faithful Catholics kayak and pray with new friends
    Staff Report A new young adult group initiative launched in late June with a day of kayaking, fellowship, food and the participation in the Mass. The Frassati Society is a group for young adults (ages 18-39) in the Diocese of Venice that focuses on growing in community and holiness ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-07-18
  • Parish offices dedicated and blessed
    Bob Reddy – Florida Catholic Gathered in faith and prayer, the faithful of St. Peter the Apostle Parish celebrated the dedication and blessing of the new Parish offices with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration in Naples on June 21. The celebration was a culmination of a nearly 10 years plan ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-07-18
  • Diocese news briefs for early July 2019
    Sarasota Pastor receives Rotary honor Father Celestino Gutierrez, Pastor of St. Jude Parish in Sarasota, was recently honored by the Rotary Club of Sarasota with their “Citizen of the Year” award. Father was presented the award by Rotary Club President Joe Devore, for service to the community, in particular ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-07-18
  • Corpus Christi celebrates the Real Presence
    Naples  |  Margaret Patronne silently wept as she took part in a Corpus Christ procession from St. Elizabeth Seton Parish in Naples to nearby St. John Neumann Catholic High School. “The power of Our Lord brings me great comfort,” Patronne said. “I feel so happy to be able to publicly ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-07-09
  • Knights’ Silver Rose makes stop in Diocese
    Naples  |  Escorted by a Knights of Columbus Color Corps, a white-gloved man, wearing a biker vest, solemnly lead the opening procession at Mass. In those hands was a small object, a silver rose. When the procession reached the front of the church, the object was then handed to a ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-07-09
  • New church is built of ‘living stones’
    Naples  |  On Saturday, June 29, Bishop Frank J. Dewane celebrated the Rededication of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Naples. The Church sustained significant damage in the wake of Hurricane Irma in 2017. Hundreds attended to participate in this Liturgy.  Many were affected by the severe weather that hammered ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-07-09
  • Parish helps needy children during summer
    Naples  |  According to the latest estimates from the U.S. Health and Human Services, one in five children lack proper access to food at some point each year. This increases during the summer months when schools are on break or summer programs only offer meal programs four days a week. ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-07-09
  • Make a real difference!
    VENICE  |  Where else can you help feed a hungry family, sponsor a child at summer camp, comfort a person with HIV/AIDS, or house a homeless mother and her child? This summer Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice Inc. offers donors the opportunity to give directly to the causes they care ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-07-09
  • U.S. Bishops’ Chairmen of Migration and Domestic Justice Express Opposition to Proposed Rule that Would Lead to Family Separation and Housing Instability
    WASHINGTON— Today, bishops from two committees at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) expressed their opposition to a proposed rule by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that would lead to separation or housing instability for many families. Bishop Joe S. Vásquez of Austin, Chairman ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2019-07-03
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