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  • The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-09-11

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  • Pope Francis: Do not waste God’s gift of peace
    Source: Vatican NewsPublished on 2019-09-15

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  • President of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and Domestic Justice Chairman issued a Statement Following Shooting in El Paso
    WASHINGTON— Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), and Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, issued the following statement in response to the tragic shooting at the Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas. ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2019-08-03
  • U.S. Bishops’s Chairmen express sadness by the denigration of the City of Baltimore in recent public discourse
    WASHINGTON- Bishop Nelson Perez of Cleveland, Chair of the Committee on Cultural Diversity in the Church and Bishop Shelton Fabre of Houma-Thibodaux, Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism and Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chair of the Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development issued an ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2019-08-02
  • Bishops’ Conference Domestic Committee Chairman Reacts to Gilroy, CA Shooting
    WASHINGTON—Following the shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, calls for support of the victims and for actions to end gun violence.   The ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2019-07-30
  • Chairman of the Bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development Issues Statement on the Death Penalty
    WASHINGTON— Bishop Frank J. Dewane, Bishop of the Diocese of Venice and Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development has issued a statement on the federal government’s decision to resume the use of the death penalty. The full statement follows: “In his address to Congress during ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2019-07-30
  • Catholic leaders condemn Trump administration’s move to execute inmates
    NEW YORK — Attorney General William Barr’s announcement on Thursday that the federal government would resume executing death row inmates after a nearly two decade hiatus is coming under fire from national Catholic leaders. Bishop Frank Dewane, chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Domestic ... read more
    Source: CruxPublished on 2019-07-25
  • Several schools seeing summer construction
    Sarasota  |  While students and teachers are on vacation it is often the ideal time for schools to make upgrades or changes. Such is the case at several Diocese of Venice Catholic schools where improvements will be both subtle and very noticeable. The largest effort is taking place at Cardinal ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-07-23
  • 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
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