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Florida Catholic

  • Eight acolytes instituted by Bishop at Mass
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-06-18

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  • After Virginia Beach tragedy, bishops call for curbs on gun violence
    Source: CruxPublished on 2019-06-03

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  • Church celebrates Pentecost
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2019-06-19

 

 


All Current News in the Diocese

  • Guadalupe Social Services holds open house
    Immokalee | As part of the year-long celebration of Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice Inc. providing services in Collier County for 50 years, Guadalupe Social Services of Catholic Charities in Immokalee held an open house Dec. 8, for supporters of the program. Attendees enjoyed food and fellowship along with a ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2018-12-21
  • Bishop leads Rosary on Immaculate Conception
    Fort Myers | For the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary several pro-life activities took place. Bishop Frank J. Dewane led the praying of the rosary at a prayer vigil in Fort Myers and that day many Parishes held National Night of Prayer for Life observances. ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2018-12-21
  • Courage in Red initiative has lasting impacts
    Naples | It was Nov. 28 when Epiphany Cathedral was illuminated in red as a sign of unity with persecuted Christians around the world. This was done as part of the annual “Courage in Red” campaign, which was to bring attention to plight of our suffering brothers and sisters more ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2018-12-21
  • Renewed Theology on Tap begins in Sarasota
    Sarasota | Theology on Tap offers an innovative solution to one of today’s most pressing pastoral concerns: how to reach out to young Catholic adults. With successful ongoing efforts in Naples, Fort Myers and Lehigh Acres, Joshua Mazrin, Diocese Director of Evangelization, decided to try to reintroduce the Theology on ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2018-12-21
  • Bishop says First Step Act brings needed reform to criminal justice system
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nation’s criminal justice system “is in need of reform” and the First Step Act “is a worthy ‘first step’ in the right direction,” said Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development. In a Dec. ... read more
    Source: CruxPublished on 2018-12-21
  • Mass to honor Widows and Widowers Jan. 20
    Staff Report – Florida Catholic 12/20/2018 Throughout Scriptures we are reminded to care for widows and widowers who are protected by God. For this reason, the Bishop Frank J. Dewane is celebrating a Mass for all widows and widowers at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 20 at Epiphany Cathedral, 310 Sarasota ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2018-12-20
  • Bishop leads Rosary on Immaculate Conception
    National Night of Prayer for Life held Bob Reddy – Florida Catholic 12/20/2018 For the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary several Pro-Life activities took place. First, Bishop Frank J. Dewane led the praying of the Rosary at a prayer vigil in Fort Myers and that day ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2018-12-20
  • Renewed Theology on Tap in Sarasota
    Bob Reddy – Florida Catholic 12/20/2018 Theology on Tap offers an innovative solution to one of today’s most pressing pastoral concerns: how to reach out to young Catholic adults. With successful ongoing efforts in Naples, Fort Myers and Lehigh Acres, Joshua Mazrin, Diocese Director of Evangelization, decided to try to ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2018-12-20
  • Courage in Red initiative has lasting impacts
    Staff Report – Florida Catholic 12/19/2018 It was on Nov. 28 when Epiphany Cathedral was illuminated in red as a sign of unity with persecuted Christians around the world. This was done as part of the annual “Courage in Red” campaign which was to bring attention to plight of our ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2018-12-20
  • News from around the Diocese
    Christmas Day Television Mass for the Homebound The televised Christmas Day Mass for the Homebound with Bishop Frank J. Dewane as Celebrant will air for a full hour on Christmas Day. For viewers in the northern portions of the Diocese (DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, and Sarasota counties), the Mass airs ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2018-12-20
  • Bishops’ Conference Praises Senate for Passage of the FIRST STEP Act and Encourages Passage in the House
    WASHINGTON—Following the passage of the FIRST STEP Act in the U.S. Senate this week, Frank J. Dewane, Bishop of Venice, FL, and Chairman of the USCCB Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, praised the Senate for passing the bill and encouraged the House to do likewise.     The full statement ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2018-12-20
  • Guadalupe Social Services holds open house
    Staff Report – Florida Catholic 12/19/2018 As part of the year-long celebration of Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice Inc. providing services in Collier County for 50 years, Guadalupe Social Services of Catholic Charities in Immokalee held a Dec. 8 open house for supporters of the program. Attendees enjoyed food, ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2018-12-20
  • Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe celebrated across the Venice Diocese
    VENICE | Tradition, reverence, and lots of music marked the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe throughout the Diocese of Venice and the world Dec. 12. The Patroness of the Americas and the Unborn is one of the most revered in the world. Parishes throughout the Diocese of Venice celebrated ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2018-12-19
  • Parish/Mission Christmas Mass times
    The following are a complete listing of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Mass times for all Parishes/Missions within the Diocese of Venice. Time are listed by the city in which the Parish/Mission is located. ARCADIA ■ St. Paul, 1208 E. Oak St., 863-494-2611 CHRISTMAS EVE  5:30 p.m., midnight (Spanish) CHRISTMAS DAY  9 a.m., ... read more
    Source: Bob Reddy Florida CatholicPublished on 2018-12-17
  • Presidentes de Comités de la USCCB reciben con agrado las modificaciones al “impuesto de estacionamiento” pero buscan la derogación completa por parte del Congreso
    WASHINGTON— La guía promulgada ayer por el Departamento del Tesoro es un "esfuerzo para aliviar el 'impuesto de estacionamiento’”, pero “se necesita un alivio total por parte del Congreso", según expresaron el Arzobispo Joseph E. Kurtz de Louisville, Presidente del Comité de Libertad Religiosa de la Conferencia de Obispos Católicos ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2018-12-11
  • Bishop Chairmen Express Relief at Modifications to “Parking Lot Tax” But Seek Full Repeal
    WASHINGTON–The guidance promulgated yesterday by the Treasury Department is an “effort to alleviate the ‘parking lot tax,’” but “full relief is needed from Congress,” according to Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee for Religious Liberty, and Bishop Frank J. ... read more
    Source: USCCBPublished on 2018-12-11
  • Catholic groups see major harm for immigrants in changing public benefits
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — A proposal by the Trump administration to deny green cards to legal immigrants using public assistance “will dramatically change the process of legal migration and make it increasingly difficult for low-income and working-class individuals to legally migrate to the United States.” That’s the view of the U.S. ... read more
    Source: CruxPublished on 2018-12-07
  • Christmas Appeal seeks needed funds
    Venice | Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice Inc. is best known as a highly rated social service agency that assists thousands of people in the community each year. But Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice is so much more. Behind the many statistics are the real people who are helped each ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2018-12-05
  • St. Katharine Drexel Church rededicated
    Cape Coral | It took some time, but the results were spectacular as St. Katharine Drexel Parish just completed a major renovation and repair job on its Church building. So much of the Church was repaired, and the altar replaced, that Bishop Frank J. Dewane presided over a rededication Nov. ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2018-12-05
  • ‘Homeless Jesus’ statue blessed at Cathedral
    Venice | Bishop Frank J. Dewane dedicated and blessed a “Homeless Jesus” statue Nov. 25 outside Epiphany Cathedral in Venice. The sculpture is located by the south entrance to the Cathedral, across from the U.S. Post Office. It serves as a visual representation of Matthew 25 which states: “In truth ... read more
    Source: Florida CatholicPublished on 2018-12-05
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