The department provides a wide range of services including public relations, media relations, community information, and special projects for print, radio and television.
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Meet our Staff
Karen Barry Schwarz
Editor, The Florida Catholic
Media Relations Coordinator
Gail A. Ardy
TV Mass Producer
Cara Smith & Patricia Harrigan
As the Communications & Media Department, we:
- Produce a Sunday Mass for television
- Publish a biweekly diocesan newspaper (The Florida Catholic)
- Publish a biweekly diocesan newsletter (The Mustard Seed)
- Oversee the Diocese of Venice website
- Co Host Witnessing Faith with Bishop Dewane
- Promote Bishop Initiatives
For members of the news media working on a deadline outside of working hours, please call 941-275-5183.