All Public Masses Suspended

All public Masses within the Diocese of Venice were suspended due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The Diocese resumed public Masses on May 18, 2020 with up to 50 percent capacity, social distancing, and mask requirements, as well as enhanced cleaning protocols.

June 27, 2020 Ordination to the Priesthood of Father Franckel Fils-Aime.

Aug. 15, 2020 Ordination to the Permanent Diaconate for the Diocese of Venice of seven men.

Mid-August, 2020 – All 15 Diocese Catholic Schools are reopened for both in-classroom and online instruction with 90 percent of students returning to in-person instruction by the end of the year.

From late March through December 2020, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice Inc. distributed more than 2 million pounds of food and helped more than 170,000 individuals.