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You are all invited to the classes of Catechism of the Catholic Church with Father Frank. The Catechism classes contains the essential and fundamental content of the Catholic faith in a complete and summary way. It presents what Catholics throughout the world believe in common. It presents these truths in a way that facilitates their understanding.
The Way of the Cross is prayed with our faith community at 5:30 pm each Friday. This beautiful prayer offers us the opportunity to experience the Passion of Christ through the eyes of those who participated in the final journey of Jesus to the cross.
Join the Knights of Columbus for their last "Fish Fry", Friday March 31. We will be serving Fried or Baked Fish, Cole Slaw, Mac-n-Cheese and French Fries. Coffee and Tea. $10.00 for adults and $6.00 for children. Proceeds to benefit Veterans and Kimberly Home.
Don't miss your chance to participate in this year's Grant to Win Club! Every month, three numbers are drawn for cash prizes of $50, $100 and $1,000 ... that's 36 chances to win! All proceeds support Espiritu Santo Catholic School. Numbers are assigned in they order they are received ... pick YOUR lucky number before it's gone!. Buy Now
Holocaust survivor Pieter Kohnstam shares his story. Now 80, Pieter tells his story of survival and the poignant contrast between the fate of his family and that of his neighbors and friends, tha Anne Frank Family.
Please join us on Wednesday, April 5 for our Seder Supper in the Parish Center. Include this timeless ceremony into your Holy Week activities and learn its significance since the time of the Exodus.Entrée choices : Lamb, Chicken or Eggplant Parmesan. Purchase tickets for $20.00 at the Church Office or after all weekend Masses, March 25/26.
Happily Married Couples: Is it spring training time already? Weekends devoted to the kid's baseball, gymnastics, etc.But when it's Mommy & Daddy's time? It's said the best gift that parents give to their children is a deeply love-filled marriage. For more information please visit: www.flwc-wwme.org
"From time to time it is good for us all to learn to listen again. Listen to those you love. Listen to your body. Listen to your conscience and soul. Listen to God."
Where: Main Church
Time: 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Where : Parish Center
Time: 4:30pm - 8:00pm
Where: Student Communinty Center Greenfelder-Denlinger Boardrooms (St.Leo University)
Time: 10:30 am
Time:Ceremony and prayers begin at 6:00pm and end just after 8:00pm
Where: Parish Center
Call Angy 727.433.2022 for information or to volunteer
Where: OLPH Retreat Center, 3989 South Moon Dr. Venice, FL 34292
Space is limited, so please apply early! For more information call 813.270.7832
Bishop Gregory L. Parkes, our newly appointed Bishop has voiced a desire to “get to know and to listen to the people so as to learn from and discern with them the pastoral needs of our Diocese.” To achieve this goal, Bishop Parkes will be conducting a number of “Listening Sessions” at strategically located areas throughout the Diocese. For dates and locations please click here.
Bishop Parkes would like to frame the discussion with the following questions:
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• What is the Diocese doing well?
• What opportunities are there for the Diocese to improve?
• What should the diocese be focusing on at this time?
Bishop Parkes hopes that these sessions will be “occasions for us all to discover what the Spirit is saying to our local Church as together we strive to be the missionary and evangelizing disciples the Lord calls us to be.”
A Prayer of Thanksgiving for Our New Bishop:
God our Father and Creator,
From ancient days, you have promised to provide shepherds after your own heart, to guide your people wisely and prudently. In your abundant goodness, you have faithfully cared for the pastoral leadership of the Diocese of St. Petersburg for nearly fifty years.
We thank you for the ministry and example of Bishop Robert Lynch for over two decades and we ask you to grant him many joyful, healthy years of retirement.
With gratitude, we celebrate the appointment of our new bishop, Bishop Gregory L. Parkes, to lead us as we continue to build the Kingdom of God in this world.
As we joyfully welcome Bishop Parkes into our midst, pour out upon him the gifts of your Holy Spirit to strengthen him for his ministry in our local Church and beyond.
Through his faithful response to your call, may he come to know the vibrant faith, love and support of the clergy, religious and lay people of the Diocese of St. Petersburg.
United with our bishop in the mission of the Church, we make this prayer through your Son, Jesus Christ the Good Shepherd, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amen.