Tweets from Bishop Parkes

St. Theresa, St. Joan of Arc, and St. Mary Mother of Sorrows Parishes all received Confirmation today! May God bless and protect our young people! #DOSPjoy #DOSPhope @DioStPete

Deacon Rajeev Philip (@SyroSem) recently met with @BishopParkes. Deacon Philip will be ordained a priest for @SyroDioceseCHI on 6/2 at @StPaulTampa. Keep him & all discerning a call to priesthood in your prayers! #dosphope #prayforvocations

My 1st pastoral visit to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa today. St. Joseph’s was founded by the Allegheny Franciscan Sisters in 1934. Celebrated Mass and enjoyed lunch while learning about the history and future plans for the hospital. @DioStPete