Diocese of St. Petersburg at 6363 9th Ave N, Saint Petersburg, FL 33710 US - Home
40 Days for LifeFrom September 24 through November 2, our community will unite with many others from coast to coast – and internationally – for a major simultaneous pro-life mobilization – the 40 Days for Life campaign. Faithful believers are praying that these efforts will mark the beginning of the end of abortion. More info
Remembering September 11On this 13th anniversary, we remember those we lost and those who sacrifice so much for our country to help keep us safe. Prayer for Peace on September 11
Our Lady of CharityPeople from around the diocese gathered in Higgins Hall at St. Lawrence Parish in Tampa to celebrate Mass in honor of Nuestra Señora de la Caridad del Cobre, or as she is known in English, Our Lady of Charity. Read more and see photos.
Florida Respect Life ConferenceThe 2014 Respect Life Conference will be held on Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25 at the Bethany Center. The theme this year is "Masterpieces of God's Creation." Details and Registration.
Send in Your Pet PhotosDo you have a dog, cat, fish, hamster or horse? For the third year, we are putting together a photo album of your pets or animals to post on the diocesan website along with a special prayer for animals for the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi on October 4. How to Send in Your Photo
Ice Bucket ChallengeHave you been asked to take the Ice Bucket Challenge? This fundraiser has captured the attention of many and significantly raised awareness of ALS. If you consider taking the challenge, be sure your donations go to an organization that does not fund research using human embryonic stem cells. Read more.
CongratulationsThe board of directors of the Tampa Hispanic Heritage, Inc. recently acknowledged Father Carlos Rojas, Parochial Administrator of St. Joseph Parish in Tampa, as one of their Hispanic Leaders of Tampa Bay for his outstanding service to the Hispanic community. Read more
Ministries of Mercy Mass and LuncheonRepresentatives from our parishes' various Ministries of Mercy initiatives gathered for the annual Mass and luncheon at the Bethany Center in Lutz on Saturday, August 23. Photos & Videos
Start of a New School YearAs the new school year begins, our prayers are with all students, parents, families, teachers, faculty, and staff. Read the welcome letter from our Superintendent in English or Spanish. Check out photos from the first week of school.
Pray for Peace in IraqEscalating violence in northern and central Iraq has caused devastation and mass displacement of 1.2 million people since January. Please join us in praying for peace. Details and prayer
2014 Annual Pastoral AppealWe are "One Faith, Guided in Prayer, Strengthened in Service." Our response to God's call to love and serve one another takes much more than any one parish can do alone. Together we are a light to the nations. How You Can Give
"The Joy of the Gospel"Read Pope Francis' first Apostolic Exhortation - "Evangelli Gaudium" - "The Joy of the Gospel" in English or Spanish. Catholic News Service's top quotable quotes from the document.
Forward in Faith CampaignThe Diocese of St. Petersburg needs the help of everyone in our community to move Forward in Faith. Please join us to support our children, priests and parishes as we spread God’s word and share the transformative power of the Eucharist. Learn More
Human Trafficking Is a Crime27 million people are trafficked globally around the world. 20.9 million people are enslaved throughout the world with 2.5 million of those people located in the United States. Florida is the third-highest ranked state in the nation for this fast-growing crime. Learn More
Welcome Home! ¡Bienvenidos a Casa!Whether returning home or starting a brand new journey to the Catholic Church, you have come to a good place. We’re here to help you begin or continue your faith journey so you can find true peace, happiness and purpose in life. Welcome!