Pope Francis Grants Indulgence to the Faithful during the 50th Anniversary of the Diocese of St. Petersburg - As with many jubilee years, Pope Francis has instructed that a special plenary indulgence be available for the faithful throughout 2018 for the 50th Anniversary of the Diocese of St. Petersburg. The faithful who commit to a complete detachment of sin may follow the steps below to receive this indulgence. For Able-Bodied Catholics Devoutly make a... Read More
Subscribe to our Email List - To stay informed of news and information about the Diocese of St. Petersburg’s 50th Anniversary, we invite you to subscribe to our email distribution list. We will send you information about upcoming events, historical lessons and resources, volunteer opportunities and many more details. (To sign up for emails you must be over the age of... Read More
Why celebrate the diocesan 50th anniversary? - The Catholic faith has been a part of West Central Florida since Spanish missionaries arrived in the 16th century. With great courage, the missionaries risked and sometimes lost their lives for the sake of the Kingdom of God. They planted the seeds of the Catholic faith and those seeds scattered from place to place and... Read More