Three Significant Celebrations are Being Planned
- Anniversary Mass, Saturday, June 16th 2018, 11 a.m.
Liturgical Celebration at St. Jude the Apostle Cathedral to commemorate the establishment of the Diocese. (This will be a ticketed event.)
- Family Faith Fest, Saturday, October 27th 2018
Faith and music festival for members of our faith family (i.e. everyone) in the Diocese of St. Petersburg. This free event is expected to attract more than 10,000 participants and will be held at the beautiful Al Lopez Park of Tampa. Festival will include fun, food, music, and activities that recall local history, and of course the celebration of the Eucharist as a community in a special way with Bishop Gregory Parkes as principal celebrant. Al Lopez Park is located on 132 acres of a natural preserve with plenty of trees, Florida wildlife, open green spaces, playgrounds, walking trails and two scenic ponds. It is centrally located between the major metropolitan areas of the Diocese with easy access to major highways.
- Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Date TBA
Bishop Gregory Parkes will lead a liturgy at St. Jude the Apostle Cathedral to consecrate the Diocese of St. Petersburg to the Blessed Mother.
More details on these events will be available soon. Please stay tuned!