Category Archives: News

2017 St. Jude Medal Awards

Congratulations to all of the 2017 recipients of the St. Jude Medal Award! Every year, the St. Jude the Apostle Medal is presented by our bishop to a lay member of each of our parishes for distinguished and outstanding service. Whether it’s running the food pantry at their parish or visiting the sick, these men… Read More

Execution Scheduled for November 8, 2017

Patrick Hannon is scheduled to be executed Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. for the 1991 murders of Brandon Snider and Robert Carter. In a November 6 letter on behalf of the bishops of Florida, Michael Sheedy, executive director, appealed to Governor Scott to commute Hannon’s death sentence to a life sentence without parole. “The victims,… Read More

President Of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Responds To Mass Shooting In Texas

WASHINGTON—Cardinal Daniel N DiNardo, of Galveston-Houston, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has issued the following statement in response to today’s mass shooting during a church service in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Cardinal DiNardo’s full statement follows: “Earlier today, we heard of the mass shooting at the Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs,… Read More

Saint Leo Makes A Difference On Campus and Off

Volunteers from across the nation, including those from Saint Leo University, observed Make A Difference Day on October 28. University Campus hosted a day of community service with volunteer opportunities offered on campus and off. “Saint Leo University participates in Make A Difference Day to demonstrate our core values of community and responsible stewardship,” said… Read More

Remembering Our Loved Ones in November

November is the Month of All Souls, when we remember and pray for those who have died in a special way. We would like to remember the people who were special to you that have died, especially during the last year, with an online photo album. Please send a photo of this special person with… Read More

President of U.S. Conference Of Catholic Bishops Responds To Terror Attack In New York City

October 31, 2017 WASHINGTON—Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has issued the following statement in response to this afternoon’s deadly attack on innocent people in Manhattan that has left at least eight people dead. Cardinal DiNardo’s full statement follows: “This afternoon we heard of what… Read More

Celebrating the Solemnity of All Saints

The Solemnity of All Saints is Wednesday, November 2017. It is a holy day of obligation.  Please check with your parish’s bulletin or website for Mass times. Find a listing of parishes in our diocese, searchable by city and zip code, along with contact information, here.