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The Light Is on for YOUOn Thursday, March 27, 2014, every Catholic Church in the Diocese of St. Petersburg will turn on its lights and open its doors for the Sacrament of Reconciliation between 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM. More Info and Parish Resources
Anniversary of the Constitution on the Sacred LiturgyJoin us from 9:00AM - 12:30PM on Saturday, March 29 at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first document to be created and put into effect by the Second Vatican Council. Register Here / Why Is This Important? & More
Rite of ElectionTwo Rite of Election prayer services were held on March 9 at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle. Continue to keep our catechumens and the continuing conversion of our candidates in your prayers. 1:30PM Photos / 4:00PM Photos / #BishopSelfie
Ash WednesdayAsh Wednesday was Wednesday, March 5. See photos from Ash Wednesday Masses and prayer services around the diocese.
CRS Rice Bowl App for LentLooking for a way to stay on track this Lent? CRS Rice Bowl has an app (for Apple & Android devices) where you can track your Lenten fast and sacrifices, read daily reflections, and find recipes for meatless meals. Downloadable web resources are available at CRSRiceBowl.org.
Vatican Study on Ministry to Families Survey ResultsPope Francis will convene an Extraordinary Synod of bishops from around the world to discuss challenges in ministry to families. Bishop Lynch invited all in the diocese to provide feedback for this important initiative in late 2013. Read the survey results.
29,000 Meals Packaged for Burkina Faso29,000 meals were packaged for our brothers and sisters in Burkina Faso at a Ministries of Mercy and Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Helping Hands event. To learn how to hold a food-packing event in your parish, contact the Office of Life Ministry. See event photos.
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
Send in Your Lenten PhotosWe are looking for photos that show how you and your parish are journeying through this Lenten season. Possible photos to submit might be from your parish's mission, Stations of the Cross, fish fry, or other Lenten events. Photos of no-meat meals on Friday are welcome as well! More info / Ash Wednesday Photos
"The Joy of the Gospel"Read Pope Francis' first Apostolic Exhortation - "Evangelli Gaudium" - "The Joy of the Gospel" in English or Spanish. Check out Catholic News Service's top quotable quotes from the document here.
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 in the crime that touches every country in the world. There are 20.9 million people 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
Support Immigration ReformCongress has the best opportunity in almost 30 years to pass immigration reform - as a moral matter, our country must not accept the toil and taxes of our immigrant brothers and sisters in Christ without offering them the protections of our laws. Bishops of Florida Statement: (English / Spanish). Parish Resources
Welcome Home! ¡Bienvenidos a Casa!Whether you are 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. More.