Diocese of St. Petersburg at 6363 9th Ave N, Saint Petersburg, FL 33710 US - 11 October - Religious Jubilee and Final Profession Celebration
11 October - Religious Jubilee and Final Profession Celebration
Bishop Lynch and Fr. Christopher Fitzgerald, I.C., Pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Seffner, Hillsborough County, FL.
On Saturday, October 11, Bishop Lynch presided at Mass with the Religious who are celebrating a Jubilee of their profession or ordination, or have made their solemn or final profession this year. The celebration began with a Mass in Chapel of Our Lady at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle. Bishop Lynch was the principal celebrant with Bishop Carmon, Emeritus Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans; Abbot Camacho, O.S.B., of St. Leo Abbey, jubilarian priests, and priests of the Diocese of St. Petersburg concelebrating.
After Mass, a luncheon was hosted by the office of the Vicar for Religious at which the 27 jubilarians and 3 finally professed were recognized. For more information about these men and women who have devoted their lives to the service of God and the Church, we invite you to read their biographies. The 2008 Jubilarians are:
Those who have made their Solemn or Final Professed in 2008 are: