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Congratulations Fr. Viet!

On October 20th, 2016 during a beautiful Mass and celebration Father Viet Nguyen was honored  by the Vietnamese community and his brother priests for his new assignment as administrator of The Holy Martyrs of Vietnam Mission in Largo. Visiting from Vietnam and presiding was Bishop Pierre Nguyen Van Knam of My Tho Province. Please see the photos… Read More

Black Catholic Assembly Meetings

Black Catholic Assembly : The Assembly meets quarterly at locations around the diocese. These meetings are a great opportunity for us to come together as diverse Catholics of African descent of the Diocese of St. Petersburg and share as a community. It is also a chance to meet some of our brothers and sisters in… Read More

Martyrs of La Florida Missions

New Cause for the Saints: Martyrs of La Florida Missions On Monday October 12, 2015, Maureen Biebrich, and Marilyn Cisek, representatives from our Native American Ministry attended the Official Opening of the Cause for Canonization of the Martyrs of La Florida Mission.  As stated by Maureen, “The Mass and official ceremonies were filled with a serene… Read More

Strawberry Festival and Naming Ceremony with the Many Nations Circle!

Pictured from Left to right: “She who Stands with the Wind in Her Face,” “Two Feathers,” “Swan Woman,” Vivi Iglesias, and “Smiling Eyes.” The First Native American Strawberry Festival was celebrated at St. Anne in Ruskin on Saturday, April 18, 2015 by the Many Nations Kateri Circle – our Diocesan Native American Ministry. Gail Rando,… Read More