Announcements ~ August 17, 2020

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A View From the Top
In this week’s A View From the Top podcast, Bishop Gregory Parkes teaches on the Solemnity of Assumption of Mary, the passing of two diocesan priests, the ordination of three priests, the diaconate, and the return to schools for our local students. Click here to listen.

How To Be Courageous
Sign up to receive a daily Scripture reflection that helps you to courageously live your faith. Hear from local writers, including Bishop Gregory Parkes. Be Courageous Reflections are a service of the Diocese of St. Petersburg Office of Communications. To learn more and subscribe, visit

Bishop Gregory Parkes Invites You To Worship
Sign up to receive a Scripture reflection from Bishop Gregory Parkes each week that helps us prepare for Sunday worship. The Bishop’s reflections are relevant to our struggles and hopes. He teaches us about the heroes of faith introduced to us in the Scriptures, lessons from the inspired Word of God and insights on how we are called to live as Catholics. To learn more and subscribe, visit

Music That Brings You Hope
Listen to 90.5 FM for contemporary Christian music as well as interviews, updates and news about the Catholic community in West Central Florida. Tune in today or visit

Bishop Gregory Parkes is on YouTube
Bishop Gregory Parkes is now producing weekly videos for YouTube and we are now livestreaming major events on YouTube. Subscribe to our channel so you can be sure to see the bishop’s videos and our livestreamed events. Visit:

Catholic Church News and Views
Stay informed about the Church, plus receive prayers and reflections straight to your inbox. The Office of Bishop Gregory Parkes sends out regular email communications to help you on your faith journey as well as information about upcoming events. Learn more and subscribe at

LPMI Year of Discernment 2020-2021
An Invitation from the Office of the Lay Pastoral Ministry Institute (LPMI)
The LPMI is a four-year program designed to enhance personal faith and develop intellectual aptitude to enrich personal ministry. For anyone interested in attending the LPMI Year of Discernment, the registration brochure and program information can be found on the LPMI web site at:  or call the LPMI office at (727) 344-1611, ext. 5458.
The LPMI Year of Discernment, consists of eight Saturday sessions from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm beginning September 12, 2020.  Registrations are due in the LPMI office no later than September 9, 2020.

Candidate Questionnaire Poll
Each election cycle, the FCCB conducts the Candidate Questionnaire Project to assist Catholics with the obligation to become active citizens and informed voters. Candidates are asked to identify whether they support or oppose a range of issues that are important to our faith community. Materials prepared as part of the Candidate Questionnaire Project are approved by the bishops of Florida. Visit positions on issues are gathered for informational purposes only and are not used for endorsement of any candidate or political party.