Announcements ~ December 5, 2022
How Can Families Celebrate Advent?
Bishop Gregory Parkes speaks with Katie Holland, a local mother of five, about how her family celebrates Advent and he recalls his own family’s Advent/Christmas traditions on Take Five with Bishop Parkes. This five-minute conversation can be seen Tuesday, December 6th at 7:00 p.m. on the bishop’s Facebook and Instagram (@BishopParkes). View past episodes on the diocesan YouTube channel (YouTube.com/DioceseofStPete).
Praying with the Bucs
Bishop Gregory Parkes speaks with Father Chuck Dornquast about his role as chaplain for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Take Five with Bishop Parkes. This five-minute conversation can be seen Tuesday, December 13th at 7:00 p.m. on the bishop’s Facebook and Instagram (@BishopParkes) and the diocesan YouTube channel (YouTube.com/DioceseofStPete).
Office of Marriage and Family Life
The next Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend is January 6-8, 2023, in Lutz. For more information, contact Steve & Suzie Walden at 813-270-7832. Apply for the weekend at www.wwme.org and use promo code Save50, for a discounted application fee.
Parish Advent Retreats (English and Spanish)
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 7001 S. 12th Ave Tampa, invites you to their Advent Retreats (English and Spanish):
Friday, December 9 ~ Sunday, December 11, 2022 with Fr. Franco Pinto, S.D.B. (see flyer at this link https://tinyurl.com/2p85cn22 for times)
Viernes, 16 de diciembre y Sábado, 17 de diciembre, 2022 con el Padre Eddie Chincha, S.D.B. (ver la hoja informativa en el siguiente enlace: https://tinyurl.com/2s365rma).
PILGRIMAGES AROUND THE DIOCESE
If your parish is offering a pilgrimage within the coming months, we invite you to share this information with the Pastoral Bulletin: firstname.lastname@example.org. This allows readers to view opportunities to participate in an upcoming pilgrimage. The pilgrimages are posted in the Diocesan website under the Pastoral Bulletin page at this link: https://www.dosp.org/pastoralbulletin/pilgrimages/.