Announcements ~ February 11, 2019

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“A View From The Top with Bishop Gregory Parkes”

Join Bishop Gregory Parks for “A View From The Top,” a radio program that provides a candid and hopeful conversation on current events that affect our Church, our community and our country. A new episode can be heard on Friday, February 22 at 11:30 AM on Spirit FM 90.5 or streamed live on

Catholic Relief Services’ “Come and See” Workshop
Saturday, February 23, 2019
St. Mary Church, Tampa, from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Would you like to learn about how you can support the work and mission of Catholic Relief Services? Hear from Daniel Mumuni, our CRS Lenten speaker. Learn about the CRS Parish Ambassador Corps initiative here in our diocese. Explore the CRS Rice Bowl resources available to engage your parish, school or family in the experience of Lent.

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2a Conferencia Anual Hispana para Hombres “Vivir Valientemente el Evangelio”
Presentada por la Diócesis de St. Petersburg y Suncoast Catholic Ministries.
Sábado, 6 de abril, 2019 en el Salón Social, Nativity Catholic Church, Brandon. Conferenciantes invitados: Dr. Fernando Casanova y Padre Philip (Felipe) Scott.  Santa Misa oficiada por el Abad Isaac Camacho, Abadia de St. Leo.  Boletos incluyen almuerzo y estacionamiento.  Precio es $35 por boleto individual y combo de padre/hijo es $25 cada uno.

Para obtener boletos y más información visite el siguiente enlace:

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Catholic Charities 5th Annual Ministries of Mercy Fundraiser
Join Catholic Charities and Bishop Parkes at the iconic Columbia Restaurant in Ybor City for an 11:30 AM lunch on Wednesday, April 3rd to see how Catholic Charities uses your investments to Courageously Live the Gospel in serving those most in need. Enjoy a wonderful lunch and hear from Catholic Charities clients. The keynoter will Fr. Leo Patalinghug, celebrity Chef and host of EWTN’s Savoring Our Faith cooking show. Learn more about Fr. Leo at this link:   Cost is $50. Sponsorships are available. Text MERCY to 91999 or visit

Catholic Charities Free Medical Clinics Fundraiser: Birdies for Charity
Health care is costly and confusing. Sadly, many of our brothers and sisters in Christ don’t receive any! That’s where YOU and come in. We provide life-saving basic healthcare to those who fall through the cracks. YOU can help us by participating in Birdies for Charity! Guess the total number of birdies made by all the golfers at the March 21-24, 2019 Valspar Championship (1,212 in 2018) and donate as little as 1 cent per birdie OR make a flat donation (min. $10). Text BIRDIES to 91999 or visit

St. Vincent de Paul CARES Empty Bowls 2019
Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 at The Clay Center, 2010 1st Ave South. St. Petersburg, from 11 AM – 3 PM. For a financial donation of $20 or more, guests are invited to a simple meal of soup and bread and get to keep a beautiful handmade bowl as a reminder of all the empty bowls in the Tampa Bay area.  All proceeds benefit SVdP CARES, working to end homelessness and food insecurity.  Event includes live music and demonstrations.  Call (727) 954-7969 or visit for information.

Saint Leo Webinar on Life of Christ and Christian Scriptures
Faculty members from the Master of Arts theology degree program at Saint Leo University ( will host a free, interactive discussion on the life of Christ and the study of Christian Scriptures from 7 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, February 27.

To RSVP and receive the digital link to the talk, please email:


The pilgrimages are posted in the Diocesan website under Pilgrimages–bottom of the homepage under FAQ or by following this link: