Announcements ~ February 19, 2019

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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:

Flyers:  pagina completa:  / mitad de pagina:



40 Hours of Exposition at Our Lady of Lourdes, Dunedin
Join us for 40 Hours of Exposition beginning with Mass on Thursday, March 14, followed by the Exposition. The concluding liturgies begin at 9 am on  March 16th and include readings, procession through the “Totally Yours” Festival on the grounds, and Benediction. Memorial candles will be offered for purchase and will be lit in honor of loved ones. Names will be included on the 40 Hours banner.  Contact Lisa at (727) 733-3606 or  email to sign up.

“Totally Yours” Festival at Our Lady of Lourdes, Dunedin
“Totally Yours” is a unique experience where you will be submersed in Eucharistic-themed music, art, and exhibits. Don’t miss this complete sensory experience of your Catholic faith come to life. FREE ADMISSION. The festival includes: Vatican-approved Eucharistic Miracles exhibit, “Come to Life” Rosary walk, artists, musicians, “A Taste of the Mediterranean” food, artisan bakery, art for purchase and silent auction. Sponsored by the JFK Memorial Council Knights of Columbus and the Ladies Auxiliary.  For more information, please email

7th Annual Tampa Bay Pro-Life Youth Rally
The 7th Annual Youth Rally hosted by Mary Help of Christians Center in Tampa is being held on two days: Friday, March 1 for Catholic and Homeschool students and Saturday, March 2 for Parish Youth Groups & Families. Students may attend either day or both.

Youth in 8th grade or older are invited to join others from across the diocese for a full day of Pro-Life Fellowship for the unborn, education and fun. The event includes powerful speakers, live music, breakout workshops, and Mass with lunch included.  For more information or to register as a group or individually, please contact:
Sara Loos at 813-626-6191 or

Immaculée Ilibagiza, Rwandan Genocide Survivor and NY Times Best Selling Author to Speak in St. Petersburg
Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle, 5815 5th Ave N, St. Petersburg 33710

You are invited by Magnificat St. Petersburg to join us on March 8-9, 2019 as we host Immaculée Ilibagiza, international Catholic speaker and author of “Left to Tell” and “Our Lady of Kibeho”.  Immaculée will share her incredible testimony. Come learn about the Marian apparitions of Kibeho and Our Lady’s Rosary of the 7 Sorrows. There will be light refreshments and book signings. This retreat requires registration at Please get your tickets early! For additional information, please see flyer at this link.

Save the Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019, Walk/Run For Life 2019 Tampa Bay
Keep the March for Life momentum going and take part in this annual pro-life event that benefits the Foundations of Life Pregnancy Center and other ministries that support women in crisis pregnancies and women and families who have been harmed by an abortion. Participants can choose between 1 mile, 2 miles or 5K route.

Saturday – April 13, 2019
Ben T. Davis Beach
7740 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway

Email:  or Register Online at:

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: