Announcements ~ February 21, 2023

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Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry

SUMMIT:  Adoration, Confession, Mass for Tampa Bay Young Adults
SUMMIT is a monthly gathering of those in their 20’s and 30’s to worship and let their hearts be transformed by our Lord! SUMMIT is held on the second Thursday of the month at Our Lady of Divine Providence, 711 S. Bayview Ave., Clearwater,  and begins at 7:00 PM with an hour of Adoration (Confession available) followed by a Mass at 8:00 PM.

Our next gatherings are:  March 9th; April 13th, May 11th. June 8th and July 13th.

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Office of Vocations

Almuerzo de Discernimiento Sacerdotal
4 de marzo, 2023; 10 AM – 2:00 PM

Iglesia de St. Joseph, 3012 W. Cherry St., Tampa
Jóvenes del 9no grado en adelante están invitados junto con sus familias a este evento de discernimiento.  Habrá momento de oración, charlas, sesión de preguntas y respuestas, y almuerzo.  Evento gratis e incluye almuerzo.  Para obtener más información, llame a la Oficina de Vocaciones al 727-345-3452.
Para registrarse, visite el siguiente enlace:


Abundance Holy Hour
March 22, 2023
Join us in prayer for an abundance of vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life. The Holy Hour will take place monthly at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle, 5815 5th Ave N, St. Petersburg, at 6:30 PM.   We look forward to gathering in prayer with you.

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St. Joseph Seminary College Come and See
Mar 30, 2023 – Apr 2, 2023
Men who are juniors and seniors in High School, college students, or young adults are invited to join Fr. Chuck and some of the DOSP Seminarians on a road trip to visit St. Joseph Seminary College in Covington, Louisiana.   Will meet at St. Timothy Parish, 17512 Lakeshore Rd, Lutz, at 7:00 PM on March 30th.  Spots are limited so make sure to sign up fast!

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Discipleship, Stewardship, & Evangelization Parish Mission
Blessed Trinity Catholic Church presents Casting Nets Catholic Ministries.  Be a part of restoring the Sacred, through this powerful and transformative parish mission.  Chris Stewart and Tony Brandt’s tested and proven principles allow for effective evangelization modeled on the life of Jesus.

Join us on March 12, 13,  and 14, at 7:00 p.m. in the church (1600 54th Ave S, St. Petersburg).  Contact the parish office for more information, 727-867-3663.

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Eucharistic Miracles of the World Exhibit
All are invited to St. Raphael Catholic Church (1376 Snell Isle Blvd., St. Petersburg) to view the Eucharistic Miracles Exhibit by Blessed Carlo Acutis on March 17th-19th.  The exhibit hours are Friday evening, 5-8 pm, Saturday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, and Sunday, 8:30 am – 7 pm.  Come make a Lenten pilgrimage with the whole family.

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Lenten Retreat at the House of Prayer
The Marian Servants of Divine Providence are hosting a weekend retreat on our property, 711 S. Bayview Ave., Clearwater 33759, the weekend of March 31, 2023 thru April 2, 2023.

The theme of the retreat is:  “And I will give you new hearts” and it will be presented by Fr. Shawn Monahan, OMV.

The invitation of this Lenten retreat is to discover how our hearts have been broken, and how they can be healed & transformed by the power of His merciful gaze and live a more abundant life.

For more information and to register for the retreat please visit:; email: or ph. 727-797-7412.

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Women’s Lenten Retreat
St. Jerome Parish, 10895 Hamlin Blvd., Largo, invites you to their Women’s Lenten Retreat “His Cross of Amazing Love”.
Plan to join them on this special event on March 3 and 4, 2023 at the parish hall. 

Cost is $25 and includes: snacks, beverages, lunch, retreat materials and many special surprises!  For questions, general schedule and registration contact Sr. Lucia at or Lori Giovannini at

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Parish Pilgrimages
If your parish is offering a pilgrimage within the coming months, we invite you to share this information with the Pastoral Bulletin:  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: