Announcements ~ February 25, 2019

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Statewide Stewardship Day
PRAYER, FORMATION, HOSPITALITY and SERVICE. On Saturday, May 4, the seven dioceses of Florida will join together to explore how we can implement stewardship through these topics at our second Statewide Stewardship Day, “Engaging the Family through the Four Pillars of Stewardship.”   This incredible day of formation features concelebrated Mass with Archbishop Wenski, the Bishops of the Province and priests in attendance, as well as two keynote speakers, 12 nationally recognized presenters (in both English and Spanish!) who will focus on providing inspirational and practical methods to facilitate stewardship as a way of life in our parishes.

The registration fee for the event is $35 and includes continental breakfast and lunch for all attendees.  Activities begin at 8:00am and conclude at 5:00 pm at the Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, Florida.  To register online, please visit

To learn more information about the speakers and topics being presented, please contact 305-762-1064 or

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:



Parish Mission at Our Lady of Lourdes: “God’s Promise”
750 San Salvador Dr., Dunedin
Jesse Manibusan, Catholic lay evangelizer and musician is leading this year’s Parish Mission. The Mission begins Sunday, March 3rd at 7 pm with “Jesus is the Mission and the Mission Has a Church!” On Monday, March 4th the Mission begins with 9 am Mass. The title of Monday’s talk is, “Mercy is God’s Name,” 9:45 am and 7 pm. On March 5th, the Mission begins with 9 am Mass. The title of Tuesday’s talk is, “Hold on to Love,” 9:45 am and 7 pm.

Father Dwight Longenecker Parish Mission
Join us for a Parish Mission, featuring Father Dwight Longenecker. This three-night mission is at 7 PM on Monday, March 11 through Wednesday, March 13, 2019. Topics covered will include Father’s Conversion Story, The Attack of the ‘isms’, and what to do about the Attack of the ‘isms’.  For additional information contact the parish office of St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church at 727-868-5276. The church is located at 8014 S.R. 52, Hudson, Florida, 34667.

40 Hours of Exposition at Our Lady of Lourdes
750 San Salvador Dr., 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 2019: “The Eucharist”
Saturday, March 16, 11 am – 5 pm, Parish Grounds, 750 San Salvador Dr., 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

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.

Solemn Exposition of the Holy Eucharist
March 31 ~ April 2, 2019
St. Jerome Parish, 10895 Hamlin Blvd., Largo
Please join us for this special event at the Holy Family Chapel.  We will have Masses, reflections, time for quiet prayer, rosary, penance services (April 1st). Please visit this link:, for a flyer and the schedule for the 3 days of Solemn Eucharistic Exposition.

Contact the parish office for any questions, 727-595-4610.

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:



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