Announcements ~ February 26, 2024

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Walk-4-Water 5k and Walk-A-Thon 
March 23, 2024 
James Brian Thomas Stadium
Clearwater Central Catholic High School, 2750 Haines Bayshore Rd., Clearwater
Simulating the journey taken by millions around the world  who walk for hours each day in search of water, “Walk 4 Water” is your opportunity to assist the non-profit organization Water 4 Mercy in raising funds to bring clean, sustainable water systems to remote villages  in Africa.

Participants have a choice between a 5K run on CCC’s  campus or a walk-a-thon around the stadium track and cross-country course.  Walkers can choose to carry weighted water buckets  to further simulate a villager’s walk for water.  Learn more about this event and about the mission of Water 4 Mercy at

The event will start at 8:15 AM with the 5k and the Walk-A-Thon will start at 9:00 AM.  If you have questions, please contact Beth Lani, CCC Director of Advancement and CCC Water 4 Mercy Service Chapter Moderator, at or 727-531-1449. 

A flyer with registration details is available at this link:

Catholic Charities’ 2024 Easter Basket of Plenty Drive—February 14th-March 22nd The children of low-income farmworker families living at Catholic Charities’ San Jose Mission (affordable housing), and others, will receive an Easter basket on Holy Saturday. Please help by bringing items (pacifiers, coloring books, Skittles, socks etc.) to a drop-off location. For the list of suggested items and drop-off locations visit  Alternately, text DONATEFORJOY to 41444 to donate cash. Track our progress by following Catholic Charities on Instagram and Facebook (@CCharitiesDioStPete) or X (@CCharitiesDOSP).  Share our posts and use hashtags: #donateforjoy #easterbasketofplenty.

“Set Apart” retreat for Young Adults Young adults of the Diocese of St. Petersburg, YOU are invited to “Set Apart”, a retreat for those in their 20s – 30s on April 13, 2024 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 5225 N Himes Ave, Tampa.  The half-day retreat will begin with Mass at 8:30 AM and go on until 2:00 PM.  This retreat will be a Saturday of spiritual enrichment and growth alongside other young adults just like you. To register visit the Thrive webpage at  Hope to see you there!

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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.