The Bishops of Florida Statement on the 49th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade in English and Spanish should be shared in bulletins and with your online networks the weekend of January 22/23. Please use this opportunity to again encourage the faithful to participate in the Pray for Dobbs campaign: www.prayfordobbs.com. All people of faith are asked to pray daily and fast on the 22nd of each month leading up to the Supreme Court decision, expected this summer.
Action ideas, an image gallery and other resources can be found here: https://www.prayfordobbs.com/resources.
Statement in English at this link: https://bit.ly/3qevupD
Statement in Spanish at this link: https://bit.ly/332sMKQ
Please plan to join Spirit FM and over a 2,000 of your closest girlfriends from throughout the Diocese of St. Petersburg for a day of faith, friendship, food, and shopping. Our speakers are: Sr. Rita Clare Yoches and Deby Sansone Schlapprizzi. Tickets are on sale at www.myspiritfm.com/WomensConference or call Marci at 813.289.8040, ext. 231.
Promotional graphic at this link: https://tinyurl.com/2p94drc2
Catholic Campaign for Human Development Multi-Media Art Contest:
Each year, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops offers a Creating on the Margins arts contest to help schools and parishes engage youth in learning about the root causes of poverty and the Church’s response. All youth in Grade 7-12 are encouraged to participate. Educator packets are also available: https://www.usccb.org/committees/catholic-campaign-human-development/creating-margins. Submissions should be directed to Sabrina Burton Schultz at the Pastoral Center no later than March 15, 2022; email@example.com.
PARISHES AND ORGANIZATIONS
Divorced Ministry at St. Raphael Church in St. Petersburg Presents: Addressing Friends & Family
January 17, 6:30 – 8:00 PM at Msgr. Caverly Hall (1376 Snell Isle Blvd NE, St. Petersburg)
Divorce changes all relationships—not just the marriage. The insights in this session teach you how to navigate changes in your relationships with your former spouse as well as with family and friends.
We will begin with a light social and prayer followed by a video presentation & discussion. Come join us for shared wisdom and support. Please bring a snack to share. More information and/or to RSVP at DABM@st-raphaels.com.
Winter Festival Pop Up Mart
Join us on Saturday, January 22, 2022, from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Corpus Christi Catholic Chuck (9715 56th St, Temple Terrace). Buy or sell treasures from fine, hand-crafted furniture to jewelry alongside yard sale vendors. Breakfast and Lunch will be on sale.
Parish Ministry Vendors: $25.00
General Admission Vendors: $35.00
Indoor Vendors: $50.00 (Space limited)
For more information, please contact Mary Woltman at 813-766-7788 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Include: “Corpus Christ Vendor” in the subject line.