Announcements ~ January 14, 2019

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A View From The Top with Bishop Gregory Parkes
Join Bishop Gregory Parks for “A View From The Top,” a radio program that provides a candid and hopeful conversation on current events that affect our Church, our community and our country. A new episode can be heard on Friday, January 25 at 11:30 a.m. on Spirit FM 90.5 or streamed live on

The Catholic Foundation Gala 2019
Join us at the 2019 Catholic Foundation Gala and help give the gift of Catholic education to families throughout the Diocese. For details about sponsorship, or to purchase tickets or make a gift, visit or call 727-374-0220.

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Summer Adventure- Good Counsel Camp
Our Diocesan youth camp located in Floral City,Florida, is looking for counselors for this summer’s sessions. Do you enjoy working with children?  Do you enjoy adventure and challenges? If so, working as a camp counselor may be for you. We are looking for young men and women who will be at least 17 years old by this summer.

For an application,contact:
Father James Johnson
4301 W. Homosassa Trail
Lecanto, FL 34461
Or email

Come See the New Christ the King Church
In celebration of Christ the King’s newly expanded and renovated church, there will be an open house January 20 – 25, from 10am to Noon and 2pm to 4pm each day that week. Self-guided tour sheets will available in the narthex, as well as expert guides to answer any questions. Please note that daily Mass is held at 12:10pm in Our Lady Queen of Angels Chapel.

Christ the King is located at 821 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, 33609. Phone: 813-876-5841.

Living Every Day with Passion & Purpose with Matthew Kelly is Coming to Our Lady of Lourdes in Dunedin on March 23rd
Are you thriving or just surviving? Are you searching for a deeper sense of purpose? More joy? With his signature combination of the profound and the practical—and witty sense of humor—Matthew Kelly will introduce you to new habits that will re-energize every area of your life, and inspire you to start living with passion and purpose. This event features live music from singer-songwriter Eliot Morris and includes a free bag of Dynamic Catholic resources for every attendee. Tickets are $39 and can be purchased at or by calling (859) 980-7900. This will be a sold-out event!

Forming Intentional Disciples Workshop
February 23, 2019 from 8 am – 3:30 pm
St. John Vianney Parish, 445 – 82nd Avenue, St. Pete Beach

St John Vianney Catholic Church invites you to join us for this important workshop to learn how to respond to the invitation to follow Jesus in the midst of His Church.  The workshop will be led by Katherine Coolidge, of the Catherine of Siena Institute.

We will start with Mass at 8:15 in the church then move to Msgr. Trainor Hall for continental breakfast and the workshop. Lunch will be provided. The registration fee is $40 but you will receive a $5 discount if you register before February 1st.

FREE babysitting is also available. Please see reservation information in registration link below. No food will be provided to the children, please be sure to pack a lunch.  Registration closes February 20th
Registration link:

“Escape Reality” with an Evening of Illusions
starring Garry and Janine Carson (as seen on 5 seasons of Fox TV’s “Master of Illusions”) is bringing their show to the Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm.  This show is sponsored by Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pinellas Park; with the proceeds from this show going to Sacred Heart’s Mission Ministry (St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church in New Orleans).  Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the parish office or online at this link: .

Visit our website for complete details.  Buy your tickets early  – last year’s show sold out!

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, author of “Left to Tell” and “Our Lady of Kibeho”. Immaculée will share her incredible testimony of faith, forgiveness, and hope. This retreat requires registration at Please get your tickets early. For pricing and info see the flyer below.


All Are Invited to Winter Concert Series at Historic St. Pete Parish
The parish community of Saint Mary Our Lady of Grace (515 Fourth Street South, St. Petersburg) invite all to their 2019 Winter Concert Series, featuring songs of hope and peace, genres such as opera, classical guitar, and ancient chants and a lineup of talented artists. To learn more, visit


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