Announcements ~ March 11, 2024

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6th Annual Marian Congress
Saturday, May 11, 2024 – A Day to be Renewed
Give yourself and your family a day of rest and the time to be renewed! Join us for the Diocese of St. Petersburg’s 6th Annual Marian Congress. This year’s theme is Mary, Joseph, and the Eucharist: Forming a Holy Family. Make plans to attend on Saturday, May 11th, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle, 5815 5th Avenue N., St. Petersburg.

To learn more and to register, visit  Registration opens on March 11, 2024.

6o Congreso Mariano Anual
Sábado, 11 de mayo de 2024 – Un día para renovarte
¡Regálate a ti y a tu familia un día de descanso y tiempo para renovarte! Únete a nosotros para el 6º Congreso Mariano Anual de la Diócesis de St. Petersburg.  El tema de este año es María, José y la Eucaristía: Una Sagrada Familia en Formación.  Haz planes para asistir el sábado, 11 de mayo, de 7:30 a.m. a 5:00 p.m. en la Catedral de St. Jude the Apostle, 5815 5th Avenue N., St. Petersburg.

Para obtener más información, visita  La inscripción abre el 11 de marzo de 2024.

6ta Conferencia Anual Hispana para Hombres “Revestíos con toda la armadura de Dios”
Presentada por la Diócesis de St. Petersburg y Suncoast Catholic Ministries.  El evento será el sábado, 6 de abril de 2024, de 7:30 a.m. a 3:00 p.m., en el salón social de Nativity Catholic Church, 705 E. Brandon Blvd., Brandon. Conferenciantes invitados: el Rev. Fernando Orejuela (fundador de varias comunidades evangelizadoras, conocido conferencista, predicador internacional, productor y conductor de programas de TV) y el Sr. Pedro Quiles (miembro fundador del grupo Son by Four, conductor del programa “Pedro y los 11” y productor de programas en EWTN Radio). Los boletos incluyen el almuerzo. Boletos individuales: $35. Combo de padre/hijo: $25 cada uno. Para obtener boletos y más información visita:

6th Annual Hispanic Men’s Conference “Put on the armor of God”
Presented by the Diocese of St. Petersburg and Suncoast Catholic Ministries.  The event (in Spanish) will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2023, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., in the Social Hall of Nativity Catholic Church, 705 E. Brandon Blvd., Brandon.  Guest speakers are Fr. Fernando Orejuela (founder of several evangelizing communities, well-known lecturer, international preacher, producer and host of TV programs) and Mr. Pedro Quiles (founding member of the group Son by Four, host of the program “Pedro and the 11” and producer of programs on EWTN Radio) Cost is $35 per individual ticket, and $25 per ticket for father and son attending together. To buy tickets and obtain more information, visit:

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Learn about Creighton FertilityCare
St Gianna’s Center for Women’s Health will be offering an Introductory Session of the Creighton FertilityCare System, Thursday, March 21,  2024 at 7:00 PM at Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish (5800 15th Ave S, Gulfport) in the Social Hall. Come learn Fertility Appreciation. There is no charge to attend.  Register today at

13th Annual Ave Maria University Marian Eucharistic Conference
May 10-12, 2024
All are invited to the 13th Annual Ave Maria University Marian Eucharistic Conference, “My Soul Proclaims the Greatness of Our Lord” from May 10 through May 12, 2024.  Several guest speakers and live music.  The cost is $190 per person, which includes lodging, meals, and conference fee for the weekend all on the beautiful campus of Ave Maria University.  For more information about our speakers or to register for this event visit: or call 239- 348-4725, or by email:

15th Annual Ave Maria University High School Youth Conferences “CALLED”
July 12-14, 2024
All high school age youth from incoming freshman to outgoing seniors are invited to join us for the 15th Annual Ave Maria University High School Youth Conference “CALLED.” This incredible weekend will be full of faith, fellowship, music, and great speakers.  The cost is $190 per person (with an early bird rate of $150 until April 1st)  This includes lodging in the dorms, meals, conference fee, and a cool t-shirt! Register now by visiting or for more information call (239) 348-4725, email


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.