Announcements – March 18, 2024

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Diocesan Offices

Resurrection Cemetery Grand Opening April 26th

The grand opening of the newest diocesan cemetery, Resurrection Cemetery will take place on Friday, April 26th at 10 a.m. at 10668 E. Sligh Avenue, Seffner.  Bishop Gregory Parkes invites you to attend this historic event to witness the blessing and to see the beautiful and sacred grounds.  All are welcome. For more information, visit

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Roar of the Rosary is Coming Friday, May 10th

A major Catholic event will be held in Tampa for free to those that register. Don’t miss, Roar of the Rosary at the Straz Center in Tampa, on Friday, May 10th at 6 p.m.  Already, over 1,000 people have signed up.  Bring your prayer group, women’s club, young adult friends, or come alone and make new friends.   This experience includes Eucharistic Adoration along the Riverwalk, praying of the Rosary, great speakers, music, and much more.  All are welcome.  Visit  

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New Promotional Resources for the National Eucharistic Congress

You can help your community encounter Our Eucharistic Lord at the National Eucharist Congress July 17-21 by spreading the word with new eye-catching assets! Whether you prefer digital or print, videos or posters, bulletin announcements or social media posts, the expanded promotional resources page has everything you need to get the word out.


Magnificat Breakfast on April 27th Features Victoria Harris Gray

Magnificat of St. Petersburg invites all women to the next MAGNIFICAT MEAL-BREAKFAST featuring author, Victoria Harris Gray on Saturday, April 27th from 9:30 a.m.—12:15 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle.  Please also join us for the parish Mass starting at 8:15 a.m. Join us to refresh and renew your spirit! You will enjoy a delicious hot breakfast, words of wisdom by a local priest, praying of the Rosary, and praise and worship music led by Francesca Ani. Your morning will culminate with Victoria’s dynamic testimony of how the Gifts of the Holy Spirit have anointed her as wife, mother, singer, and songwriter. Victoria is author of “Holy Spirit 101: How to Unlock the Gifts of the Holy Spirit”, and founder of Arise Worship Ministry.  Ticket are $18.00 each and must be purchased by April 20th. Seating is limited.  Please respond early to allow time for the USPS to process your request. Your ticket/name tag will be at the door. Please make your check payable to “Magnificat” and mail to: Linda Barron, Treasurer, 6069 Second Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL  33710. For more information, contact, or text Linda at (727) 415-2693, or Jane (727) 452-7404.

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Empowering Eucharistic Evangelizers

Let the Eucharist empower your evangelizing! Elisheba House invites you to spend 33 days with St. Peter Julian Eymard, pondering Mary’s Eucharistic Heart. Learn to adore from Our Lady and grow in love and knowledge of the Eucharist with Consecration to Jesus through Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament. Our program equips parish leaders with the tools they need to bring this Eucharistic Marian Consecration to their parishioners. For more information, contact Ivonne Hernandez at 813-335-2163 or visit This program has been made possible in part thanks to a Community Impact Grant from the Catholic Foundation of the Diocese of St. Petersburg.

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A Retreat for Young Adults on Saturday, April 13th

Young Adults, YOU are invited to “Set Apart”, a retreat for those in their 20s – 30s at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. The half-day retreat on Saturday, April 13th will begin with Mass at 8:30 a.m. and continue until 2:00 p.m. This retreat will be a day of spiritual enrichment and growth alongside other young adults just like you. To register, visit Hope to see you there!

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A Retreat for Women April 19th – 21st

Hear inspiring talks from the women of the St. Lawrence Parish community!

Where: Franciscan Center (3010 N Perry Ave, Tampa,)
When:  Friday, April 19th at 5:00 p.m. to Sunday, April 21st at 12:00 p.m.
Theme: I am the handmaid for the Lord, let it be done to me according to your word.

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