Announcements ~ March 21, 2022

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Listen Like Mary – Be A Part of the Fourth Annual Marian Congress on Saturday, May 14th
Our Blessed Mother is the perfect example of a good listener and Mary’s way of listening is what we are called to do as disciples. At this year’s Marian Congress on May 14th at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle (5815 5th Avenue N., St. Petersburg), we will explore how to Listen Like Mary with engaging speakers, prayer and faith sharing. Honor Mary during her special month of May and experience many blessings from a special bond with Mary and her son Jesus Christ. Visit to learn more and to register for this FREE event.

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Be Consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary or Renew Your Consecration
Bishop Gregory Parkes invites you to the Commitment/Renewal Mass of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on Saturday, May 14th at 4:00 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle (5815 5th Avenue N., St. Petersburg). Each year, we renew our consecration personally and as a Diocese. If you have never been consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the date to begin your preparation is Monday, April 11th.    Visit to learn more.

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Gulf Coast Catholic Has You Covered
Your life, your stories and your faith are inspiration for a new digital news service that covers Tampa Bay, the Nature Coast and the Suncoast. was launched by Bishop Gregory Parkes in 2021 to help Catholics know, live and share the faith. You’ll find articles that inform and, hopefully, encourage you in your faith journey. provides timely and relevant articles for staying up to date with Catholic life.  We also share stories about people who are Courageously Living the Gospel. Visit to sign up for our weekly update, Wednesday Wave.   Click here for promotional graphic.



Saint Leo University Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies Webinar, Tuesday March 29, 2022
Saint Leo University’s Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies will present the free webinar “Understanding Jesus and Paul Means Understanding Judaism: Pharisees, Prayer, Parable, and Practice,” on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., via Zoom.
Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, a prominent scholar of the New Testament and Jewish studies, will reveal the depth of the Jewish character of the New Testament.   Co-sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of St. Petersburg, Bishop Gregory Parkes, will offer closing comments. Those wishing to attend may register at Contact CCJS Director Matthew Tapie at


Parish Pilgrimages
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: