Announcements ~ March 28, 2022

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4a Conferencia Anual Hispana para Hombres “EL AMOR EN LA FAMILIA COMO EXPRESIÓN DE DIOS”
Presentada por la Diócesis de St. Petersburg y Suncoast Catholic Ministries.  El evento será el sábado 23 de abril, 2022, de 7:30 a.m. a 3:00 p.m., en el salón social de Nativity Catholic Church, 705 E. Brandon Blvd., Brandon, FL. Conferenciantes invitados: el P. Mario Castañeda, el P. Chuck Dornquast y el Sr. Wilson Tamayo. La santa Misa será presidida por el P. Chuck Dornquast. Los boletos incluyen el almuerzo. Boletos individuales: $35. Combo de padre/hijo: $20 cada uno. En la puerta (si quedaran): $40. El cupo es limitado a fin de cumplir con los requisitos establecidos para minimizar el contagio del COVID-19. Para obtener boletos y más información visita:

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4th Annual Hispanic Men’s Conference “LOVE IN THE FAMILY AS AN EXPRESSION OF GOD”
Presented by the Diocese of St. Petersburg and Suncoast Catholic Ministries.  The event will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2022 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Social Hall of Nativity Catholic Church, 705 E. Brandon Blvd., Brandon, FL. Guest Speakers are Fr. Mario Castañeda, Fr. Chuck Dornquast and Mr. Wilson Tamayo. The Holy Mass will be presided by Fr. Chuck Dornquast. Cost is $35 per individual ticket, and $20 per ticket for father and son attending together. Cost at the door (if tickets still available) is $40.  Capacity is limited to follow guidelines to minimize the spread of COVID-19. To buy tickets and for more information, visit:

Ordination to the Diaconate
Seminarian Christian Galvan will be ordained to the diaconate on a transitional basis on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joan of Arc Parish in Boca Raton, FL. Join us in watching the Ordination Mass via livestream:

Christian is a seminarian for our diocese, who will serve as a transitional deacon for one year before being ordained to the priesthood in May 2023.

St. Andrew Dinner
Join us March 30, 2022 for the last St. Andrew Dinner of the year! It will be held at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Tampa. We are inviting parents who are dropping off their sons to remain for a parent conversation.  Registration is easy.  Just check out our website at this link:

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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.

Promotional Graphics for Preparation for Consecration

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.


Inspiration Message on Healing
Sr. Briege McKena, OSC, will be sharing her inspirational message of healing at the 24th Annual St Petersburg Diocesan Council of Catholic Women’s Convention on Friday, May 13, 2022, at 10:30 am. For more information call 813-453-4439 or e-mail

Frank Runyeon – Sermon on the Mount
Next Friday April 8th, all parishioners and Diocesan neighbors young and old are invited to participate in our Mission at 7:00 pm at Saint Justin, Martyr Church in Seminole FL.  Frank Runyeon is a former actor and Emmy award winner for his role in “The Young and the Restless” and  has appeared in many movies and TV shows over many decades. For 25 years Frank has performed the gospels for people in churches across America.  He will be at St.  Justin to present his two act mission for those in attendance. Come and hear a person who will keep God as our focus as we get into Holy Week.  Come join us.  A love offering will be collected.


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: