Announcements ~ March 4, 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

Walk-4-Water 5k and Walk-A-Thon
March 23, 2024
James Brian Thomas Stadium
Clearwater Central Catholic High School, 2750 Haines Bayshore Rd., Clearwater
Simulating the journey taken by millions around the world  who walk for hours each day in search of water, “Walk 4 Water” is your opportunity to assist the non-profit organization Water 4 Mercy in raising funds to bring clean, sustainable water systems to remote villages  in Africa.

Participants have a choice between a 5K run on CCC’s  campus or a walk-a-thon around the stadium track and cross-country course.  Walkers can choose to carry weighted water buckets  to further simulate a villager’s walk for water.  Learn more about this event and about the mission of Water 4 Mercy at

The event will start at 8:15 AM with the 5k and the Walk-A-Thon will start at 9:00 AM.  If you have questions, please contact Beth Lani, CCC Director of Advancement and CCC Water 4 Mercy Service Chapter Moderator, at or 727-531-1449.

A flyer with registration details is available at this link:


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.