Announcements ~ May 30, 2023

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From Ministries of Missionary Discipleship

Programa de Espiritualidad y Dirección Espiritual (EDE) ~ Oblate School of Theology (OST)
La Escuela Oblata de Teología (OST) en San Antonio, Texas, está ofreciendo un programa de Espiritualidad y Dirección Espiritual y está invitando a las personas que cuenten con las bases catequéticas y/o pastorales de nuestra comunidad que puedan ser candidatos para este ministerio.

Este es un programa de formación en dirección espiritual de dos años de duración, impartido en español. Se puede tomar en forma presencial en el campus de OST o en-línea.  El cupo es limitado.

Información del programa se encuentra en este enlace:
La aplicación se completa en línea en:


Lay Pastoral Ministry Institute

Clases de SEPI, Nivel 1
El SEPI es una organización educacional y de servicio que asiste a los obispos católicos de ocho estados del sureste en desarrollar y entrenar líderes en su fe y cultura para la integración de la comunidad hispana en la vida de la iglesia y la sociedad.

Próximo curso del Nivel 1 comienza el fin de semana del 24-25 de junio, 2023
Visite nuestra página digital para mas información:

Formulario informativo y de inscripción:

SEPI (The Southeast Pastoral Institute) is an educational and service organization that helps the Catholic bishops in eight states in the Southeast in developing and training leaders in their faith and culture with the integration of the Hispanic community in the life of the church and into society.
SEPI Classes begin June 24-25 2023:

“These men and women testify to the power of grace, the nobility and resilience of the human heart.” – Cardinal Robert Sarah
Courage is a group of Catholics who experience same-sex attractions and who strive to live chaste lives marked by prayer, fellowship and mutual support.  For more information, visit or contact our Diocese’s chapter at 727-223-1666 or email:

EnCourage members are parents, spouses, siblings and friends of people who identify as LGBTQ. They are looking for help to keep the faith and keep the family bonds intact.  For more information, visit or contact our Diocese’s chapter at 813-591-3766 or email:

Quick view resources:
To listen: under the “study” tab then “current topics” then “special topics”:
–Desire of the Everlasting Hills (one hour documentary)
–Invited to Courageous Love (This five-part film series–25 minutes each–explores Catholic teaching on a wide range of questions connected to same-sex attraction.

Logo available at this link:

From the Vocations Office

Bishop’s BBQ
Men in High School and up, join us for a casual discernment event. Get to know Bishop Parkes, Fr. Chuck, and our seminarians. There will be games, food, and discussion.

Join us on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at 5:00 PM, Bethany Center, 18150 Bethany Ctr. Dr, Lutz 33558.

RSVP by May 24th on our website at

Promotional graphic at this link:


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: