Announcements ~ May 6, 2024

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Office of Life, Justice and Advocacy Ministry

Courage is a group of Catholics who experience same-sex attractions and who are committed to helping one another to live chaste lives marked by prayer, fellowship and mutual support.  To see our Goals please visit this link:

This confidential support ministry is sponsored by our diocese. For details about attending this meeting you may email or call 727-223-1666.  For more information about Courage International and to view resources, please go to

EnCourage is a spiritual support group for family members and friends of men and women who experience same‐sex attractions.  To see our Goals please visit this link:

This confidential support ministry is sponsored by our diocese.  For details about attending our meetings, you may email  or call 813-591-3766.   To learn more about Courage International and view resources please visit the following links:

Spring 2024 Stewardship Workshop Series: “Calling Youth to Stewardship”
Our diocesan Office of Stewardship and Development will offer a workshop on Thursday, May 23, 2024, from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m., at St. Paul Catholic Church, 12708 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa. This FREE event is sponsored in part by Our Sunday Visitor (OSV) and is open to pastors, other parish clergy, staff, and lay leaders looking to continue their stewardship journey.

For information and registration, please click here or call the Stewardship and Development Office at 727-344-1611, ext. 5302.


Natural Family Planning Introductory Sessions
St Gianna’s Center for Women’s Health & FertilityCare is offering FREE Introductory Sessions to the Creighton Model FertilityCare System.  This Natural Family Planning approach to women’s reproductive healthcare is safe from side effects, life-affirming, cost effective and clinically proven. Webinars are conducted on the 4th Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.  This is a natural and moral alternative to hormonal birth control and IVF.  Visit to sign up today. Questions, contact Becky at 727-804-9928.


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.