Announcements ~ November 18, 2019

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Congratulations St. Jude Medal Award Honorees
On Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle in St. Petersburg, Bishop Parkes will present the St. Jude Medal Award to representatives from parishes for their distinguished and outstanding service to the community. To see the list of this year’s recipients, please click here. The Prayer Service will be live video streamed at

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Advent Discernment Retreat
How does one become a Father? Unmarried men of the Diocese of St. Petersburg between the ages of 15-35 are invited to a one day retreat hosted by the Office of Vocations. The Advent Discernment Retreat is for any man seeking to grow in his identity before the Father and discernment of God’s call. The day will include talks, Mass, adoration, sports and brotherhood. Lunch and Dinner will be provided. There is no cost for the retreat. Please register by 12/16 by following this link.

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In the Wildflowers Retreat
In the Wildflowers Retreat for women who have suffered childhood sexual abuse. This 11-week private retreat will be held in Tampa on Saturdays beginning on January 25, 2020. If interested in participating in this Retreat  please contact Cathy at 813-843-8969  or Email us at or visit: 


SAVE THE DATE:  Emmaus Women’s Retreat
Sponsored by Espiritu Santo & St. Catherine of Siena
February 28 – March 1, 2020
The Emmaus Retreat is based on the Gospel of Luke 24:13-35. This retreat is led by laywomen like you who have struggled with all those same questions about life and God. This retreat offers an opportunity to encounter or rediscover Jesus in our lives. You can’t really describe the Emmaus experience; you must simply experience it yourself!

For more information contact Shirl Mederlet at (727)-831-1451 – or Kathy Wood at (813) 600-8611 –

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Advent Day of Reflection
The St. Petersburg Diocesan Council of Catholic Women is sponsoring an Advent Day of Reflection with Fr. Michael Owen on December 7, 2019.  The event will take place at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 9715 N. 56 Street, Temple Terrace 33617.

Please reserve by December 1st with Sonia Tummings at or 813-310-9529.  Cost of $15.00 includes Continental breakfast, lunch.  The day will begin with 9:00 AM Mass and conclude at 1:30 PM.  All are Welcome!

The pilgrimages are posted in the Diocesan website under Pilgrimages–bottom of the homepage under FAQ or by following this  link: