Announcements ~ November 25, 2019

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Catholic Days at the Capitol
Make the Trip and Make a Difference! January 28-29, 2020, returning January 30th.
This two-day event provides the opportunity to put into action our faith’s call to political responsibility and allows us to strengthen the presence of our Catholic values in the public square. We will also be joined by Bishop Parkes! Legislative briefing, office visits with elected officials, Red Mass and more. Visit
or contact Sabrina at; 727-344-1611. Deadline is January 10, 2020.   

March for Life St. Augustine Bus Trip
Saturday, January 18, 2020

Join people of different faiths, backgrounds and ages from around the state. One-mile march through beautiful downtown St. Augustine ends with the keynote speaker in the cathedral square.  The Diocese will be offering a bus trip for the cost of $40/adults and $20/children (includes boxed lunch). Bus will pick up at St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Clearwater and at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Seffner. For more information contact the Office of Life, Justice and Advocacy, 727-344-1611; Registration and itinerary available at:

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 December 16th by following this link.

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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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The pilgrimages are posted in the Diocesan website under the Pastoral Bulletin page at this  link: