For the Faithful Departed ~ September 21, 2015

Reverend Paul Hervey 3/5/1938 – 9/ 21/ 2015 The Chancellor’s Office has received word of the sudden passing of Father Paul Hervey, age 77, on Monday, September 21, 2015 at his home. A widower and late vocation, Father Hervey was ordained for the Diocese of St. Petersburg on May 20, 1995 at the Cathedral of St. Jude …

For the Faithful Departed ~ September 14, 2015

Reverend Hugh J. Mullin Father Mullin, 93, of Seminole, passed away on Monday, September 7, 2015. He was a native of Kansas City, MO, and was ordained to the priesthood in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Kansas City, MO, on December 21, 1946. He was Associated Pastor at St. James, St. Mary, St. Peter, Cathedral of …

For the Faithful Departed ~ Sept 8, 2015

Mrs. Hazel Knox, wife of Deacon Terry Knox, from St. Scholastica Parish, Lecanto, passed away in the Lord on Monday, August 31, 2015, following a recent cancer diagnosis.  Deacon Terry and Hazel have provided a consistent, faithful presence to the community of St. Scholastica for many years. Funeral arrangements are as follows: Visitation and Wake …

For the Faithful Departed ~ August 24, 2015

  Mrs.  Carolyn Rebel Mrs. Carolyn Rebel, 84, mother of Reverend Patrick Rebel, pastor of St. Joan of Arc Parish, Spring Hill, passed away August 23, 2015. Please follow this link for more information. Please keep Father Rebel, his brothers and all family members in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.   Rev. …

For the Faithful Departed ~ July 27, 2015

Reverend Roy M. Gasnick, O.F.M. (Nov 26, 1933 ~ July 24, 2015) We sadly report the passing of Reverend Roy M. Gasnick, O.F.M. on July 24, 2015 at Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg. Father Gasnick was a professed Franciscan friar for 60 years and a priest for 55 years. He was residing at St. Anthony …

For the Faithful Departed ~ July 13, 2015

Reverend Joseph Frederick (Fred) McGuire We sadly report the passing of Reverend Joseph Frederick (Fred) McGuire, 63, Parochial  Vicar of Holy Family Parish and a priest of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, on June 30, 2015 at St. Anthony’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, following a brief illness. Father came to our Diocese in 2000, when he moved …

Obituary ~ May 18, 2015

Reverend Raymond O’Neill We are saddened to announce that Father Raymond O’Neill passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Brooksville Regional Hospital. He is survived by his brother, Dr. William O’Neill, Ireland. Father O’Neill was ordained July 3, 1966, in the Archdiocese ofDublin for the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. In 1992, he was incardinated …

Obituaries ~ April 20, 2015

Mr. Fintan Muldoon November 7, 1944 – April 14, 2015 We received word that Mr. Fintan Muldoon, 70, brother of Monsignor Brendan Muldoon, Pastor of St. Jerome Parish, Indian Rocks Beach, passed away in the Lord on April 14, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina, after a lengthy battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (commonly known as ALS …

Obituaries ~ March 30, 2015 (updated)

Karl Stevens, J.D. The Chancellor’s Office received word that Mr. Karl Stevens passed away on Saturday, March 28.  Mr. Stevens served on the board of Spirit FM and was the president of the Tampa Bay Catholic Lawyers Guild and was involved with the St. Michael Legal Center for Women and Children.  He has also helped …

Special Collection or “Freewill Offering”

From the Office of the Chancellor – Special Collections Our Diocesan Directives for many years have included this provision: “No priest of the Diocese or visiting missionary is to take up any collection personally during a liturgical celebration. No special collection by visiting priests, sisters, brothers, or representatives of Catholic projects may be taken up without …

Obituaries ~ March 16, 2015

  Florence Kolhoff, mother of Rick Kolhoff, Executive Director of the Construction Office Please keep the Kolhoff family in your thoughts and prayers upon the death of Rick’s mother, Florence.  She was 91 years old. Funeral arrangements are as follows: Mass – Saturday 3/28, at 10:30am Espiritu Santo Catholic Church 2405 Philippe Parkway Safety Harbor, …