Recently Rev. Stephan Brown, Pastor of St. Joseph parish in St. Petersburg, Florida, came by the Pastoral Center to show off their new parish van. The van, completely wrapped, displays the parish name and motto. It also displays on the front hood and back window, the diocesan vision theme, “Courageously Living the Gospel”.
Please join us for our next Black Catholic Assembly meeting at Blessed Sacrament parish, located at 7001 12th Ave South Tampa FL 33619 (corner of 12th Ave & 70th St, in Clair Mel). The meeting will be from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. All are welcomed to attend. We need your participation. Please invite or bring… Read More
Saint Joseph parish in St. Petersburg is hosting “Les Moineaux” French Boy’s choir for a free concert. It is a true honor to host the boys choir ‘Les Moineaux’, which means “the sparrows”. We join in solidarity with the church of France. The world was devastated at the loss of Notre Dame Cathedral during Holy… Read More
At their November 2018 meetings, the U.S. Bishops were presented information on the petition for the cause for canonization of Sr. Thea Bowman. The Bishops voted on favor of the advancement cause at the local diocesan level. Click on the LINK to read the story and to learn about Sr. Thea Bowman.
In their November meetings the U.S. Bishop reviewed and approved “Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love,” A Pastoral Letter Against Racism. Click HERE to link to the story.
Click on the headline for the latest USCCB African-American Affairs Newsletter: Advent/November 2018
Abuse discussion may overshadow racism letter at US bishops’ fall meeting
The African Catholics Ministry of the Diocese of St. Petersburg is hosting it’s first Diocesan African Mass on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 2:30 pm. The Mass will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 7851 54th Ave. N in St. Petersburg For more information, contact Celina Okpaleke, 941-730-9765
The St. Joseph, St. Petersburg community is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Priestly Ordination of Rev. Stephan Brown, SVD, and his installation as Pastor. Scheduled events are as follows: Gospel Musical Program Friday, June 22, 2018 7:00 PM 2101 22nd Avenue South St. Petersburg, FL 33712 Installation Service Saturday, June 23, 2018 5:00 PM 2101… Read More
Our quarterly Black Catholic Assembly meeting will be on Saturday, July 21, 2018. We will meet at St. Mark the Evangelist parish in Tampa from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. St. Mark parish is located at 9724 Cross Creek Blvd., Tampa, FL 33647. For information, contact Dale Brown at email@example.com, 727-344-1611, ext. 5458