Eight Great Men Answer the Call to Become Deacons
October 22, 2019

Eight-hundred people attended the Diaconate Ordination Mass and more than 2,000 watched the live video stream on Facebook and dosp.org. Click here to view photos. Eight men stood at the front of the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle in St. Petersburg on October 19, 2019 and committed to serving the Catholic Church with humble […]

Bishop Gregory Parkes to Ordain Eight Men as Deacons on October 19th
October 9, 2019

After five years of preparation through prayer, study and discernment, eight local men are ready for ordination as deacons. Bishop Gregory Parkes will ordain Rafael Ferreris, Marc Garofani, Wil Huertas, Mike Miller, Pablo Riano, Hector Rios, Andrew Williams and Carlos Zayas to the permanent diaconate at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the […]

Spring and Summer 2019 Diakonia
September 30, 2019

Click here to read the Spring and Summer 2019 Diakonia. Diakonia is a seasonal newsletter published two times a year by the Office of the Diaconate If you have an article to submit please email to Deacon Cris Stout at cstout@stlawrence.org or Deacon Jim Grevenites at jjg@dosp.org

Deacon William “Bill” Diaz – May He Rest in Peace
September 26, 2019

We are saddened to announce that Deacon William “Bill” Diaz passed away on Sunday September 22, 2019. He is survived by his wife Violet of 68 years. Deacon Bill was ordained for the Diocese of St. Petersburg on May 2, 1987 and was assigned to Christ the King Parish in Tampa. During his active years […]