2021 Annual Report
April 5, 2022

Each year, the Diocese of St. Petersburg is blessed with gifts of time, talent and treasure from our faith family across the five counties that make up our diocese. As Bishop Parkes explains in his introductory note, “The generosity that you have shown through your support of our ministry and services here in the Diocese […]

Congratulations St. Brendan Parish!
March 7, 2022

Parish leaders have spent months planning and diligently working to complete recommended activities and run a successful and positive Catholic Ministry Appeal active phase.  And now, the first parish has officially exceeded its goal for our new Catholic Ministry Appeal. Congratulations St. Brendan Parish Family for surpassing goal in record time! “This accomplishment has little […]

Successful Commitment Weekends!
February 4, 2022

Throughout January, parishes and missions began sharing information about the new Catholic Ministry Appeal through the bulletin, from the pulpit, on their websites and via social media channels. In addition, parishioners received a mailing from Bishop Parkes and a follow-up communication from their pastor. All of this laid the groundwork for pastors to ask parishioners […]

Annual Retreat for Deacons and Wives 2021
October 11, 2021

The Annual Retreat for Deacons and Wives 2021 will take place in two sessions, the 1st one begins 10/19/2021 to 10/21/2021 and the 2nd begins 10/22/2021 to 10/24/2021 at the Bethany Center in Lutz. The Retreat Director for these is Reverend Ricky Manalo, CSP, Ph.D., a Paulist priest, liturgical composer, theologian, and author. The theme […]

Ordination to the Diaconate
October 11, 2021

Join us for an Ordination to the Diaconate as four Bay Area men say “yes” to God and Bishop Gregory L. Parkes. Mass will take place Saturday, October 16 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Jude the Apostle Cathedral in St. Petersburg. You can also view the livestream at www.dosp.org or listen on the radio at […]