Category Archives: News

Family Faith Fest Seeks Vendors/Exhibitors

Through the Family Faith Fest, the Diocese of St. Petersburg will not only offer excellent entertainment and activities free of charge, we will also showcase and bring to light the ministries, people and values that guide our mission as Disciples of Christ in our Education, Ministry and Market Villages.  Applications are now being accepted for… Read More

Local Priest Turns 100

Studies have shown that a strong faith can help you to enjoy a long, healthy life.  If you have met Monsignor George Cummings, you would be convinced that this is true! On June 21st, the retired priest gathered with 150 of his closest friends, brother priests and Bishop Gregory Parkes to celebrate his 100th birthday…. Read More

Community Invited to Prayer Vigil on June 20th for Families Separated at the U.S./Mexico Border

Bishop Gregory Parkes will lead a prayer vigil for an end to the separation of families at the  U.S./Mexico Border and to lift up the hearts of those families who have already been separated. When:                 Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 8:30 p.m. (World Refugee Day) Where:              San Jose Mission, 3204 San Diego Lane, Dover,… Read More

5 Ways to Help with the Immigration Crisis at the Border

The ongoing practice of separating children from their parents has already, as of May, left nearly 2000 children separated from their parents.  As Bishop Parkes reminds us, as a nation and people of faith, we can and must do better. FIVE WAYS TO HELP STOP FAMILY SEPARATION Pray: You can find a prayer for migrant children here. On Wednesday, June… Read More