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Two New Books Written by Local Priests

  The Storyteller’s Catechism by Father Timothy H. Sherwood An increasingly secular world has made our search for God more challenging. But the basic message of this book is that God also searches for us; that the awareness from faith reveals manifestations of the Divine Presence. Parish priests are privileged to have a daily front-row… Read More

Annual White Mass to be Celebrated on October 26

The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) “Tampa Bay Guild of St. Philomena” invites all physicians, medical students and other healthcare professionals to the Annual White Mass and Dinner on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Christ the King Parish in Tampa. The Vigil Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Parkes at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel. Dinner… Read More

All Saints Parish Establishes Peer-Led Grief Counseling Ministry to Provide Companionship and Compassion

The largest ministry at All Saints Parish in Clearwater involves outreach to the sick as parishioners and clergy seek to meet an urgent need that surrounds them.  Mease Countryside Hospital is only about 10 minutes away. Plus, within the parish boundaries there are six nursing homes and more than 100 assisted-living facilities. “Our research shows… Read More

More than 500 Attend First-Ever “Welcome Home Weekend” at the USF Catholic Student Center

To welcome new students and their families to a new school year at the USF main campus, the Catholic Student Union (CSU) and the Catholic Bulls Alumni Society hosted “Welcome Home Weekend” on August 24-25, 2019. This two-day event focused on food, fun, faith and hospitality! After the 5:00 p.m. Mass on Saturday evening, students,… Read More

Two Churches Honor Men & Women Who Serve and Protect with a Blue Mass

The BLUE Mass is an Ecumenical and Interfaith event to honor the men and women serving the Tampa Bay region as federal, state, and local law enforcement personnel and emergency responders, including Firefighters, Emergency Medical Technicians, Sheriff Deputies, Police Officers, Troopers, Special Agents, Security Professionals and 9-1-1 Operators. Family members, friends, and all supporters are… Read More