Announcements ~ February 20, 2024
February 20, 2024

DIOCESAN OFFICES Synod Listening SessionBishop Gregory Parkes cordially invites you to a Synod Listening Session focusing on church structures and our pastoral vision.  This event will be at St. Timothy Parish, 17512 Lakeshore Rd., Lutz, from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM and it is open to all parish ministry leaders, including directors/coordinators of faith formation, religious education, …

Announcements ~ February 12, 2024
February 12, 2024

DIOCESAN OFFICES Synod Listening SessionBishop Gregory Parkes cordially invites you to a Synod Listening Session focusing on church structures and our pastoral vision.  This event will be at St. Timothy Parish, 17512 Lakeshore Rd., Lutz, from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM and it is open to all parish ministry leaders, including directors/coordinators of faith formation, …

Announcements ~ January 29, 2024
January 29, 2024

DIOCESAN OFFICES Divine Renovation Unlocked:   St. PetersburgPriests and active parishioners across the Diocese of St. Petersburg want to see their parishes come alive. The problem is that changing the way we “do church” can be intimidating. We get it-prioritizing mission over maintenance can feel scary. This is why you’re invited to DR Unlocked: St. Petersburg …

Announcements ~ January 16, 2024
January 16, 2024

DIOCESAN OFFICES National Eucharistic CongressA limited number of free tickets are available to attend the National Eucharistic Congress. Catholics in the Diocese of St. Petersburg have the opportunity to receive a free “full pass” ticket to the National Eucharistic Congress from July 17-21, 2024, in Indianapolis. The limited number of free tickets were purchased by Bishop …

Announcements ~ November 27, 2023
November 27, 2023

  DIOCESAN OFFICES Annual Retirement Fund for Religious Collection: December 9-10, 2023The National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) is announcing the annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection, scheduled in parishes throughout the Diocese of St. Petersburg on the weekend of December 9-10, 2023. In 2022, parishioners from the Diocese of St. Petersburg contributed $220,671.12 to the …

Announcements ~ October 9, 2023
October 9, 2023

DIOCESAN OFFICES Ordination to the DiaconateThe Diocese of St. Petersburg is happy to announce that Most Reverend Gregory L. Parkes will ordain Paul Benfanti (St. Paul, St. Petersburg), John Gerdes (Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle, St. Petersburg), Charles Glass (St. Paul, Tampa), Joseph Grimaudo (Our Lady of the Rosary, Land O’ Lakes), Michael Hurst (St. …

Announcements ~ October 2, 2023
October 2, 2023

DIOCESAN OFFICES Ordination to the Diaconate The Diocese of St. Petersburg is happy to announce that Most Reverend Gregory L. Parkes will ordain Paul Benfanti (St. Paul, St. Petersburg), John Gerdes (Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle, St. Petersburg), Charles Glass (St. Paul, Tampa), Joseph Grimaudo (Our Lady of the Rosary, Land O’ Lakes), Michael Hurst …

Announcements ~ August 21, 2023
August 21, 2023

DIOCESAN OFFICES Office of Marriage and Family Life Mother and Daughter Creighton Fertility Appreciation Day Christ The King Church, 821 S Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa Saturday, September 16, 2023 8:00 am-12:00 pm younger girls  (approximately 7-12 yrs.) 12:00 pm-4:00 pm older girls (approximately 12-19 yrs.) A special day to start the conversation and increase communication …

Announcements ~ July 10, 2023
July 10, 2023

DIOCESAN OFFICES Did You Know? Summertime, Safe Time All teachers, staff, and volunteers in the Diocese of St. Petersburg who work with children must undergo fingerprinting and criminal background checks. (Arch)diocesan guidelines and abuse prevention training programs currently in use emphasize the importance of parents’ knowing who has access to their children at school and …

Announcements ~ May 30, 2023
May 30, 2023

DIOCESAN OFFICES From Ministries of Missionary Discipleship Programa de Espiritualidad y Dirección Espiritual (EDE) ~ Oblate School of Theology (OST) La Escuela Oblata de Teología (OST) en San Antonio, Texas, está ofreciendo un programa de Espiritualidad y Dirección Espiritual y está invitando a las personas que cuenten con las bases catequéticas y/o pastorales de nuestra comunidad …

Announcements ~ May 22, 2023
May 22, 2023

DIOCESAN OFFICES From Ministries of Missionary Discipleship Courage “These men and women testify to the power of grace, the nobility and resilience of the human heart.” – Cardinal Robert Sarah Courage is a group of Catholics who experience same-sex attractions and who strive to live chaste lives marked by prayer, fellowship and mutual support.  For more …

Announcements ~ May 15, 2023
May 15, 2023

DIOCESAN OFFICES Reach 250,000 People With Your Message This September, the Diocese of St. Petersburg is launching a new magazine to lead people closer to Christ and His Church. Gulf Coast Catholic will be mailed into 100,000 homes reaching a readership of 250,000 in West Central Florida. We are currently inviting business and ministries to …

Announcements ~ May 8, 2023
May 8, 2023

DIOCESAN OFFICES Ordination to the Priesthood The Diocese of St. Petersburg joyfully announces the upcoming Ordination to the Priesthood of Reverend Mr. Christian A. Galvan.  Deacon Galvan will be ordained by Most Reverend Gregory L. Parkes, Bishop of St. Petersburg, on Saturday, May 20, 2023, 11:00 a.m., at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle, St. Petersburg.  The …

Announcements ~ May 1, 2023
May 1, 2023

DIOCESAN OFFICES Ordination to the Priesthood The Diocese of St. Petersburg joyfully announces the upcoming Ordination to the Priesthood of Reverend Mr. Christian A. Galvan.  Deacon Galvan will be ordained by Most Reverend Gregory L. Parkes, Bishop of St. Petersburg, on Saturday, May 20, 2023, 11:00 a.m., at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle, St. Petersburg.  The …

Announcements ~ December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

DIOCESAN OFFICES How Can Families Celebrate Advent? Bishop Gregory Parkes speaks with Katie Holland, a local mother of five, about how her family celebrates Advent and he recalls his own family’s Advent/Christmas traditions on Take Five with Bishop Parkes. This five-minute conversation can be seen Tuesday, December 6th at 7:00 p.m. on the bishop’s Facebook …