Catholic School Update from Our Superintendent
January 20, 2020

There are 47 Catholic Schools and Early Childhood Centers in the Diocese of St. Petersburg that provide Catholic education to nearly 13,000 students in the counties of Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Hernando, and Citrus. While proudly Catholic, we welcome students of all faiths. These students shine year-round, but one week each year is devoted to highlighting […]

Retired Principal Impacts Many Lives with Her Generosity and Faith
January 3, 2020

Janice Metz of St. Cecelia Parish in Clearwater is leading by example. She believes that the Church must proactively invite all to encounter the love and mercy of Jesus Christ and offer a warm welcome. “It is so important to look for opportunities to invite people to our Church and really make them welcome,” said […]

Catholic Student Union at USF Celebrates Faith and Accomplishments of Seniors
December 17, 2019

On Sunday, November 24, 2019, the Catholic Student Union at the University of South Florida (USF) celebrated a Baccalaureate Mass to honor and bless the Fall graduates of the university! Five Catholic graduates were recognized during the Mass celebrated by Father Joshua Dyachim. Father Justin Paskert, Director of the Catholic Student Union, concelebrated the Mass. […]

Saint Leo University Inaugurates 10th President, Jeffrey D. Senese
October 16, 2019

Eucharistic, Investiture Ceremonies Incorporate Catholic Heritage, Faculty, Staff, Students Saint Leo University’s 10th president in its 130-year history was inaugurated Friday, October 11, in a ceremony in the Marion Bowman Activities Center that incorporated the university’s Catholic heritage and its commitment to student-centered education. In a Mass celebrated by Abbot Isaac Camacho, OSB, and a […]

Catholic High School Students Invited to Learn about Scholarship & “Instant Admit”
October 12, 2019

Saint Leo University will again offer the Catholic Promise Scholarship, which helps make higher education more accessible to Catholic high school students in Florida. The scholarship will be offered for undergraduate students for the Fall 2020 Semester at University Campus. The Catholic Promise Scholarship will award Florida students who have attended four years at a […]

Saint Leo University Supports Bahamian Students, Community
September 9, 2019

Candlelight Vigil, Counseling, Relief Drive, Comfort Food Dinner Helps Following Dorian While Hurricane Dorian did not strike Saint Leo University, its impact on the Bahamas is strongly felt by the university community located north of Tampa. Nearly 150 Bahamian students attend Saint Leo, with 64 members of the Class of 2023 being from the country. […]

Gannon University Dedicates Second Academic Building at Florida Campus
August 26, 2019

Gannon University formally opened a new 80,000-square-foot academic building at its Ruskin, Fla. campus on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. About 220 people attended the Dedication and Blessing Ceremony at the campus, which is south of Tampa. “Today is a monumental step in the development of Gannon University’s effort in Ruskin, Fla. to advance the quality of healthcare delivery […]

Cristo Rey Tampa Announces New President Scott Morreale
August 15, 2019

Fr. Timothy Zak, SDB, Provincial Superior, Salesians of Don Bosco, Province of St. Philip the Apostle, and the Board of Members, announced that Scott Morreale has been appointed to the position of President of Cristo Rey Tampa Salesian High School effective August 19, 2019. “Scott brings professional qualifications and personal skills that he is ready to […]