Category Archives: Vocations

Seminarian Ralph D’Elia Ordained a Deacon

Our seminarian Ralph D’Elia was ordained a deacon on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. He is called a transitional deacon, meaning that he will be ordained a priest, God-willing, in May of 2019. Deacon Ralph is from St. Timothy Parish in Lutz. He is a fourth generation Tampa native. After experiencing… Read More

U.S. Bishop Delegates Approved for Upcoming Synod on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment

Pope Francis has ratified the members elected by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) to represent the United States at the upcoming XV Ordinary General Assembly: Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment.  The Synod will take place October 3-28. The delegates are: Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, President of the United… Read More