On Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 11:00 am, Connor Penn and Drew Woodke will be ordained transitional deacons for the Diocese of St. Petersburg. The ordination will take place at 11:00 am in Boca Raton! All are invited to participate by watching the live video stream here. Please keep Connor and Drew in your prayers!
The Women’s Discernment Day that was scheduled for Saturday, April 27, 2019 has been postponed. We hope to reschedule the date this fall in October or November. More information will be forthcoming. If you have any questions, please contact Heidi Varley in the Office of Vocations at (727) 345-3452 or email.
National Catholic Sisters Week (NCSW) is an annual celebration that takes place from March 8 through March 14. Created to honor women religious, it is a week to bring greater focus and attention to the lives of these incredible women and to recognize all they have done for their communities, the world, and the Church. […]
Over 900 sixth graders from Catholic schools across the five counties of the Diocese of St. Petersburg participated in the annual Focus 11 program February 12 -13 at St. Lawrence Parish in Tampa. A major part of this vocations awareness retreat is hearing from men and women who have said yes to God’s call to […]
Our Annual Altar Server Appreciation Mass will be held on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle at 3:00 pm. A light reception will follow in the Parish Center. All are invited to attend. Below is the memo and RSVP form that has been sent to all parishes, as well as the […]
Focus 11 2019 will be held on Tuesday, February 12 and Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at St. Lawrence Parish in Higgins Hall. We invite all religious orders in the Diocese of St. Petersburg to register to attend this event. Please click here to register. We are happy to announce that our keynote speaker for this year […]
We have postponed the Vocations Workshop that was scheduled for Saturday, January 19, 2019. The new date is Saturday, February 23, 2019! The workshop will be at the Bethany Center in Lutz. The day will begin with mass at 9:00 am in the St. James Chapel, followed by check-in. The day will conclude at 2:00 pm. Our theme this […]
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On Monday, December 10 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, you are invited to take a break from your hectic schedule and rest in the Lord during an evening of Eucharistic Adoration with Bishop Gregory Parks This special Advent ADORE event at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle will feature contemporary and traditional Advent […]
Vocatus is a group of men who feel that the Lord might be calling them to the incredible vocation of the Priesthood! All young men, juniors in high school and above, are invited to join us at the Pastoral Center (6363 9th Avenue North, St. Petersburg) on Thursday, December 20th from 6:30 pm-7:30pm. You will […]