Chrism Mass 2020 Update
March 27, 2020

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, and after reviewing the protocols for the State of Florida, issued by Governor Ron DeSantis, Bishop Gregory Parkes has decided the following about the celebration of the Chrism Mass on Tuesday, April 7, 2020: The Chrism Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle, […]

Liturgies & Coronavirus Updates
March 24, 2020

The current public health emergency has brought about a lot of fears, anxiety and questions about the celebration of Mass and the other Sacraments. This section on the Office of Worship webpage is intended to provide updates for those with specific questions about the liturgy. Suspension of the Public Celebration of Mass Liturgical Directives & […]

The NEW Order of Baptism of Children
March 9, 2020

On June 10, 2019, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, then-President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, promulgated a decree of publication for the Order of Baptism of Children, Second Edition (OBC). The publication of this second typical edition is the latest revision of ritual books that began with the publication of the Roman Missal, Third […]