Year in Review Communications

On June 17, 2018, the 50th anniversary of the Diocese of St. Petersburg, Bishop Gregory Parkes announced a new mutually shared vision that was the result of listening sessions, prayer and discernment. We invite you to review and share the “Year in Review” video and announcements below that highlight the wonderful ways we are Courageously Living the Gospel and seeking to fulfill our mission!

Year in Review Communication Materials

Courageously Living the Gospel – One Year Anniversary from Diocese of St. Petersburg on Vimeo.

Videos (Downloadable as MP4 files)
Year in Review Video English (Length 2:22)
Year in Review Video Spanish (Length 2:13)

Summer 2019  English
Summer 2019 Spanish

Bulletin Ads (Downloadable as JPEGs)
Letter from Bishop Parkes
Affordable Housing 
Partnering with Parishes
Deanery Initiatives
Embracing Cultural Diversity
Faith on Campus
Youth & Young Adult Ministry
New School Plan
Sharing Jesus
Strengthening Families
Growing Young
Proclaim Invite Encounter PIE Chart
Sacred  Purpose Reflection

Saint Posters (PDFs can be printed at 18″ x 24″ and JPEGs are for bulletins)
St. Maximilian Kolbe, Feast Day August 14, PDF or JPEG
St. Teresa of Calcutta, Feast Day September 5th, PDF or JPEG
St. Teresa of Avila Feast Day, October 15, PDF or JPEG


Daily Reflection
PDF (2 sided)
JPEG Side 1  and JPEG Side 2

Sample Intercessions English/Spanish

Courageously Living the Gospel Prayer
Prayer Card: Here is a print-ready version of the prayer card in English and Spanish. Please provide these specifications to your printer:  (Bookmark Design, Dimensions: 3.5″ x 8.5″, 16PT cardstock, ultraviolet coating on both sides, color on both sides 4/4, with bleed)

Other Communication Resources

Attend a Local Communications Event

How to Communicate Your Plans
Bulletin Example with Parish Action Plans
Template for Parish Communications
Seven Steps for Effective Communication

Online Communications Guide
Share Your Good News With Us – Download PDF

Talking Points
Key Messages about the Vision
Spanish Key Messages about the Vision

Order from Diocesan

Vision Booklet
English Vision Booklet
Spanish Vision Booklet
Two Page Overview

Seven Minute Videos for Homily that Explain Vision, Priorities & Goals (Download button is below the video on the right side. Password is no longer needed.)
English Video  for viewing/download
Spanish Video  for viewing/download
Portuguese Subtitle for viewing/download

One Minute Videos for Social Media that Share the Vision
Generic Video  for viewing/download
Music Video for viewing/download
Spanish Video for viewing/download

Video Interviews
Do you have questions about the new mutually shared vision of the Diocese of St. Petersburg and the nine goals we are seeking to achieve over the next three years? John Morris, station manager at Spirit FM 905, asked Bishop Gregory Parkes lots of probing questions during a multi-part radio series.  To view the radio series, click here.

Theme Song: Joshua

Social Media Graphics
Please use the hashtag #courageouslyliving with your social media posts.
Courageously Living the Gospel (General)
Message from Bishop Parkes
Sacred Purpose
Goals for Courageously Serving Our Brothers and Sisters
Goals for Courageously Accompanying Youth and Young Adults
Goals for Courageously Sharing Our Faith

Courageously Living the Gospel (English and Spanish)

Logo Consistency Document

Communications Timeline

If you have any questions about these materials, please contact Teresa Peterson, or call 727-344-1611.