The Diocese of St. Petersburg is taking part in a global consultation process led by Pope Francis known as the “Synod on Synodality.” Your participation is critical for the future of our Church.

Training Sessions are Planned throughout the Region – All Pastors and parish representatives are asked to join Bishop Gregory Parkes to attend one of the training sessions below. Each session starts at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. One person designated by the pastor can register a group or each person designated by the pastor can register individually.

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Registration deadline is Friday, October 22, 2021.

Training Locations and Dates

  • Monday, November 8, 2021, St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish, Spring Hill (This session has reached capacity and we cannot accept any additional registrations.)
  • Tuesday, November 9, 2021, St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Clearwater (This session has reached capacity and we cannot accept any additional registrations.)
  • Wednesday, November 10, 2021, Most Holy Redeemer Parish, Tampa (This session has reached capacity and we cannot accept any additional registrations.)
  • Saturday, December 4, 2021, St. Patrick Parish, Tampa – Spanish

2022 Empowerment Sessions for Priority Areas of Ministry  will be announced at a later date.