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Gulf Coast Catholic Has You Covered

Your life, your stories, and your faith are inspiration for a news website that covers Tampa Bay, the Nature Coast and the Suncoast. was launched by Bishop Gregory Parkes in 2021 to share stories about the Catholic faith from around our community and around the world.  You’ll find tips for growing in faith, enhancing spirituality, and deepening prayer. provides timely and relevant articles for staying up to date with Catholic life and stories about people who are Courageously Living the Gospel. Visit to sign up for our bi-weekly update, The Wednesday Wave.

A New, Free Magazine for Catholics in the Diocese of St. Petersburg

The NEW Gulf Coast Catholic Magazine launched in September of 2023. The mission of the magazine is to lead people closer to Jesus and His Church so we can Courageously Live the Gospel. The magazine is an attractive resource with interesting articles that are designed to appeal to readers of various demographics. Gulf Coast Catholic serves Tampa Bay, the Suncoast, and the Nature Coast. The magazine will be mailed four times a year into the homes of people who are registered at a local parish (approximately 100,000 households). We hope you enjoy your free magazine, courtesy of Bishop Gregory Parkes, our parishes, schools, advertisers, supporters, and the Catholic Ministry Appeal.

Gulf Coast Catholic is now on Instagram

The official news website and magazine for Catholics in West Central Florida is now available on Instagram. Follow @GulfCoastCatholic on Instagram to see the latest on what’s happening in our community. We cover your faith, your life, and your stories. Click here to visit our Instagram.

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