In case you missed it, we share some good news stories about the Diocese of St. Petersburg that were included in various news outlets around town.

September 26, 2019 – Pinellas Park school provides sensory room, facility dogs for children of all abilities – WFLA

May 31, 2019 – ‘Not My Son’ summer campaign kicks off in St. Pete – 10News WTSP

May 31, 2019 – Parents in St. Petersburg band together to keep kids out of trouble this summer – Fox 13

May 10, 2019 – Catholic churches in Pinellas launch program to improve access to mental health servicesTampa Bay Times

April 15, 2019 – Florida architect reacts to Notre Dame Cathedral fire, says ‘concrete can burn’ABC Action News

April 15, 2019 – Priest Who Celebrated Mass at Notre Dame Stunned by Fire – 10News WTSP

April 15, 2019 – Florida Priest Reacts to Paris Notre Dame FireNews Radio WFLA

March 29, 2019 – Abortion, environment among concerns of Catholics visiting Florida CapitolCatholicPhilly.com

March 26, 2019 – Memorial Mass Held For Longtime Nativity Pastor Msgr. LaraOsprey Observer

March 25, 2019 – Catholic nun found her calling in the classroom and left a lasting impressionTampa Bay Times

February 26, 2019 – St. Stephen Girl’s Basketball Team Finishes Season With Championship WinOsprey Observer

February 25, 2019 – St. Stephen Brings Faiths Together With 3rd Annual Interfaith DayOsprey Observer

December 31, 2018 – Trying to sell your Tampa Bay house? St. Joseph is here to helpTampa Bay Times

December 25, 2018 – VIDEO: Bishop Parkes Featured on Fox 13 Christmas SpecialFox 13

December 24, 2018 – VIDEO: Deacon Joe is Busy with Prayers for the FlyingABC Action News

December 21, 2018 – Tampa airport chaplain provides a calming voiceTampa Bay Times

December 20, 2018 – Sacred Heart Catholic Church Gears Up for Another Annual Christmas TourTampa Bay Times

December 18, 2018 – VIDEO: Deacon Offers Prayers to Travelers at Tampa International Aiport – Bay News 9

December 17, 2018 – School choice scholarship provided brothers an extended familyredefinED

December 4, 2018 – St. Anne Catholic Church True To Its Vision For The PoorOsprey Observer

December 4, 2018 – Family Faith Fest Honors 50-Year Anniversary Of St. Petersburg’s DioceseOsprey Observer

November 30, 2018 – Christmas bars, Hanukkah happenings, Snowfest: 10 things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay10news

November 21, 2018 – From St. Petersburg to Jerusalem, walking the path of Jesus in the Holy Land – Tampa Bay Times

November 14, 2018 – Adopted siblings thriving in private school after severe neglect in early childhoodReDefinedED

November 12, 2018 – A key volunteer helps bring life to the operations behind Brandon’s NovemberfestTampa Bay Times

November 6, 2018 – Brandon’s Nativity Catholic Church gears up for another Novemberfest Tampa Bay Times

November 2, 2018 – Bay Area Worshippers Honor the Spirit of Padre PioTampa Bay Times

November 1, 2018 – Catholic schools are a choice for many Pinellas families Tampa Bay Times

November 1, 2018 – Thousands of Catholics Expected to Venerate St. Padre Pio Relic in St. Petersburg  – Tampa Bay Times

October 24, 2018 – Christian Singers to Headline Family Faith Fest this WeekendTampa Bay Times

September 19, 2018 – Sacred Heart’s pipe organ fills church, hearts with music- Fox 13

September 19, 2018 – The more than 100-year-old Sacred Heart Catholic Church – Fox 13

September 18, 2018 – Hurricane Maria: Two Stories, One Year Later – WUSF News

September 18, 2018 – Florida Matters (Interview with Catholic Charities Regarding Hurricane Maria Assistance) – WUSF

September 17, 2018 – Editorial: Housing project a stepping stone for community – Citrus County Chronicle

September 8, 2018 – Florida Catholic event seeks to overcome denial about modern racism – Catholic News Agency

September 7, 2018 – St. Benedict Housing to offer rental homes to low-income residents – Citrus County Chronicle

September 7, 2018 – Editorial – The bishop’s helpful conversations on race – Tampa Bay Times

September 5, 2018 – Tampa Bay Catholics to confront issues of race – Tampa Bay Times

September 2, 2018 – Popular Christian Music Artists To Headline The Family Faith Fest – Osprey Observer

August 23, 2018 – Catholic Charities Citrus Outreach reaches out to the local community – Citrus County Chronicle

August  3, 2018 – Citrus County Partners with Catholic Charities to Provide Affordable Housing – Citrus County Chronicle

July 25, 2018 – Teens Help Feed Bay Area Families – Fox 13

July 21, 2018 – Good Samaritan Project Helps Repair Hurricane Damaged Home – Tampa Bay Times

July 11, 2018 – Students paint home of elderly Clearwater woman whose house was damaged by Irma – 10 News

July 11, 2018 – Clearwater teens become good Samaritans during summer program – Fox 13

July 7, 2018 – Catholic Charities Helping Puerto Rican Evacuees Find New Homes – WUSF

July 3, 2018 – Father Brown Installed as New Pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church – The Weekly Challenger

July 2, 2018, Diocese Steps In to Help Puerto Rican Evacuees- Bay News 9

June 19, 2018 – Op Ed: Border Children are Not Pawns in a Political Game – Bishop Gregory Parkes for the Tampa Bay Times

June 18, 2018 – St. Pete Diocese Commits to Creating More Affordable Housing – Bay News 9

June 17. 2018 – Catholic Diocese Celebrates 50 Years in Tampa Bay and Forges Plan for the Future – Tampa Bay Times

June 5, 2018 – Syro-Malabar Catholic Church makes history with two ordinations – Florida Catholic

May 31, 2018 – Clearwater Central Catholic High School Kicks Off Campus Expansion – TBO.com

May 31, 2018 – A scam targets Catholics. Can you do a favor for a priest? – Tampa Bay Times

May 17, 2018 – Video Interview with Catholic Charities’ Mark Dufva about Pinellas Hope – Bay Focus

April 23, 2018 – Plan to convert fire station into healthcare clinic draws backlash from neighbors – ABC Action News

April 6, 2018 – Tampa’s Christ the King Church Rediscovers the Home Where It Was Born – Tampa Bay Times

April 6, 2018 – Community Moves the Ball Forward at Guardian Angels Catholic School – Tampa Bay Times

April 6, 2018 – Tampa Bay’s Top 100 Workplaces – Tampa Bay Times

April 1, 2018 – Catholic Charities Easter Celebration at Pinellas Hope – Fox 13

April 1, 2018 – Bishop Parkes Ministers to Homeless – Bay News 9

March 30, 2018 – Easter, A Time of New Beginnings for Christians – Tampa Bay Times

March 30, 2018 – St. Lawrence Parishioners Observe Stations of the Cross on Good Friday – NewsChannel 8

March 30, 2018 – Bishop Parkes is Interviewed on Various Topics – Fox 13
Good Friday
The Pope and Youth
Easter and the Catholic Faith

March 30, 2018 – Faith Leader Seek an End to Death PenaltyWTSP 10

March 29, 2018 – Faith Leaders Seek an End to Death Penalty – Tampa Bay Times

March 27, 2018 – Straz program offers important lessons — through music – Fox 13

March 1, 2018 – The house that shortcake built – Plant City Observer

February 6, 2018 – The ‘Dreamer’ who grew up to be a priest: ‘I pray and hope … we will get through this’ – Tampa Bay Times

November 13, 2017 – Nativity Novemberfest’s ‘mom’ ensures her entire flock is well fed – Tampa Bay Times

November 9, 2017 – Food, fun and family-feel help rev up Nativity’s annual Novmberfest – Tampa Bay Times

October 11, 2017 –  School Search: Thousands in Pinellas turn to Catholic schools – Tampa Bay Times