Welcome to the News page of the Diocese of St. Petersburg. Below you will find various categories of news: Local News, Courageously Living the Gospel, Upcoming Events, Vocations, Florida/National/World News, Racial Harmony and our bishop’s Twitter feed. If you have news to share with the Diocese, contact Teresa Peterson, tlp@dosp.org.

Bishop Parkes Tweets

If you’ve been away from Mass, we welcome you back with open arms! It’s time to come home. Our churches are open and safe. Click this link for an important message. https://youtu.be/ksJJ_1VH4KI #courageouslyliving

A day of joy and celebration at St. Joseph Vietnamese Parish in Tampa! St. Joseph’s officially became a parish, Fr. Chien was installed as Pastor, and we dedicated and consecrated their new Church. #courageouslyliving


Mass today @StJudeCathedral as part of the 3rd Annual Marian Congress. We renewed our @DioStPete consecration to Mary and had a May crowning. #courageouslyliving