Promotional Materials for Consecration to St. Joseph on May 1

Posted inuncategorized

Promotional Graphics for May 1st Event

Promotional Text for May 1st Event
Bishop Gregory Parkes will Consecrate the Diocese of St. Petersburg to St. Joseph on May 1st
You are invited to join Bishop Parkes for the Diocesan St. Joseph Consecration Prayer Service on Saturday, May 1st at 12 noon at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle (5815 5th Ave N, St. Petersburg). Catholics are encouraged to participate either in person or virtually.  “When you consecrate yourself to St. Joseph, you entrust yourself to his fatherly care, and you ask him to help you live the holy virtues that strengthen families, churches and communities,” said Bishop Parkes. To learn more, visit

Promotional VIdeo

To download promotional video, click here. (Download button is located below the video on the right side.)

Preparation for Consecration
All Catholics are encouraged to prepare for consecration during the Year of St. Joseph through prayer and study. One suggestion is to follow the 33-day format found in the book, “Consecration to St. Joseph, The Wonders of Our Spiritual Father.” (Father Donald Calloway, MIC, Marian Press, e-book)  


Monseñor Parkes consagrará la Diócesis de St. Petersburg a san José el 1° de mayo
Monseñor Gregory Parkes consagrará parroquias, escuelas, ministerios y el pueblo de la Diócesis de St. Petersburg a san José el sábado 1° de mayo, la memoria litúrgica de SAN JOSÉ OBRERO, en la Catedral de St. Jude the Apostle a las 12 del mediodía. Se anima a todos los católicos a participar en persona o virtualmente.  “Cuando te consagras a san José, te confías a su cuidado paternal, y le pides que te ayude a vivir las santas virtudes que fortalecen a las familias, las iglesias y las comunidades”, dijo monseñor Parkes. Para obtener más información, visita