Diocesan Liturgies

 

The Saint Jude the Apostle Medal Awards
Bishop Gregory Parkes will confer the Saint Jude the Apostle Diocesan Medal to those parish ministers who have been nominated by their pastor at a solemn  Evening Prayer on the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 19, 2017 (3 PM) at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle in St. Petersburg.

The Rite of Election
Bishop Gregory Parkes will preside at the Rite of Election on the First Sunday of Lent, February 18, 2018 at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle in St. Petersburg.  There will be only one ceremony this year for catechumens, starting at 2:30 PM (Updated 1/11/2018).  Initial information was sent to parishes on December 12, 2017.

Chrism Mass
Bishop Gregory Parkes will preside at the Chrism Mass with the priests, deacons, and lay faithful of the diocese on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 (11:30 AM) at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle in St. Petersburg.

Priesthood Ordination
Bishop Gregory Parkes will preside at the ordination to priestly ministry on Saturday, May 19, 2018 (11 AM) at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle in St. Petersburg.

50th Anniversary Celebration of the Diocese of St. Petersburg
Bishop Gregory Parkes will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving for the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the Diocese of St. Petersburg on Saturday, June 16, 2018 (11 AM) at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle in St. Petersburg.  This will be a ticketed event.