Thursday, June 18, 2015 - The 2015 LPMI graduates with Bisohp Robert N. lynch. From left to right: Mary Fisher, Hector Rios, Gary Hays, Bishop Robert N. Lynch, Mary Audrey Boston, Elizabeth Hays.


The Diocese of St. Petersburg’s Lay Pastoral Ministry Institute (LPMI) sent forth another group of lay ministers to serve in the diocese. In Our Lady's Chapel at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle in St. Petersburg, five members of the LPMI were commissioned in an Evening Prayer service. Bishop Robert Lynch was the celebrant. The commissioning was the culmination of a four year formation process. (DOSP Photo / Maria Mertens) Five Graduate from Lay Pastoral Ministry Institute - Thursday, June 18, 2015 – The Diocese of St. Petersburg’s Lay Pastoral Ministry Institute (LPMI) sent forth another group of lay ministers to serve in the diocese. In Our Lady’s Chapel at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle in St. Petersburg, five members of the LPMI were commissioned during an evening prayer service. Bishop... Read More
Senior man and baby holding the Earth in hands against a rainbow in spring. Ecology concept Creation Is a Gift - The Church teaches that creation is a gift from God, and that we show respect for our Creator by taking care of the environment. Building on a long tradition of Church teaching, Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si, Praised Be in English explores our unique relationship with the earth, the devastating impacts of climate change on the most... Read More