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Black Catholic Assembly Meetings

The Assembly meets quarterly at locations around the diocese. These meetings are a great opportunity for us to come together as diverse Catholics of African descent of the Diocese of St. Petersburg and share as a community. It is also a chance to meet some of our brothers and sisters in Christ. Youth and Young… Read More

Simbang Gabi (or Misa de Gallo) All Invited!

The Phillipino Community invites the faithful of the Diocese to celebrate with them Simbang Gabi. “Simbang Gabi” literally means “Masses of the Night”. Fillipinos attend mass for nine days before the birth fo Christ. The Masses are also known as Misa de Gallo or “Rooster’s Mass” as they are celebrated at dawn. Advent starts earlier… Read More

Strawberry Festival and Naming Ceremony with the Many Nations Circle!

Pictured from Left to right: “She who Stands with the Wind in Her Face,” “Two Feathers,” “Swan Woman,” Vivi Iglesias, and “Smiling Eyes.” The First Native American Strawberry Festival was celebrated at St. Anne in Ruskin on Saturday, April 18, 2015 by the Many Nations Kateri Circle – our Diocesan Native American Ministry. Gail Rando,… Read More