For the Faithful Departed Memorial Mass ~ Reverend Elmer McDonald St. John Vianney Parish 445 82nd Ave., St. Pete Beach St. John Vianney Parish will be celebrating a Memorial Mass in honor of Fr. Elmer McDonald who was such an important part of their parish and school family for many years. Funeral services were held… Read More
Vespers and Installation Mass for Bishop Gregory L. Parkes
Pope Francis Appoints Bishop Gregory L. Parkes as Next Bishop of St. Petersburg
Please note: The presentation by Sr. Helen Prejean scheduled for Sunday, October 16, 2016, at St. Lawrence Parish has been cancelled. Sr. Helen is spending time with her sister in her sister’s final days of life. Please pray for the Prejean family.
Pastoral Bulletin Summer Schedule Starting on May 31st, 2016 and during the summer months, the Pastoral Bulletin will be published every two weeks. The schedule is as follows: May 31, June 13, and 27; July 11 and 25; August 8 and 22. The weekly schedule will resume on September 6. May you have a safe and restful summer!
USCCB President Reacts to “Unspeakable Violence” in Orlando A statement from Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops WASHINGTON – Waking up to the unspeakable violence in Orlando reminds us of how precious human life is. Our prayers are with the victims, their families and all those… Read More
May this Holy Week be a time of reflection and thanksgiving. May we reflect in the meaning of Jesus’ sacrifice in the cross for us and may we use this time to thank God, once more, for the gift of salvation through the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. And as we sing “Alleluia” in celebration of… Read More
VOCATION AWARENESS WORKSHOP The Office of Vocations would like to invite all who are interested in promoting vocation awareness to a special workshop, Creating a Culture of Vocations By Living a Life of Joy and Fulfillment. Location: Bethany Center, 18150 Bethany Center Dr., Lutz, FL 33558 Date: Saturday, January 23, 2016, from 8:00a.m. ‐ 1:30… Read More
Merry Christmas! For centuries, prophets had foretold the coming of the messiah and the people of Israel heard the message. We are here today because we know the events in the life of Jesus-His birth, baptism by John, teachings, miracles, suffering, death and resurrection. As disciples, may we join the shepherds who went “glorifying and… Read More
Special Collection: Retirement Fund for Religious December 12-13, 2015 Aging religious need your help. In the United States today, there are more than 33,000 senior Catholic sisters, brothers, and religious order priests. These religious worked tirelessly in Catholic schools, hospitals, and agencies, usually for little to no pay. As a result, many religious communities lack… Read More