Palm Beach

Tragic memory still ignites a blessed, prayerful life

One World War II veteran here is strong in faith and eternally grateful to God for the blessing of life STUART  |  Former U.S. Navy Radioman Second Class Leo Hopkins clearly remembers a day 72 years ago that changed his life forever and took the lives of so many, for whom he continues to pray... Read more »


Prison outreach needed now more than ever

Port Charlotte  |  Hope is a key component to prison outreach and is needed more than ever as the number of incarcerated continues to skyrocket both here in the Diocese of Venice and nationwide. According to the U.S. Bureau of Justice, 1,220,300 adults are incarcerated. The U.S. has less than 5 percent of the world’s... Read more »


Partnership extends reach of Catholic Charities

“Clients are often victims of domestic violence or unaccompanied immigrant children. When a person has nothing and I’m able to help them with a driver’s license or legal issues to change their status and become legal, it’s the reason I went into public service.” — Vanessa McCarthy MELBOURNE  |  Maria Vargas came to the United... Read more »