Category: Florida Bishops

A new home for St. Rose of Lima Parish

KISSIMMEE  |  Almost 200 parishioners gathered Aug. 13, singing “All Are Welcome” in the sun-bathed field that will soon be the new home for St. Rose of Lima Parish in Kissimmee. Bishop John Noonan blessed the ground where construction is set to begin thanks to the Alive in Christ campaign. St. Rose of Lima began… Read more »

School arts and athletic facility blessed

SARASOTA  |  Bishop Frank J. Dewane was joined by honored guests for a Mass, blessing and ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 12 for the new Zazarino Center for Athletics and Arts that will serve as a multiuse facility for St. Martha and St. Mary Academy Catholic schools in Sarasota. The Zazarino Center is approximately 26,000 square feet… Read more »

Three ordained to priesthood

Venice  |  In a public response to a “call to holiness” Transitional Deacons Grzegorz Klich, Lawton Lang and Charles “Chuck” Ruoff were ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Frank J. Dewane June 18 at Epiphany Cathedral as more than 800 people rejoiced. The newly ordained responded to a particular call in their life and evidenced… Read more »

Sacred Heart Parish celebrates 100 years as a family

LAKE WORTH  |  Parishioners of Sacred Heart have always proclaimed its greatness, but things became official on the parish’s 100th anniversary. Vice Mayor Jeff Maxwell, on behalf of the city of Lake Worth, presented a proclamation to Sacred Heart Parish during celebrations June 3 in honor of the parish’s 100-year anniversary. A delighted Father Quesnel… Read more »

Finding strength through faith

ORLANDO  | The Vigil to Dry Tears on June 13 at St. James Cathedral was a time to seek God’s strength in a time of crisis and pray for peace. Many tears flowed in the community of Orlando and around the world after the shocking violence that gripped the city on June 12. Religious leaders… Read more »