Category: Palm Beach

Missionaries hope to invigorate faith

FORT PIERCE  |  In welcoming nine young missionaries, the pastor of one of the diocese’s oldest parishes hopes their spiritual efforts will spark a resurgence of faith amongst those who might be struggling with confusion and hardened hearts. “(The missionaries) are gifted in all different areas. They will evangelize the parents and kids, and walk… Read more »

Ministers find joy of sharing Eucharist

VERO BEACH  |  Miles O’Brien’s heart was broken after cancer took his beloved wife, Carol, of 53 years, and then nine months later, his daughter, Aileen. But in his time of darkness and mourning, God blessed him with joy through a ministry that continues to do his heart good and also the hearts of others…. Read more »

Four men become images of mercy

PALM BEACH GARDENS  |  Four men received the grace of the sacrament of holy orders and joined the diaconate here Sept. 10. Bishop Gerald M. Barbarito was main celebrant for the ordination at the Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola of Rodney Brimlow, David Licata, Michael Miller and Kenneth Vianale. It was a grand celebration, and… Read more »

Who is Blessed Titus Brandsma?

PALM BEACH GARDENS  |  Anno Sjoerd Brandsma, later known as Father Titus Brandsma, was born Feb. 23, 1881, in Oegeklooster, near Hartwerd, in the province of Friesland in the Netherlands. He was one of Holland’s leading churchmen and a great Carmelite priest arrested by the Nazis and imprisoned in Germany. He died a martyr July… 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 »