Category: Venice

Residents gather for peace, healing

FORT MYERS  |  “Knowledge, respect, encounter and dialogue” are the key ingredients if real progress is to be made in society and in local communities to end the cycle of extreme violence which has become so commonplace that we are becoming desensitized. Bishop Frank J. Dewane said these words during an ecumenical prayer service for… 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 »

Eucharistic Holy Hour impacts many

Naples  |  On the first Friday of each month, the faithful of Naples converge on St. Peter the Apostle Parish to spend an hour with the Lord. The first Friday Eucharistic Adoration Holy Hour has a dedicated following of people who find beauty and peace during their time in the presence of the Lord. Pope… 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 »