Tag: Diocese of Palm Beach

Lake Worth School prepares for 75th birthday

LAKE WORTH | Sacred Heart School students stood side by side on the sports field 10 years ago, when America was experiencing the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, and the school was struggling and support was down. Last month, the children took to the field again, but this time the visual created was… Read more »

Homeless children need clean water to drink

NORTH PALM BEACH | Readers may remember stories in the past which have appeared in the Florida Catholic about the orphans of Malowa, Tanzania, who were taken off the streets by a priest here and put under the care of the Adorer Missionary Sisters of the Poor. These children need some help. “We are struggling… Read more »

Parish to host Divine Mercy Conference

Divine Mercy Conference: Sept. 28, 7-9:30 p.m..; Sept. 29, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sept. 30, 1:30-6 p.m., Our Lady Queen of the Apostles, 100 Crestwood Blvd., Royal Palm Beach. All are invited. No charge. Lunch: $5. 561-856-3458. ROYAL PALM BEACH | Our Lady Queen of the Apostles Parish is pulling out all the stops for… Read more »

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton celebrates 25 years

PORT ST. LUCIE | When Ben Inserra, a longtime parishioner of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton thinks about why he loves his community, he quickly points to the caring, warm and friendly spirit of the parish. “You can’t come in here without someone putting their arm around you and lifting you up,” said Inserra, who is… Read more »

Annual Mass honors public servants

PALM BEACH GARDENS | Often you hear stories of selfless courage and heroism demonstrated by law enforcement heroes, firefighters and other first responders taking action without hesitating, risking their lives to save a life. During the annual diocesan Blue Mass Sept. 29, those who wear various uniforms and badges representing different agencies are honored, thanked… Read more »

Women’s leadership event brings inspiration to all

PALM BEACH GARDENS | Leaders of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women joined forces this month to host the annual leadership symposium at the Double Tree by Hilton in Palm Beach Gardens, and from the very beginning the dedicated team of women heading up the event were excited and highly charged to motivate and inspire… Read more »

Faith-filled couple help bring Mass to homebound

WEST PALM BEACH | How many people can say that their name appears on the bottom of a paten used during Masses to hold the element of bread offered to God at the offertory, and then again, to hold the holy Eucharist after the consecration? “It is a blessing to know that when we are… Read more »

Deacon dedicated to marriage, family life ministry

PALM BEACH GARDENS | Deacon Louie Romero, an expert in the field of marriage and family life, has joined the team of ministers in the Office of Marriage and Family Life here in the Diocese of Palm Beach. “We are delighted to have him join our staff,” said Cathy Loh, office director, in an announcement… Read more »

San Juan Diego ‘bursting at the seams’

FORT PIERCE | Moving forward and carrying out the mission of the clergy who came before him, Father Jaime Dorado is accomplishing amazing things in his ministry in the northern end of the Diocese of Palm Beach, where the Catholic population is made up of a large number of young Hispanics. “We serve about 500… Read more »

Diocese ordains two new deacons

PALM BEACH GARDENS | Following the ancient church tradition, Bishop Gerald M. Barbarito laid hands upon the heads of two candidates for the permanent diaconate as they knelt before him. In doing so, the bishop silently summoned the Spirit of God, and after he completed the holy gesture found in Scripture, a subtle whisper came… Read more »