Tag: diocese of venice

Venice Diocese works to create a Safe Environment

Venice | Recent events continue to underscore the importance of protecting children, young people and adults from sexual abuse and supporting victims/survivors as they bravely come forward with their reports. All forms of sexual abuse are intrinsically evil, especially those that occur within the Catholic Church. It is the commitment of the Diocese to provide… Read more »

Mexican Consulate offers mobile services in Venice

VENICE | Representatives from the Mexican Mobile Consulate from Orlando, an official branch of the Mexican government that operates offices in the United States, offered their services Aug. 18-19 at Epiphany Cathedral in Venice. Approximately 250 people received a variety of services, including updating passports, filling out paperwork for a path to dual citizenship in… Read more »

‘Luncheons 4 Life’ energizing pro-life faithful in Lee, Collier

Venice | The idea of bringing the local pro-life community together for lunch to listen to speakers once each month was the brainchild of two friends, Janine Marrone and Kathie Majerchin, who were energized by the Holy Spirit. “Everything that has happened since I met Kathie and started Luncheons 4 Life has been an action… Read more »

First of 20,000 blessed rosaries distributed

Naples | On the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, it was appropriate that rosaries to be distributed across the Diocese were blessed by Bishop Frank J. Dewane in Naples following two Catholic school Masses. Approximately 20,000 rosaries will be blessed and distributed to each Catholic school and religious education student within… Read more »

Football rivals gather for Mass before big game

Sarasota | The Cougars of Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School in Sarasota and the Vikings of Bishop Verot Catholic High School have a long-standing rivalry as foes in many sports, but they are united in their faith. Bishop Frank J. Dewane celebrated a pre-game Mass for the two football teams just prior to their annual… Read more »

Register now for State Respect Life Conference

Punta Gorda | Time is running out to register for the 2018 Statewide Florida Respect Life Conference which is Sept. 28-29 at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center in Punta Gorda. Registration closes Sept. 7 for this opportunity to hear some of the best national and international pro-life speakers close to home. Register at… Read more »

Gathering prepares them for next stage in journey

Venice | One of the key elements for men who are discerning a vocation to the priesthood is prayer. Prayer serves as a conduit to building a stronger relationship with God as they answer the call for which they have been chosen. For three days each summer there is a gathering of men of different… Read more »

Schools open with emphasis on spiritual growth

VENICE | The opening bell rings and a few tears flow as thousands of children across the Diocese of Venice return to school for the 2018-2019 school year. From prekindergarten to high school seniors, students will face rigorous course work that will develop them academically, physically and, most importantly, spiritually. On the first day, friendships… Read more »

Regional Misal Romano workshops offered in Venice

Venice | The long-awaited Misal Romano, tercera edición — the Spanish translation of the third edition of the Roman Missal for use in the United States — is now available and some of the regional training recently took place here in the Diocese of Venice. This is being hailed as a historic moment for the… Read more »

Catholic Charities programs make a difference

Naples | Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Venice Inc. is well-known for providing services and programs which make a real difference in the lives of individuals and families who may be less fortunate than others. It was for this reason that the Youth Counseling Program of Catholic Charities in Collier County was awarded a… Read more »