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National Vocation Awareness Week Intercessions

National Vocation Awareness Week will be celebrated in our country November 2-8, 2014.  Please ask Our Lord for more dedicated, holy priests, deacons and consecrated religious.  May they be inspired by Jesus Christ, supported by our faith community, and respond generously to God’s gift of a vocation.

National Vocation Awareness Week

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Please take advantage of various resources as we celebrate National Vocation Awareness Week from November 2-8. The first is the video of Pope Francis speaking to Bishop Juan Ignacio Gonzalez.  It is in Spanish with subtitles. In case you have issues viewing it, click here for the full text.  Click here for the video.

The second is the link to the USSCB website which has the press release, videos of daily reflections, homily points, Holy Hours for vocations, prayers of the faithful, short bulletin quotes and other resources. Click here to be directed to the website.

For more information, please contact Father Jorge Torres, Vocations Director, at 407-246-4875 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Forming Our Conscience & Voting

 

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November 4th

Bishop John Noonan has asked that the following resources be shared with the faithful prior to the November 4th General Election:

Candidate Questionnaire Project (CQP)

Candidate response summaries by diocese are available in English and Spanish at  http://www.flaccb.org/CQP/2014/index.html  All candidates' responses, including optional comments can be viewed at http://www.flaccb.org/CQP/2014/candidates.html.

Bishops of Florida Voting Statement

A statement encouraging Catholic faithful to form their consciences and vote in the upcoming election is available online in English and in Spanish.

Amendment 2 - Concerns Require a Closer Look

A position paper approved by the bishops cites concerns of the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops regarding a constitutional amendment to allow the medical use of marijuana.  the document is available online in English and in Spanish.

 

 

 


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