September 22, 2016

Updates from Catholic Rural Life

Click here for updates from Catholic Rural Life, including: Blessing a First Egg Bulk Memberships for Parishes Helping Rural America Catch Up – Secular Media Recognizes Economic Gap

Bishop Noonan Invites You to the Hispanic Heritage Mass

In celebration of the Jubilee of Mercy parishioners are encouraged to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Doors at the Basilica. Information on obtaining the holy year indulgence can be found at: Download an event flyer in Spanish or English. When Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. Where Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the … Continue reading “Bishop Noonan Invites You to the Hispanic Heritage Mass”

Blue Mass Livestream

The Blue Mass will be livestreamed for anyone who is unable to attend in person. To watch live on September 29 at 12:10 p.m., visit:

CRS Board Names Sean Callahan as New President & CEO

  BALTIMORE, MD, September 16, 2016 – Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) board chair, has announced Sean Callahan as the organization’s new President & CEO. CRS is the international humanitarian organization of the Catholic community in the United States that supports more than 100 million people living in poverty around the world. Callahan, … Continue reading “CRS Board Names Sean Callahan as New President & CEO”

Standing Together for Life

by Glenda Meekins Respect Life Month begins October 1 and people across the country will be uniting in efforts to promote and defend the dignity of human life through prayer and events such as the nationwide Life Chain taking place on Respect Life Sunday Oct. 2. Since 1972, the month of October has been recognized … Continue reading “Standing Together for Life”

Human Trafficking Task Force Awareness Sessions

The Catholic Diocese of Orlando Human Trafficking Task Force is working with community and government task forces throughout the nine counties of the diocese and with the USCCB Coalition of Catholic Organizations against Human Trafficking.  We train and provide tools to educate parishes and surrounding communities; collaborate and coordinate with government and community partners; and, … Continue reading “Human Trafficking Task Force Awareness Sessions”

Bishop Noonan Celebrates 33rd Anniversary of Priestly Ordination

  On September 23, 1983, Bishop John Noonan was ordained to the priesthood in the Archdiocese of Miami. We pray with joy and gratitude for our shepherd on the 33rd anniversary of his priestly ordination! May God’s loving mercy embrace him now and forever.