Athletes learn the power of unity

ORLANDO | When Bishop Moore and Morning Star Catholic school athletes combined their love of sports and respect for one another, they displayed a hallmark of the Catholic faith — all are one in the Body of Christ.

Typically competing …

Future deacons ready to serve the Lord, faithful

ORLANDO | On June 8, 2024, Bishop John Noonan will ordain 18 men to the Permanent Diaconate. In formation for the past five years after one discernment year, they are prepared to enter a life of diakonia or service to …

FIT students visit Sister Diocese in the DR

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC | Students, staff and an alumnus from the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne traveled to the Dominican Republic to go on mission during Holy Week. From working on the aqueduct in the town of La Cucarita to …

What is JOMO? The joy of missing out

ORLANDO | Bridget Newsum didn’t want to be in Chicago, but her husband Nick was doing his fellowship there.

She had two small children, one on the way, and lived on a tight budget after giving up a job in …

We give thanks to Henry Fortier – January 2024

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

On the fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, the first day of Catholic Schools Week, St. Paul speaks to the Corinthians and us about our anxieties, exhorting all the people to focus on God’s goodness …

Bishop’s Letter: We give thanks to Henry Fortier

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

On the fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, the first day of Catholic Schools Week, St. Paul speaks to the Corinthians and us about our anxieties, exhorting all the people to focus on God’s goodness …

Epiphany Parish celebrates oldest parishioner

PORT ORANGE | The closing hymn at a Mass Dec. 17, 2023, was a bit of a shock to Mary DeSalvo.

Instead of joining in the recessional song, DeSalvo found herself serenaded by the entire congregation, led by the children …

Ordination to the Priesthood – May 27, 2023

Welcome to the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe on this joy-filled day as we come to ordain Deacon Angel Garcia, Deacon Zachary Parker and Deacon Edgar Serrano, I extend a special welcome to your …

Interpreter translates Mass in an ‘elegant language’

CLERMONT | Selene Squitieri has a passion for American Sign Language, especially if it helps her niece find a deeper love of the Eucharist.

With a cousin who is deaf, Squitieri often found herself making friends in the deaf community. …