2021-02-03


A look at Lent in pandemic times

Feb 11, 2021 ORLANDO | A year after churches were closed for public worship just in the third week of Lent, Catholics face another Lent during pandemic times. As we embrace the Cross during the Lenten season, God also gave us the pandemic to embrace the Cross as we receive it. Now a year later, we are offering…

Bishop’s Letter: Consecrate Us

Feb 3, 2021 Your word, O Lord, is truth: consecrate us in the truth. John17:17 My Sisters and Brothers in Christ: After the inauguration of President Biden, I received an email asking my stance on offering Communion to President Biden. The question was not one of true inquiry. The question was couched within a warning: ‚ÄúDepending upon your…

School is first to receive STREAM accreditation

Feb 3, 2021 MELBOURNE | Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School in Melbourne is the first school in the Diocese of Orlando to receive STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, and Math) accreditation from the Florida Catholic Conference (FCC). The school officially earned accreditation in October, but has been practicing the STREAM method for some time. Henry Fortier,…