An Easter Message from Bishop Noonan

Alleluia, He is Risen! Our belief in the resurrection of Jesus is not held as a treasure only on Easter Sunday, but as a gift of life everlasting. We invite you to celebrate with us Easter Sunday and every Sunday. …

Diocesan Council of Catholic Women Sunday on Jan. 15

On Jan. 15, the Diocese of Orlando celebrates the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women Sunday. The Orlando Diocesan Council of Catholic Women represents the Catholic women in the Diocese of Orlando through 33 parish affiliations throughout its five deaneries.

In …

Thank You Note to Father Moacir

Father Moacir Balen, with the Missionaries of St. Charles (Scalabrinians) was pastor of Resurrection Catholic Church in Winter Garden, where my family are parishioners.  One day my mother got word from her sister Peggy that their nephew, Markie, had died …

Thank You Note to Sister Bernie

Sister Bernie is one of those rare gems you come across once in a blue moon. She is the Director of Missions for our Diocese. Don’t let her small stature fool you. There is no job too daunting for her. …

Thank You to Sisters of St. Joseph

I graduated from St. Joseph High School located in Brooklyn, N. Y in 1957.  At that time it was a struggle for my parents to pay the tuition.  When I was in my senior year my father became ill and …

Thank You Note to Sister Jean Riggs

I am thanking Sister Jean Riggs of the Sisters of Christian Charity who is a chaplain with the Orange County Sherriff’s Office. She takes care of the spiritual needs of officers and deputies and also the victims of crime and …

A Poem of Gratitude

Mercedes Franzone-Morales, parishioner, Holy Family Catholic Church, Orlando wrote a thank you note and poem to help us Thank a Religious at the first Mass for Giving Thanks to God for all religious sisters, priests and brothers who serve in …

Planting seeds of faith in the new year

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS | At the start of the new year when people are making a variety of resolutions to improve their body, mind, and soul, a unique ministry at St. Mary Magdalen Parish in Altamonte Springs offers an opportunity to …