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 …

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 …

Diocese of Orlando Welcomes New Religious Sisters

At the Sisters’ Jubilee Mass held on Nov. 19, sisters from across the diocese gathered together in prayer, fellowship, and celebration. Receiving a special welcome were three sisters who are new to the Diocese of Orlando this year:…

Newly ordained deacon battling stage four cancer

ORLANDO | Bishop Noonan stood in front of the altar at Holy Cross Parish in Orlando and laid his hands over the head of Elias Coll. At that moment, a calling the 63-year-old Catholic had his entire life was finally …

Remembering Father John McCormick

Father John McCormick, beloved rector of St. James Cathedral in Orlando, died in the early morning hours of September 19, 2016, six days after he announced his retirement because of acute leukemia.

He was born June 25, 1945 in Dublin …

Our Lady of Charity Unites Us

In September 2015, during Pope Francis’ visit to Cuba, a Catholic Cuban
family gave him a replica of the image of Our Lady of Charity asking him to take
it to Cubans living outside the island as a symbol of …

Parishes Prepare for Mother Teresa’s Canonization

On September 4, Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta will be canonized a saint by Pope Francis. In preparation for her canonization, parishioners of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Parish in Winter Park and St. Mary Magdalen Parish in Maitland are commemorating …

Silver Rose carries message of Life across the Americas

ORLANDO / Two dozen dancers dressed in indigenous, Aztec attire swayed to the rhythm of the drum as part of the Silver Rose processional, July 3 at St. John Vianney parish in Orlando.

Handled only with silk-gloved hands, the single …

Blessed Trinity Parish: 50 years of serving the Lord

Carolyn Tresnan moved to Orlando 52 years ago and joined Blessed Trinity when it was still a mission, and Mass was celebrated at Conway Elementary School. Tresnan, who serves as a lector for the church, parish council member and 50th …

Carolyn Tresnan moved to Orlando 52 years ago and joined Blessed Trinity when it was still a mission, and Mass was celebrated at Conway Elementary School. Tresnan, who serves as a lector for the church, parish council member and 50th …

St Timothy Brings Christ in the Eucharist to The Villages

Walking the route, riding in golf carts, and kneeling at the end of their driveways, Catholics in The Villages, a senior living community, have taken part in more than 20 Eucharistic processions since last December.

“The parishioners of St. Timothy …

Walking the route, riding in golf carts, and kneeling at the end of their driveways, Catholics in The Villages, a senior living community, have taken part in more than 20 Eucharistic processions since last December.

“The parishioners of St. Timothy …