Experience a Life-Changing Lent

During the season of Lent, from March 1 to April 13, the Church offers the faithful many ways to remember and reflect upon the Passion of Christ. Stations of the Cross invite parishioners to walk the Way of the Cross …

Celebrating Advent

On Nov. 27, we proclaim our Advent journey to the house of the Lord. The season of Advent marks the beginning of the new liturgical year and concludes with the Vigil Mass on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. Below are resources …

Resources to Help Discern Your Vote

As citizens of faith, we are led to question how each candidate will address issues that protect or threaten the dignity of every human life. The Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops has provided a list of questions to help you …

Celebration of Gratitude

 

Mass for World Day of Consecrated Life

In 1997, Pope John Paul II instituted a day of prayer for women and men in consecrated life. This celebration is attached to the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord on …

Protecting the Unborn

Florida’s Catholic bishops release statement marking 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision

Saddened by yet another anniversary of the January 22, 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion, the Catholic bishops of Florida recognize in their annual Roe …

Prayer Service for Persecuted Christians

 

Offering prayers for persecuted Christians
The community is invited to a prayer service for persecuted Christians on Friday, Jan. 22 at St. Jude Maronite Parish, 5555 Dr. Phillips Boulevard, Orlando at 7 p.m. Churches from the following faith traditions …

Sharing God’s Mercy

Mary Ann Gricar and Claire Dube began preparations at 6 a.m. on Nov. 19, filling pots and platters with enough turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce and pie to feed close to 200 people. The honored guests …

Welcoming the Stranger

Pastoral Letter on Catholic Charities of Central Florida Refugee Resettlement Ministry

Gary Tester, executive director of Catholic Charities of Central Florida, has written this pastoral letter to assist God’s people in understanding the mission of the Refugee Resettlement ministry. The