History of the Diocese of Orlando Video

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Bishop William Borders

Most Rev. William D. Borders

Episcopal Motto: “I will listen, that I may serve.”

The first Bishop of Orlando had the demanding, but rewarding job of being the first pastoral shepherd of this large and vastly untapped area in the …

The Coat of Arms of Bishop Norbert M. Dorsey, C.P.

Since the Middle Ages, bishops have been accorded the privilege of displaying a personal crest as a sign of their authority.

THE COAT OF ARMS OF BISHOP NORBERT M. DORSEY, C.P.

THIRD BISHOP OF ORLANDO

The coat of arms of …

St. Philip Phan Van Minh – November 2007

In today’s gospel, Jesus tells Zacchaeus:  “Come down quickly, for today I must stay at your house.”  Today, we dedicate this church building in memory of St. Phillip and the other martyrs of Vietnam.  God will live with his people …

Sisters’ Jubilee Mass – November 2007

“The one who humbles himself will be exalted.”  Today we honor the jubilarians among the religious sisters who worked here in the Diocese of Orlando.  In doing so, we recognize their humble service and join them in thanking God for …

Charismatic Conference – October 28, 2007

Halloween is near.  And perhaps it is a commentary on the nature of our culture that Halloween is celebrated by adults now as much as, if not more so, than by children.

In fact, I saw on TV news the …

Catholic Schools – October 2007

I am very happy to be here again with you.  This got on my calendar a bit later – and so because I had already committed to celebrating Mass later today with our priests who are on retreat at San …

Blue Mass – September 2007

Today we welcome all of you once again to this annual observance of our Diocesan “Blue Mass”. Celebrated in many dioceses across the country since the 1930’s, this Mass honors the “men and women in blue”; but we honor not …