March 08, 2018

Bishop Noonan receives the Fruits of V Encuentro, Priorities for the Future

After nine months of gathering, listening, and sharing, more than 200 Hispanic ministry leaders presented their findings to Bishop John Noonan on March 3 at Resurrection Parish in Winter Garden; the fruits of V Encuentro. This is an initiative of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to reach out to Hispanic Catholics to hear … Continue reading “Bishop Noonan receives the Fruits of V Encuentro, Priorities for the Future”

Mental Health First Aid

One in five Americans has a mental illness, according to the National Council for Behavioral Health, but now thanks to Catholic Charities of Central Florida help is available. “There is the potential for all human beings with mental health issues to recover,” said Catherine Galda, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Program Director Behavioral Health Services … Continue reading “Mental Health First Aid”

Save the Date: Diocese of Orlando Day

One June 18, 2018, we will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Diocese of Orlando. To commemorate this day, Mayor Buddy Dyer of the City of Orlando proclaims it to be the “Diocese of Orlando Day!” Click here to learn more about our 50th Anniversary.  

Faith Fit Radio Weekly Roundup

Special Presentation: “Faith, Family, Football” Elvis Grbac, retired NFL QB, explores strategies from God’s playbook. “Lifting the Burden” – Fools for Christ #39 Dan and Kimmy discuss healing and forgiveness during this Lenten season, including the four facets of forgiveness and the peace that comes from forgiving others and ourselves. “Righteous Joseph” – Faithless #12 … Continue reading “Faith Fit Radio Weekly Roundup”

Bishop Noonan is pleased to announce the following appointments

Reverend Ivan Olmo is appointed Vicar Forane (Dean) of the Southern Deanery, effective immediately. Reverend Shenoy Thomas, M.O.C. is appointed parochial vicar of St. Margaret Mary, Winter Park, effective March 1. Reverend Jarek Sztybel is appointed parochial administrator of St. John Neumann, Lakeland, effective March 1.

Young Catholic professionals invited to work in witness for Christ

Celebrate the launch of Young Catholic Professionals (YCP) Orlando Chapter at the Science Center on March 13 from 7-9 p.m. RSVP on their website or Facebook. What is YCP? It’s a national organization founded in response to Pope Benedict’s challenge to foster “a new generation of Catholics.” Their ministry brings young professionals together through speaker events, panel discussions and … Continue reading “Young Catholic professionals invited to work in witness for Christ”

Going deeper with lectio divina

Lectio divina or “divine reading” is a reflective method of praying with Scripture by letting the words “touch” the listener. It finds its foundation in the works of third century Father of the Church, Origen Adamantius. Later used by monastics and refined by St. Benedict in the sixth century, this form of prayer brings Scripture … Continue reading “Going deeper with lectio divina”

USCCB news

Domestic Justice and Education Chairmen Urge Concrete Actions to Address Scourge of Gun Violence In the aftermath of the tragic attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, and Bishop George V. Murry, S.J., of … Continue reading “USCCB news”

Save these dates for upcoming events around the Diocese of Orlando

You’re invited! Join the faithful for celebrations of Mass, dedications of new sanctuaries at local parishes, concerts, faith filled conferences and more around the Diocese of Orlando. Click here to view and download the flyer. For more details on these events, visit our event calendar online.