May 31, 2018

New Special Presentation Podcast: “An Intimate Atmosphere”

“An Intimate Atmosphere” with Teresa Peterson Teresa Peterson, a recording artist from Pennsylvania, shares how Jesus’ love shattered her brokenness and allowed His mercy to be a beacon of hope. Her new album, “Faithful” drops June 1 and is available for pre-order on iTunes.

Congreso Explosión de Fe: powerful weekend of formation and conversion

It seems God’s perfect timing had a hand in the The Congreso Explosión de Fe (Explosion of Faith Congress) at St. Augustine Parish in Casselberry. The event was originally scheduled for last October to celebrate the centennial of Our Lady of Fatima, but had to be postponed due to Hurricane Matthew. Instead the Congreso fell … Continue reading “Congreso Explosión de Fe: powerful weekend of formation and conversion”

Pope Francis: ‘let yourselves be shaped by the Spirit’

Pope Francis reminded believers that Confirmation is an “undeserved gift” to be welcomed with gratitude, safeguarded with care and lived with docility allowing oneself to be shaped and molded by the Spirit in order to ‘reflect’ the light of Christ in today’s world. Speaking to the pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Wednesday General Audience on May … Continue reading “Pope Francis: ‘let yourselves be shaped by the Spirit’”

Ask Congress to protect immigrant children and families seeking safety and shelter from violence

BACKGROUND: Migrant families who are escaping various forms of violence and persecution in their homeland are being routinely separated. Since October 2017, more than 700 children have been separated from their parents and rendered “unaccompanied,” including over 100 children under the age of four. On May 4, 2018, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) stated that it will refer … Continue reading “Ask Congress to protect immigrant children and families seeking safety and shelter from violence”

Vespers and Ordination to the Priesthood: Becoming fathers to God’s children

In a tradition that dates back thousands of years, two men of the Diocese of Orlando had their chalices and patens blessed at Vespers May 25 and were ordained to the priesthood on May 26 at St. James Cathedral in Orlando. Deacon Matthew Hawkins of Annunciation Parish in Altamonte Springs and Deacon Blake Britton of … Continue reading “Vespers and Ordination to the Priesthood: Becoming fathers to God’s children”