They are exhausted, hot, and homesick, but 11 missionaries from Holy Name of Jesus Parish caught in the middle of dangerous riots in Haiti are safe. Half of them are already back in Brevard County, the other half return July 12th. The entire team had hoped to catch a flight back to Florida last weekend, … Continue reading “Catholic missionaries survive violent riots in Haiti”
July 12, 2018
Vacation Bible school turned into a true tropical adventure for a group of missionaries from the Diocese of Orlando. More than 20 youth and parents from Ascension Parish in Melbourne, Our Saviour Parish in Cocoa Beach, Blessed Trinity Parish in Orlando and St. Peter’s Parish in Deland recently journeyed with Father Fred Ruse to the … Continue reading “Vacation Bible School in the Dominican Republic”
Names have been omitted to protect minors. More than 30 mothers and daughters shared the day during the Journey Together: Hearts and Homes Full of Grace retreat at San Pedro Spiritual Development Center in Winter Park, July 7. It is the first retreat of its kind offered for teens and tweens. Program director Kimmy Zeiler … Continue reading “Mother/Daughter retreat strengthens faith ties”
Every first Friday of the month, parishioners from Most Precious Blood Parish, Oviedo, and church goers from up to 10 different denominations gather at the Oviedo Police Station to pray for the safety of police officers and firemen throughout the nation. Deacon David Camous of Most Precious Blood Parish has many police officers and firefighters … Continue reading “Prayer warriors pray for police and firefighters”
Rediscover the mystery of faith with Bishop Robert Reed, Auxiliary Bishop of Boston and President/CEO of iCatholic Media, Inc. at our first diocesan convocation, a free and faith-filled day of reflection on the presence of Christ in the Holy Eucharist! The Gift of Sacred Mystery Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 9 a.m – 3:30 p.m. … Continue reading “Open your heart to the Gift of Sacred Mystery on September 8”
Second in a three part series. After years of working with adult men, answering the call of Matthew’s Gospel to visit the imprisoned, a federal prison chaplain in Miami requested that Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. create a model to give younger inmates a “positive family experience.” The hope was early intervention would change the … Continue reading “God’s timing: Changing the lives of young adult prisoners”
Superintendent of Schools, Henry Fortier, is in Ghana with Catholic Relief Services learning about sanitation stations, crop development, youth vocational training and more! Please pray for Mr. Fortier’s mission and safe travel.
My Sisters and Brothers in Christ: Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavens. This blessing is one of mission; that is, the Christian’s response to God’s blessing to spread the Good News, the very nature of the Church. … Continue reading “Bishop Noonan reflects on the mission of the Church”
Pray with us for married couples at Retrouvaille this weekend. The Retrouvaille Program is a weekend retreat for married couples facing difficult challenges in their relationship. The program helps couples restore their marriage, rebuild a loving relationship, reconnect and improve communication. May their hearts be open to rediscover the love that brought them together. More from … Continue reading “Pray for married couples at Retrouvaille”
Pray with us for priests and their pastoral ministry: That priests, who experience fatigue and loneliness in their pastoral work, may find help and comfort in their intimacy with the Lord and in their friendship with their brother priests. Your parish priest is always available for you, to celebrate Mass, visit the sick, speak with someone … Continue reading “Pray for priests and their pastoral ministry”
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