February 21, 2019

New episode of Mercy in Action: Queen of Angels Catholic Cemetery

Fr. Anthony and Gary Tester, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of Central Florida chat with David Branson, Director of Cemeteries, about the first diocesan cemetery, “Queen of Angels Catholic Cemetery.” Coming soon, Winter 2020! Listen via our  FREE Faith Fit App available on the App Store and Google Play or via SoundCloud:  February 18, 2019

A vocation to ministry

For thirty-two years, James “Jim” DeGrandi brought passionate service to the Diocese of Orlando and dedicated himself to helping others reach their full potential. “Jim was my number one volunteer,” said Caryl DeGrandi, Jim’s wife of thirty-eight years and Director of Faith Formation at St. Stephen Parish in Winter Springs. Since 1987, Caryl and Jim … Continue reading “A vocation to ministry”

Liturgical ministry formation and training recognizes charism of roles

As liturgical ministers, one can often forget we serve as part of something greater— the body of Christ. The Diocese of Orlando offers liturgical ministry formation, mornings of reflection and guidance to deepen ministers’ faith and understanding. Father Stephen Ogonwa, parochial administrator at Immaculate Heart of Mary in Candler, recently invited the diocesan director of … Continue reading “Liturgical ministry formation and training recognizes charism of roles”

Soles for Souls

ORLANDO | The memories of a mission trip to the sister diocese of San Juan de la Maguana in the Dominican Republic two years ago never left young Marlie Monserez’s heart. During that mission Monserez and her peers from Orlando’s Bishop Moore High School would walk at sunrise for 45 minutes to the closest school … Continue reading “Soles for Souls”