April 04, 2019

Singles retreat comes on heels of Pope’s letter to youth

KISSIMMEE – More than 50 members of Singles for Christ gathered at Holy Redeemer Parish in Kissimmee to continue ongoing formation and to deepen their relationship with Jesus. The “Crossroads” retreat is part of a series of talks focused on vocation discernment. Most have gone through the ministry’s three-month Christian Life Program, an initial formation … Continue reading “Singles retreat comes on heels of Pope’s letter to youth”

Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. While work is done all year round, during this month a special emphasis is placed on the importance of learning how to protect the vulnerable from this evil. Over the last 24 years, the Diocese of Orlando has established a commitment to safety, justice and healing to protect … Continue reading “Child Abuse Prevention Month”

USCCB statement on Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Steve Scalise filed a discharge petition to force a vote on Representative Ann Wagner’s bill, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. If the petition receives 218 signatures, House members will vote on legislation ensuring that any child born alive following an abortion attempt receives the same degree of care as would … Continue reading “USCCB statement on Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act”

Behavioral Health Expansion

ORLANDO | A grant from the American Red Cross is helping Catholic Charities reach more people in need of mental health services following Hurricane Irma. Catholic Charities of Central Florida (CCCF) is expanding Behavioral Health Services with new staff members in collaboration with the Dioceses of St. Augustine and St. Petersburg. The new team members … Continue reading “Behavioral Health Expansion”

Two men from Diocese of Orlando to be ordained to the transitional diaconate April 6

Bishop Frank Dewane, from the Diocese of Venice, will celebrate the ordination of fifteen seminarians to the transitional diaconate on April 6th, 11 a.m. at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Boca Raton. The livestream will begin at 10:30 a.m. As newly ordained transitional deacons, Adam Dominick Marchese and Thomas Walter Pringle will be assigned to local … Continue reading “Two men from Diocese of Orlando to be ordained to the transitional diaconate April 6”

Join the celebration of the Chrism Mass on April 17

Bishop Noonan invites all the faithful to join the celebration of the Chrism Mass on April 17, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m at St. James Cathedral in Orlando. The Mass will be livestreamed via Facebook Live (https://www.facebook.com/orlandodiocese/) and http://live.orlandodiocese.org/. During the Mass, Bishop Noonan will consecrate the holy oils used in Sacraments and other … Continue reading “Join the celebration of the Chrism Mass on April 17”

Promulgation of Decrees of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints

The Holy Father Francis met with His Eminence Cardinal Angelo Becciu, prefect of the Congregation of the Causes of Saints and authorized the Congregation to promulgate the Decrees regarding: The miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God Maria Emilia Riquelme y Zayas, founder of the Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of … Continue reading “Promulgation of Decrees of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints”