WASHINGTON – After tornadoes killed three people in Missouri and storms brought devastation to parts of the Midwest and areas from Texas through Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and Illinois, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida and Chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, expressed grief over the lives lost … Continue reading “USCCB Bishops offer prayers after deadly tornadoes hit Missouri and storms damage other states in midwest”
May 24, 2019
WASHINGTON—The chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, has issued a statement regarding states recent passing of pro-life legislation. The full statement follows: “Every single human life has value. The trend of states passing pro-life legislation is a very encouraging move toward … Continue reading “U.S. Bishops’ chairman applauds states passing of pro-life legislation”
ORLANDO | Growing up while his father served in the U.S. Air Force, Father Chris Dorsey was always around military bases. “A lot of times, the chapel on base was where we would go to Mass on Sundays,” he recalled. “It was just part of my faith growing up, seeing (chaplains), not just how they … Continue reading “Chaplains serve those who sacrifice for country”
Take the leap and join Catholic Volunteers in Florida for an amazing year of service in Florida. The deadline to apply for the 2019-20 volunteer class is May 31, 2019! Click here to learn more and apply today. Placement options include public health and advocacy work, teaching and tutoring, community outreach, farmworker and immigrant services, youth leadership, … Continue reading “Are you ready for a life-changing experience?”
Confidence in God = Endless Possibilities! Molly Marrow explains how trusting in God’s promises freed her from self-doubt. Listen via our FREE Faith Fit App available on the App Store and Google Play or via SoundCloud.
TALLAHASSEE, FL (May 20, 2019) – Robert Joseph “Bobby Joe” Long is scheduled to be executed on Thursday, May 23 at 6:00 p.m. for the 1984 murder of Michelle Sims. Long additionally pled guilty to, and received life sentences for, seven other murders. In a May 20 letter to Gov. Ron DeSantis, Michael Sheedy, executive … Continue reading “Florida bishops urge Gov. DeSantis to spare the life of Bobby Joe Long”
ORLANDO | Born and raised in India, Transitional Deacon Derek Saldanha, of Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Indialantic, was Ordained on May 25 at St. James Cathedral. Deacon Saldanha credits St. Francis Xavier for his vocation because he evangelized the small state of Goa, where Saldanha’s family finds its roots. “St. Francis Xavier is … Continue reading “Deacon Derek Saldanha reflects on his journey to priesthood”