May 30, 2019

2018 Annual Report on the Protection of Children and Young People

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat of Child and Youth Protection has released their 2018 Annual Report – Findings and Recommendations on the Implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People. The report is based on the audit findings of StoneBridge Business Partners, a specialty consulting firm headquartered in Rochester, … Continue reading “2018 Annual Report on the Protection of Children and Young People”

Disaster relief continues

ORLANDO | As the new hurricane season begins June 1, did you know Catholic Charities of Central Florida (CCCF) is still helping local families recover from storms two years ago? The 2017 hurricane season was one of the most active on record. Hurricane Irma hit Florida’s southern coast on September 10 as a category 3 … Continue reading “Disaster relief continues”

USCCB: HHS aligning health care nondiscrimination regulations with federal law

WASHINGTON—Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life Activities, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Chairman of the Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln, Chairman of the Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage, and … Continue reading “USCCB: HHS aligning health care nondiscrimination regulations with federal law”

Promulgation of Decrees: Congregation for the Causes of Saints

On 13 May 2019, the Holy Father Francis received in audience His Eminence Cardinal Angelo Becciu, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. During the audience, the Supreme Pontiff authorized the same Congregation to promulgate the Decrees regarding: the miracle, attributed to the intercession of Blessed Giuseppina Vannini (née Giuditta Adelaide Agata), founder … Continue reading “Promulgation of Decrees: Congregation for the Causes of Saints”

New airport Mass location

Catholic Mass will now be offered each Sunday at 8:15 a.m. and noon at the Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport located inside of the main terminal. With the change, more travelers will be able to worship because the Hyatt Regency location is accessible to all. Father Robert Susann, MS, will be the celebrant. The airport … Continue reading “New airport Mass location”

Ascension of the Lord

On the 40th day after Easter, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. However the Province of Miami (all dioceses in the State of Florida) has transferred this Holy Day of Obligation to the Seventh Sunday of Easter. This year, that Sunday is June 2. Let us pray, may God bless … Continue reading “Ascension of the Lord”