February 19, 2020

100 years of service and faith

ORLANDO | In the one-hundred years since Knights of Columbus Monsignor Bishop Council 2112 was founded, members have seen Central Florida grow from orange groves and country roads to a bustling tourist destination and the launch pad of a national space program. They’ve lived through the Great Depression and the Second World War. They experienced … Continue reading “100 years of service and faith”

Mercy is on the way

KENTUCKY | More than 1,000 Missionaries of Mercy were appointed worldwide by Pope Francis on Ash Wednesday in 2016. Their call was to be a living sign of the Father’s welcome to all those seeking forgiveness. Today there are 911. What was the Diocese of Orlando’s own Missionary of Mercy, Father Anthony Aarons, thinking when … Continue reading “Mercy is on the way”

Media center gets makeover

TITUSVILLE | The ribbon was cut, marking the opening of St. Teresa Catholic School’s new Boland Media Center. Parents, guests and local officials toured the media center as students demonstrated the use of new technological tools that will advance their studies and provide new learning opportunities. “We were trying to convert the original space from … Continue reading “Media center gets makeover”

Students are bridge to hope

DAYTONA BEACH | “It can be difficult to remember our call to serve others in life, and easy to forget how truly blessed we are in what God has granted us,” said Caitlin Pessolano, a member of the Catholic Student Union at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (CSU ERAU) in Daytona Beach. “Bridge of Hope allows me … Continue reading “Students are bridge to hope”

Marriage takes a village, too

ORLANDO | An increasing number of those dedicated to marriage ministry across the diocese are finding new ways to strengthen connections between engaged and mentor couples. There is an adage: it takes a village to raise a child. “Marriage takes a village too,” says marriage preparation and family life coordinator Fran Stadler. The Most Precious … Continue reading “Marriage takes a village, too”