Feast day Mass remembers children who were lost

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS | Traditionally on the feast of the Holy Innocents, Dec. 28, 2023, St. Mary Magdalen parishioners offer a prayer service and add ornaments on the Tree of Life to remember the Holy Innocents who died at the hands …

Mother of fallen deputy bears gifts, blessings

ORLANDO | Norma Lewis has participated in the annual celebration of Blue Mass since her son, Deputy First Class Norman Lewis, died in an 2017 manhunt for Markeith Loyd. Loyd was on the run after killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and …

Congress offers a eucharistic feast

ORLANDO  |  On fire for the Lord, roughly 1,200 people crowded the parking lot at Holy Cross Parish to participate in the celebration of Mass, pray the rosary, and stand watch with Jesus during Eucharistic Adoration.

The praise, prayer and

Faithful urged to revive love for Eucharistic Adoration

ORLANDO | In an age where churches are closing and chapels are often empty as Jesus rests in the tabernacle alone, Pope Francis calls for all to revive their “awe” for Jesus’ true presence in the Blessed Sacrament. In this …

WYD deepens faith of pilgrims

ORLANDO  |   It was a hectic morning at the Gulde house. Mary, her husband, Anthony, and their five children made final additions to suitcases, anxious about the trip to Portugal and the days ahead. On the agenda — a visit …

Knights challenged to bring Christ to others

ORLANDO | Amid the swirl of incense and the fanfare of a brass orchestra and choir singing a triumphal “Te Deum,” several hundred clergy processed into the opening Mass for the Knights of Columbus 2023 annual convention, escorted by uniformed …