Priest’s life cut short after five decades of service

PALM BAY | Father Robert “Bob” Hoeffner and his sister, Sally, were tragically murdered in their home Jan. 28, 2024. Born to parents Bernard and Margaret Aug. 20, 1947, in Queens, New York, Father Hoeffner was one of eight children.…

Field of dreams

LAKELAND | The new state-of-the- art AstroTurf™ on Santa Fe High School’s football/soccer field may not smell like grass, but school president Matt Franzino says the field and new track, “will be a great blessing to Santa Fe Catholic for …

Where it all started

Two young people reflect on how their primary Catholic school experience fostered their vocations

ORLANDO | In a flurry of vocations around the diocese, two former graduates of St. Joseph Catholic School in Winter Haven add to the blessings, answering …