Simbang Gabi planned at 32 churches in the diocese

ORLANDO | The longstanding Simbang Gabi devotion leading up to Christmas made its debut in seven churches in the Diocese of Orlando in 2005, and today, 18 years later, the 2023 novena of Masses is planned in 32 churches, uniting …

Homegrown sisters celebrate jubilees

ST. AUGUSTINE | Two Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Augustine raised in Orlando and parishioners of St. Andrew Parish celebrate decades of their profession as religious — Sister Carolyn Tucker at 60 years and Sister Diane Couture at 50 …

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 …

Bishop’s Letter: On a path of God’s design

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

On the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we hear the prophet Isaiah tell us that our way is not God’s way; that our thoughts do not compare to God’s. God’s way is above reproach. …

Mass serves to heal victims as they remember those lost

ORLANDO  |  Gathering at St. James Cathedral, survivors affected by suicide prayed for their loved ones and sought from their losses.

Bishop John Noonan presided over the celebration of Mass noting, “When death is sudden, we often have questions and