Diocesan Resources and Links



Resources in the Diocese of the Palm Beach


Diocesan Cemetery
(Our Lady Queen of Peace)


Retreat Center
(Our Lady of Florida Spiritual Center)


 Assisted Living/Nursing Care 
(Lourdes-Noreen McKeen) 






Diocesan Newspaper - The Florida Catholic


Radio - WDMC Divine Mercy Catholic Radio 920 AM


Radio - WJPP Prince of Peace Catholic Radio Radio 1001.FM


Radio - WBS 740 AM Divine Mercy Catholic Radio 






Seminary - St. Vincent de Paul


Seminary - St. John Vianney College




Lay Apostolate Organizations and Movements



Organizations and Movements

Contact person

Knights of Columbus

Knights of Columbus:
Very Reverend Thomas Skindeleski Phone: 561-276-6892 State Deputy: Douglas J. MurrayPhone: 863-969-4004 Website:  
Council of Catholic Women

Rev. Clemens Hammerschmitt, Spiritual Moderator 

Phone:772-966-8878 Mrs. Myrna Wong, President Phone: 772-335-5160 Website:

Northern Deanery:Reverand Mark Mlay, Spiritual Moderator Phone: 772-461-2233 Devvy van Mele 772-473-5893

Central Deanery:Reverend Brian Campbell, Spiritual Moderator Phone: 561-626-8626 Teresa Cecil Phone: 561-793-5092

Southern Deanery:Reverend Kevin Nelson, Spiritual Moderator Phone: 561-585-5970 Laurie Ulseth Phone: 561-740-4781

Catholic Law Enforcement Sergeant Edward J. Manek, President Phone: 561-964-8489
Catholic Lawyers Guild Rebecca DoanePhone: 561-656-0200Email:doane@doanelaw.com
Catholic Realtors Guild Lucille Giola, President Phone: 561-391-7440 Email: lucillegioia@comcast.com
Catholic Volunteers in Florida Elaine Fowler, Executive Director Phone: 407-382-7071 Email: efowl34@gmail.com
Charismatic Movement 
(Eng. & Spanish)
English: Mr. John Dean, Lay Director Phone: 772-562-5954 Spanish: Reverend Francisco Osorio, Spiritual Director Phone: 772-597-2798
Christ Child Society Boca Raton: 
Agnes Gregory Phone: 561-482-3067
North Palm Beach:
Mary Bishop
Phone: 561-795-0134
Stuart: Cheryle Mackie Phone: 772-399-7852
Con El, Health Care Ministry to the Third World Dorothy Martin 
Phone: 561-818-5539Dr. James Coyne 
Phone: 561-747-5202
Eva Zavatti Phone: 772-546-8757
Cursillo Movement 
(English & Spanish)

Deacon Joe Pollock, Spiritual Advisor
Phone: 561-747-9330
James Flannagan, Lay Director

Sister Margarita Gomez, rmi, Spiritual Advisor
Alicia M. Fernandez, Lay DirectorPhone: 561-964-4168

Damas Catolicas en Accion Reverend Nestor Rodriguez, Spiritual Moderator
Phone: 772-597-2798
Lilia Maria Gibbons, Founder/Director
Legatus Reverends Martin Devereaux and Brian Lehnert, Co-Chaplains
Mr. Paul M. LawlessPhone: 561-361-8140 ext. 232
Legions of Mary, Palm Beach Curia Reverend Danis Ridore, Spiritual Director
Phone: 561-276-6892
Gloria Pat Stewart, President
Phone: 561-659-4160
Pax Christi Beth Cioffoletti
Phone: 561-626-6520
Email: gbeth@earthlink.com
Serra Club

Mr. Larry Winker, District 30 Governor
Phone: 561-997-5997

Palm Beach: Mr. Dennis Flannigan
Phone: 561-627=0200

South Palm Beach:James J. Anderson
Phone: 561-994-9267

Richard A. Mahoney
Phone: 772-231-3916

St. Frances de Sales Association

Dorothy A. Gibula, Regional Directress
Phone: 561-231-5998

North Florida Group:
Reverend Charles Martin, CSP, Chaplain
Phone: 772-562-0500

Marilyn Maranon, Group Directress
Phone: 7720595-8994 

South Florida Group:
Reverend Patrick Daugherty, CP, Chaplain

Group Directresses
Anne Marie Dumont
Phone: 954-346-4013
Rita Tassy Phone: 954-718-8113

St. Vincent de Paul Society

Reverend Brian Lehnert, Spiritual Advisor
Phone: 561-784-0689

Palm Beach Diocesan Council:
Richard Persek, President & Trustee
Phone 561-697-9699 

Treasure Coast District Council:
Bud Hemings
Phone: 951-468-1931 

Archbishop Feeham District Council:
Robert P.Christopher, M.D.Phone: 772-492-0538 

Martin County District Council:
John M. KilduffPhone: 772-546-0994 

Palm Beach District Council: 
Richard J. PersekPhone: 561-304-3057








































































































 Travel Resources

 Internationl Travel Program - available for parishioners, volunteers and diocesan employees