2017 Press Releases


Diocesan Christmas Day Mass on TV

Our Catholic Holy Mass will be shown on three TV stations on Christmas Day.

Catholic Diocese to Send Findings of Alleged Healing Miracle with Local Ties and Investigation into Cause to Sainthood to the Vatican

This week the Catholic Diocese of Palm Beach achieved another history-making milestone in the promotion of the cause to sainthood for Blessed Titus Brandsma, a Dutch Carmelite priest who was killed by the Nazis in 1942* (please see biography at the end of this release). For the past year and a half,

Diocese of Palm Beach Announces New Chief Financial Officer

The Diocese of Palm Beach is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Vito Gendusa as the Catholic diocese’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Gendusa is a Certified Public Accountant and was appointed to the position by The Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito, Bishop Palm Beach.   As CFO,

Community Invited to Unite for Special Mass & Day of Prayer to End the Death Penalty

November 30th is the globally designated & recognized day for the annual “World Day for the Abolition of the Death Penalty.”

Advent is Coming: Read Bishop's Special Advent Message

Read Bishop Barbarito's Living the Truth in Love Florida Catholic column

An Advent Message from Bishop Barbarito: Understand More Mary's Immaculate Conception

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At the Heart of Thanksgiving: A Message from Bishop Barbarito

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One Entrance to the Pastoral Center & Cathedral to be Closed as Next Phase of Construction Begins

A new phase of construction beginning Monday, November 13, on the shared grounds of the Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola and the Pastoral Center will change the way parishioners and visitors can enter the property. Beginning on the 13th, a construction gate will be in place which will prevent any

Local Catholic Diocese and Catholic Charities Participate in Cities for Life – Cities for Ending the Death Penalty

The Catholic Diocese of Palm Beach and Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach will hold a special Mass at 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, at St. Patrick Church in Palm Beach Gardens as part of the annual event International Day of Cities for Life – Cities Against the Death Penalty.

Bishops Urge Governor Scott to Spare the Life of Patrick Hannon; Diocese & Floridians Pray for an End to the Use of the Death Penalty

All are invited to attend this prayer vigil.