2012 Press Releases


Diocese of Palm Beach Airs Televised Christmas Mass for the Homebound

As part of its outreach ministry to those who are homebound, in nursing homes or hospitals, the Diocese of Palm Beach will air its pre-taped Catholic Christmas Mass on Sunday, December 25, on three local television stations. The celebrant of the Mass is the Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito,

Bishop Barbarito Offers Prayer for those Affected by the Shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.

To read Bishop Barbarito's Message We Join Our Hearts in Prayer, please click here.

Catholic Charities Dedication Celebrates Expansion of its Ministries & Programs

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach recently celebrated the Dedication of its newest location – Catholic Charities St. Francis Center. Located in the former St. Francis Catholic School in Riviera Beach, Catholic Charities St. Francis Center underwent a two million dollar renovation to

Catholic Charities of the DPB to Collect Needed Items for Victims of Hurricane Sandy

(Palm Beach Gardens, FL)  – Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach is collecting needed items for victims of Hurricane Sandy in the Northeast. Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Palm Beach is working with the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops, Catholic Charities USA and Catholic

Diocese of Palm Beach to Raise Funds Through a Special Collection to Help Those Affected by Hurricane Sandy

(Palm Beach Gardens, FL) November 9, 2012 – The Diocese of Palm Beach will have a special collection next weekend on Nov. 17 & Nov. 18 to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. The money will be directed to Catholic Charities USA to help those in the Northeast and to Catholic Relief Services

Diocese of Palm Beach Postpones Dedication of Catholic Charities St. Frances Center Due to Hurricane Sandy

(Palm Beach Gardens, FL) October 24, 2012 – Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach is postponing the Dedication Ceremony of one of its newest facilities due to expected weather conditions on Friday, October 26, from Hurricane Sandy. Catholic Charities had planned a Dedication and