2013 Press Releases


Bishop Barbarito's 2013 Christmas Message to the Faithful

Christmas Mass Schedules in the Diocese of Palm Beach

The TV Mass on Christmas Day The Diocese of Palm Beach's pretaped Christmas Mass will air on Christmas Morning, December 25, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on ION Television Network (on most local cable systems it is Channel 8). This is the channel that normally airs the diocese's weekly Sunday

Bishop Barbarito Invites the Faithful to Consult on Vatican Synod on Family

**Page updated 12/12/2014**   In October 2014, Pope Francis will convene a Synod of Bishops to review and discuss Pastoral Challenges to the Family in the Context of Evangelization. In preparation for the Synod, the Holy See has asked bishops throughout the world to consult broadly with

Bishop Barbarito's statement concerning the devastating typhoon which struck Asia on November 7. (in English & en Español)

  The disaster that struck the Philippines on November 7 affects the entire human family.  Our hearts and prayers go out to the countless affected by the scope of the unprecedented devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan.  We pray for those who have lost their lives as well as for those, far and

Help the Victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: Donate to Catholic Relief Services

  Read Bishop Barbarito's statement concerning the devastating typhoon which struck Asia on November 7. Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States, is responding to Super

Bishop Barbarito Thanks Parishioners for His Anniversary Gifts

On August 28, 2013, Bishop Barbarito celebrated the 10th anniversary of his installation as the Bishop and shepherd of the Diocese of Palm Beach. In recognition of the special day, many parishes and schools sent an overwhelming amount of spiritual gifts and prayers to Bishop Barbarito. Pastoral

Holy Hour at the Cathedral for Day of Fasting and Prayers

Diocese of Palm Beach to Join Pope Francis, Other Catholics and Christians in Praying for Syria This Weekend

***Holy Hour to be held at the Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola from 1 pm. - 2 p.m. on Sept. 7***    With encouragement from Pope Francis, the Catholic Diocese of Palm Beach will join the Holy Father and Catholics around the U.S. and world this weekend in a Day of Fasting and Prayers for

Pope Francis announces global prayer vigil for peace on Sept. 7