2013 Press Releases


St. Mark Catholic School to Close at End of 2012-2013 School Year

The Pastor of St. Mark Catholic Parish in Boynton Beach, Reverend Richard Florek, OFM Conv., announced today that its parish school, St. Mark Catholic School, will not be able to operate after the present 2012-2013 School Year. St. Mark is a pre-k through 8th grade school with currently only 126

Adoration with Pope Francis Energizing Catholics Worldwide & in the Diocese

  News from the Vatican Adoration with Pope Energizing Catholics Worldwide To read story, click here On Sunday, June 2, Catholics in the Diocese of Palm Beach and around the world will be united with

Bishop Barbarito's Letter to Parishioners Regarding Oklahoma Tornado Disaster Relief

Click here to read Bishop Barbarito's letter to parishioners (English)   (Spanish)   *** Helpful Links Diocese of Palm Beach Letter to Parishioners from Bishop Barbarito  -  (Spanish)   Catholic Charities USA: www.catholiccharitiesusa.org   Catholic

Cardinal Dolan, Archdiocese of Boston Call for Prayers Following Boston Marathon Bombings

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Cardinal O’Malley, Archdiocese of Boston, both issued statements after the bombings at the Boston Marathon, April 15. The statements are below:   CARDINAL DOLAN CALLS FOR PRAYERS FOR

Tickets Available for Catholic Charities Annual Luncheon that will Honor Three Medical Professionals

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach Interfaith Health and Wellness Program will honor two local nurses and a doctor for their compassionate and courageous work in helping others at its Eighth Annual Faith Community Nurse Awards Luncheon to be held on Friday, April 19 in West Palm

Diocese of Palm Beach Releases Statement Regarding Reported Allegations of Sexual Abuse

In response to the reported allegations of sexual abuse made by two students against a former teacher, the Diocese of Palm Beach is issuing the following statement:   “The Diocese of Palm Beach is greatly concerned and takes very seriously the recently reported allegations of

Catholic Charities to Benefit from Giving Day 2013 in Martin County

Catholic Charities to Benefit from Giving Day 2013 in Martin County   Deadline Extended for those Wishing to Donate               (Palm Beach Gardens, FL) March 27, 2013 – Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach is one of the beneficiaries of Giving Day 2013, a matching

Diocese of Palm Beach to Present Results of its Bullying Survey to National Educators

(Palm Beach Gardens, FL) March 25, 2013 – Staff from the Diocese of Palm Beach will be one of the presenters at the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) 2013 Convention and Expo where more than 7,000 educators will be in attendance. The national convention will be held in

Diocese of Palm Beach’s Bishop Comments on the Election of Pope Francis

Diocese of Palm Beach’s Bishop Comments on the Election of Pope Francis               (Palm Beach Gardens, FL) March 14, 2013 – We rejoice with the entire Church on the election of Pope Francis as the Shepherd of the Universal Church.  The fact that the Cardinals chose him so

Vatican Announces Conclave to Begin on Tuesday

          (Palm Beach Gardens, FL) March 8, 2013 - After five days of meetings, the College of Cardinals has voted to hold a Conclave to elect the next Pope on Tuesday, March 12. The Cardinals will celebrate a Mass For the Election of a New Pope in St. Peter’s Basilica in the morning and