2015 Press Releases

Bishop Barbarito’s Message Regarding His Upcoming Surgery

Below is Bishop Barbarito’s memo regarding the surgery scheduled for next week. The Diocese of Palm Beach will continue to keep its faithful community updated on the Bishop’s surgery and recovery. We ask that you please pray for our Bishop, and the medical staff that will perform the surgery and

Catholic Schools Week to be Observed in Dioceses Across the Country

WASHINGTON — National Catholic Schools Week 2015 will be observed in dioceses around the country January 25–31. This year’s theme, “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service,” focuses on the important academic, faith-building and societal contributions provided by a Catholic

Bishop Barbarito's Column for Celebrating Catholic Schools Week

Bishop Barbarito's Letter to Parishioners of Holy Name of Jesus Parish

Bishop Barbarito's Letter to Parishioners

Catholic Bishops ask Governor Scott to Stay the Execution of Johnny Kormondy; Faithful to Pray for an End to the Use of the Death Penalty

Tallahassee (January 8, 2015) – The Conference urges Governor Scott to commute the sentence of Johnny Kormondy, scheduled for execution on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 6:00 p.m., to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Mr. Kormondy deserves severe punishment for the 1993 murder of Gary

Diocese of Palm Beach Releases Statement Regarding the Criminal Charges of Reverend Palimattom, OFM

In response to the arrest and criminal charges filed against Reverend Jose Palimattom, OFM, a priest visiting from India, the Diocese of Palm Beach is issuing the following statement:   “The Diocese of Palm Beach is greatly concerned and takes very seriously the charges against Father Jose