January 2014 - Announcement Additions

Additions to the January 2014 announcements include information on Roe v. Wade anniversary and forms/instrucitons for the Anniversary Masses. It is suggested to use the information below as well as information in the addition PDF:

2014 January Announcement Additions

2014 January Announcement Additions Related PDFs


Roe v. Wade Information

  1. From the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops: the bishops of Florida have released a 2014 Roe v. Wade statement for this month's anniversary of the Supreme Court decision. It is available in English and Spanish for your use. Please note the Florida Catholic Advocacy Network will  distribute the same message to the network and media contacts during the week prior to the January 22 anniversary.

 It is suggested that parishes place this informaiton in their bulletin either the weekend before, or the after the anniversary, which falls on Wednesday, January 22.


Roe v. Wade 2014 Statement (English)

Roe v. Wade 2014 Statement (Spanish)


  1. Diocese of Palm Beach information: Bishop Barbarito will join other faithful at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22,  to pray for the protection of the unborn child. This will take place at the old courthouse in downtown West Palm Beach.

Wording for the prayer vigils planned in the DPB (Additions to Jan. 2014 announcements)

Map/flier for DPB prayer vigil

Hyperlink to prayer vigil informaiton on DPB Events Calendar


Wedding Anniversary Masses - Instructions and Registrations

On December 16, 2013, on behalf of Cathy Loh, the director of the diocese’s Office of Marriage and Family Life, the Office of Communications emailed to all parishes the registration forms and instructions for the diocese’s 30th Annual Anniversary Masses for Married Couples. The Masses will be held Saturday, February 15, 2014, Mass at St. Bernadette in St. Lucie West and Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at St. Mark in Boynton Beach. Forms for both of the Masses were attached to the two sent emails.  For your parish convenience, the forms are listed below.

Please be sure to read the instructions and memo of the registration process. All registrations this year will be handled by computer using "fillable” form. Forms will be due back to Cathy Loh by January 27, 2014. If you have any questions, please contact Cathy Loh at 561-775-9557.


Instructions for Anniversary Mass Feb. 15, 2014 at St. Bernadette

Fillable Registration Form for Annivesary Mass Feb. 15, 2014 at St. Bernadette


Instructions for Anniversary Mass Feb. 22, 2014 at St. Mark

Fillable Registration form for Annivesary Mass Feb. 22, 2014 at St. Mark


Please note the bulletin wording for these Masses and related PDF flier are in the January 2014 announcements

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