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Knights repurpose Lenten fish fry during COVID-19

What do you do with a freezer full of fish ready to feed 350 people but no event to host? This was the question the Knights of Columbus Council 12376 at Our Lady Queen of the Apostles parish in Royal Palm Beach asked themselves as they assessed the parish kitchen in early May. Due to the

“Smiles from Social Media”

During this challenging time, the Diocese of Palm Beach would like to share the positive comments faithful are leaving on the diocese’s Facebook page showing their gratitude and encouragement of parishes and priests as they learn new ways to stay connected. Read the Florida Catholic throughout the

St. Ann Place opens seven days a week to feed homeless

As the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country, which prompted authorities to institute lockdown and social distancing, there is one sector of our society that has been especially hard hit by this entire condition: our homeless brothers and sisters. While many of us may be able to stay at or work

Diocese recognized for public relations efforts

The Diocese of Palm Beach recently earned seven Florida Public Relations Association Image Awards. The FPRA - Treasure Coast Chapter announced April 21 the winners of its local Image Awards competition during a virtual awards ceremony held via Zoom. The Image Awards competition is conducted

Tequesta parish benefits from anonymous generosity

During Holy Week, a parishioner of St. Jude Church in Tequesta—who wishes to remain anonymous—organized a COVID-19 relief campaign among his fellow Tequesta residents. This individual appealed to the officials of his local community for permission to solicit neighbors for donations of

“Smiles from Social Media”

During this challenging time, the Diocese of Palm Beach would like to share the positive comments faithful are leaving on the diocese’s Facebook page showing their gratitude and encouragement of parishes and priests as they learn new ways to stay connected. Read the Florida Catholic throughout the

Ordinations bring joy in midst of pandemic

Despite restrictions of gathering in groups due to COVID-19, thousands of people came together virtually to witness men answering God’s call to religious life these past weeks. These ceremonies gave Catholics, as well as others, quarantined at home joy in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Drive-up food line feeds hundreds during pandemic

A line of vehicles traversed the parking lot of the St. Francis Center in Riviera Beach, April 22. Staff from Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach stood outside of the center ready to distribute bags of food to program clients and local residents in need of food assistance during the

Diocesan schools work to support hungry unhindered by COVID-19

In mid-January, more than 400 educators and administrators from the 17 diocesan Catholic schools came together to assemble 120,000 packaged meals for the Something Greater Food Packing Event. This day of service was the first time Catholic schools worked across the diocese to assemble pre-packaged

“Smiles from Social Media”

During this challenging time, the Diocese of Palm Beach would like to share the positive comments faithful are leaving on the diocese’s Facebook page showing their gratitude and encouragement of parishes and priests as they learn new ways to stay connected. Read the Florida Catholic throughout the