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Faith, Courage, and Cancer: Doctor shares story of faith in the face of cancer

Since beating Stage 4 Lymphoma and enduring two years of chemotherapy as a med school student, Dr. William McGarry, a Vero Beach medical oncologist, found life going extremely well for his family and practice some years later. His trials with cancer as a young man only pushed him towards an

Parish capital campaign moves forward amid pandemic

St. Anastasia Church and School in Fort Pierce has an enduring history in St. Lucie County. For 110 years, the parish has been providing spiritual leadership, while the school has educated children for a century. However, the effects of aged construction from the 1960s warranted renovations, which

White Mass honors healthcare workers for ‘heroic service amidst pandemic’

Adhering to COVID-19 safety precautions, Catholic healthcare professionals within the Diocese of Palm Beach gathered together to worship and to renew their professional healthcare promises at the Fourth Annual White Mass held at St. Ann Church in West Palm Beach, Nov. 14. The annual Mass was

Box of Joy a continued success

The Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola in Palm Beach Gardens collected 500 Boxes of Joy for Cross Catholic Outreach’s yearly ministry project of assisting the poor in struggling countries. Thanks to the leadership of the parish’s Women’s Guild and the collaboration of various parish ministries, the

Veterans Remembered: Faithful plant flags in honor of those who served

More than 200 local faithful arrived at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery in Jupiter, Nov. 15, 2020 to plant American flags at the gravesites of veterans buried in the Garden of Valor and Garden of Honor cemetery plots. Organized by the Florida State Council Knights of Columbus regional

White Mass for physicians, nurses, allied healthcare professionals, Saturday, November 14

The Palm Beach Physicians Guild of the Catholic Medical Association is pleased to invite the faithful of the diocese to the fourth annual White Mass for physicians, nurses and allied healthcare professionals to be held at St. Ann Catholic Church in West Palm Beach, Nov. 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. In

'Box of Joy' organizers say giving program has even more meaning in pandemic

BOCA RATON, Fla. (CNS) -- U.S. Catholic parishes, schools and groups have been collecting items since the fall to share Christmas joy in small packages for children in poverty-stricken nations and will deliver the gift boxes to local drop-off centers during Box of Joy Week, Nov. 7-15. Cross

Compassion service blesses, buries 171 cremated remains

“I love you, I love you,” said Father Gabriel Ghanoum, after each name was called from a long list of 171 deceased individuals for the No One Buried Alone Memorial Service, Oct. 29, 2020. Father Ghanoum, the director of spiritual care and palliative care at JFK Medical Center in Atlantis, stood

Diocesan Commission for Religious speaks out on behalf of National Vocations Awareness Week

In celebration of National Vocations Awareness Week, Nov. 1-7, Sister Vivian Gonzalez, RMI, the newly appointed Episcopal Delegate for Religious Men and Women of the Diocese of Palm Beach, created a video with Father Daniel Daza-Jaller, Director of Vocations and Seminarians, showcasing the variety