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November Joy of the Family E-Newsletter

A Journey Through Motherhood: Diocese participates in ‘Walking with Moms in Need’

In honor of Evangelium vitae’s 25th anniversary and in answer to Pope John Paul II’s call, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Pro-Life Activities launched a nationwide effort, March 25, 2020 entitled, Walking with Moms in Need: A Year of Service. Parishes, through the support of

Our Universal Call to Holiness

Since 2014, the bishops of the U.S. have designated the first week of November as National Vocation Awareness Week. This is an opportunity for all of the faithful in our nation to focus on the topic of vocations in our lives and the life of the Church. It is an opportunity to highlight what I

Diocese commended, awarded for new PR initiatives

The Diocese of Palm Beach Office of Communications is pleased to announce its recognition by the Public Relations Society of America and the Florida Public Relations Association, Treasure Coast Chapter for the 2020 Sunshine District Awards and the Image Awards, respectively. The entries,

Butterfly release memorial heals hearts coping with loss

The butterfly release memorial at St. Helen Church in Vero Beach has healed many hearts coping with loss. Parishioners met on the beautiful parish grounds for this third annual event, Oct. 11. Participants were given a small envelope to hold, which encased a delicate butterfly waiting to be

Concerted efforts lend voice to the homeless

In recent months, the homeless outreach ministry at St. Ann Church in West Palm Beach has bolstered its support of the homeless population in Palm Beach County. The already large group of homeless individuals in the downtown area where the parish is located has only been exacerbated by the current

Families take pro-life stand in public prayer chain

It was a family affair for many participating in the Prayer Chain, Oct. 4 at the Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola in Palm Beach Gardens. Michael Fioramonti, a parishioner of St. Ann Church in West Palm Beach, stood on the median divider of Military Trail with his wife, Kumi, holding large signs

Seminary Benefit Goes Virtual

St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary in Boynton Beach will hold its annual Friends of the Seminary Benefit in virtual form this year. The event will take place Oct. 23, 2020, with all activities presented online at This event is vital in generating the funds needed to

Diocese to host 34th annual statewide Culture of Life Conference

The annual Florida Culture of Life Conference, formerly known as the state Respect Life Conference, will be hosted virtually by the Diocese of Palm Beach, Oct. 24. The conference is jointly sponsored by the state Pro-Life Coordinating Committee and the Florida Catholic Conference. In

A Family Rosary Featuring Families in our Diocese

In addition to it being Respect Life Month, October is also the month of the rosary. The Offices of Family Life and Faith Formation of the Diocese of Palm Beach collaborated with parishes throughout the diocese to create a family rosary video. Families were filmed praying the Hail Mary together and