St. Lucy Catholic Church

St. Lucy Catholic Church was established October 3, 1968, when the Archdiocese of Miami purchased a tract of land on which the church is now located. At the time, the land was a large mangrove swamp with overgrown vegetation. Through the efforts of the founding pastor, Father Michael Keller, a

‘Legatus’ members are ambassadors of Christ

When Jesus cast out “those who sold oxen, sheep, and doves—as well as the money-changers seated there [in the temple]”, he commanded that the merchants stop making “his Father’s house a marketplace” (Jn. 2:13-16). This directive of the Lord’s desire led one man to ask the question, “What if the

Confraternity of Christian Doctrine Awarded Grants to Promote Catholic Biblical Literacy and Interpretation

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Sister retires from spiritual center

Dominican Sister Roberta Popara’s office — covered in images of saints, orchids and religious memorabilia — is the place where people have come for nearly two decades seeking spiritual guidance. “That chair is where people sit when they come for spiritual direction,” said Sister Popara about

Religious Communities Receive $28 Million Toward Retirement Needs

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Father Edmund L. Szpieg, P.E., died on July 5

A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Friday, July 12, at 11:00 am at Our Lady Queen of the Apostles Church, Royal palm Beach. A visitation will be held Thursday, July 11, from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Our Lady Queen of the Apostles Church, with a wake service beginning at 7:00 pm. 

School of Christian Formation (SCF) Classes begin August 19

The SCF is currently on its summer break but classes will resume at several Churches around the diocese during the week of August 19. The SCF seeks to make its programs accessible to adult Catholics in the diocese who are interested in taking a few classes to learn more about the faith we receive at

St. Lucie Catholic Church

St. Lucie Parish was established in 1961 as the first Catholic church in Port St. Lucie, three years after the founding of the city. Initially, Mass was celebrated at the home of a parishioner a later at the marina. Because the population of the entire city at that time was only 3,030, both of

St. John of the Cross Parish joins Council of Catholic Women

St. John of the Cross Catholic Church in Vero Beach recently formed a local chapter of the Council of Catholic Women, making them the eighth parish affiliated with the Northern Deanery Council of Catholic Women in the Diocese of Palm Beach.    The newly elected officers of the parish’s council

Wellness Newsletter - July 2019

Wellness Newsletter - July 2019