The Diocese of Palm Beach, Office of Communications is excited to start a new weekly initiative called "Parish Profile!"  Each week the Diocese will showcase one of our 50 Parishes, 3 Missions and 1 Hispanic Pastoral Center on social media and on the website.





Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Okeechobee)

Sacred Heart Catholic Church was started in 1919, meeting in local homes or the Masonic Lodge until 1921, when it became known as the “Prairie Chapel,” serving 40 Catholics.  In 1961, a member of the Chapel donated two acres of land; the Diocese of Miami purchased 10 more acres and Sacred Heart

Our Lady of Queen of Apostles Catholic Church

Our Lady Queen of the Apostles was founded on May 2, 1988.  OLQA, as it is affectionately known to its parishioners, is a friendly and vibrant parish, spanning the age bracket of young families to retired seniors.  In addition to a varied age group, OLQA is proud of its ethnic diversities and

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mission

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mission in Delray Beach is led by Father Roland Desormeaux, who joined the Diocese of Palm Beach in 1987.  He immediately started serving the Immigrant community in Palm Beach, as a missionary priest (Scalabrinian). Father Roland vowed to follow and serve Immigrants

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

Our Lady of Lourdes in Boca Raton prides itself on being a Roman Catholic community of faith consisting of a wonderful reflection of the Universal Church.  They are a people of various races, cultures, and ethnicities and are united into one Body of Christ through our baptism. “We are believers

Notre Dame Mission

Located in the heart of Fort Pierce, Notre Dame Mission provides a spiritual home for a current congregation of more than 300 members, and the spiritual family continues to grow in faithful and in ministries under the administration of Father Yves Geffrard. Situated diagonally across from the

Mary Immaculate Catholic Church

  Mary Immaculate Catholic Church proclaims the mission “under the protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the parishioners of Mary Immaculate strive to live as committed disciples of Jesus Christ through prayer, fellowship, and charity.” The parish’s many ministries, organizations,

Holy Spirit Catholic Church

Holy Spirit Parish is a beacon of faith in Lantana. There is only one Catholic parish in booming Lantana, and that parish features a unique Mass every Sunday afternoon, a liturgical celebration not found in other parishes in the Diocese of Palm Beach. “We have the Latin Mass at 2 p.m. on

Holy Redeemer Catholic Church

Holy Redeemer Parish in Palm City, which is celebrating its 35th anniversary, was established as part of the Archdiocese of Miami one year before the Diocese of Palm Beach was formed. Holy Redeemer initially began with 77 families under the spiritual direction of Father Bernard Powell, founding

Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church

Holy Name of Jesus Parish is a model community which gives great hope for tomorrow with its growing number of young people engaged in the Church and in the parish’s expanding youth outreach and ministry programs. “We teach the youth about their faith, but what we try to do is to help them

Holy Family Catholic Church

Holy Family holds the distinction of being the first parish to be established in the newly formed Diocese of Palm Beach, founded in 1987. Their first Mass was celebrated at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Ravenswood Road, Port St. Lucie, on Palm Sunday, April 12, 1987. Daily Mass was held in the