October 2013 Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ: This weekend marks Respect Life Sunday as well as the beginning of the 2013/2014 Respect Life program of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. The theme for this year's program is a phrase from Pope Francis -- Open
With encouragement from Pope Francis, the Catholic Diocese of Palm Beach will join the Holy Father and Catholics around the U.S. and world this weekend in a Day of Fasting and Prayers for Peace in Syria, the Middle East and the World. Pope Francis has called upon the world’s Catholics to fast
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sheila Hopkins Director of Social Concerns/Respect Life (850) 205-6826 email@example.com Prior to Scheduled Execution, Catholics in Florida Pray for the Condemned on Death Row and the Victims of Their Crimes
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“When an alien resides with you in your land, do not molest him. You shall treat the alien who resides with you no differently than the natives born among you; have the same love for him as for yourself; for you too were once aliens in the land of Egypt.
We rejoice with the entire Church on the election of Pope Francis as the Shepherd of the Universal Church. The fact that the Cardinals chose him so quickly, especially in view of the requirement of 2/3 vote, is a sign of their unified consensus that he is the most appropriate choice for this
As the Conclave begins, and the Cardinals of the Church gather to choose the successor of Benedict XVI and our Church’s next shepherd, there is much excitement and anticipation not only within the Catholic Church family, but around the world. Such an event serves as
We give thanks to God for the extraordinary leadership and example of holiness and wisdom which Pope Benedict XVI has provided for the Church during the past almost eight years of his Pontificate. He is a man of great spiritual insight fed by a life of intense prayer. It was a privilege
We Join our Hearts in Prayer Our hearts and prayers go out to all those personally affected by the brutal tragedy which occurred on Friday, December 14, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Words fail us at a time such as this, but we are confident in God’s love and