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Living the Truth in Love: The Heart of February -The Heart of it all

February is in many ways a transitional month. The holidays are now part of the past and we naturally look to something to engage us. We are blessed in southern Florida with very comfortable weather during the winter months and do not experience the doldrums that the cold and wintry weather can

Our Community

Here is a list of upcoming events, services, retreats and resources in and around our Diocese that we would like to share with you.   DIOCESAN EVENTS Annual Anniversary Masses celebrating marriage:  Feb. 16, 10:30 a.m., St. Jude Parish, 21689 Toledo Road, Boca Raton. Main celebrant:

A Celebration of Sister Thea Bowman

Join us for a Celebration on Saturday, February 23 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Best Western Downtown Stuart. Sister Thea was an African American Franciscan, an educator and evangelist with a message of God’s love for people of all races and faiths.  At a recent meeting of US Bishops, they

10th Annual Women of Faith, Women of Action Conference

Registration is now underway for the 10th Annual Catholic Women of Faith, Women of Action Conference! Women of all ages and faiths, including students and Religious Sisters, are invited to attend this one-day women’s conference in the Diocese of Palm Beach.    Our featured guest speaker will

Catholic Days at the Capitol

Join fellow Catholics from around the state as they gather in Tallahassee to participate in Catholic Days at the Capital.  Participants attend a legislative briefing on issues prior to scheduled meetings with their elected officials. A luncheon on day two is attended by the bishops of Florida,

Statement from Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito Regarding Recent Abortion Legislation

  These past weeks since the marking of forty-six years from the tragic Roe v. Wade decision of the Supreme Court have brought state abortion legislation within our nation that is completely abhorrent.  A legal system that permits an abortion up to the moment of birth and removes any protection

Experience the time of Mercy with Father Michael Gaitley at the Mercy and Mary Retreat

  On February 8-9, 2019, the Marian Missionaries of Divine Mercy will host an inspiring Mercy & Mary Retreat at St. Vincent Ferrer parish in Delray Beach, Florida.  Leading the event will be bestselling author of 33 Days to Morning Glory and acclaimed speaker Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC. This

Timeless Runway Fashion Show

Jupiter- Time is short to purchase your tickets for February’s top social event:  the 2019 Timeless Runway Fashion Show at Admirals Cove.  This always popular affair is the next installment of a major fundraiser established by the Saint Jude Council of Catholic Women Tequesta.  Featuring Fashions by

USCCB Chairmen Renew Support for Inclusion Act to Protect Freedom of Faith-Based Foster Care and Adoption Providers

February 1, 2019   Religious freedom is important for all, including child welfare providers Inclusion Act protects religious freedom and excludes no one A birth mother’s choice in adoption is important and deserves protection   WASHINGTON—Three chairmen of the U.S. Conference of

World Day for Consecrated Life Celebrates the Diversity and Beauty of Consecrated Vocations

  January 25, 2019 WASHINGTON – The Catholic Church will hold its annual celebration of the World Day for Consecrated Life on February 2, 2019.  This celebration is a special time for individual parishes and the greater Church to celebrate the beauty of the consecrated vocation, highlight its