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February 2022 Bulletin and Communication Announcements

The Office of Communications for the Diocese of Palm Beach thanks you for visiting the Bulletin and Communication Announcement page.  Below you will find documents and images to help you fill the pages of your bulletin, social media sites, website, e-newsletters and more with information from the diocese and those entities it supports.

A.  New Important Information 

      1. Catholic Schools Week, January 30- February 5, 2022
           -  Theme “Catholic Schools: Faith. Excellence. Service.”
           -  Daily themes
           -  Planning tools

      2.  World Day for Consecrated Life, February 2, 2022 (Celebrated Feb. 5-6)
              - Activity Resources
              - 2022 Graphic (png)
              - Intercessions
              - Consecrated Life Video

      3.  Sign up for Bishop Barbarito's Annual Marriage Anniversary Masses   
           -  Save the date (pub)
           -  St. Lucie Church in Port St. Lucie on February 12, 2022 
                   Bulletin Announcement (doc)
                   Registrations (doc)
           -  St. Jude Church in Boca Raton on February 19, 2022
                   Bulletin Announcement (doc)
                   Registrations (doc)  

      4.  Synod on Synodality 2021-2023
           -  Email sent to parishes from Jennifer Trefelner on October 13
           -  Synod website
           -  Synod logo (png)
           -  Bishop's column on Synod - October 15
           -  Bishop's column on Synod in Spanish (pdf)
           -  Bishop's column on Synod in Creole (pdf)
           -  Bishop's Mass at the Cathedral to begin our local phase - October 16
           -  Bishop's video - October 18 -
           -  Synod Prayer Card's
                  English - front and back (pdf) - front (jpg) back (jpg) sheet (pdf)
                  Spanish - front and back (pdf) - front (jpg) back (jpg) sheet (pdf)
           -  Synod Bulletins 
 -  Synod Listening & Discussion Session Information Packet: English (pdf) Spanish (pdf) 
Graphics with Registration Information:  Qtr page (png) (jpg), Half page (png) (jpg)
                  Registration Link


B.  Expected information to be published by each parish this month:

      1.  Second Collection Letters 

           -  Schedule for Non-Parochial Collections 2022 (pdf)  and Envelopes (doc)

           -  Second Collection Letters - Below are the second collection letters that are required to be published as a full page or half page in parish bulletins on the dates indicated. These letters are from the Bishop and the branding standards of the letter should be followed.   The letter may also be read, published on your website or social media, in addition to it being printed in the bulletin.  

           - The Second Collection for the Diocesan Retired Priests on February 19 ‑ 20; please print the letters on February 12 - 13.   

           -  Letters 
                       English  (doc) (pdf) (jpg
                       Spanish (doc) (pdf) (jpg
                       Creole   (doc) (pdf) (jpg)

           - The letters are also posted on our Collection Letters webpage    

      2.  2022 Diocesan Services Appeal: Bulletin Inserts, Bulletin Announcements, Information, Resources, Graphics, Social Media Posts and Website Content
           -  DSA Materials link 
DSA Manual 2022  (pdf)
           -  DSA Timeline 2022 (pdf)

      3.  Safe Environments
  -  Announcements in English (doc) - Updated February, 2022
           -  Announcements in Spanish (doc) - Actualizado Febrero 2022
           -  Graphics for Announcements in English (pdf) (jpegs
           -  Graphics for Announcements in Spanish (pdf) (jpegs
           -  Knowledge without Action Makes No Difference (doc)  
           -  Children Need Safe Adults (doc)  
           -  Communicating concerns about boundaries (doc)  
           -  Resources 

C. Bulletin Announcements

      1.  Televised Catholic Mass Program 
           - Flyer (pdf) (jpeg
           - Prayer for Spiritual Communion - English (jpeg) Spanish (jpeg)
           - Schedule
                Feb. 6 - The Cathedral of Saint Ignatius Loyola Chapel, PBG, Reverend Daniel Daza-Jaller, Director of Vocations and Seminarians
                Feb. 13 - The Cathedral of Saint Ignatius Loyola Chapel, PBG, Reverend Daniel Daza-Jaller, Director of Vocations and Seminarians
                Feb. 20 - The Cathedral of Saint Ignatius Loyola, PBG, Very Reverend Charles E Notabartolo, Vicar General & Moderator of the Curia
                Feb. 27 - The Cathedral of Saint Ignatius Loyola, PBG, Very Reverend Charles E Notabartolo, Vicar General & Moderator of the Curia

      2.  Feast Days and other Notable Dates
 -  USCCB resource webpage on Saints
           -  Jan. 30 to Feb. 5- National Catholic School Week
           -  Feb. 2 - The Presentation of the Lord
           -  Feb. 2 - World Day for Consecrated Life 
           -  Feb. 3 - Feast Day of St. Blaise
           -  Feb. 4 - International Day of Human Fraternity
           -  Feb 7 to 14 – National Marriage Week 
           -  Feb. 8 – International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking
           -  Feb. 8 - Feast Day of Saint Josephine Bakhita - prayer
           -  Feb. 11 - Feast Day of Our Lady of Lourdes
           -  Feb. 11 – World Day for the Sick
           -  Feb. 14 – World Marriage Day
           -  Feb. 14 – St. Valentine’s Day
           -  Feb. 14 - Saints Cyril, Monk, and Methodius, Bishop
           -  Feb. 20 - Feast Day of Sts. Jacinto and Francisco Marta
           -  Feb. 21 – Presidents’ Day
           -  Feb. 22 - The Chair of Saint Peter the Apostle
           -  Mar. 2 - Ash Wednesday

      3.  Events
    -   Jan. 30 to Feb. 5 - Catholic Schools Week
           -   Feb. 1 to Feb. 3 - Catholic Days at the Capital
           -   Feb. 2 - World Day for Consecrated Life Activity Resources
           -   Feb. 3 - Made for More at St. Lucie Church
           -   Feb 5 - First Saturday Peaceful Prayer Vigil (pdf) (jpg)
           -   Feb. 8 - Food Giveaway, St. Francis Center
           -   Feb. 10 - Caritas Dei Bishop's Gala - transitioned to a virtual event and auction - details coming soon
           -   Feb. 11 - Brown Scapular, St. Ignatius Loyola Cathedral
           -   Feb. 11 - Divine Mercy at St. Francis Church (pdf) (jpg)
           -   Feb. 12 - 2022 South Florida Youth Choral Festival & Mass, St. Luke Church
           -   Feb. 12 - Men's Rally at St. Ignatius Loyola Cathedral
           -   Feb. 12 - Monthly Mind Mass at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cemetery
           -   Feb. 12 - Marriage Anniversary Mass - St. Lucie Church, Port St. Lucie 
                   Bulletin Announcement (doc)
                   Registrations (doc)
            -   Feb. 19 - Marriage Anniversary Mass - St. Jude Church, Boca Raton
                   Bulletin Announcement (doc)
                   Registrations (doc
            -   Feb. 18 - Blessed Carlo Acutis Exhibit - Special Youth Night 
            -   Feb. 19 to 27 - Blessed Carlo Acutis Exhibit, St. Ignatius Loyola Cathedral (pdf)
                    (press release) (pdf)
            -   Feb. 20 - Holy Hour for Vocations at St. Helen - Schedule (doc)
            -   Feb. 22 - Luncheons for Life, Seasons 52 Restaurant
            -   Feb. 26 - A Day of Recollection with Father Llane Briese, St. Matthew Church
            -   Feb. 26 - Magnificat Breakfast, Airport Hilton
        Please use this link to submit events for your parish or school

      4.  Televised and live streamed Masses and Online Worship Resources

D.  Office and Ministry Updates

      1.  Bishop's Office
 -  Synod on Synodality 2021-2023 (See A.1. above)
           -  Diocesan Prayer for God's Protection in the face of the Coronavirus Pandemic
                 English (doc) (pdf) (jpeg)
                 Spanish (doc) (pdf) (jpeg)
                 Creole (doc) (pdf) (jpeg)
                 Prayer in English for Facebook (jpeg) Instagram (jpeg) Twitter (jpeg)

      2.  Catholic Charities
 - The Hyde Amendment / La Enmienda Hyde
                   Link to sign the petition on and tools:
                   Additional Resources
                       Backgrounder: Hyde Amendment and Related Policies
                       Answers to Common Attacks against the Hyde Amendment
                       Abortion is Not Healthcare   
            - COVID-19 Parish Social Ministry (pdf) (png)
            - Counseling Program
                   Telephone sesssions in English (jpeg) and Spanish (jpeg)
                   Online Virtual Sessions in English and Spanish (pdf) (jpeg)
            - Volunteers Needed (doc) - updated

      3.  Catholic Schools
COVID-19 Resources, Protocols and Memos available to download
            - Academic Calendar 2021-2022 (doc) (pdf) (png)
            - Step Up For Students Scholarship Applications
                   Catholic School Marketing Materials, including an email to students in Faith Formation, new legislation, bulletin inserts, a pulpit announcement, radio spots and marketing materials for members of Armed Forces.
                   Click here for an English Flyer - (jpeg) (pdf)
                   Click here for an Spanish Flyer - (jpeg) (pdf)
                   English and Spanish Bulletin Ads

      4.  Hispanic Ministry
           - Para Ti Hispano - (pdf) (jpeg) coming soon
- VIñedo de Raquel - Abril 22-24, 2022 (jpg)

      5. Liturgy
Liturgical Newsletter - coming soon

      6.  Knights of Columbus 
           - The Florida State Council of the Knights of Columbus have produced a couple of ads to help promote membership.
                Membership Ad, 8 x 5.5, English (pdf) (jpeg)
                Membership Ad, 4 x 5.5, Spanish (pdf) (jpeg)
                Serve your community, Square  (pdf) (jpeg)
                Serve your community, Wide (pdf) (jpeg)
                Serve your community, 3 x 5 (png)
                Become a Knight, 3 x 5 (png)

      7.  Marriage, Family Life, Faith Formation and Youth Ministry
           - Marriage Preparation Schedule for Parishes
                 2022 (pdf)
           - Unbound - video link 

      8.  Our Lady Queen of Peace Cemetery
- Commercial Ad Video 

      9.  School of Christian Formation Classes began in August 2021  
           - School of Christian Formation in English - 2021-2022 SCF Program (pdf)
           - Escuela de Formación Cristiana en Español  - 2021-2022 Program (pdf)
           - Escuela Diocesana de Formación Cristiana/Migrantes en Español - 21-22 Programa (pdf)

      10.  The Florida Catholic Announcements and Information
 - Links to download the new App
                 QR Code (png)
                 FCM App Screenshots (pdf)
                 Graphics for Social Media Posts 
           -  Ads (jpg's) for The Florida Catholic Facebook and Instagram 
           - New social media, newletter graphics
                 (pdf1) (pdf2) (pdf3) (pdf4) (pdf5) (pdf6
           - Video  

      11.  Vocations
World Day for Consecrated Life, February 2  (see A.2. above)
           -   Intercessions for the Year of Consecrated Life
            -  2021-2022 Seminarian Poster and Prayer Card
                    Poster (pdf)
                    Prayer Card English  (png)  Inside (png)
                    Prayer Card Spanish  (png)  Inside (png)
             - The Pope's Monthly Intentions 2022
             - Pray for Priests
             - Pray for Deacons
             - Pray for Religious Men and Women   

E. Resources for Communication Staff

      1.  Social Media
           - Parish handles for Facebook (xls) (pdf)
           - School handles for Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (xls) (pdf)
           - Social Media Tips (pdf)
           - Social Media Workshop powerpoint (pdf) on September 19, 2019
           - Social Media Workshop powerpoint (pdf) on January 30, 2020

      2.  Graphics
           - Graphics and Catholic Resources (doc
           - Prayer for Spiritual Communion - English (jpeg) Spanish (jpeg)
           - Online Giving
                 Diocese of Palm Beach Online Giving Template Instructions (doc)
                 Examples of how online giving templates can be utilized (pdf)
                 Online Giving Templates for Parishes to Utilize (pub) (pdf)

      3.  Bulletin Information
           - Parish bulletin link database (pdf)
           - Parish bulletin company resource packets:
                Diocesan (pdf),  JS Paulch (pdf)  and  LPI (pdf)

      4.  Helpful Links
           - The Holy See
           - United States Council of Catholic Bishop (USCCB)
                 Free Resources from USCCB - The Catholic Current - discontinued in 2022
                 Word of Life
           - Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops
           - Catholic News Agency

      5.  Office of Communications
Diocese submit a story submission form
           - Diocese submit an event submission form
           - Office of Communications Resources (jpeg)
           - DOPB Photo and Graphic Guidelines and Resources - (pdf
           - Photo Release Form - (pdf)
           - Guidelines for Parish Online Administrators Template - (doc
           - Parish Communication Strategy Meeting Recap November 2020 (doc)
           - Parish Communication Strategy Meeting Recap January 2021
                Meeting Minutes (pdf)
                Zoom Video
           - Parish Communication Strategy Meeting Recap April 2021
                Meeting Minutes (pdf)
                Zoom Video 
           - Parish Communication Strategy Meeting Recap July 2021
                Meeting Minutes (pdf
                Zoom Video 
           - Diocesan Communications Tools Videos
                 Diocese of Palm Beach Communication Tools
                 Learn all the Diocesan Website has to offer
                 The Televised Catholic Mass is a great resource
                 Follow us on Social Media
                 Why read the Florida Catholic
           - Office of Catholic Schools Enrollment and Marketing Meeting August 25, 2021
                 Ambassador Program Powerpoint (pdf)
                 Zoom Video -
           - Parish Communication Strategy Meeting Recap January 2022
                 Zoom Video