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June 2022 Bulletin and Communications 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.  Bishop's Memo and Prayer to Avert Hurricanes (pdf) - Jun-Nov

      2.  National Eucharistic Revival 2022-2025 begins on June 19
      3.  Step Up for Students (website)
              - Second Statewide Social Media Blitz - June 20 to June 24 
                     Graphics, English (zip), Spanish (zip)             

      4.  Religious Freedom Week (June 22-29) Memo and Resources from USCCB
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 Black  Indian Missions / Home Missions is on June 11 - 12; please print the letters on June 4 - 5. 
                - Resources
                -  Letters 
                       in English  (doc) (pdf) (jpg)
                       in Spanish (doc) (pdf) (jpg)
                       in 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 in Action Materials - June 2022 - Household Stability
                 i.  Logo in English (jpg) (png)
           -  DSA Materials webpage 
DSA Manual 2022  (pdf)
           -  DSA Timeline 2022 (pdf)

      3.  Safe Environments 
           -  2022 Child Abuse Prevention Month Booklet - English and Spanish 
           -  Announcements in English (doc) - Updated February, 2022
           -  Announcements in Spanish (doc) - Actualizado Febrero 2022
           -  Graphics for Announcements in English (pdfs) (jpegs) 2022
           -  Graphics for Announcements in Spanish (pdfs) (jpegs) 2022 
           -  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
             June  5, St. Mark the Evangelist Church, Fort Pierce, Rev. Antony Lopez, Parochial Vicar
             June 12, St. Mark the Evangelist Church, Fort Pierce, Very Rev. Robert Pope, V.F., Pastor
             June 19, The Cathedral of Saint Ignatius Loyola, PBG, Most Rev. Gerald M. Barbarito, Bishop of Palm Beach
             June 26, The Cathedral of Saint Ignatius Loyola, PBG, Rev, Brian King, Episcopal Secretary

      2.  Feast Days and other Notable Dates
  -  USCCB resource webpage on Saints
           -  Franciscan Media Saint of the Day
              June 1 – St. Justin, Martyr
              June 3 - St. Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs
              June 5 - Pentecost
              June 6 - Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church
              June 11 - St. Barnabas, Apostle
              June 12 - The Most Holy Trinity
              June 13  - St. Anthony of Padua, Priest and Doctor of the Church
              June 14 - Flag Day
              June 19 – The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)
              June 19 – Father’s Day
              June 20 – World Refugee Day
              June 21 - St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious
              June 22 - Saints John Fisher and Thomas More
              June 22 – 29 Religious Freedom Week
              June 23 – Nativity of John the Baptist
              June 24 – World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests
              June 24 - The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
              June 25 - The Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary
              June 28 - St. Irenaeus, Bishop and Martyr
              June 29 - Saints Peter and Paul
              June 30 – The First Martyrs of Rome

      3.  Events
 June 3 - Catholic Charities Golf Event, Vero Beach (pdf)
              June 3 - Holy Hour at Miracle House (pdf) (jpg)
              June 4 - First Saturday Peaceful Prayer Vigil (pdf) (jpg)
              June 6 - A Day of Reflection w/ Rev. Brian King at Our Lady of FL Spiritual Center
              June 6, 13, 20, 27 - Healing Prayer Ministry, St. Jude Boca (doc)
              June 9 - Monthly Food Giveaway, St. Mary's Center, Pahokee (pdf)
              June 10 - Divine Mercy, St. Francis Church (jpg)
              June 14 - Monthly Food Giveaway, Riviera Beach (pdf)
              July 6 (originally scheduled for June 15) - No One Buried Alone, Our Lady of Queen of Peace Cemetery
              June 17-19 - Married Couples Retreat, Our Lady of FL Spiritual Center
June 18 - AIM Spiritual Renewal Retreat, St. Joan of Arc, Boca Raton
              June 21 - Holy Hour for Vocations, Holy Cross, Vero
              June 23 - Monthly Food Giveaway, St. Mary's Center, Pahokee (pdf)
              June 24 - Holy Hour Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus at St. Vincent Ferrer  (jpg)
              June 25 - Called by Name Women's Encounter, St. Lucie Church, PSL
              June 28 - Luncheons for Life
              June 28 - Monthly Food Giveaway, Riviera Beach (pdf)
              June 28 - HOPE Healing Mass at St. Jude Church, Boca (jpg)
              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
           -  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 (pdf)
          - Academic Calendar 2022-2023
            - 2022 Step Up for Students
                   Interest List Signup
                   Bulletin Ads
                   Pulpit Announcements
                   Social Media Ads
                   Family Empowerment-Unique Abilities Scholarship   

      4.  Hispanic Ministry
           - Para Ti Hispano - (pdf) (jpeg) coming soon

      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
-   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)
           - 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
           - Assorted Style Notes by William Cone (pdf)
           - Social Media Strategy by Sandi Harpring (pdf)
           - Office of Catholic Schools Zoom Meeting April 28, 2022
           - Parish Communication Strategy Meeting April 28, 2022