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September 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.  National Eucharistic Revival 2022-2025 
Avivamiento Eucarístico Nacional

      2.  Liturgy Workshops 
- Workshops for Ministers of the Word / Lectors (pdf)
              - Workshop for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (pdf)

      3.  Priesthood Sunday, September 25

      4.  Bishop's Memo and Prayer for protection from storms and illness - (pdf)
           - English  (jpeg)
           - Spanish  (jpeg)
           - Creole  (jpeg)

      5.  Lumen Christi 
           a. Video (Download link)
           b. Social Media Graphics (LumenA) (LumenB) (LumenC) (LumenD) (LumenE)
           c. Bishop’s letter (doc)
           d. PDF’s of sponsorship forms 
               - Sponsorship form (pdf)
               - Leadership Sponsor form (pdf)
           e. Graphics (LumenA) (LumenB) (LumenC) (LumenD)
           f.  Lumen Christi landing page link
           g.  Lumen Christi "Donate Now" page link
           h.  QR Code (png)

       6.  Religious freedom proposed regulations
           a. Flyer on Section 1557 Regulation for Distribution in Parishes before October 3 (pdf)

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 Respect Life / Migrants is on September 10 - 11; please print the letters on September 3-4
          -  Letters 
                       English  (doc) (pdf) (png) 
                       Spanish (doc) (pdf) (png)
                       Creole   (doc) (pdf) (png)
          - 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 - on Deacon Formation - September 2022
                 i.  Logo in English (jpg)
                 ii.  Florida Catholic Story - coming soon
           -  DSA Materials webpage 
DSA Manual 2022  (pdf)
           -  DSA Timeline 2022 (pdf)

      3Safe 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
             Sep. 4, The Cathedral of Saint Ignatius Loyola, PBG, Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito, Bishop of Palm Beach
             Sep. 11, Notre Dame Catholic Church, WPB, Reverend Yves Geffrard, Administrator
             Sep. 18, Notre Dame Catholic Church, WPB, Reverend Yves Geffrard, Administrator
             Sep. 25, The Cathedral of Saint Ignatius Loyola, PBG, Reverend Daniel Daza-Jaller, Director of Vocations and Seminarians

      2.  Feast Days and other Notable Dates
  -  USCCB - United States Conference of Catholic Bishops resource webpage on Saints
           -  FM - Franciscan Media Saint of the Day
               Sep. 1  World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation
               Sep. 3  St. Gregory the Great (USCCB) (FM)
               Sep. 5  Labor Day (USCCB)
               Sep. 8  Nativity of the BVM  (USCCB) 
               Sep. 9  Day of Prayer for Peace in Our Communities (USCCB)
               Sep. 11  Patriot Day (USCCB)
               Sep. 12  The Most Holy Name of Mary (FM)
               Sep. 14  The Exaltation of the Holy Cross (USCCB)
               Sep. 15   Our Lady of Sorrows (USCCB) (FM)
               Sep. 15-Oct. 15   Hispanic Heritage Month
               Sep. 18   Catechetical Sunday  (USCCB)
               Sep. 20-25  National Migration Week (USCCB)
               Sep. 21   St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist (USCCB) (FM)
               Sep. 23  St. Pius of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio) (USCCB) (FM)
               Sep. 25  Priesthood Sunday (Serraus)
               Sep. 25  World Day of Migrants and Refugees
               Sep. 27  St. Vincent de Paul (FM)
               Sep. 29  Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels (USCCB) (FM)
               Sep. 30  St. Jerome (USCCB) (FM)

      3.  Events
              Sep. 1 - Natural Family Planning Event at the Cathedral - (png) (pub) (pdf)
              Sep. 2 - Holy Hour at Miracle House (pdf) (jpg)
              Sep. 3 - First Saturday Peaceful Prayer Vigil (pdf) (jpg)
              Sep. 5, 12, 19, 26  - Healing Prayer Ministry, St. Jude Boca (doc)
              Sep. 9 - Birthline/Lifeline Volunteer Orientation, Boynton Beach (jpg)
              Sep. 9 - Divine Mercy, St. Francis Church (jpg)
              Sep. 10 - Ministers of the Word Training Workshop, St. Ann, WPB (pdf)
              Sep. 10 - Ministers of Holy Communion Workshop, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, PSL (pdf)
              Sep. 10 - Magnificat Meal, Hilton Palm Beach Airport (pdf)
              Sep. 10 - Monthy Mind Mass, Our Lady Queen of Peace Cemetery
              Sep. 10 - Fr. Nobert Jean-Pierre Installation as Pastor of St. Philip Benizi
              Sep. 11 - Post Roe Update Event, Cathedral of St. Ignatius (jpg)
              Sep. 11 - Red, White and Blue Mass, St. Anastasia
              Sep. 11 - Installation of Fr. Dennis Gonzales as Pastor of St. Vincent Ferrer
              Sep. 12 - Birthline/Lifeline Volunteer Orientation, West Palm Beach (jpg)
              Sep. 13 - Monthy Catholic Charities Food Giveaway, St. Francis Center (png) (pdf)
              Sep. 13 - Rosary and Procession to honor Our Lady of Fatima, St. Vincent Ferrer
              Sep. 15 - Birthline/Lifeline Volunteer Orientation, St. Anastasia
              Sep. 16 - Kimberly Hahn at the Cathedral
              Sep. 16 - Bingo at Holy Family
              Sep. 16 - Mass for Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, St. Luke
              Sep. 19 - Catholic Charities’ Pro-Life Walking with Moms in Need at Ascension
              Sep. 20 - Holy Hour for Vocations, Holy Cross, Vero Beach (doc)
              Sep. 23 - Birthline/Lifeline Volunteer Orientation, Boynton Beach (jpg)
              Sep. 24 - Pro Life Central Deanery CCW Fall General Meeting, St. Jude Tequesta
              Sep. 24 - Celebrate Hispanic Heritage, St. Peter Church (jpg)
              Sep. 26 - Birthline/Lifeline Volunteer Orientation, West Palm Beach (jpg)
              Sep. 26 - Cardinal Newman College Fair
              Sep. 27 - Luncheons for Life
              Sep. 27 - Healing Mass at St. Jude Chuch, Boca Raton (jpg)
              Sep. 28 to Nov. 6 - Forty Days for Life, WPB (pdf)
              Sep. 28 to Nov. 6 - Forty Days for Life, Fort Pierce
              Sep. 29 - Diocesan Blue Mass with Bishop Barbarito (rescheduled to Oct. 4)
              Sep. 29 - Blue Mass at St. Vincent
              Sep. 29 to Oct. 4 - Divine Mercy Conference

- Save the Date-
              Oct. 2 - National Life Chain, near the Cathedral
              Oct. 21 - Friends of the Seminary Gala
              Nov. 2 - All Souls Day Mass, Our Lady Queen of Peace Cemetery
              Dec. 16 - Taping of the Christmas TV Mass

              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 - including Synthesis Summary
           -  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
-  Birthline/Lifeline Volunteer Orientation (pdf) (jpg)
           - 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
- Faith Inspiring Excellence resources
             - COVID-19 Resources, Protocols and Memos available to download
             - Academic Calendar 2022-2023
            - 2022 Step Up for Students
                   Interest List Signup
                   Bulletin Ads
                   Pulpit Announcements
                   Social Media Ads
                   Family Empowerment-Unique Abilities Scholarship   
              - CCW Scholarship Information (doc

      4.  Hispanic Ministry - Ministerio Hispano
           - Para Ti Hispano - (pdf) (jpeg) coming soon
New Flyer, Connect with Us - Conecta con nosotros 
                  - half page (jpeg)
                  - quarter page (jpeg)

      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 - Escuela de Formación Cristiana
           - School of Christian Formation in English - 2022-2023 SCF Program (pdf)
           - Escuela de Formación Cristiana en Español  - 2022-2023 Program (pdf)
           - Escuela Diocesana de Formación Cristiana/Migrantes en Español - 22-23 Programa (pdf)

      10.  The Florida Catholic Announcements and Information
-  New app ads (pdf1) (pdf2)
           - 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
Vocations website
            -   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) (pdf)
           - 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 
           - Bishop’s general thank you for attending an event promo 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
           - Parish Communication Meeting Powerpoint August 24, 2022 (pdf)