All are welcome to attend the annual Diocese of Palm Beach Blue Mass

The Mass is to honor all active and retired personnel from the U.S. Marshals, sheriff’s officers, police officers, firefighters, first responders, paramedics and other safety personnel, from local municipalities to the state and national level.  The Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito, Bishop of

Dean of Students applies law symposium learning to administrative role

Wes Logsdon, Dean of Students at Cardinal Newman Catholic High School in West Palm Beach, attended the Education Law Symposium July 11-14 in Louisville, Kentucky. The symposium was co-sponsored by the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) and Loyola Marymount University's Center for

Priesthood Sunday is September 29

Priesthood Sunday is a special day set aside to honor priesthood in the United States. It is a day to reflect upon and affirm the role of a priest as central to the life of the church.   Here is a prayer from the United States Council of Catholic Bishops: Gracious and loving God, we thank

St. Sebastian CCW to host domestic violence awareness event

“Domestic violence is an issue that affects everyone in the community, even if they are not living in an abusive situation,” says Kathy Bonner, co-author of the National Council of Catholic Women’s domestic violence program, Women Healing the Wounds. Bonner will be the keynote speaker at the

St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church

St. Philip Benizi Parish was built in 1949 and dedicated as a mission in 1950. It was served by St. Margaret Parish in nearby Clewiston until 1960. In 1960, the church was named a parish and Father Francis Fenech was appointed pastor. Under Father Fenech the office, rectory, parish hall and

Ministry of hope connects faithful with Christ

“Hope” is a word that means many things at St. Jude Catholic Church in Boca Raton. On Tuesday nights, it means He Opened Paradise to Everyone (H.O.P.E.)—the acronym of which is the name of the healing prayer ministry that draws in crowds of hundreds to the subsequent healing Mass every month.

Students gain respect for the unborn and elderly

When asked what Respect Life means to her, director of religious education at Holy Family Catholic Church in Port St. Lucie Mary Acevedo answered, “Life begins at the moment of conception and ends with natural death. Each person is created by God, created in the image and likeness of God and is

Meet Our Newly Ordained Permanent Deacons

On Saturday, September 7, five holy men were ordained into the permanent diaconate of the #DioceseofPalmBeach. So that the faith community can get to know these men with hearts of service, we are excited to introduce the "Meet Our Newly Ordained Deacons" profile initiative! The next deacon

‘Plating Grace’ priest speaks at local Legatus meeting

Legatus of Jupiter/Palm Beach welcomed Father Leo Patalinghug as a guest speaker to its chapter meeting on August 15. Father Patalinghug is best known for leading the international movement called Plating Grace, which aims to strengthen families by bringing them back to the dinner table.

St. Ann teacher puts focus on Holocaust history

The Palm Beach Fellowship of Christian and Jews awarded full scholarships to eight local educators to attend summer seminars hosted by Facing History and Ourselves, a Brookline, Massachusetts-based educational and professional development organization. Mary Cooney, a language arts teacher at St. Ann