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Faithful attend investiture of the Brown Scapular

In celebration of the feast day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel on July 16, St. Helen Catholic Church in Vero Beach held an investiture ceremony of the Brown Scapular on Sunday, July 14.  A large crowd of faithful Catholics became invested with the scapular and enrolled in the Confraternity of Brown

Diocesan women called to be spiritual mothers

Joan Lawlor, leader of the Orans ministry for the Diocese of Palm Beach, has kept priests in her prayer intentions since she was 12 years old. “When I was a young girl in Brooklyn, a missionary priest visited my parish requesting donations for his mission. In addition to monetary support and

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Local artist paints according to God’s will

Angela Leggio, parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stuart, stood in front of a large canvas painting of an octopus in her home studio. “I love animals. The more I paint images of creatures the more I understand our Creator. There’s no end to what I can paint when God is in everything we

School of Christian Formation begins soon

Classes will begin at several Churches around the diocese during the week of August 19. The SCF seeks to make its programs accessible to adult Catholics in the diocese who are interested in taking a few classes to learn more about the faith we receive at baptism, enhancing their preparation for

Rosary making ministry reaches India

Father Antony Lopez was ordained a priest in the Order of Discalced Carmelites in India in 1996. His first assignment after his ordination, was as a mission priest in Andha Pradesh, India. In 2015, he was transferred to the United States to St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Port St. Lucie, where

Husbands and wives walk together through permanent diaconate

The Diocese of Palm Beach Office of Permanent Deacons describes the etymology of the words “deacon” and “diaconate” as derivatives of the Greek word diakonia, which means “service” or “ministry.” Upon ordination, a deacon is called to service to the word, service to the altar and service to charity.

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Catholic schools launch into something greater

The Diocese of Palm Beach Office of Catholic Schools and Office of Communications launched the “Something Greater” marketing campaign on August 1. School administrators and educators from throughout the diocese convened at the Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola in Palm Beach Gardens to officially