February 23, 2017
Were you unable to attend the Florida Respect Life Conference which was held in Orlando in October 2016? Did you attend but wish you could remember a part of your favorite talk? Well, you're in luck! Click here to listen to to the talks given at last year's Respect Life Conference, which was themed "Merciful Like the Father." It's never too early to start planning to attend the conference this year!
January 31, 2017
We invite you to join us for a prayer vigil for migrants and refugees. This is a time for peaceful prayer for our brothers and sisters, not a protest, so as the flyer says, "Bring your Bibles. Bring your rosaries. Leave your signs." We hope to see you there. [Click here to see the flyer for more information]
January 23, 2017
Mourning the millions of lives lost to abortion since the January 22, 1973, U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, the bishops of Florida remain committed to the promotion of public policies that defend the sanctity of life. [Read more]
January 20, 2017
Have you heard that the U.S. Catholic bishops are asking us to pray for life from January 21-29, a special period of prayer, penance and pilgrimage? To find out more about 9 Days For Life or to join in the novena, read more here. [Read more]
December 19, 2016
As 2016 draws to a close, we are looking back on some of the big moments that happened in our diocese this year. One such moment was the Annual Respect Life Conference and the presentation of the 2016 Respect Life Award to Valerie Schumm, the director of the Alpha Center. Here are her thoughts upon receiving the award. [Read more]
December 5, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen pro-life, pro-marriage Rep. Tom Price, R-GA, to be his Secretary of Health and Human Services.
November 8, 2016
On the weekend of November 19 & 20, a second collection will be taken across our diocese in support of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development. Twenty five percent of the the funds collected will remain within our diocese to help those in need. [Read more]
October 25, 2016
The American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates has resolved to reconsider the AMA's position on Doctor-Prescribed Suicide from "against" to "neutral". From Nov. 12-15 an open forum will be held in Orlando, FL, by the AMA Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs to hear delegates speak out against this issue and others. [Read more]
September 14, 2016
The diocesan grant process for the 2017 March For Life Grant is now open through September 30, 2016. The grant is being made available to help groups from a Catholic parish, Catholic organization or Catholic school offset the cost of attending the 2017 March for Life in Washington D.C. [Read More]
August 24, 2016
The right to vote carries with it a responsibility to study and know the candidates. Check out these materials provided by the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops as you think and pray through who will receive your vote in the upcoming primary elections.