The event will start with Mass celebrated by Bishop Parkes. Refreshments and lunch are included.
"The rich array of their vocations bring the light of the Gospel into the hearts of all those they encounter.”
Young men receive a well-rounded education at seminary and so much more.
A free dinner will be offered on Tuesday, January 23, 2024, to help young men learn about the priesthood.
Women and men from the various religious communities that serve in the Diocese of St. Petersburg gathered for the Religious Jubilee Mass on November 4, 2023.
The Diocese of St. Petersburg is taking up a collection for Catholic sisters, brothers and religious order priests—collectively known as women and men religious—have selflessly served for decades.
National Vocation Awareness Week Invites the Faithful to Pray for an Increase in Vocations in the United States
“During this week, the Church gives thanks to God for the faithful example of husbands and wives, and joyful witness of ordained ministers and consecrated persons."
A warm welcome to Sister Sherly Vazhappilly F.S.S.E in her new positions in the diocese!
Bishop Parkes said during his homily, “Today is a day of joy for th...
Bishop Parkes presented Father James Johnson with the 2023 Father Luis de Cancer Distinguished Priestly Service Award.
"I have often said that growing up in Tampa, we could be found either at St. Lawrence Catholic Church or the bowling alley."
Get to know the eight men who will be ordained as permanent deacons on October 14th.
For eight years, Father Chuck Dornquast has served as “team priest” for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
One day, while in adoration in front of the Holy Eucharist, he heard the calling to discern the vocation to religious life.
For many, it’s not easy to find that perfect job.
Learn about Sister April Marie Josefina Candelaria who professed her vows to the Mercedarian Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament on April 12, 2023.
Here are five moments when the congregation of close to 800 people spontaneously cheered and clapped in pure joy and celebration
St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary joyfully celebrated its Commencement Ceremony on May 11, 2023, which concluded the 2022–2023 formation year.
In the midst of His exhortations and rebukes of the seven Churches,...
“I had been building up a pretty good life. Until there came a point where I just didn't see myself doing what I was doing and being fulfilled for the next forty years of my life,”
An Interview with Deacon Christian Galvan, Your Future Priest We a...
After many years of preparation through prayer, study and discernment, Deacon Galvan is ready to be ordained into to the priesthood.
We are pleased to share the background stories of our Jubilarians w...
25 YEARS: Rev. Richard C. Hermes, S.J. ...