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Housing Choice Voucher Program Opening

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 1/11/21

Do you or someone you know struggle with rent? This may be a solution. 

The St. Petersburg Housing Authority (SPHA) is opening its wait list for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) for the first time in 5 years.

The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program is the largest housing program ... Read More »

Bishop Gregory Parkes about Plenary Indulgences

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 12/12/20

DIOCESE OF ST. PETERSBURGOffice of the Bishop

December 10, 2020

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

On Tuesday, as our Church celebrated the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a communication was sent from the USCCB announcing that Pope Francis has granted a plenary indulgence ... Read More »

Penance Service

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 12/05/20

Why do we need a an Advent Reconciliation  Service?

The Church reminds us that Advent is a joyful expectation that we share with the Prophets, Patriarchs, with Mary, and with John the Baptist, awaiting the imminent coming of God Incarnate.

However, this joyful expectation requires readiness and preparation ... Read More »

Holy Water

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 12/05/20

As we prepare our homes and our hearts to receive the Christ Child, Fr. Frank has prepared bottles of Holy Water for you to take home. Please take one bottle per family, and use the Holy Water for your household. We encourage you to bring back the bottles on ... Read More »

A Letter from the Apostolic Nuncio

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 11/02/20

The Papal Ambassador to the United states, Apostolic Nuncio, Most Reverend Christophe Pierre, has shared the following letter with the US Conference of Catholic Bishops. This letter clarifies the recent controversy about the film "Francesco"

 

APOSTOLIC  NUNCIATURE

UNITED   STATES   OF  AMERICA 

3339 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, N.W. WASHINGTON,  D.C. 20008-3610

30 October ... Read More »

National Vocation Awareness Week

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 10/24/20

On November 1st the church starts celebrating National Vocation Awareness Week. Many good and holy vocations are essential to the life and flourishing of our church. In todays time of fear and uncertainty we especially rely on brave men and women who have discerned a cllfrom the Lord ... Read More »

Concerning the News about new Film about the Pope

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 10/24/20

In recent days, there has been a lot of confusion in the church due to the news generated by the new film about the Pope "Francesco". Like many other Church officials, Bishop Gregory Parkes prepared a sttetement reiterating the catholic church on marriage and same sex attraction: 

STATEMENT ... Read More »

All Souls Day

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 10/21/20

This year we will have our All Souls Day Mass at 6.30 pm. According to our tradition, there will be prepared a scroll with the names of all the people in our families who passed away this year. If you would like to have your deceased loved one's name ... Read More »

Blessing of the animals

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 10/03/20

Everyone is invited to bring their pets to blessing of the Animals October 4th at 5:00pm in the grotto.   "" ~ Francis of Assisi 

The Gospel of Life: A Brief Summary for Respect Life Sunday and Respect Life Month

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 10/03/20

The Gospel of Life is at the heart of Jesus’ saving message to the world. Through the Incarnation and birth of Christ, God reveals to us the dignity of all human life. Human life, as a gift of God, is sacred and inviolable. The Son of God has united ... Read More »