Browsing the 2020 archive of News in our parish

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 »

Bishop Gregory Parkes about Hurricane Relief

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 9/19/20

DIOCESE OF ST. PETERSBURG Office of the Bishop PO Box 40200, St. Petersburg, FL  33743-0200 | Office: 727-341-6830  September 18, 2020  Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

The images of natural disasters such as fires, floods and hurricanes always move our hearts with compassion, and this year is no different. As a ... Read More »

Bishop Gregory Parkers: Pledging Dignity beyond the Debate

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 8/31/20

With another election cycle in full swing, we are faced with the difficult question of what it means to love our neighbors in the midst of such a divisive climate. We are called to bring the best of ourselves and our faith to the public square—and yet today, many ... Read More »

How do we get Holy Water in the times of Corona virus?

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 7/13/20

Q: Where do I get holy water?A: Bring your own water bottle to Mass or the office.Until we are able to provide holy water in the fonts, and in the back of the church, Fr. Frank will bless the water you bring to church before the end of Mass.

Q: Why Catholics use holy water?A: Water is an ancient symbol of life and purity, used by many scriptural rituals and analogies (see Ex 40:12; Is 12:3). Holy water is thus a sacramental that recalls the sacrament of Baptism and its cleansing effects. Catholics bless themselves with it while making the Sign of the Cross whenever they enter or exit a church. It may also be sprinkled on objects when they are being ... Read More »

Prayer for Peace and Healing with Bishop Parker

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 6/05/20

 

In solidarity with all people of good will who seek racial harmony and an end to racial injustice, the Diocese of St. Petersburg will host a prayer vigil on Sunday, June 7th from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle, 5815 ... Read More »

Sunday Masses Resume

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 5/26/20

With the permission of the bishop, we are returning to celebrating Sunday Masses publicly on the Pentecost, May 30 and 31! 

Please be aware of certain changes: 

- we are going to operate at 50% capacity, maintaining 6 feet distance from each other. This may mean that your regular ... Read More »