Office of the Bishop (Diocese of St. Petersburg) at 6363 9th Avenue North, Saint Petersburg, FL 33710 US - Diocese Celebrates 40th Anniversary
|Diocese Celebrates 40th Anniversary|
Celebrating the History of the Diocese
Bishop Robert N. Lynch, fourth Bishop of St. Petersburg welcomes John C. Favalora, third Bishop of St. Petersburg, now Archbishop of Miami, to celebrate two great moments in the History of this Diocese:
--The Blessing and Dedication of Bethany Center
For more information, please visit the website of the Bethany Retreat Center, read the article about the dedication in the Florida Catholic, or read Bishop Lynch's Homily.
--The 40th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Diocese of St. Petersburg
Bishop Lynch along with Archbishop Favalora and many priests, religious, and lay people of the diocese commemorated this event and prayed for God's continued blessing of our diocese at a special anniversary Mass. For more information, please click here.
Bishop Lynch enters the sanctuary at the Cathedral for the 40th Anniversary Mass