Diocese of St. Petersburg at 6363 9th Ave N, Saint Petersburg, FL 33710 US - Fortnight for Freedom
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The bishops of Florida have released a statement in support of the Fortnight for Freedom. You can read it in English (PDF) or Spanish (PDF).
Bishop Lynch celebrated a special Mass in recognition of the Fortnight for Freedom on Friday, June 29, 2012, at 7:30pm at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tampa. All were invited to attend. Video of Bishop Lynch's homily is below. You can read his homily by visiting this blog post or by clicking here to read a PDF copy. Photos from the Mass can be seen in the slideshow below or by clicking here.
All parishes throughout the diocese have been asked to ring their church bells at noon on July 4, 2012, as part of a national initiative. Parishes have also been asked to consider having a special Mass or to focus their existing celebrations on the Fortnight for Freedom. As information on any individual parish celebration of the Fortnight of Freedom becomes available, it will be posted here.
Fortnight for Freedom - Parish Events
Fortnight for Freedom - Prayer Resources
Fortnight for Freedom - Educational Materials
Fortnight for Freedom - Graphics Resources
The Office of Worship has provided Fortnight for Freedom liturgical suggestions on their webpage, including the Litany for Liberty and Sample Intercessions, available at the link below.
Fortnight for Freedom - Liturgical Suggestions