Pastoral Bulletin

Pastoral Bulletin (Diocese of St. Petersburg) at 6363 9th Ave N, Saint Petersburg, FL 33710 US - Vol. 20: No. 87 ~ February 6, 2009

Vol. 20: No. 87 ~ February 6, 2009

Pastoral Bulletin
Dear Rev. Robert,
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"He approached, grasped her hand, and helped her up.
Then the fever left her and she waited on them."
~ Mark 1:31
Living Eucharist Conference 2009
There is still time to register for the Living Eucharist Conference.
Register here.
Vicar for the Religious 
Please remember with gratitude the religious sisters, brothers and priests who celebrate their congregational feastday this month:
  10       Benedictine Sisters (Feast of Saint Scholastica,
             twin of Saint Benedict) 
  17       Servites of Mary
  21       Congregation of Christian Brothers                   
Feastday Greetings to you and your communities!  
World Day for Consecrated Life
In 1997, John Paul II called for consecrated life to be promoted throughout the Universal Church. He declared February 2, the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, to be observed as World Day for Consecrated Life . . . (more).
Catholic Days at the Capital
The Bishops of Florida and the Florida Catholic Conference invite you to again join them in Tallahassee on March 10 & 11, 2009. Catholic Days at the Capitol will begin with a legislative briefing and reception on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 10. On Wednesday, March 11, you will have an opportunity to meet your legislators, attend a luncheon with our Catholic legislators, as well as to participate in the Red Mass concelebrated by the Bishops for public servants.
Prince of Peace Parish is working on obtaining a bus for transportation. Please contact Sabrina if you are interested. We need to decide if this is feasible. The bus would cost somewhere in the range of $55 - $70/person. For more information contact Sabrina at 727-344-1611 *325 or  The Diocese of St. Petersburg has a block of rooms reserved at Ramada Conference Center. Please call Barbara Hertz to reserve a room in this block: (727) 893-1314 *210. Registration formhere. 
CCHD Internship 
Catholic? Interested in Fighting Poverty?
Participate in a Diocesan internship with the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD)
The Diocesan Office of Life Ministry will be offering a part-time, paid internship between the months of September 2009 and April 2010. Applications are due by March 1st.  This internship is supported by a grant from The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD). CCHD works to address the root causes of poverty, increase Catholics' awareness of poverty in the U.S., educate about Catholic social tradition, and build bridges between poor and non-poor communities. Applications are due by March 1st. For more information or an application contact Sabrina Burton Schultz, Director of Life Ministry:; 727-344-1611 *325. 
Safe Environment Training
Please regularly check the diocesan website for SEP training announcement.  SEP Training listings are available in two places on the diocesan website and are kept current on a daily basis:
1. - once on the website, go to the left hand side of the web page where you will find a box entitled "Quick Links".  Select "Events Calendar", the select Safe Environment Program.  There you will find the Calendar of diocesan events through the end of the year to include SEP Workshops.  Look for posted trainings in the month you wish to see.
2. - once on the website, go to the top of the webpage on the maroon bar, scroll over to "Offices", scroll down to Safe Environment Program and click on it, go to the navigation bar on the left, scroll down to "SEP Training Locations" box scroll down to and click on "For Access to Vulnerable adults" then click on "Open" in the File Download box.
In both instances potential attendees will need to RSVP to the individual point of contact listed for each workshop location to register for the workshop.
In This Issue
Living Eucharist Conference
Vicar for the Religious
Catholic Days at the Capital
CCHD Internship
Safe Environment Training
Living Eucharist

Offices & Ministries

Evangelization and Lifelong Faith Formation 


Life Ministries 




Youth Ministry

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Very Reverend Robert F. Morris
Vicar General
Diocese of St. Petersburg


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