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Public Mass Schedule


Monday-Saturday 8:30 am
(Church)

Saturday Vigil 4:30 pm
 Sunday 7:30 am, 9:30 am, 11:30 am
and 5:30 pm


Reconciliation (Chapel)
Monday and Friday after 8:30 am Mass
Saturday 2:45 pm


Adoration (Chapel)
Wednesday 9:00 am-6:00 pm

Chapel Hours
Monday -Saturday 9:00 am-3:00 pm
A Review of What to Expect
Click below to view interviews from parishioners who have come to Mass.

Please remember to follow these guidelines when on church property
Stay home if you are ill, elderly, anxious or have underlying health conditions. The bishop has dispensed all Catholics in the Diocese of St. Petersburg
from their Sunday Mass
obligation. If you feel uncomfortable attending Mass, it's ok to leave.
Maintain six feet of social distance from others who are not from the same
household at all times while in the church or on church
property.
Show patience and kindness as parishes restrict attendance to only 50% maximum capacity inside our churches or social halls.
Please wear a face mask or face covering before entering the building.


Refrain from physical contact, such as holding hands during the Our Father.
Please bring your own hand sanitizer.
Please stand and receive Holy Communion in your hand.
Masses will continue to be livestreamed until further notice.

Doors will open half hour prior to Mass. Please be patient and understanding.

Please wear a face mask or face covering before entering the building.

When entering and leaving the property please social distance.

We will be utilizing every other row: please do not sit in a pew that has an X.

For those who might be at risk, please enter through St. Stephen Room Door (left of the front entrance doors~see picture) to be led to "Safe Room" (formerly the Cry/Calming Room). See hospitality volunteer for more information.

The Chapel will be open for families as a "cry/calming room. We will livestream the Mass on the tv screen. Holy Communion will be brought to you.
Doors will be locked on the outside when Mass starts. Please proceed to the Family Life Center if the door is locked. Please do not knock on the doors once they are locked.

Collections will not be taken during Mass. Those wishing to donate may put your donations in the boxes located by the front doors.
Once you are seated, please refrain from walking around.

Holy Communion will be brought to you. Please stand, remove mask and receive in your hand.

At the time of dismissal, please leave promptly to allow for sanitizing.

We ask you to please refrain from congregating before or after Mass.
Thank you for your patience and for following CDC guidelines .
Faith Formation News
Opportunities for Prayer This Week

Pray this Friday with NACFLM ... via Facebook “Live”

"People in our day suffer unjustly simply because of the color of their skin or their national origin. Let us acknowledge the sin of racism and work to combat it in our social structures, our institutions, and our hearts."

The Board of the National Association of Catholic Family Life Ministers ( NACFLM ), will be praying the Stations of the Cross "Live" (on Friday, June 5th at 3pm Eastern Time ) composed by the USCCB in response to racism with reflections from the pastoral letter

"Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love." 
We invite you to pray with us as we unite as one family before the wounded Christ seeking healing and peace. STATIONS OF THE CROSS: OVERCOMING RACISM
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 7 th  from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle, 5815 5 th  Avenue North, St. Petersburg. Bishop Gregory Parkes will lead this gathering that will include silent and scriptural prayer during a Holy Hour before the Blessed Sacrament inside the Cathedral and an outdoor demonstration with individual and group prayer at the corner of 5 th  Avenue and Tyrone Boulevard. Should there be inclement weather, the entire event will be indoors.

Participants are encouraged to wear a mask and bring a water bottle. Signs are also encouraged (visit  dosp.org/racialharmony  for suggested language and additional information). The vigil will include Benediction on the Cathedral steps where those in attendance will be asked to kneel for 8 minutes as they are able.

This event will be live-streamed at  dosp.org/livestream  and  Facebook.com/DioStPete . Parishes and individuals who cannot join us in person are urged to pray along virtually.

Wednesday, June 10
Adoration in Chapel
9:00 am-6:00 pm
Chapel

Do you have an hour to spend with the Lord? If so, please sign the white board in chapel to commit one hour.

Please remember to wear a mask, follow social distancing and all CDC guidelines .
Opportunities for Growth
The Catholic Marriage Summit (Virtual)
June 11-13
An international gathering of marriage champions.
Join them as they discuss practical tips on dealing with the real issues couples face every day! This is a free, virtual event open to all couples .
Foundations of Life, Pregnancy Center
          Virtual Walk/Run For Life 2020
     
Benefitting Foundations of Life Pregnancy Center: Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco & Pinellas
Knights Women’s Center, Project Rachel & Perinatal ComfortCare

Walk/Run as often and as far as you want from Memorial Day, May 25 to Independence Day, July 4.

For more information: call 813-631-4393 or email: foundationsoflife@ccdosp.org   
  A Ministry of Catholic Charities, Diocese of St. Petersburg
Sharing Time and Talent
The photos featured above are of those who volunteered this past weekend!
Thank you!!!
Sanctuary Lamp

In Celebration of Ted and Lori Russell's
43rd Wedding Anniversary!

If you are interested in having our sanctuary lamp burn in honor of a loved one or to celebrate an anniversary, call
813-689-4900. The cost to have it burn for a week is $50.
Planning Ahead
June 1 marks the start of the Hurricane Season.Please plan ahead so that you and your family, plus all of our communities, can stay safe in the event of a storm in our area.

Resources and Links

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