This Week

April 28, 2019

Pastor's Message for the Season

Easter: Paradise Found!

Spring is a great time of year! It brings new life and gives us a preview of eternity. As we watch flowers bloom, hear birds sing, and see daylight extend, we get a sense of paradise.

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Event Fact Sheet: 2019 Florida Statewide Stewardship Day

Who's invited: EVERYONE!
Description: This epic event is an opportunity to receive practical takeaways to enhance personal, family and faith-community stewardship.

  • Service to others through impact initiatives
  • Focus on youth and young adults
  • Equip missionary disciples who are inspired to invite and accompany others
  • Enhance or establish family ministries

Presentations are available in both English and Spanish.

  • Date/Time: Saturday, May 4, 2019 / 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • Location: Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL.
  • Highlights:
    8:00am. Registration opens and continental breakfast begins.
    Sponsor Exhibits open.
    9:00am - 5:00pm Keynote speakers, Mass with Archbishop Wenski and Concelebrants, lunch and breakout workshops. Sponsor Exhibits will be open throughout the day.

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To register, please visit www.adomdevelopment.org/statewidestewardshipday

Congratulations!

Congratulations to the following couple who was Married on February 9, 2019

Carlos H. Barragan and Martha L. Arbelaez

We pray that the Lord will continue to bless you and keep you in your love for one another!

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Since 2002, the Catholic Church in the U.S.A. has followed a set of rules initiated by the bishops of the country and approved by the Vatican for dealing with sexual abuse of minors by priest or deacons: The Essential Norms for Diocesan/eparchial Policies Dealing with Allegations of Sexual abuse of Minors by Priests or Deacons. In the Archdiocese of Miami, the policy includes vulnerable adults. Every U.S. diocese/eparchy must meet a specific set of requirements. We will share a couple of them each week throughout April during Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Archdiocese of Miami is in compliance and has been each of the 17 years since the inception of the Charter.

  • To remove offending priests or deacons permanently from Church ministry.
  • To prohibit the transfer of offending priests or deacons for ministerial assignment in another parish, diocese or eparchy.
  • To receive necessary background information before permitting a priest or deacon to exercise ministry in a diocese of eparchy.

Statewide (DCF) Abuse Hotline:
1-800-96-ABUSE (1-800-962-2873)
Archdiocese of Miami Victim’s Assistance Coordinator:
1-866-80-ABUSE (1-866-802-2873)

Abril es el Mes de la Prevención del Abuso Infantil

Desde 2002, la Iglesia Católica en los Estados Unidos ha seguido un conjunto de reglas creadas por los obispos del país y aprobadas por el Vaticano para enfrentar el abuso sexual de menores por parte de sacerdotes o diáconos: Estatuto para la protección de niños y jóvenes de los obispos de los EE.UU. Cada diócesis / eparquía en los Estados Unidos debe cumplir con unos requisitos específicos. Vamos a compartir un par de ellos cada semana durante el mes de abril, el mes de prevención del abuso infantil. La Arquidiócesis de Miami está en cumplimiento y ha estado en complimiento cada uno de los 17 años desde la creación de estas normas.

  • Retirar a los sacerdotes o diáconos ofensores permanentemente del ministerio de la Iglesia.
  • Prohibir la transferencia de sacerdotes o diáconos ofensores a otra parroquia, diócesis o eparquía.
  • Recibir los antecedentes necessarios antes de permitir que un sacerdote o diácono ejerza el ministerio en una diócesis o eparquía.

Línea de Abuso de Florida:
1-800-96-ABUSE (1-800-962-2873)
Coordinador de Asistencia a las Víctimas, Arquidiócesis de Miami:
1-866-80-ABUSE (1-866-802-2873)

Formed APP

We are excited to announce that our parish has subscribed to an exciting, new online platform! It’s EASY and FREE to register!

  1. Go to ollnet.formed.org
  2. Create a personal account with your username/email and password.
  3. Start enjoying the best Catholic content all in one place!
  4. Share with others in our local community!

Use it on your computer, tablet, or smartphone and enjoy 24/7 access to the truth, beauty, and meaning of the Catholic Faith anytime, anywhere!

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