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Homeless for the Night

Every two years during Lent, Sacred Heart Catholic School in New Smyrna Beach runs a huge project that stirs a mindfulness of the poor, especially the homeless in our community. It is called the “Homeless Lock-out”— simple enough to make middle school excited and big enough to raise money by talking to families and friends. … Continue reading "Homeless for the Night"

Dare to Seek with Ricky Vazquez

Ricky Vazquez shares how silencing God’s call for him would have prevented him from reaching his true purpose in life—becoming a professional singer/songwriter.

Chosen this Heart with Rita West

Do you know God has chosen your heart from the very beginning? Recording Artist Rita West shares how we all have a story of a heart longing for love and joy.

School of Humanity: Living the Resurrection E46

Rachel and Jason take a hard look at the appearances of Jesus after the resurrection. What do these stories tell us? How do they invite us out of ourselves into closer union with our Risen Lord?

Those Catholic Shrinks: How to get your kids to do what you want! E16

Regina and Lisa explore ways to share empathy within parenting to better relationships between child and parent.

The Parker Project: A care pack project for the homeless

Parker, an eighth-grader from Sacred Heart Catholic School in New Smyrna Beach was moved by a mission to help the homeless. His care for those in need led to the Parker Project, an outreach effort for people in need that was born out of a family tradition. When Parker recently approached Sacred Heart principal, Mrs. … Continue reading "The Parker Project: A care pack project for the homeless"

Students enlivened by Holy Spirit at Confirmation

Eighth grade students from Saint Joseph Catholic School and Parish and Our Lady of Grace Parish faith formation programs in Palm Bay, as well as St. Luke Parish in Barefoot Bay, received the Sacrament of Confirmation on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Bishop John Noonan confirmed 70 parishioners with Sacred Chrism oil in a beautiful morning … Continue reading "Students enlivened by Holy Spirit at Confirmation"

Espinoza ordained as deacon

On February 24, 2018, at the Church of the Resurrection in Lakeland, Florida held a Mass for the diaconate ordination of Deacon Jean Pierre Espinoza. The Mass and ceremony were spoken and sung in Spanish. It was a beautiful and moving experience filled with wonderful music for all who attended. Deacon Espinoza grew up in Peru and now … Continue reading "Espinoza ordained as deacon"

Celebrating the risen Christ – April 2018

But whoever keeps his word, the love of God is truly perfected in him. This is the way we may know that we are in union with him: whoever claims to abide in him ought to live [just] as he lived. 1 John 2:5,6   My Sisters and Brothers in Christ: Peace be with you!  … Continue reading "Celebrating the risen Christ – April 2018"

Eco Club takes care of God’s creation

The St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School Eco Club in Altamonte Springs is working hard to ensure the care of God’s creation. The Eco Club is a group of fifth- through eighth-graders that do community service in order to help St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School in Altamonte Springs go green. They inform the student body about … Continue reading "Eco Club takes care of God’s creation"