Join Bishop John Noonan for a prayer service at 5 p.m. May 29 in the St. James Cathedral chapel in Orlando to pray for the abolishment of the death penalty and for the victims of violent crimes, their families, and those who are to be executed because of the death penalty.
Upon Ordination on May 25, 2013, Bishop John Noonan is pleased to announce the following appointments, effective June 15:
Welcome to Bruce Croteau, Director of Liturgy for the Diocese of Orlando and St. James Cathedral. Bruce Croteau began his new post on April 15.
Mr. Croteau has served as the Pastoral Associate for Liturgy and Director of Worship for Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Washington, DC, and has a long history with the Diocese of Orlando,...
On Monday, May 13, Cardinal Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone S.D.B., and Archbishop Angelo Becciu, substitute for General Affairs, presented the Holy Father with the 2013 edition of the "Annuario Pontificio" (Pontifical Yearbook, the Holy See's annual directory), in the presence of the officials responsible for compiling and printing the volumes. The "Annuarium Statisticum Ecclesiae" (the Church's Statistical Yearbook), which the same discastery is also responsible for, was also presented.
The Mission Office of the Diocese of Orlando in partnership with Catholic Volunteers in Florida (CVIF), have created TWO positions for long-term missioners to spend one year in our sister diocese, the Diocese of San Juan de la Maguana in the Dominican Republic.