The documents preserved in the diocesan archives are records of the spiritual and temporal government and affairs of the Church of Venice and represent a precious heritage. The purpose of the archives is to collect, preserve, and make available for research the official records of the diocese and those ancillary records which reflect the work of the church within the diocese.
This blog is intended to enrich your experience of praying the Holy Rosary. Our Blessed Mother has invited us to do so throughout the ages. Join us here to pray the Rosary and meditate on the Mysteries (Joyful, Sorrowful, Luminous, Glorious) of each day.
The Mustard Seed is an initiative of the Diocesan Communications Office to provide timely and important information from the Diocese for use in parish bulletins and parish publications.
If you are a parish staff member and need to be added to the Mustard Seed email distribution list because you now have the responsibility of editing the parish bulletin, or if you need information from a previous edition of the Mustard Seed, please contact Gail Ardy at 941-486-4714.
Here is a list of 7 great apps for Catholics. Most of them are available on multiple platforms and devices. Here are the desciptions provided by their respective publishers and a link to download each. This is not meant to be a comprehensive list, and there are many more great Catholic Apps out there!
It is hard to image what the Diocese of Venice in Florida might have been like when the first Spanish explorers came ashore in the 16th Century. Their arrival brought the first Catholic missionaries who were intent on setting up permanent missions in the name of Spain and the Catholic Church.
A group of more than 50 Catholic youth and adult chaperones representing nine different parishes in Southwest Florida are now in Rio de Janeiro as part of an international pilgrimage known as World Youth Day.