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Scholarships Available for Stewardship Conference in September!
July 12, 2021

The Office of Stewardship and Development is sponsoring three (3) scholarships for the International Catholic Stewardship Conference (ICSC) being held in Orlando, Florida September 12-15, 2021. The scholarship is open to Parish Leaders from all 79 parishes and missions of the Diocese of St. Petersburg who are looking to participate in the conference for the …

Parish Stories – St. Thomas the Apostle, Homosassa
May 3, 2021

As a bustling, active parish in Citrus County, parishioners at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish in Homosassa dreamed of building a social hall to house events and bring people together. In 2020, parishioners’ dreams came closer to becoming a reality through the establishment of a Foundation Bequest Fund thanks to a generous $35,000 legacy gift.  …

Impact from 2020 Gala
February 20, 2021

Each year, the Foundation plans and hosts a signature event for the Diocese of St. Petersburg. Historically, this event has been the primary source of annual fundraising for the Foundation and has allowed us to raise millions to support Catholic education tuition assistance programs. During the planning stages of the 2020 Gala, Bishop Parkes asked …

2019-2020 Impact Numbers
$43,000,000
In assets under management for parishes, Catholic schools and diocesan entities
$2,170,000
Annual funding granted from managed assets
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1 Corinthians 16:13