Bringing Ministry to Life – Catholic Charities
April 28, 2020

For more than 70 years, Catholic Charities has been a leader in serving the poor and vulnerable throughout the Diocese’s five counties and beyond. Catholic Charities serves with mercy, charity and compassion to promote the sanctity and dignity of all God’s people, offering hope by helping those in need and uniting with others in service […]

School Stories – Morning Star, Pinellas Park
April 21, 2020

At Morning Star, our job is really a calling – an expression of God’s love. Susan Conza, Principal – Morning Star Catholic School, Pinellas Park Morning Star Catholic School in Pinellas Park is a kindergarten to twelfth grade school that specializes in providing an individualized academic program for students with a variety of learning challenges. […]

Parish Stories – St. Joseph, St. Petersburg
April 21, 2020

St. Joseph Catholic Church in St. Petersburg is a welcoming, dynamic and diverse community of believers, representative of the Kingdom of God, with one heart and many faces. Welcoming all who seek to grow in Christ through worship, educational and social ministries. St. Joseph serves all those who feel marginalized, forgotten and unloved, in the name of […]

Mark Your Calendars for the 2021 Gala!
April 7, 2020

Mark your calendars now for the 2021 Catholic Foundation Gala on Saturday, February 20, 2021! Our 2020 Gala included Catholics from across our five county diocese who joined us in proclaiming, inviting and encountering Jesus. This year, we continue to extend ourselves to Courageously Living the Gospel by Bringing Ministry to Life, while inviting others […]

A Message from the Executive Director
March 20, 2020

We know that in addition to the affects felt by our people, parishes and communities, this current state of affairs has also had an enormous impact of uncertainty and the global economy has been in a significant state of flux, directly reflected in volatility in our investment market. Some of our donors and beneficiaries have […]

Celebrating the Success of the 2020 Gala!
February 15, 2020

The 2020 Catholic Foundation Gala, held on February 1, 2020 brought together 500 faithfuls of the Diocese of St. Petersburg, who gathered to bring ministry to life with their presence, prayers and generosity. Long viewed as the signature event of the Diocese of St. Petersburg, the 16th annual gala inspired attendees with faith-filled speakers, scholarship […]

Foundation Heroes: Richard and Marilyn Hoffmann
November 20, 2019

Serving others is what faith calls us to do. Dr. Richard and Marilyn Hoffmann live out that calling by volunteering their time and talents to serve migrant and underserved populations of Hillsborough County through a local Catholic charity, which is a ministry within the Diocese of St. Petersburg. As a retired physician from a local […]

Mark your calendars now for the 2020 Gala!
October 2, 2019

Mark your calendars now for the 2020 Catholic Foundation Gala on Saturday, February 1, 2020! Last year, Catholics from across our five county diocese came together to celebrate Catholic education and generously supported tuition assistance. More than 650 sponsors and guests helped us raise over $300,000 for tuition assistance. In 2020, our guests are invited to join […]

Foundation Heroes: Dr. Thomas Barton
May 1, 2019

Dr. Thomas Barton was directed by his alma mater to the Foundation because he wanted to do something else to benefit his favorite Catholic high school. He already committed to help the school annually for the next ten years. He began by creating a charitable gift annuity naming the Catholic high school as the sole […]

New testimonial video premiered at the 2019 Gala!
February 20, 2019

The Catholic Foundation Gala attendees were privileged to be the premier audience for a new testimonial video featuring Mark and Luke Detlor. Brothers Mark and Luke graduated from Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School. The brothers expressed gratitude about how their “lives were impacted dramatically” because of the tuition assistance they received through the Catholic Foundation. […]