Installation of Msgr. Michael Carruthers

On 12/12/21, we welcomed our 5th Pastor! Msgr. Michael Carruthers was installed on Gaudete Sunday by the Most Reverend Gregory L. Parkes, Bishop of the Diocese of St. Petersburg. It was a beautiful day of celebration. May the Lord look upon St. Lawrence and bless our Pastor as he leads us.

Blessing of the Saint Statues 2021

The morning of January 20th, St. Lawrence Catholic Church held a special blessing of the Saint statues on campus. This blessing was headed by the Pastor, Father Dan Kayajan. The parish and school staff were joined by the first graders from St. Lawrence Catholic School, along with many fathers and parents who remained after the Dad’s Mass earlier in the morning. This was the third annual Dad’s Mass tradition, in which fathers of children at St. Lawrence Catholic School are invited to attend weekday Mass with their child and participate in the liturgy together. The first-graders and their families in attendance were thrilled to share their weekly morning mass with their dads!

After Mass, each first-grader was invited to participate in the blessing of the saint statues. Each child was given a white rose to place at the foot of a statue while Father Dan blessed the statues with Holy Water. This special, prayerful morning united faith, family, and our parish-school community.

St. Lawrence would like to extend a special thanks everyone involved in planning these special moments for our parish and school!

Misa Hispana Diocesana – October 10, 2020

La Comisión Hispana anuncia la Misa Hispana Diocesana anual en honor a Nuestra Señora de la Caridad del Cobre, patrona de Cuba. La Misa será presidida por monseñor Gregory L. Parkes el sábado 10 de octubre, 2020, a las 10:00 a.m. en la Catedral de St. Jude the Apostle, 5815 5th Ave. North, St. Petersburg. Este año no habrá procesión de banderas pero rezaremos el rosario a las 9:30 a.m. antes de la Misa.

Debido a las limitaciones de espacio resultantes de la actual pandemia COVID-19 las personas interesadas en asistir a la Misa tendrán que inscribirse aquí por orden de llegada. De llegar al cupo te invitamos a ver la Misa en vivo en nuestros canales de LivestreamFacebook o Youtube. Para obtener más información, llama a Mercedes Cedeño al 727-344-1611 ext. 5471.

The Hispanic Commission announces the annual Diocesan Hispanic Mass in honor of Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre, patroness of Cuba. The Mass will be presided by Bishop Gregory L. Parkes on Saturday, October 10, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle, 5815 5th Ave. North, St. Petersburg. This year, we will not have the procession of flags but we will gather at 9:30 a.m. to pray the Rosary before the Mass.

Due to spacing limitations resulting from the current COVID-19 pandemic, persons interested in attending the Mass will need to register here on a first-come-first-serve basis. Space is limited. If registration is full we invite you to watch the Mass via our Livestream, Facebook or Youtube. For more information contact Mercedes Cedeño at 727-344-1611 ext. 5471.


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