During the season of Lent we encourage and welcome you to the sacrament of Reconciliation

Every parish in the Archdiocese of Miami will have extended hours for Confession this weekend beginning on Friday, March 31.

The schedule at St. Patrick Catholic Church during Reconciliation Weekend will be as follows.

Friday, March 31, 2017
● 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM  – Fr. Roberto Cid

Saturday, April 1, 2017
● 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM – Fr. Roberto Cid
● 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM – Fr. Ivan Toledo
● 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Fr. Roberto Cid

We will have regular Confessions on Saturday at 4PM and throughout Sunday. As usual, Confessions will be in the south Confessional next to the statue of St. Joseph.

Human suffering

Fourth Sunday of Lent.

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

The man born blind in the Gospel passage proclaimed this Fourth Sunday of Lent presents us with the difficult question of the suffering of the innocent and evil. Why does God who is all powerful and infinitely good allow evil to exist and the innocent to suffer?

Evil actions are possible because we were created free. God gave us free will and respects it scrupulously. In doing that, he assumes a risk, the possibility that we may abuse our freedom and do what is objectively evil. We can sin because we are free, yet, paradoxically sin destroys our freedom turning us into slaves of our passions and miseries. God offers us all the assistance we need at every step of the way to do good and avoid evil. He speaks to us through Scripture, through the Church, through human mediations and lavishly offers to us his grace and his mercy that we may always and everywhere do good. However, in the mysterious interaction between grace, freedom and sin that takes place in our hearts, it is possible that we reject the grace of God and end up doing what is objectively wrong, displeasing to God and sinful.

  • Lenten mission / Misión de Cuaresma

    Wednesdays in Lent, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
    7:00 Meditation / 7:05 Exposition / 8:05 Benediction / 8:15 Meditación.

    Meditations are from the five great insights of St. Augustine on the Sermon on the Mount
    ● March 29 - The Beatitudes and the Gift of the Holy Spirit.
    ● April 7 -  The Beatitudes and the Our Father.

    Meditaciones de San Agustín sobre el Sermón en La Montaña
    ● 29 de marzo - Las Bienaventuranzas y los Dones del Espíritu Santo.
    ● 15 de marzo - El Padre Nuestro y las Bienaventuranzas.

  • Seven Last Words of Christ

    St. Patrick Catholic Church presents a FREE concert of Franz Joseph Haydn’s.
    Seven Last Words of Christ.

    Featuring: The Amernet String Quartet. Ensemble–in-Residence, FIU.

    Wednesday, April 12th, 7:30 PM, St. Patrick Catholic Church.

  • A German Requiem

    Johannes Brahms. A German Requiem.

    Miami Collegium Musicum. Dr. Donald Oglesby, Director.
    April 28, 2017 — 7:30 pm. St. Patrick Catholic Church.

    Click here for more information.

  • Way of the Cross / Via Crucis

    Join us every Friday of Lent at 7:00 PM in the Church.

    Los viernes de Cuaresma a las 7:00 PM en la Iglesia.

  • Retiro de Emaús. Hombre #15

    Ven y Camina con El Señor y Él te dará reposo! 21, 22 y 23 de abril 2017.

    El Retiro de Emaús se celebra durante un fin de semana, comienza el viernes a las 6 P.M. y termina con una misa especial, el domingo a las 7 P.M.

    Más información y formulario de inscripción aquí.

  • Book discussion

    We are currently reading "Quo Vadis".

    The next meeting will take place on
    March 30, 2017 at 7:30 PM in the Rectory.

  • Don and Mary Anne Shula Scholarship 2017

    The St. Joseph Parish Don and Mary Anne Shula Scholarship awards an annual scholarship of up to 4 years to a Catholic High School student who meets the qualifications. The application deadline is March 31, 2017.

    Click here for guidelines and application forms.

  • Miami Beach Senior High Catholic Student Union

    On February 14 we had a kickoff of the Catholic Student Union at Miami Beach Senior High. The first meeting will take place on Tuesday, February 21 during lunch time.

    Please pray for this evangelization ministry, for the High School students and staff and their families!

  • Planned Giving

    Planned giving not only benefits the Church – many gifts provide tax advantages to the benefactor.  There are a number of ways to contribute to St. Patrick Catholic Church:

    • A gift through your will (Bequests)
    • A sizeable gift at a small cost (Life Insurance Gifts)
    • A gift that provides income and keeps pace with inflation (Charitable Remainder Trusts)
    • A gift that pays a guaranteed income for life (Charitable Gift Annuities).

    Contact the rectory or the Office of Planned Giving at (305) 762-1110 for more information.

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Laudato Si'

On the care of our common home.


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Parishes are generally territorial, that is they include all the Christian faithful in a certain territory. The current limits of our parish territory are the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Biscayne Bay to the west, 17th Street to the south and 69th Street to the north. Therefore, if you live within our boundaries you are by the law of the Church a parishioner at St. Patrick.