3716 Garden Ave. Miami Beach, FL 33140



Archbishop Wenski has issued the following adaptions to the protocol in place: Effective November 6, fully vaccinated persons are not required to wear a mask during Mass. Unvaccinated persons are required to wear a mask. Social distancing between households still needs to be maintained. These changes apply only to the celebration of Mass. Protocols for parish meetings and school remain unchanged.

Fully vaccinated persons (adults) are not required to wear face covering (masks)

* when out-of-doors
a) If not in a crowded area AND
b) If socially distant for more than 6′ from all other non-vaccinated adults AND
c) If NO students are present regardless of social distance;
* when in-doors where all others are also FULLY VACCINATED;
* when in-doors where all others present are of only one household.

Fully vaccinated persons ARE REQUIRED to wear a mask indoors, within the ADOM school or parish buildings:

a) when children/students or any other persons that are not fully vaccinated are present in the same room or indoor space, and
b) when outdoors on duty as an employee and students are present.


St. Patrick Catholic Church has made Online Giving available for parishioners who would like to make donations.



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First Sunday of Advent
November 28, 2021



If you receive a text message or an e-mail from Fr. Roberto Cid asking for a favor, do not respond. It is a hoax!

First Sunday of Advent

Timeless questions today

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

This Sunday marks the beginning of the new liturgical year. The beginning of a new year, be it liturgical or civil, reminds us that we are immersed in time. To remember that we are subject to the passage of time leads us to consider many questions, some of them timeless, others new, other which are proper to this moment. During a recent intervention before the Pontifical Council of Culture, Pope Francis made a very poignant analysis of the questions we face, that I share with you.

“In the digital universe everything becomes incredibly close, but without the warmth of presence.

Moreover, the pandemic has challenged many of the certainties our social and economic model is based on, revealing its fragilities: personal relationships, working methods, social life, and even religious practice and participation in the sacraments. Also, and above all, it has forcefully re-proposed the fundamental questions of existence: the question about God and the human person…

George Weigel
Oblate sisters’ founder highlighted in article by George Weigel

It’s a safe bet that “Mother Mary Lange” is not a household name in most U.S. Catholic circles. That unhappy state of affairs may change, though, thanks to a courageous initiative now underway in Baltimore, one of America’s most troubled cities.


Dante's Divine Comedy
Book club

The book club has resumed its meetings. Our next meeting will be on Thursday, December 2 at 7:30 PM. We are currently reading Dante’s Divine Comedy.

Antoni Gaudí
Prayer for the canonization of Antoni Gaudi, God’s Architect

Please join us in prayer for the canonization of Gaudí as we seek his intercession for the miraculous healing of Lisette.

God our Father, you instilled in your servant Antoni Gaudí, architect, a great love for your Creationand a burning desire to imitate the childhood and passion mysteries of your Son. Grant, by the power of the Holy Spirit that I may also learn to dedicate myself to a well-done work and glorify your servant Antoni, granting me, through his intercession the favor I request, the healing of Lisette. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Jesus, Mary and Joseph, grant us peace and preserve the family.
Jesus, Mary and Joseph, grant us peace and preserve the family.
Jesus, Mary and Joseph, grant us peace and preserve the family.

SYNOD 2021 2023
Communion – Participation – Mission. For a synodal Church

Pope Francis has convened the Synod of Bishops to discuss synodality in the Church.
To that extent he has requested a consultation with the universal Church.
The Archdiocese of Miami and every diocese in the world, our parish and every parish in the world are called to participate in this initiative.
To articulate our participation, three synod members were appointed by every parish.
Our parish member representatives are Deacon Jim Dugard, Mr. Jon Pierre Marcazzo, our DRE and Mrs. Maribel de León, who is our Spanish lector coordinator and leader of the Marian ministry in our parish.
We will soon invite the entire parish to a listening session and encourage you to review the attached document and contact your parish representatives or pastor with any questions.


St Patrick Church
Spending time with the Lord

We are in need of volunteers to commit to spending time with the Lord in adoration on Thursdays from 2 PM to 4 PM. Please call the parish office.

Exodus 90
Exodus 90

Exodus 90 is an organization that promotes asceticism for males.

We are considering starting an Exodus 90 chapter in our parish. Please check their website https://exodus90.com/ and call the parish office if you are interested.

RCIA - Christian initiation of adults
RCIA – Christian initiation of adults

If you or somebody you know have not been baptized or been baptized in another Christian denomination and is interested in becoming Catholic, or if you are Catholic but have not received First Communion or Confirmation, RCIA is for you. Please call the parish office so that we can contact you, or go to RCIA.

COVID-19 Vaccine answered
Archdiocese of Miami. 5 Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine answered

What does the Church say about the COVID-19 vaccine?
Is there a moral obligation to receive the COVID-19vaccine?
Is there a moral obligation to receive the COVID-19vaccine?



Did you know that in the month of June this center provided services to
91 pregnant and postpartum moms & their babies? Yes, in difficult times ofpandemic the needs are great and only with your support can we continue.


Morning prayer
Saturday morning prayer

Join us every Saturday at 7 AM for the rosary followed by morning prayer (Lauds) except on first Saturdays when we meet at 6 AM on the beach, by Miami Beach Fire Station 3 to pray the rosary at dawn on the beach.

St Patrick Church
NA meetings

NA meetings in person on campus have resumed on Saturdays at 7 PM in Barry Hall

Blessed Sacrament
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Every Thursday from 8:45 AM to 6:30 PM at St. André Besette chapel located at the corner of Alton Rd. and Barry Street. Come join us!

Adoration in the chapel has resumed during regular hours.
Carlo Acutis
Miami Beach Senior High Catholic Club

Meetings have not started yet. Waiting for permission from activities director and principal.

ChurchOffice hours
Meetings on campus allowed

Archbishop Wenski has given permission for ministerial gathering on the premises. We will begin to reopen our meeting rooms on May 1, Memorial of St. Joseph the Worker. Social distancing, mask and strict protocols must be adhered to. Check with your ministry leader and the parish office for a schedule of on campus meetings and location.


Although human trafficking can be kept hidden behind closed doors, many human trafficking victims and situations can be right under your nose. By knowing the signs, everyone can discover and prevent human trafficking.


ABCD 2021
ABCD 2021

ABCD 2021 Archbishop’s Charities & Development Drive.


ABCD 2021 Give Now

anti-Covid-19 vaccines
Note on the morality of using some anti-Covid-19 vaccines

The question of the use of vaccines, in general, is often at the center of controversy in the forum of public opinion. In recent months, this Congregation has received several requests for guidance regarding the use of vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes Covid-19, which, in the course of research and production, employed cell lines drawn from tissue obtained from two abortions that occurred in the last century.


Marian Ministry -Totus Tuus
Marian Ministry – Totus Tuus – (All yours)

The Marian Ministry seeks to help strengthen our personal relationship with Jesus through promoting knowledge of, devotion, and imitation of his Blessed Mother. Meetings:  First Monday of the month at church / 7 p.m.

adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Addiction recovery support – Calix

If you are participating in a 12-step program, we invite you to join us every Wednesday for two hours of adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 7 PM to 9 PM.

Gift shop

Our gift shop is closed during the pandemic to comply with diocesan guidelines and protect our volunteers. However, if you would like to purchase religious articles such as rosaries, statues, books or prayers cards, please call the parish office. We will mail the articles to you.

Reconciliation weekend 2018
Confession during the pandemic

Confession on weekends during regularly scheduled hours has resumed as of May 30. As usual, priests are also available for Confession by appointment and any time upon request.

Ushers needed!

As the church reopens on Tuesday, May 26 with temporary measures to ensure social distancing and other measures to prevent contagion, we will need additional ushers at every Mass. If you feel a call to serve in this important ministry at this critical moment, please call the parish office to sign up as a volunteer. The number to call is 305-531-1124.

Live Video Streaming



During the pandemic quarantine we will stream live from the Church from 8 AM to 8 PM. Our Mass schedule remains the same.


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Laudato Si’

On the care of our common home.

Hearing Loop

St. Patrick Catholic Church of Miami Beach has installed a Hearing Loop to assist those with hearing loss hear more clearly.


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Join our Parish

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.