3716 Garden Ave. Miami Beach, FL 33140


Effective March 1, 2022 the Archbishop of Miami
issues the following directives

  • Masks are optional regardless of vaccination status.
  • Social distancing is no longer required.
  • Holy water fountains should remain empty.
  • Priests and others who distribute Holy Communion should sanitize their hands before distributing and wear masks while distributing regardless of vaccination status.

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



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Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 2, 2022



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!

Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Strengthening faith

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

The Gospel passage proclaimed this Sunday reminds us of the need to nurture our faith, one of the Theological Virtues. We call it that because it has God as its origin, but it demands a response from every person.

In our times there is a profound crisis of faith affecting us all, including clerics. In this great challenge of our times, pope Benedict encouraged us with these words:

The “door of faith” is always open for us, ushering us into the life of communion with God and offering entry into his Church. It is possible to cross that threshold when the word of God is proclaimed and the heart allows itself to be shaped by transforming grace. To enter through that door is to set out on a journey that lasts a lifetime. It begins with baptism (cf. Rom 6:4), through which we can address God as Father, and it ends with the passage through death to eternal life, fruit of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, whose will it was, by the gift of the Holy Spirit, to draw those who believe in him into his own glory (cf. Jn 17:22). To profess faith in the Trinity – Father, Son and Holy Spirit – is to believe in one God who is Love (cf. 1 Jn 4:8): the Father, who in the fullness of time sent his Son for our salvation; Jesus Christ, who in the mystery of his death and resurrection redeemed the world; the Holy Spirit, who leads the Church across the centuries as we await the Lord’s glorious return…


Online registration for our religious education program has started.


Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. If you or somebody you know would like to become Catholic or if you are Catholic but have not received First Communion or Confirmation we invite you to our RCIA program. Please visit CLICK HERE to register.

Prison ministry
Prison ministry

Visiting the incarcerated is a work of mercy that the Lord explicitly enumerates in Matthew 25. If you would like to volunteer in this important ministry, please call the parish office.

School Supply Drive
St. Vincent de Paul school supply drive update

Thanks to your generosity we were able to distribute backpacks with school supplies to all the needy children in our list and were able to deliver some backpacks to our neighboring parish, Corpus Christi, for them to distribute among the needy in their community.

Sacraments for autistic children
Sacraments for autistic children and children with special needs

If you know of an autistic child or persons with special needs who have not completed their Christian initiation, please call the parish office.

Catechists needed
Catechists needed

We are in urgent need of catechists. If you would like to volunteer as a Catechist in our CCD program, please call the parish office or contact Deacon Adrián Zapatero at azapatero@stpatrickmiamibeach.com

clases de biblia
Clases de Biblia

Encuentros con la Palabra de Dios. Experiencia comunitaria de escucha de la Palabra para descubrir el sentido espiritual y la aplicación concreta a nuestra vida. 
Jueves de 7.30 a 9 pm – Barry Hall. En Español.


emmaus men
Retiro de Emaús de Hombres #20

¡Ven y camina con el Señor y Él te dará reposo!
28, 29, 30 de octubre, 2022. En español.


All Quiet on the Western Front
Book club

Our next meeting will be on Thursday, September 15 at 7:30 PM. We are currently reading “All Quiet on the Western Front”.

Deacon Adrian Zapatero
Welcome Deacon Adrian Zapatero!

Archbishop Wenski has appointed Deacon Adrián Zapatero to serve our parish community. Deacon Zapatero has previously served at St. Richard and St. Agnes in the Archdiocese of Miami. We welcome him and his family to our parish community.

Archbishop Thomas Wenski
Statement of Archbishop Wenski on US Supreme Court ruling

Statement of Archbishop Thomas Wenski on US Supreme Court Ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson.


Archbishop Thomas Wenski
Office of Respect Life in the Archdiocese of Miami
SYNOD 2021 2023
Communion – Participation – Mission. For a synodal Church

The Holy Father has asked that all of the dioceses in the world engage in a period of listening, discernment and participation. We are “to listen to each other, to our faith tradition, and to the signs of the times in order to discern what God is saying to all of us.”


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.

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.


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.


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 come on Thursdays to adore the Blessed Sacrament. Please call the parish office if you would like to participate in meetings that supplement your 12-step program with Catholic spirituality.

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.