Join us for our Advent Penance Service

Join us for our Advent Penance Service 1

Join us at Little Flower Catholic Church at 6pm on December 11th for our Advent Penance Service. We will have six priests available to hear confessions, and they will remain in the church as long as people are still coming. Sin is to the soul what disease is to the body and forgiveness is the […]

We’re all called to be saints

We're all called to be saints 2

On the heels of our beautiful parish celebration of St. Thérèse, our Patroness, we arrive today at the feast of All Saints and the beginning of November! These indeed have been days of great joy for our parish family. First and foremost, the saints (and especially St. Thérèse) remind us that happiness and fulfillment are […]

A simple gaze towards Heaven

A portrait of St. Thérèse of Lisieux

“For me, prayer is the heart’s impulse, a simple gaze towards heaven.” -St. Thérèse When I was in High School, I saved up my money to see a movie with my younger sister on the weekends.  One day, I saw an advertisement for movie simply called “Thérèse”.  At the time, I had no idea what the movie […]

Understanding the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

Understanding the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) 3

The Rite of Christian Initiation of adults (RCIA) is a process developed by the Catholic Church for prospective converts to Catholicism  who are above the age of infant baptism. Candidates are gradually introduced to aspects of Catholic beliefs and practices.   The ideal is for there to be an RCIA process available in every Roman Catholic parish.  Those who want […]

Chris Holcomb enters the seminary

Chris Holcomb | Staff Photo | Youth Minister at Little Flower

Dear Parishioners of Little Flower, As many of you have already heard, I was recently accepted as a seminarian for the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee.  This decision was a long time in coming.  However, it is important to note that this step is one of discernment as I pursue this potential calling.   Thank you for your support throughout […]

Vacation Bible School 2019: The Adventure Begins!

A magestic lion standing on a rock preparing kids for vacation bible school

Hello! We hope that everyone is preparing for a fun summer. Your children have worked very hard all year and are excited summer is finally here. The Little Flower VBS team is also excited to announce and invite you and your children to our VBS event!  Vacation Bible School is June 24th to 28th from 9:00 […]

State of the Diocese Video from Bishop Bill

An aerial view of Sacred Heart Catholic Church shows the words

Please take a moment to watch Bishop Bill’s address to the diocese by clicking here. After serving 18 months as Bishop, he shares his insights on some challenges and opportunities that we are currently facing. We encourage you to share the video with your friends, fellow parishioners and through social media.

God’s time allows us to grow

The image of seedlings growing in potted plants is an analogy for how our students grow every year at Little Flower Catholic School

Time is an important concept in the Christian life.  In the beginning was the Word. God created the world in 7 days.  The book of Ecclesiastes in the Old Testament is a meditation on the meaning of our time and God’s time.  In the book of Revelation God reminds us that he is “The Alpha […]

Easter deepens and renews our own baptisms

Bishop Bill Wack confirms a female student at the 2019 Little Flower Catholic Church graduation Mass

Dear Little Flower parish, Peace! When I made my first pilgrimage to the Holy Land in 2000 (which was the Jubilee Year), I had the chance to concelebrate at the mass of Saint Pope John Paul II. I was also fortunate to see places connected with our Savior. I stood in silent wonder at the […]

The history of the nursing ministry at Little Flower Church

A stethoscope sits curled up on a table

We wanted to take a moment to introduce the nursing ministry here at Little Flower Catholic Church, their history, and how you can benefit from the generosity of these skilled nurses. Beginning in the early 90’s as “Parish Nurse Ministry” In the late 1990s, Cindy Castellano RN introduced a program called Parish Nurse Ministry through […]