5265 Placida Road, Grove City, Florida 34224

Sick and Homebound

Ministry to the Sick and Homebound

Ministry to the sick, lonely and shut-ins is of paramount concern in our Parish and it has been since the inception of the Parish in 1978.

Currently, Deacon Bill Cassidy is co-ordinating the regularity of the visits and the administration of the Sacrament of Holy Eucharist. In case of grave illness and danger of death, the Priest is always informed so that he may visit the patient.  Remember, if a loved one or a neighbor is sick, old or confined to his/her home for a time, make sure to contact Deacon Bill and he will, personally, or through one of the other ministers, attend to the need immediately.

Don't say, "I hate to bother them because they are so busy".  Keep in mind that visiting the sick, comforting the lonely, praying with the elderly is the "business" that concerns the Priests, and their associates.  They are dedicated to these people and services.

You can also participate in this ministry to the sick through your thoughtfulness, interest and prayers, remembering the words of Christ, Himself, "As long as you did it for one of the least of my brothers or sisters, you did it to Me".

Deacon Bill can be reached by contacting the Parish office 697-4899 during office hours.

Televised Mass for the Homebound

Beginning Sunday, Jan.4, 2015, the Diocese of Venice Sunday Televised Mass will air at 9:30am on the CW Network in Manatee, Sarasota, Hardee, Desoto & Highland counties:


Gulf Coast-Verizon

Channel 4

Bradenton (Brighthouse Networks)

Channel 4

Bradenton (Universal Cablevision)

Channel 11

Lake Placid (Comcast Cable)

Channel 9

Lorida (Comcast Cable)

Channel 9

North Port (Comcast North Port)

Channel 9

Sebring (Comcast Cable)

Channel 9

Sarasota (Comcast Cable)

Channel 9

Venice (Comcast Cable)

Channel 9

Wauchula (Comcast Cablevision)

Channel 10


The Diocese of Venice TV Mass continues to be seen at 10:00 a.m. on WFTX-TV Fox4 in Charlotte, Collier, Lee, Hendry, Glades and Desoto counties.  Please check your local cable company for channel number.   


The Mass is also available on the Diocese of Venice website at dioceseofvenice.org/tvmass.  For a leaflet missal or further information, vist dioceseofvenice.org or call 941-486-4714.