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Acolyte Festival

 The Diocese of Southwest Florida is holding its third annual Acolyte Festival at the Cathedral Church of St. Peter on Saturday, Sept. 24.

The event is open to acolytes of any age, as well as vergers, clergy, acolyte wardens, assisting friends and anyone wanting to attend the Holy Eucharist service on Saturday. The day will also include seminars and sessions covering all aspects of acolyte ministry, as well as lunch,, which is free.

After the morning sessions and lunch, all acolyte teams will vest in their parish acolyte vestments and carry their own equipment, displaying a number of parish-specific banners in the Cathedral.  The service will begin at 1 p.m. with a procession of all acolyte teams and their banners, flags, torches and thuribles.

When: Saturday, Sept 24, 2015 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Cathedral.

Where: Saturday at The Cathedral Church of St. Peter 140 4th St. N. St. Petersburg.

  • To register, click HERE or fill in form below.
  • Friday night accomodations are available at DaySpring Episcopal Center. For Friday night accommodations at DaySpring, email
  • Questions? Email
    or call 941-556-0315 x 977
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