Welcome to St. Vincent dePaul Roman Catholic Church! We have been a beacon in Holiday, Florida for over 50 years. We welcome all people to our community and we have been called one of the most welcoming parishes around. Come see what this special group of Christians are all about!

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Communication is such an important aspect of community. As such, we are rolling out our new communication system called Flocknote. This is easy to use and requires no downloads or special apps. 

Send a text to 84576 in the body of the text enter Svdpfl or connect with us online at https://svdpfl.flocknote.com

If you text us, you will be sent a return text asking you to complete your set up. Click on the link provided and enter your name, email and phone number.

If you choose to connect with us online, you will go to the website listed above; enter your name, email and phone number. You will be able to set up a password and your email is your login name. 

At this point, you have the opportunity to choose which groups you want to belong to and whether you prefer to receive information via text or email. The parish group will provide emergency information and general parish information. There are additional groups and we are adding more weekly as our ministries get onboard.

You can stop groups at any time by simply clicking unsubscribe at the bottom of any email. If you do not receive emails from us, please check your spam mail.

We are asking everyone to sign up for this program so we can keep you up to date on the happenings at our parish. You will simply receive emails or texts from us based on the groups you choose.



As We Begin to Open the Church

Believe that God is attentive to our prayers, just as we are attentive to God's will in our lives. Together, we contribute our part in staying protected from the spread of COVID-19.
On Monday, May 11 at St Vincent de Paul, weekday Mass will resume at 8:30 AM. With careful attention to the directives of Bishop Gregory Parkes during this pandemic, we are asked to take the following precautions to honor each life given to us by God and show charity for the well-being of our neighbors:
Stay home if you are ill, elderly, anxious or have underlying health conditions. Bishop Parkes has dispensed all Catholics in the Diocese of St. Petersburg from their Sunday Mass obligation until further notice.
  • Maintain six feet of social distance from others who are not from the same household at all times while in the church or on church property.
  • Show patience and kindness as parishes restrict attendance to only 25% maximum capacity inside our church (150 per.) or social halls.
  • Use a face mask or face covering. (Face covering should be removed before receiving Holy Communion.)
  • Refrain from physical contact in greeting others and in the sign of peace.
  • Avoid use to hymnals and limit touching. Doors and pews are sanitized.
  • Sanitize hands when entering and leaving Church. Bring personal supply of hand sanitizer to use before receiving Communion, if possible.
  • Consider receiving Holy Communion in the hand.
  • Honor the silence before and after times of prayer.
  • Keep necessary conversation at a minimum and 6 foot separation.
  • Morning prayer prior to Mass and following with Adoration, Rosary, and Divine Mercy. Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament prior to 12:00 noon.
  • Wednesday and First Friday extended Adoration to Evening Prayer @ 4:40 PM.
  • Church continues to be open from 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM for prayer.
  • Collection baskets will be at the foot of the altar to receive your offering.
  • Thank you for sharing the sacrifice of Jesus when sent from Mass to witness God's love and compassion in this time of suffering and uncertainty.

Fr. Bill Fickel, sss


Annual School Supply Drive

We are again running our annual School Supply Drive for the needy families of our parish in conjunction with the Community Outreach at Gulfside Elementary School. There is a donation box in the church hall outside the music room. Also, supplies can be dropped off at the Rectory Mondays-Fridays from 9 AM to 2 PM. Our parish has always been extremely generous and that has been greatly appreciated by the school and our families. Thank you.


Here’s the list of school supplies that we need help collecting for our students:

  • sheet protectors
  • pocket folders
  • composition notebooks
  • pencil boxes/pencil pouches
  • black/red/blue sharpies
  • colored pencils/markers
  • #2 pencils
  • erasers
  • backpacks
  • crayons
  • individual hand held pencil sharpeners
  • Scissors
  • Rulers
  • Baby Wipes/Hand Sanitizer/Paper Towels/Kleenex
  • 3 Prong Pocket Folders, all colors
  • Gallon ZipLoc Bags
  • Looseleaf paper
  • Paint brushes/Acrylic paint/Water colors/Poster paint
  • Dry erase markers (black or colors)

Our Parish in Action

Office Hours

09:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Monday- Friday
Closed Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays.

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Monday to Thursday
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Friday
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM Sunday during Faith Formation

CoronaVirus Updates

Catholic Family Faith

Radio and TV Masses

Keeping Faith Alive - Quarantine Survival Kit

Ways to create a church at home include:

  • Watch Church on Sundays as a family
  • Pray daily as a family
  • Read the Daily Mass readings together and discuss
  • Create a domestic shrine as a center of prayer
  • Stay connected to your parish via social media and other communication channels
  • Gather together for meals

 Now, more than ever, our church needs us to keep the faith, our children included.


2020 Annual Pastoral Appeal

Father Farrell Hall Rental

Father Farrell Hall and our Media room are available for rent. We can accommodate large and small parties and offer catering from our own kitchen. We offer full facilities for any size group, large or small up to 300 people (Hall) or 55 (Media Room). We encourage you to come by and see if our Hall or Media room is right for your special event!

Available for any occasion large or small such as Wedding Receptions, Baptism Parties, Birthday Parties, Business Presentations, Dances, Vendor Fairs, and Craft Shows.

 Catering is also available by our resident Chef, Mark Brose!

Our full service catering can accommodate buffet or sit-down dinners.

 Call the office at 727-938-1974 for details and reserve a date.

Meet Our Staff

Bishop Larkin Catholic School

The Bishop Larkin Catholic School's mission is to inspire students to be the best that they can be by spreading the word of God through their teachings and actions on a daily basis. Visit their website for more information!

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