ATTENTION: Fake Emails & Texts…. Beware

Parishes throughout the Diocese of Venice in Florida have been made aware that someone is creating fake text/email accounts using the names of priests of the Diocese and or Parish staff and texting/emailing Parishioners requesting donations in the form of gift cards/Pay Pal. If you receive an email allegedly from a Priest or Parish Staff member, originating from an email address with a domain other than the Parish’s domain, please ensure the authenticity of the email before responding. No action should be taken and please contact your Parish Office.