Letters, Talks and Statements


April 1, 2024 – Bishop Emeritus Felipe J. Estevez was invited to speak to the Catholic Men’s Fellowship of Pennsylvania. His presentation was on Venerable Father Félix Varela, a Cuban Catholic priest, and independence leader who played a significant role in both his native Cuba and as Vicar General of the Archdiocese of New York. CMF Virtual Speaker Series with Bishop Emeritus Felipe Estevez


May 20, 2022Implementing the Motu Proprio, Traditionis Custodes, in the Diocese of St. Augustine


February 19, 2021Relevant Radio Interview with Lizmar and Eliu Ramos on the Upcoming Lenten Season (Spanish)


October 14, 2020 – St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary presents Theology Today – A Presentation on the book “Spiritual Husbands, Spiritual Fathers” co-edited by Bishop Felipe Estévez and Bishop Andrew Cozzens (Video)

October 8, 2020 – A Statement from Bishop Felipe J. Estévez on 2020 Voting Issues [English] [Spanish]

July 27, 2020Interview with Michael Sheedy of the Florida Catholic Conference, discussing the death penalty and why we as Christians should fight for the end of this law.

July 2, 2020 – Letter to Supreme Knight and CEO of the Knights of Peter Claver, James K. Ellis, New Orleans, La.


June 28, 2019 – Opening Address Diocese of Birmingham Eucharistic Congress (“He loved them to the end!”), Birmingham, Ala.


March 17, 2018 – Welcoming Remarks for the 2018 Florida Eucharistic Congress, Jacksonville


November 30, 2017 – Talk on “The First Letter of St. John” at Marywood Retreat and Conference Center, St. Johns

November 2, 2017 – Talk to Catholic Writers Guild, “The Book of Wisdom as Preparation for the Gospel,” Jacksonville

June 6, 2017 – Remarks for the Common Prayer Service marking the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, Orlando

April 21, 2017 – Using Your Talents to Impact Culture, a presentation for the Catholic Writers Guild (St. Johns Chapter), Jacksonville


October 11, 2016 – Letter to the faithful of the Diocese of St. Augustine for the feast of Our Lady of La Leche

June 1, 2016 – “Marriage as a Vocation” presentation for Families Following Christ Summer Marriage Series, Jacksonville

February 13, 2016 – A Day for Men Retreat at Resurrection Catholic Church, Jacksonville


June 26, 2015 — Statement on the Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage

June 26, 2015 – Remarks on the occasion of Father William Kelly’s Retirement, Jacksonville Beach

June 12, 2015 — A meditation given to the U.S. Bishop’s Conference in St. Louis, Missouri

May 27, 2015 — Remarks at Funeral Mass of Father Robert Napier

May 16, 2015 — Comments following the Mass Celebrating Father Fred Parke’s 40th Anniversary of Priestly Ministry

March 29, 2015 — A True Eucharistic Culture is a Clear Awareness of Gratitude


May 15, 2014 — La Familia y el Matrimonio, temas de gran actualidad


Oct. 19, 2013 — Remarks to the Annual Florida Respect Life Conference, Palm Beach

June 26, 2013 — Letter to the Editor on U.S. Supreme Court Decision on DOMA

March 13, 2013 — Statement on the Election of Pope Francis (English) (Spanish)


Oct. 20, 2012 Statement for the Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rally, Jacksonville

Sept. 11, 2012 — Spiritual Message from Bishop Felipe Estevez on the Anniversary of 9/11 (YouTube)

June 19, 2012 — “On the New Evangelization for the Conference of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate Priests

May 2012 – IDEAL Magazine – El Obispo Agustin Aleido Román y su pasión por evangelizar