2022 Picnics in the Diocese of Owensboro

Editor’s note: Parish picnics and cooking teams are a longstanding tradition in the parishes of the Diocese of Owensboro. Parishioners and non-parishioners alike gather to celebrate with food, games and community during the warmest months of the year. All questions about the individual picnics should be directed to the parishes; contact information may be accessed via owensborodiocese.org/find-a-parish.

The following schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic circumstances.


May 21

Serving at 11:30 a.m.

Carmel Home, Owensboro


May 29

Serving at 11 a.m.

St. Mary of the Woods, Whitesville


June 4

Serving from 4-7 p.m.

St. Joseph, Leitchfield


June 11

Booths, serving and drive-thru at 3:30 p.m.

St. Pius X, Owensboro


June 18

Drive thru-only; serving at 3 p.m.; main raffle drawing at 4 p.m.

Our Lady of Lourdes, Owensboro


June 25

Traditional style picnic; booths open at 3 p.m.; serving at 4 p.m.

St. Mary Magdalene, Sorgho


July 2

Lunch 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; supper 5-7 p.m.

St. Denis, Fancy Farm


July 9

Drive-thru only; serving at 4 p.m.

St. Alphonsus, St. Joseph


July 16

Lunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; supper 5-7 p.m.

St. Charles, Bardwell


July 16

Serving at 4 p.m.

St. Peter of Alcantara, Stanley


July 30

Serving from 3-7 p.m.

St. Paul, Leitchfield 


Aug. 2

Drive-thru only; serving at 4 p.m.

St. Martin, Rome


Aug. 6

Serving noon-2 p.m.

Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Owensboro


Aug. 6

Serving from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

St. Jerome, Fancy Farm


Aug. 13

Serving at 5 p.m.

St. Ann, Morganfield


Sept. 10

Serving at 5 p.m.

St. Agnes, Uniontown


Sept. 10

Serving from noon-9 p.m.

St. John the Evangelist, Paducah


Sept. 17

Drive-thru only; serving at 4 p.m.

Blessed Mother, Owensboro


Sept. 17

Serving from 4-8 p.m.

Christ the King, Madisonville


Sept. 18

Serving at 11 a.m.

Mary Carrico School (St. Lawrence Picnic Grounds, 6119 St. Lawrence Rd., Philpot)


Sept. 24

Drive-thru only; serving 1-3 p.m.

Immaculate, Owensboro


Sept. 24

Serving 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Honeyfest Dinner at St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Clarkson


Sept. 25

Serving at 11 a.m.

St. Mary of the Woods, Whitesville

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Publisher |  Bishop William F. Medley
Editor |  Elizabeth Wong Barnstead
Contributors |  Riley Greif, Tina Kasey
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