November 1, 2023 | Local News
Fr. Stephen Van Lal Than

Bishop William F. Medley, concelebrating priests, and assisting permanent deacons smile for a photo with the crowd filling St. Joseph Parish in Leitchfield. COURTESY OF ST. JOSEPH PARISH

150 years of St. Joseph in Leitchfield


On Sept. 17, St. Joseph Parish in Leitchfield held a 4 p.m. Mass in celebration of the parish’s 150th anniversary. Bishop William F. Medley attended and presided at the Mass, which was attended by a filled-to-capacity congregation. In addition to current pastor, Fr. Sinoj Pyndath, several permanent deacons assisted and several former pastors concelebrated at the liturgy, which was followed by a meal and celebration in the parish hall.

Women look at the multi-panel photo gallery of St. Joseph Parish’s 150 years of community and faith. COURTESY OF ST. JOSEPH PARISH

People enjoy a meal in the parish hall following the Sept. 17 Mass at St. Joseph Parish in Leitchfield, in honor of the parish’s 150th anniversary. COURTESY OF ST. JOSEPH PARISH

Originally printed in the November 2023 issue of The Western Kentucky Catholic.

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