By the time he set off on his 16-day trip to Nigeria in October 2023, Bishop William F. Medley had become something of a pro at international pastoral visits.
F. Veronica Wilhite apologized for becoming emotional prior to the Nov. 4, 2023 Mass in celebration of Black Catholic History Month at St. Stephen Cathedral.
Missy Monroe had always felt the Catholic Church needed to do more to help mothers experiencing unexpected pregnancies – “and then I realized, we are the Church.”
As war between Israel and Hamas continues to devastate the Holy Land, Catholics in the United States participated in a day to pray and fast for peace in the region on Oct. 17.
“In you the orphan finds mercy.” – Hosea 14:3. “Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord.” – Psalm 127. And, should these words go unheeded, remember that November is National Adoption Month.
On Sept. 30, 2023, diocesan seminarian Christopher French was admitted to candidacy, which is the next step of his discernment and formation process toward the priesthood.
Aware that September was designated as “Disaster Preparedness Month,” and realizing the devastation a tornado can leave us, as happened in Mayfield and Dawson Springs in December 2021, parishioners of St. Mary Magdalene Parish in Sorgho took advantage of the opportunity to prepare.
Bowling Green, KY – On Monday, Oct. 16, 2023, in recognition of World Food Day, St. Teresa Ministries awarded four local organizations with funding totaling over $86,000.
Beginning in June 2022 the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops called for a Eucharistic Revival among the nation.
This past September, the Office of Worship requested the annual Mass counts from the 78 parishes in the Diocese of Owensboro.