All 78 parishes and 17 schools are invited to a special event for all parish ministry leaders, catechists, teachers and volunteers. The event is titled, “Living a Eucharistic Life as Missionary Disciples” and it will be held on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at the Owensboro Convention Center.
St. Charles Parish in Livermore, Ky., was blessed with the help of the youth and young adult groups of St. Stephen Cathedral in Owensboro, Ky., and St. Joseph Parish in Bowling Green, Ky., on June 20, along with St. Charles parishioners.
Every year most of us know one or several students graduating from college, high school, or middle school. We might even observe a kindergarten graduation. It is my honor to attend four graduations every year, at Brescia University, Trinity High School in Whitesville, St. Mary High School in Paducah, and Owensboro Catholic High School.
Each year, The Western Kentucky Catholic (WKC) takes a small two-month hiatus in June and July. I have been told this is the result of Mel Howard’s, the publication’s founding editor, preferred schedule to focus on his farm over the summertime. This schedule makes me feel as though the paper starts a new season following the break. There are several new additions to the archives that should make this next 10 months of articles quite interesting.
The Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph installed their new Leadership Council on July 17, 2022, mixing a combination of veteran leaders with some fresher voices.
The execution of four political prisoners by Myanmar’s military junta made headlines in international news media July 25 and sparked outrage and shock among world leaders.
Terri Congleton (far left) and her children Daniel, Adam, David, Luke and Levi stand with her brother Aaron Carrico and their parents Judy and Steven Carrico. COURTESY OF ASHLEY WILKERSONBY ST. JOSEPH AND PAUL PARISH, SPECIAL TO THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC Sts....
After an all-too-common massacre is visited upon a community in this nation of ours, such as the one perpetrated on the city of Uvalde, Texas, May 24, or the shootings earlier in May at a California church and a grocery store in Buffalo, we offer our thoughts and prayers.
While they were eating, Jesus took a loaf of bread, and after blessing it, he broke it, gave it to the disciples, and said, ‘Take, eat; this is my body.’
My husband and I joined our local RCIA program for the first time in the fall of 2018.