A litany of prayer for Black Catholic History Month

A statue of St. Martin de Porres in the chapel of the house where the saint was born in Lima, Peru, in 1579. CATHOLIC NEWS AGENCYBY F. VERONICA WILHITE, SPECIAL TO THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC As we enter the month of November, Catholics observe multiple holy days...

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Why deacons?

Evan Clan, grandson of Dcn. Dale DePoyster is a 13-year-old altar boy and football player. In this picture he tries on his grandfather’s diaconate alb. COURTESY OF DCN. DALE DEPOYSTERBY DCN. DALE DEPOYSTER, SPECIAL TO THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC Yes, gold really has...

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When you see one of our missionaries, say thanks!

Fr. Carmelo Jimenez, pastor of St. Michael Parish in Sebree and who originally came to the Diocese of Owensboro as a missionary priest from Mexico, speaks to a woman during the Jan. 30, 2016 Encuentro Familiar event held at Sts. Peter and Paul Parish in Hopkinsville....

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‘It was St. Joseph all along’

Once upon a time there was a man named Joseph. He was betrothed to the (literally) perfect woman, Mary, who was suddenly pregnant. An angel appeared to Joseph and explained that Mary’s child was the Son of God, and Joseph was being entrusted with His care.

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Current Issue

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