This column originally ran in the March 2016 issue of The Western Kentucky Catholic under ‘A Word from Bishop Medley.’ My dear people of God, I am often asked the question, “Why do you remain a Roman Catholic?” You may pause to think that someone would ask this question of a bishop. But the context…
By Elizabeth Wong Barnstead, The Western Kentucky Catholic Finding a mentor to help in vocational discernment is vital, said Sister Eula Johnson, SCN, who recently retired from years of serving in the Diocese of Owensboro to move back to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth motherhouse.
By Elizabeth Wong Barnstead, The Western Kentucky Catholic Sister Lucy Bonifas, OSF, became a novice with the Sisters of St. Francis of Tiffin, Ohio, in 1955. Sixty-one years of service later, and only retiring this past January, she has learned that religious life is “very special.”
The Diocese of Owensboro’s Youth 2000 event takes place at a new location this year. Brescia University is currently in the midst of campus renovations, thus placing Youth 2000 at the Owensboro Convention Center for 2016.
On March 14, 2016, you are invited to attend “Educational Opportunity for All,” an event to learn why Scholarship Tax Credits are important to Kentucky students, and what you can do to help.