Maya Catholic speaker coming to western Kentucky BY ELIZABETH WONG BARNSTEAD, THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC In May 2018, a speaker will come to western Kentucky to address the local population of Maya Catholics – communities who come from southern Mexico and Central America, speak numerous indigenous languages, and descend from native cultures of thousands of…
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Four Catholic school students named Governor’s Scholars; two alternates
The Catholic Schools Office for the Diocese of Owensboro is pleased to announce that four students from the three Catholic high schools have been chosen to participate in the 2018 Governor’s Scholars Program this summer. Both Owensboro Catholic and Trinity have an alternate in case someone is unable to participate.
Diocesan opportunities for ‘Encounter’
By Danny May, Special to The Western Kentucky Catholic When Bishop Medley called us to prayer during a Year of Encounter, he reminded us all of Pope Francis’ words from Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel) to declare “a new chapter of evangelization full of fervor, joy, generosity, courage, boundless love and attraction” (No.261).…