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Three local universities provide Catholic campus ministry resources
BY WKC STAFF Western Kentucky is home to three universities that provide on-campus formation for Catholic students. As college students prepare to leave home for their fall semester, check out these resources to help them grow in their Catholic faith. For Catholic campus ministry resources outside the Diocese of Owensboro’s boundaries, visit newmanconnection.com.
The ultimate vocation: live a life of love in Jesus Christ
BY FR. RICHARD MEREDITH, SPECIAL TO THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC From time to time I have asked boys and young men if they have ever thought about the priesthood. Most have admitted that they had.
Before we go out to evangelize, we must sit at the Teacher’s feet
BY JOE BLAND, SPECIAL TO THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC Peter preached at Pentecost, and three thousand persons were baptized.
Hispanic diaconate candidates receive ministry of lector
BY LARENA LAWSON, SPECIAL TO THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC On Saturday, May 26, the six candidates in formation in the
Container collection for the Mandeville diocese begins
BY DEACON RICHARD MURPHY, SPECIAL TO THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC The Diocese of Owensboro and the Diocese of Mandeville, Jamaica, have begun a collection of goods for a shipping container to provide needed items for education and healthcare for the children and needy adults in Jamaica. The collection runs through Sept. 21. At the request of…
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Updates made to NFP resources in western Kentucky
BY DANNY MAY, SPECIAL TO THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC With this year being the 50th anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s encyclical Humanae Vitae, the Diocese of Owensboro Office of Marriage and Family Life is especially excited to promote and draw attention to Natural Family Planning (NFP).
Community relies on parish’s thrift store, food pantry
BY ELIZABETH WONG BARNSTEAD, THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC At the Diocese of Owensboro’s 2014 Chrism Mass, Barbara Fitzhugh introduced herself to her incoming new pastor and suggested a plan that could change the lives of countless people in Edmonson County.
From Kentucky to Italy
Passionist nun named superior of monastery connected to St. Gemma Galgani shrine BY ELIZABETH WONG BARNSTEAD, THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC When Sr. Catherine Marie Schuhmann, CP, a contemplative Passionist nun in Whitesville, was directly called upon by the Holy See to become the superior of an Italian monastery attached to the shrine of St. Gemma…
Bishop Medley: The Psalms can teach us how to pray
A Word from Bishop Medley My dear people of God,