BY WKC STAFF Referencing Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on young people, “Christus Vivit,” the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States of America, Archbishop Christophe Pierre, proclaimed that young people “are the now of the Church.”
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Sharing the joy of the priesthood: Two priests to join vocation-promoting team in ‘bold new approach’ from vocations office
BY ELIZABETH WONG BARNSTEAD, THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC Pope Francis has spoken frequently on the necessity of Christians to have joy, and two priests from the Diocese of Owensboro are joyfully accepting new roles to promote a greater awareness of vocations.
Love for Latin –and science – led to OCHS alumnus’ membership with Vatican Observatory
BY ELIZABETH WONG BARNSTEAD, THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC As a teenager taking Latin classes for fun at Owensboro Catholic High School in the 1980s, Christopher Graney did not expect to one day become a member of the Vatican’s own astronomical institute.
For diocesan music director, proudest moment is when assembly is singing ‘praise and thanks’ to God
BY ELIZABETH WONG BARNSTEAD, THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC Editor’s note:The following is the second in a two-part series about the diocese’s Office of Worship and Office of Music, which assist the bishop in coordinating and overseeing diocesan liturgies and other functions. For this second installment, we spoke with Mike Bogdan, the director of the Office…
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Middle schoolers brought to ‘intentional encounter’ with Jesus through witness, adoration
BY WKC STAFF On Saturday, Oct. 26, around 80 middle school youth and adults from the Diocese of Owensboro joined 1,600 middle school youth and adults from surrounding dioceses for Holy Fire Nashville 2019.
Preserving history by sharing history: Ursuline Sisters’ archives help fill in missing pieces of Louisville’s Catholic past
BY ELIZABETH WONG BARNSTEAD, THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC On the windy but sunny morning of Nov. 4, 2019, several figures could be seen carefully carrying boxes from the archives office of the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, into a truck parked outside.
A Word From Bishop Medley: To the threshold of the apostles
Canon law (the law of the Roman Catholic Church) requires that every five years a diocesan bishop is bound to make a written report to the Holy Father on the state of the diocese entrusted to him. Canon 400 stipulates that the bishop is to go to Rome to present this report and while there…
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Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebrations 2019
Horarios de las Celebraciones de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe 2019