Nearly each month, Bishop William F. Medley sits down to discuss topics, issues or ministries associated with the Catholic Church in western Kentucky. He releases these videos around the 15th of each month through an email newsletter. You can sign up to receive this monthly email by clicking here.
Bishop Medley interviews Danny May, director of the Office of Marriage and Family Life in the Diocese of Owensboro about the office’s new initiative to combat the effects of pornography in our society. The Clean Heart Initiative aims to help parents arm their kids against viewing impure material to begin with, and to provide resources for adults who are already fighting an addiction.
Vocare 2019 took place Friday, September 20 at the Owensboro Convention Center. At the gala to celebrate vocations, Bishop William F. Medley introduced this video in which he wondered how youth across our diocese would answer questions relating to vocations, priesthood and religious life. These questions are posed to campers at Gasper River Catholic Youth Camp & Retreat Center. All responses are completely unprompted!
Bishop Medley interviews Director of School Food Service, Sonya Evans, about her office’s involvement in the Summer Feeding Program which provides free meals to youth ages 18 and under in locations all around the diocese throughout the summer.
Bishop Medley sits down for a chat with the Diocese of Owensboro’s new chancellor, Tom Lilly, for the June 2019 issue.
Bishop Medley chats with Deacon Chris Gutierrez, director of Hispanic/Latino ministry for the Diocese of Owensboro, about a couple of groups traveling to dioceses along the southern U.S. border to assist with ministry efforts to migrants and refugees there.
Bishop Medley chats with Fr. Bruce Fogle, pastor of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Paducah, KY and Peter Sonski, custodian of the relic of St. Jean Vianney about the relic’s pilgrimage tour around the United States.
Bishop Medley spoke with recently appointed Catholic Charities Director, Susan Montalvo-Gesser, about her plans for Catholic Charities. Listen to her desire for Catholic Charities to be “the hands and feet of Jesus.”
This month, Bishop Medley chats with Kristin Bird of Burning Hearts Disciples about our call to accompany others along their journey with Christ. Learn more about Burning Hearts Disciples at burningheartsdisciples.org!
Bishop Medley discusses his recently-held listening sessions from around the Diocese of Owensboro, and his experience at the November 2018 meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
This month on Across the Diocese, Bishop Medley visits Brescia University to chat with Brescia’s president, Fr. Larry Hostetter.
In this special edition of Across the Diocese, Bishop Medley speaks very directly about the current situation in the Catholic Church.
As we begin a new school year, Bishop Medley introduces David Kessler, the new Assistant Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Owensboro.
Chris Kight, seminarian for the Diocese of Owensboro, joins Bishop Medley to share about the 3rd annual Made for More summer camp which will be held June 24-27 at Gasper River Catholic Youth Camp and Retreat Center in this special June 2018 episode of Across the Diocese.
It’s graduation season! Join Bishop Medley for a discussion with graduating seniors from each of the Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Owensboro in this month’s Across the Diocese.
On this episode of Across the Diocese, Bishop Medley visits students at Christ the King School who will be receiving their First Communion at Christ the King Parish in Madisonville, KY later this month.
Have you ever wondered where the Holy Oils in your parish come from? What they’re made of? Why doesn’t our diocese have Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday, and why isn’t it held at St. Stephen Cathedral? Bishop Medley and Fr. Pat Reynolds discuss all of these questions and more in this month’s episode of Across the Diocese.
Charlie Hardesty, Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry for the Diocese of Owensboro, discusses the concerning issue of young adults leaving the Catholic Church, and what we are doing in our diocese to help young adults remain strong in their Catholic faith.
Christian and Armando are two young men in the Diocese of Owensboro who are facing the sad reality that their lives could soon be drastically changed if DACA is ended. Please take a moment to hear their stories with compassion, and visit the following links to learn more about DACA and how you can help: