Young Adult Retreat Day @ Mount Saint Joseph Conference & Retreat Center
Jul 27 @ 9:30 am – 7:30 pm

There will be a Young Adult Retreat Day on Saturday, July 27 at the Mount Saint Joseph Retreat Center from 9:30am to 7:30pm open to those from 18 to 30’s.  The day will feature talks given by Fr. Larry Hostetter, President at Brescia University and Sr. Monica Seaton, OSU.  We will also have Mass with Bishop Medley.  Lunch and Dinner provided.  Come enjoy a day of rest, relaxation, and fellowship.  You can register at  For more information on the retreat and other Young Adult activities visit us on Facebook at OwensboroYoungAdult.

Evangelization, Accompaniment, and Discipleship Models for Working with Young People @ Christ the King
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Diocese of Owensboro Offices of Youth & Young Adult, Evangelization and Faith Formation in collaboration with project YM present, “Evangelization, Accompaniment, and Discipleship Models for Working with Young People.” This is for parish catechetical and youth ministry leaders, priests, teachers and volunteers. It will take place from 9-5 PM at Christ the King in Madisonville. The cost is $10 and includes breakfast and lunch. Register and pay online: by Friday, August 2. Call the Youth Ministry office at 270-683-1545 for questions.

Aug 16 @ 8:00 pm – Aug 18 @ 8:00 pm

The word Retrouvaille (pronounced re-tro-vi with a long i.) is a French word meaning rediscovery. The program offers tools needed to rediscover a loving marriage relationship. Thousands of couples headed for cold, unloving relationships or divorce have successfully overcome their marriage problems by attending the program.

Please click here to register to attend this upcoming Retrouvaille event.

Catholic Women’s Retreat “Take 2” @ Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – Aug 24 @ 3:30 pm

Early Registration Discount!

The Catholic Women’s Retreat “Take 2” for the Diocese of Owensboro will take place the evening of Friday, August 23 and most of the day on Saturday, August 24, 2019. The cost is $30 (excludes lodging) if you register by July 31st. After July 31st, the cost increases to $50.

The retreat will feature Kelly Wahlquist, a wife, mother of three, inspiring Catholic author and speaker residing in Minnesota. She is the Assistant Director for the Archbishop Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute, founder of WINE: Women In the New Evangelization, and contributing writer for Her new book Created to Relate: God’s Design for Peace & Joy encourages and inspires women to live fully their beautiful God-given gifts for building relationships.  

Bishop William F. Medley will preside over Saturday morning Mass.

Click here to be taken to the page with more information and an online registration link.

This retreat is coordinated by St. Jerome Parish and is sponsored by the Diocese of Owensboro.

For more information, contact Staci Ellegood at 270-804-0411, Ellen Carrico at 270-559-9410 or Tina Kasey (Diocesan contact) at 270-683-1545.




Family Day at Gasper @ Gasper River Retreat Center
Aug 25 @ 1:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Parenting for Purity @ Horn Community Center
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join Jason Evert for a parent session, “Parenting for Purity,” to help you talk to your children about living a chaste life on Wednesday, September 4 at 6 PM at the Horn Community Center. St. Mary of the Woods will provide childcare. Then, youth are encouraged to join their parents at 7:30 PM for a “Love or Lust?” presentation. Please RSVP to Carrie Howard at 270-233-4196 or [email protected].

Youth Ministry Leaders Overnight Event @ Grand Rivers, KY
Sep 12 @ 12:00 am – Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm
VOCARE @ Owensboro Convention Center
Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Tickets and tables are now available. Last year the event was SOLD OUT! Single seats are $75, $150 for a couple and $600 for a table seating eight. RSVP here!

For more information, please reach out to the Vocations Office at [email protected] or 270-683-1545.


Leading Heartfelt Encounters with Christ @ McRaith Catholic Center basement
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Faith Formation Office for the Diocese of Owensboro invites you to join Jared Dees on Saturday, September 21 from 9-3 PM at the McRaith Catholic Center for his presentation, “Leading Heartfelt Encounters with Christ.”

Dees, author, teacher and national presenter, will speak to catechists, teachers and leaders about sharing faith with young people in a manner that will equip you for great encounters.

The cost is $20. Please check with your parish director about paying for you to attend.

Lunch and a copy of Dees’ book, “Christ in the Classroom,” is included with your registration. Contact Donna Biggs to register.

Download a flyer here.

Diocesan Marriage Celebration @ Sts. Peter & Paul Parish
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Celebrate Your Marriage

Join us on Saturday, September 28 at 5PM at Sts. Peter & Paul in Hopkinsville for the annual Marriage Celebration during Mass. Bishop William F. Medley will be presiding and all are invited and welcome! Sponsored by the Office of Marriage and Family Life.