The priests of the Diocese of Owensboro applaud and cheer for newly-ordained Fr. Christopher Grief (right) and Fr. Christopher Kight (left) following their ordinations to the priesthood on May 20, 2023 at St. Thomas More Parish in Paducah. Today, Fr. Grief serves as the parochial vicar at Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Henderson, and Fr. Kight serves as parochial vicar at Sts. Peter and Paul Parish in Hopkinsville. ELIZABETH WONG BARNSTEAD | WKC
Priesthood Sunday is Sept. 24
Priesthood Sunday is an annual celebration of the vocation to the priesthood. It is a day to reflect upon and affirm the role of priests and to thank them for their ministry to our Church. Please use this day as an opportunity to pray for and thank your priests. To learn more about priestly vocations in the Diocese of Owensboro, visit owensborovocations.com.
Originally printed in the September 2023 issue of The Western Kentucky Catholic.