A Matter of Faith
Saying ‘yes’ to God
The Feast of the Annunciation on March 25 has tremendous significance for Christians. It falls exactly nine months before Christmas.
How to use blessed candles
The Feast of the Presentation of the Lord is celebrated on February 2. For centuries, it has been a tradition to distribute blessed candles on this feast day.
Ordinary Time – A time for epiphanies!
January is the month in which the liturgical year moves from Christmas into Ordinary Time.
Advent – Looking back in order to look forward
In all the hustle and bustle that is the Christmas season, it is important to remember that, as Catholics, we are spiritually invited to prepare for two very important things. First, we are to reflect on the birth of the Christ child, and second, we are to look to the fulfillment of God’s plan – the second coming of that same Christ and the redemption of the world.
Having an attitude of gratitude
BY DCN. JAY W. VANHOOSIER, OFFICE OF FAITH FORMATION Jesus said in reply, “Ten were cleansed, were they not? Where are the other nine? Has none but this foreigner returned to give thanks to God?” Luke 17:17-18 Although Thanksgiving Day is not specifically a Catholic...
Laity Sunday: Powered by the Holy Spirit and filled with faith
People pray during the April 13, 2019 transitional diaconate ordination of diocesan seminarian Stephen Van Lal Than at Holy Spirit Parish in Bowling Green. FILE PHOTOBY DCN. JAY W. VANHOOSIER, SPECIAL TO THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC Oct. 10 is Laity Sunday. This is a...
Being a catechist is to be a disciple…
BY DEACON JAY W. VANHOOSIER, SPECIAL TO THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC This Sept. 19 is Catechetical Sunday. It is a day that is intended to honor those people who give of their time and talent in sharing the faith with the people of their parishes. Hopefully, you will...