HOUSTON (CNS) — The dark bronze sculpture seems to shimmer in contrast to the stark white stucco walls and the sharp black granite adjacent to the Chapel of St. Basil at the University of St. Thomas in Houston.
2021 Parish Picnic Schedule in the Diocese of Owensboro
Canons 1250 and 1251 state that all Fridays are days of penance in the Catholic Church. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops requests that Catholics abstain from meat on Fridays during Lent, and practice some form of penance on the other Fridays throughout the year.
Owensboro couple featured in first responder marriage series
The COVID-19 pandemic has placed unique demands on married couples everywhere, but for couples who are emergency service workers, it has been particularly challenging.
‘God brings good’
On March 20, 2021, Martin Ma Na Ling, a seminarian of the Diocese of Owensboro, was ordained to the transitional diaconate by Bishop William F. Medley at Holy Spirit Parish in Bowling Green.
‘Seeking help is a sign of being strong’
Iris Gutierrez, a Spanish-speaking Catholic counselor in Lexington, Ky., recently joined the Counseling Assistance Program (CAP) offered by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Owensboro.
Mary Carrico teacher celebrates 25 years: ‘I love what I do’
Many families have contacted Jenny Lashbrook to thank her for the “blessing” of teaching their children over her 25-year career at Mary Carrico Catholic School in Knottsville – but Lashbrook insists it’s the other way around.
We are an Easter people
Welcome to the joy of the Easter Season. We travel the desert road of Lent for 40 days, knowing that our lives are filled with selfishness and reflecting on the Passion of our Lord.
Sr. Dianna Ortiz, OSU
Sr. Dianna Ortiz, 62, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph for 43 years, died Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, in Washington, D.C. after a brave battle with cancer. She was raised in Grants, N.M. Sr. Dianna called on God to help her survive a traumatic event in her life to...
Webinar discusses special year, ‘true fatherhood’ of St. Joseph
On Feb. 24, 2021, Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC, gave a webinar for the Diocese of Owensboro about the Year of St. Joseph, which Pope Francis declared from Dec. 8, 2020, to Dec. 8, 2021.
Good Shepherd Sunday
World Day of Prayer will be observed on Sunday, April 25, 2021 also known as “Good Shepherd Sunday.”