Bulletin Board

Mass and confession times in the Diocese of Owensboro
Did you know you can access Mass times on the diocese’s website? Visit https://owensborodiocese.org/find-a-parish/ for a list of parishes, Mass times and more. As parish confession times are subject to change, visitors are encouraged to contact the parishes directly for their most up-to-date confession schedule.


Attention all Cursillistas and families

The Cursillo Secretariat of the Diocese of Owensboro would like to invite you to celebrate with us the first-ever Hispanic/English Grand Ultreya on May 27, 2023 at Christ the King Parish gym in Madisonville. Sign-in is at 11:30 a.m. Catered meal at 12 noon; donations accepted. Closing song and prayer at 4 p.m. Teresa Westerfield – Post Cursillo (270) 256-8864.


New extended hours of Eucharistic Adoration at Precious Blood beginning May 31

Beginning Wednesday, May 31, Precious Blood Parish will be extending hours of Eucharistic Adoration on the last Wednesday of every month. Eucharistic Adoration will begin at 12 noon CT with closing Benediction starting at 5:40 p.m. CT. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is available from 5 p.m. to 5:40 p.m. Additionally, the Anointing of the Sick occurs during the 6 p.m. Mass the last Wednesday of every month. All are welcome! Precious Blood is located at 3306 Fenmore St., Owensboro, KY 42301. For more information, please contact the parish office at 270-684-6888.


Come join us for a weekend of emotional healing and spiritual renewal

Rachel’s Vineyard offers post-abortion healing retreats for women and men who are suffering from the lingering effects of abortion. Next retreat is June 2-4, 2023. Location near Nashville, Tenn. Rita:(270) 474-4707, [email protected], http://hopeafterabortionky.com.


All invited to celebrate St. Francis de Sales Parish anniversary

St. Francis de Sales in Paducah will celebrate our 175th anniversary with a year of celebrations. A quilt/wall hanging is being made with signatures of present members and deceased members. For more information contact Patti Sanders at [email protected].

  • June 7: 5 p.m. homecoming Mass and dinner for former pastors and associate pastors with Bishop Medley.
  • July 9: 6 p.m. patriotic music concert from choir members followed by finger foods.
  • August 4: 6 p.m. family movie night with burgers, hot dogs, popcorn and snacks.
  • 17: Parish family picnic
  • 28: Truck and Treat after 5 p.m. Mass. Chili cookoff will be held.
  • 18: History trivia; doors open 6:30 p.m.
  • 17: Christmas caroling to nursing homes and cookie exchange.
  • 24, 2024: Closing Mass on feast day


It’s not too late to get an Ursuline Sisters’ Quilt Club ticket

It’s not too late to purchase your annual Quilt Club tickets from the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph. The first Quilt Club drawing of the new club year was on April 6, but 11 drawings remain. For one $25 ticket, you will get 11 chances to win a new handmade quilt! (Get your ticket by May 4 for 11 drawings or sign up by June 1 to get 10 chances to win.) Quilts are made by Ursuline Sisters, Associates and friends, and the proceeds help support the Ursuline Sisters and their ministries. A new name is drawn on the first Friday of each month at noon Central Time through March 2024. You can watch the drawings live on the Ursuline Sister’s Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/ursulinesmsj. Only 2,500 tickets will be sold. Call 270-229-2008, email [email protected] or order online at https://ursulinesmsj.org/purchase-your-mount-saint-joseph-quilt-club-tickets/


Outstanding Catholic School Educator of the Year 2023

Attention parents and students of Catholic schools in the Diocese of Owensboro: has a teacher changed you or your child’s life for the better? If so, nominate this teacher for the Outstanding Catholic School Educator of the Year! Anyone, with the exception of an immediate family member, may nominate an educator for the award.  All information concerning nominees will be kept confidential, including the name of the person submitting the nomination. The educator must currently be employed in the Diocese of Owensboro and must have taught for a minimum of five years in the diocesan schools. The Outstanding Catholic School Educator must be a role model as an outstanding human being; have a major influence in the lives of students; show concern with the faith development as well as the physical, mental and emotional development of students; and encourage students to improve their abilities and talents. The deadline for nominations is July 1, 2023. A committee will serve as judges. The winner will be announced at the 2022 Celebration of Catholic Schools event. This award is sponsored by the diocesan Catholic Schools Office and the Principals Association. For the nomination form, visit https://owensborodiocese.org/educator-award/.


Save the date for St. Paul School car show

Saturday, Sept. 9, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information please contact the school at (270) 242-7483.


Support groups for victims/survivors of clergy abuse

The Diocese of Owensboro would like to share some support group opportunities made available through the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. These groups are open to all victims/survivors in the United States. Learn more at https://owensborodiocese.org/support-group/ and https://owensborodiocese.org/safe/.


Need a meeting space? Maple Hall is available at Mount Saint Joseph

Need a meeting space for up to 200 people? Maple Hall (formerly known as Mount Saint Joseph Auditorium/Gym) is available for rent. It is located on the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph campus, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, Ky., 12 miles west of Owensboro on Hwy. 56, across from the park. Maple Hall is an open space with a kitchen equipped for catering. It’s perfect for hosting receptions, parties, reunions, etc. It was built to serve Mount Saint Joseph Academy for plays, recitals, and athletic activities. Both the stage and the basketball court remain. There are two rental options — a partial rental for up to four hours ($100) and a full rental which allows use for a full day ($200). The use of 8-foot tables and chairs is included in the rental fee (user is responsible for setup, or this can be done for you for an additional fee). To reserve Maple Hall, contact the Mount Saint Joseph Finance Office by email: [email protected] or call the switchboard at 270-229-4103 and ask to speak to the Finance Office. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. You can find out more on this webpage: https://ursulinesmsj.org/renting-maple-hall/


How to Stay in Touch with the Ursuline Sisters

There are several ways you can stay in touch with the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph (Maple Mount, Ky.) The Sisters have a website: ursulinesmsj.org. They publish a magazine three times a year. To sign up to receive “Ursulines Alive,” visit the website and click Contact Us. You can ask to receive our Quilt Club, raffle, and annual appeal letters. If you would like to get our monthly Pilgrimage emails, visit our website and click Subscribe. You can sign up in the same place to receive prayer requests. Every day there is a new Facebook post, so be sure to like the Ursuline Sisters (facebook.com/ursulinesmsj). The Sisters also post occasionally on Twitter (ursulinesmsj), Instagram (ursulinesistersofmsj) and YouTube (UrsulineSistersMSJ). You can reach the Sisters by phone (270-229-4103), email ([email protected]) or their mailing address is 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356. The Ursulines look forward to hearing from you!


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Publisher |  Bishop William F. Medley
Editor |  Elizabeth Wong Barnstead
Contributors |  Riley Greif, Rachel Hall
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