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.
Post-abortion healing retreat
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 Nov. 3-5, 2023. Location near Owensboro, KY. Rita: (270) 474-4707 or [email protected]. Learn more at http://hopeafterabortionky.com.
Brescia fall/winter/Christmas concert Nov. 29
Brescia University’s band and choir will have its annual concert for fall/winter/Christmas on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. in Taylor Lecture Hall on campus. Free and open to the public. For more info, contact Brett C. Ballard, assistant professor of music, at [email protected].
Service of the Longest Night set for December 16
Abbey Caskets, a work of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, will host a Service of the Longest Night on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at 6 p.m. Central Time in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House Chapel in St. Meinrad, IN. Many people find the holidays a challenging time. Instead of celebrating, they are struggling with grief. They miss loved ones and find that the usual traditions and bright lights serve only to heighten their struggle. Fr. Adrian Burke, OSB, will lead the service with prayer and Scripture that acknowledge those who mourn and struggle with loss during the Christmas season. The service will be recorded and posted on the Abbey Caskets website for those unable to attend in person. Everyone is welcome. Light refreshments will follow. RSVP requested, but not required, for planning. Reply to [email protected] or call 800-987-7380 for further information. Parking is available in the Guest House parking lot.
Are you an alum of “Music at Maple Mount”?
The first Greater Owensboro Music Camp — which most everyone eventually called Music at Maple Mount — began in 1975. In June 2024, we will celebrate the 50th year since that first camp by inviting everyone who participated to a reunion weekend. This reunion is part of the celebration year recognizing 150 years since the Ursuline Sisters arrived in what is now known as Maple Mount. The reunion will occur the second weekend of June, but the exact dates are awaiting the input of our camp alumni. Would you prefer a welcome back reception on Friday, June 7, activities on June 8 and a final concert on Sunday afternoon, June 9? Or would you prefer starting on Thursday, June 6, and having the final concert on Saturday night, June 8? The sooner you let us know, the sooner we will set those dates. Please take a few moments to complete the questionnaire and then join us in June 2024 for more Music at Maple Mount! You can find the survey near the bottom of this web page: https://ursulinesmsj.org/music-at-maple-mount-reunion/ The questionnaire is also our way of catching up with where life has taken you since you were a Music Camper.
Join Ursuline Sisters for Eucharistic Adoration on Fridays
The Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph have revised their Eucharistic Adoration schedule. They invite the public to join them for Eucharistic Adoration on Fridays from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Motherhouse Chapel in Maple Mount, Ky. (12 miles west of Owensboro on Hwy. 56). Adoration on the second Friday of each month is dedicated to praying for vocations. The Adoration concludes with evening prayer.
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. 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/
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/.
A Scout is Reverent
It is time to begin working toward Scout religious emblems. They include for Cub Scouts: Light of Christ and Parvuli Dei and for Boy Scouts: Ad Altare Dei and Pope Pius XII and Light is Life (Eastern Catholic) and for Girl Scouts and others: God is Love, Family of God, I Live My Faith, Mary the First Disciple, The Spirit Alive, and Missio. For more information on these, visit https://owensborodiocese.org/scouting/
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