When Bishop William F. Medley was ordained the bishop of the Diocese of Owensboro 12 years ago, “I had never heard of Myanmar,” he said at the July 2, 2022 ordination of Fr. Martin Ma Na Ling – the second Myanmar-born seminarian to be ordained a priest in the United States.
Becoming a priest has been “my dream since my childhood” for Dcn. Martin Ma Na Ling, who will be ordained a priest of the Diocese of Owensboro, Ky., on July 2 at the Owensboro Sportscenter.
On a day of ‘multiple revivals,’ Owensboro diocese kicks off Eucharistic Revival as region continues to recover from tornadoes
Speaking at the June 19, 2022 Corpus Christi procession at St. Joseph Parish in Mayfield – the site of the Diocese of Owensboro’s kickoff of the National Eucharistic Revival initiative of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops – Bishop William F. Medley said that after the day’s celebrations conclude, “this procession must not end.”
Because of his home country’s troubled political situation and religious restrictions, Maurice Lee had no access to high quality Catholic books when he was growing up in Myanmar (also known as Burma).
This July, following a two-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Conference of Burmese-American Catholics (NCBAC) will reunite in Owensboro, Ky., at a celebration expected to draw more than a thousand people.
In showing he cares, Pastoral Assistance Coordinator is showing ‘that the Church cares’ for abuse survivors
It can “make a big difference” when someone acknowledges another person’s “hurt and the pain,” says the Diocese of Owensboro’s new English-speaking Pastoral Assistance Coordinator, whose role is to receive reports of abuse by anyone acting in the name of the Church – whether it occurred recently or long ago.
As a support ‘movement’ for foster families, Borrowed Hearts Owensboro is ‘here for the whole journey’
One thing that foster parents desire “more than anything else” is “support,” according to the founder and president of Borrowed Hearts Owensboro.
At 20 years, the head wrestling coach at Union County High School in Morganfield, Ky., says his faith “is what keeps me coaching. It’s my calling.”
Those who have experienced a natural disaster are all too familiar with the timeline of public response.
St. Meinrad, IN –Three students in the Graduate Theology Program at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology from the Diocese of Owensboro were awarded master’s degrees at the end of the Spring 2022 semester.