The architect’s rendition of the new building. COURTESY OF ST. MARY OF THE WOODS PARISHTrinity, St. Mary’s, begin rebuilding campaign BY TERRA KNIGHT, SPECIAL TO THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC You may have recently heard some exciting news for St. Mary of the Woods...
A new home in Kentucky
After a harrowing escape out of Afghanistan, a young adult and his two teenage siblings have restarted their lives in Owensboro, Ky., with the support of St. Stephen Cathedral and Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Owensboro.
A teaching legacy
In their 109 years of existence, bringing quality education to the “country” schools in Kentucky and other states has been a hallmark of the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph.
St. Romuald’s academic team members state bound
St. Romuald Interparochial School’s academic team had an outstanding performance at the recent Third Region KAAC Governor’s Cup Competition.
Into the Deep
The team behind Into the Deep, a Catholic homeschool catechetical resource, is “passionate about getting it right,” according to founder Olivia Spears.
Catholic Schools Week 2023
Catholic Schools Week took place during Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2023, which is an annual week celebrating Catholic education.
Catholic Charities honored as nonprofit of the year
The staff of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Owensboro during a staff day on Jan. 26, 2023. ELIZABETH WONG BARNSTEAD | WKCBY WKC STAFF Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Owensboro has been busy as they continue serving the people of western Kentucky. On Jan....
Ursuline sister celebrates 100th birthday
The youngest and oldest members of the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph community: Sr. Monica Seaton, OSU, and Sr. Marie Montgomery, OSU, visited together during Sr. Marie’s 100th birthday party on Jan. 27. COURTESY OF MOUNT SAINT JOSEPHBY MOUNT SAINT JOSEPH...
St. Vincent de Paul names first emeritus member
On Feb. 17, The Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Diocesan Council of Western Kentucky, Inc. bestowed its first Emeritus Board Membership to Vincentian Juanita Faye May. The acknowledgment was in recognition and sincere appreciation of outstanding servant leadership as a past district president.
At Ash Wednesday liturgy, bishop encourages all to find ‘inner place’ for prayer
In his homily at the Feb. 22, 2023 noon Mass for Ash Wednesday at St. Stephen Cathedral, Bishop William F. Medley recalled a past Ash Wednesday he celebrated with a Catholic school.