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It’s about more than a building

The architect’s rendition of the new building. COURTESY OF ST. MARY OF THE WOODS PARISH​Trinity, 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.

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.

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.