Standing before a crowd of friends, family and supporters outside St. Joseph Monastery on Sept. 10, Mother John Mary Read, CP, attempted to hold back tears of joy in expressing her gratitude for reaching this point in her community’s Cherish the Flame renovation campaign.
In August, several of the Diocese of Owensboro’s seminarians participated in a weekend retreat with the Office of Vocations staff.
The Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph installed their new Leadership Council on July 17, 2022, mixing a combination of veteran leaders with some fresher voices.
Ten Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph who have served a combined 630 years in service to God’s people are celebrating jubilees of religious profession this year.
I first sensed the call to priesthood at young age, maybe around five or six years old.
On March 13, 2022, during the closing Mass for YOUTH 2000, Bishop William F. Medley instituted seminarian Conrad Jaconette into the Ministry of Lector.
Growing up in a loving home and supportive parish community, I first identified my vocation to the priesthood early in my life.
On Oct. 24, 2021, seminarians Christopher Kight and Conrad Jaconette completed the Rite of Candidacy during Mass at St. Joseph Parish in Bowling Green, at which Bishop William F. Medley had presided.
Hunter LeBlanc entered seminary for the Diocese of Owensboro in fall 2021. FILE PHOTOBY HUNTER LEBLANC, SPECIAL TO THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC I first recognized a call to the priesthood as a sophomore in high school. This and a renewed zeal for my faith followed...
Seminarian’s summer as clinical pastoral intern showed strength in compassion BY CHRISTOPHER E. GRIEF, SPECIAL TO THE WESTERN KENTUCKY CATHOLIC Suffice it to say, spending the past summer nearly 1,000 miles away in the epicenter of the delta variant didn't sound too...