“You make your walks an adventure,” the late Bishop John J. McRaith once told Mary Margaret Drury many years ago, on the topic of the daily noon walks she takes with her friend and coworker Donna Biggs.
Twenty-four high school students from Ursuline academies around the country came to Brescia University in Owensboro on Sept. 15-17 for a retreat titled “The Caritas of Angela: Love Through Ursuline Education.”
“This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it,” said Frances Pullen, speaking to the crowd that had gathered for a meal following the 75th anniversary Mass of Rosary Chapel in Paducah on Oct. 16, 2022.
In this day and time, it has been increasingly difficult to feed the poor. Not to mention to help with everyday household bills and clothing for those in need. We are seeing more homeless than ever before. St. Mary Parish in Franklin, Ky., is a parish of 180 families.
Oct. 15, 2022 was a blessing for us because Holy Spirit Parish in Bowling Green received 19 new members, including infants, children, and adults.
St. Martin Parish in Rome, Ky., has grown so much in the past couple of years that they decided to host a Sunday Fun Day to help some of the newer members meet some of our “older” ones.
On Oct. 22, 2022, a bilingual parish ministry and leadership conference was held at the Owensboro Convention Center, welcoming parishioners, volunteers, catechists, parish council members, pastors and staff.
Resurrection parishioner receives new Sophia Award to replace original lost in Dawson Springs tornadoes
A Dawson Springs woman was recently surprised and blessed to be presented with a brand-new Sophia Award, which replaced her original award that was lost when her home was destroyed by the Dec. 10, 2021 tornadoes that devastated western Kentucky.
Bridget Filback has always believed in God. But “what I believe now is that God spared us for a reason. Now we’re just waiting to see what it is,” said Filback, who with her husband, Rickie, survived the Dec. 10, 2021 tornadoes that devastated western Kentucky and destroyed the couple’s Hartford, Ky., home.
On Sept. 10, 2022, Right to Life of Owensboro hosted the annual 3-mile Walk for Life along Frederica Street in Owensboro.