Sts. Joseph and Paul Parish hosts youth holy hour
On March 12, 28 youth and their families and various others gathered at Sts. Joseph and Paul in Owensboro in front of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, to offer a Holy Hour of Adoration in intercession for our young people.
Helping young people be the hands and feet of Christ in the world
On the night that Jesus instituted the Eucharist, surrounded by his disciples, he also modeled for them what a life of discipleship would look like.
Catholic Schools Office announces 2022-2023 student contest winners
In April, the Catholic Schools Office of the Diocese of Owensboro announced the 2022-2023 winners of this year’s National Eucharistic Revival Catholic Schools Contest, which was open to all kindergarten through 12th grade students in the diocese’s Catholic schools during the current school year.
‘A new horizon, a decisive direction’
As I go around the diocese trying to aid parish youth ministry efforts, my message has become the need for 1) adults who care (as noted in the January issue of The Western Kentucky Catholic), 2) opportunities for the faith lives of youth to come alive, and 3) opportunities for youth to live out their faith as disciples.
Union County youth ordained by bishop
On Feb. 12, Bishop William F. Medley confirmed several young people at St. Agnes Parish in Uniontown.
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.
Catholic Schools Week 2023
Catholic Schools Week took place during Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2023, which is an annual week celebrating Catholic education.
The three big questions that matter to young people
Traveling around the diocese I often hear ministry leaders sharing the frustrations they feel in engaging this current generation of youth. I don’t believe for a second that it simply comes down to a lack of effort.
Youth ring in the new year at Gasper River
Approximately 60 youth attended Gasper River Catholic Youth Camp and Retreat Center’s Christmas/New Year’s Camp from Dec. 29-Jan. 1.