Couples celebrating milestone anniversaries ‘show the way God loves’

This year, 102 couples celebrating milestone anniversaries were recognized by Bishop John Iffert. (For a list of the couples see page 13.) The Office of Catechesis and Evangelization distributed a certificate signed by Bishop Iffert to each couple honoring their 1 year, 25 years, 50 years or 60-plus years of married life. Many of these couples joined Bishop Iffert for Vespers and a blessing, Sept. 17, at the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, Covington. Read more on page 1:

‘To Heal, Proclaim and Teach’: a presentation for anyone wanting to bring others to Christ

In a mission to provide resources to assist catechists and teachers, David Cooley, co-director, Office of Catechesis and Evangelization, is welcoming Jared Dees for a presentation “To Heal, Proclaim and Teach,” Oct. 14, 8:30–11:30 a.m., at the Curia’s Bishop Howard Memorial Auditorium. The presentation is open to everyone. Read more on page 2:

2023 Wedding Anniversary Vespers

Congratulations to the couples celebrating a milestone Wedding Anniversary this year — 1 year, 25 years, 50 years and 60-Plus years!

Click here to view and download photos from the Vespers celebration with Bishop John Iffert.

Go forward and serve others “in truth and in constant love,” said Bishop Iffert at Mass celebrating 100 year anniversary of Covington Latin School

The afternoon of Sept. 10 brought students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends to the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption to celebrate a Mass in honor of Covington Latin School’s 100 year anniversary. Read more on page 1:

Historic first — Bishop Iffert meets with newly created Diocesan Pastoral Council

Bishop John Iffert welcomed 10 members of the newly formed Diocesan Pastoral Council for its first gathering, Sept. 9, at the Curia. The Diocesan Pastoral Council is an offshoot of the five Deanery Pastoral Councils. Read more on page 1:

Seminary Ball returns for 2023 event with new program and updates

The Seminary Ball, hosted annually in the autumn by the diocesan Office of Stewardship and Mission Services, returns Oct. 27 for its 2023 event.

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Family Faith Formation series kicks off at St. Joseph Parish, Crescent Springs

Helping parents discuss sensitive topics with their children as they grow in virtue together is one of the priorities for Father Eric Boelscher, pastor, and administrators, faculty and staff at St. Joseph Parish, Crescent Springs. Their initial effort in implementing this priority has been the organization of the St. Joseph Parish Family Faith Formation speaker series — a monthly series of five talks from experts in their field to talk with parents and to provide them with age appropriate resources to go home and begin conversations with their children.

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