Entries by David Cooley

Students prepare hearts for Lent at Rice Bowl luncheon

By David Cooley. Around 65 student representatives from five high schools and 12 elementary schools participated, Feb. 15, in the annual Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Operation Rice Bowl kickoff luncheon at Bishop Howard Memorial Auditorium, Covington. The local (CRS) Rice Bowl event is co-sponsored by Catholic Charities – Diocese of Covington and the diocesan Office […]

Care Net implements same day ultrasound services, hopes to save more lives

By David Cooley. Care Net, a Christ-centered organization whose mission is to educate, support and empower men and women before, during and after an unplanned pregnancy while uplifting the sanctity of human life, has expanded its medical services to include same-day ultrasound appointments. According to Lyndi Zembrodt, executive director, this new initiative may result in […]

Thomas More earns university status

The Thomas More College Board of Trustees announced Sept. 28 that the college would officially become Thomas More University effective Oct. 1. Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education formally granted university status to the college in July. While full implementation of Thomas More’s name change will take place over the coming 2018-2019 academic year, the college […]

Bishop Foys’ statement on current sex abuse crisis

My dear Friends in Christ, A Pennsylvania Grand Jury released, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, a report detailing the names of 301 priests who sexually abused over 1,000 minors over a 70-year period in that State. This report, coupled with the recent revelations regarding the former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick and seminaries in Boston, Mass., and Lincoln, […]