Entries by Laura Keener

Emergency Shelter of Northern Kentucky providing a safe, warm, life-saving shelter for local homeless

Monica Yeamans, Editorial Assistant. In recent days the nighttime temperatures dropped well below freezing. There are limited beds available in emergency shelters all across this nation not just in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The realities of homelessness are visible on the cities’ street corners and overpasses. This week — National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week […]

‘Diocese of Covington Guarantee’ a financial commitment to passing on Catholic faith

Laura Keener, Editor. Thomas More University has announced a new initiative aimed at making a TMU education more financially attainable for local students — “The Diocese of Covington Guarantee.” With the Diocese of Covington Guarantee, TMU is affirming its commitment to students from the Diocese of Covington by guaranteeing $20,000 in institutional aid to students who […]

In gratitude, Bishop Maes entombed at cathedral

Laura Keener, Editor. On the day Bishop Camillus Paul Maes was buried, May 15, 1915, the U.S. Department of Agriculture recorded the weather for that day, “Heavy rain throughout the morning and into the afternoon, clearing about 3 p.m.; the wind will be from the east at 6 miles per hour.” The temperature at the […]

Seminary Ball draws record crowd, demonstrating what seminarians say, ‘Covington diocese is the best’

Laura Keener, Editor. Each year the Seminary Ball grows as more parishes, schools and Catholic organizations continue their support of the seminarians studying for the priesthood in the Diocese of Covington. Over 560 people attended, Oct. 18, this year’s Seminary Ball held at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Covington. And, again this year, 100 percent of […]

Looking for a great school? Upcoming Open Houses

Prospective students and their parents are invited to explore academic opportunities at the Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Covington at an upcoming open house. Meet the teachers, visit the campus and discover ways that each student can be challenged academically, while growing their faith life. Secondary Schools Sunday, Nov. 3 Covington Catholic High […]

Bishop Maes funeral Mass is an historic event

Messenger staff report. An historic event will be held at the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, Covington, 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 26. On that day the funeral Mass and entombment of the diocese’s third bishop, Bishop Camillus Paul Maes, will be held. Bishop Roger Foys will be the celebrant. A walking historical tour of the […]