Entries by Laura Keener

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, Oct. 27 Bishop Brossart High […]

BBHS Mustang Athletic Complex dedication

Messenger Staff Report. Bishop Roger Foys blessed and dedicated, Oct. 4, the Bishop Brossart High School Mustang Athletic Complex (MAC). The complex is the realization of a $5.2 million project that includes an athletic stadium, a building with locker rooms, concessions, an athletic training room and offices and parking. The field features a synthetic turf […]

TMU honors Bishop Foys with Bishop Wm. Hughes Award

Laura Keener, Editor. Thomas More University hosted its 24th annual Bishop William A. Hughes Award dinner, Sept. 26, at the Drees Pavilion, Covington. Bishop Roger Foys was recognized as this year’s award recipient. “The quality education that we provide today, and aspire to enhance in the future, would not and will not be possible without […]

How sweet it is — two schools awarded 2019 Blue Ribbons

Messenger Staff Report. Betsy DeVos, U.S. Secretary of Education, announced, Sept. 26, the 2019 Blue Ribbon Schools. Across the nation, 362 were awarded the designation including two schools in the Diocese of Covington — Notre Dame Academy, Park Hills, and St. Thomas Elementary, Ft. Thomas. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program is a part of […]

Father Ryan was ‘consummate gentleman’

By Laura Keener, Editor. Father James Ryan, a beloved priest of the Diocese of Covington for 44 years, died Sept. 7. He was 75 years old. Father Ryan was the oldest of four children — Barbara, Robert and Kathleen — of James and Lois (Vaught) Ryan. When he was six years old his parents died […]