Allegra Thatcher, Assistant Editor. Bishop Roger Foys installed 16 candidates for the permanent diaconate to the ministry of acolyte Feb 7 at the 10 a.m. Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption. Three candidates were from parishes in the Diocese of Covington and the remaining 13 from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The candidates for the […]
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Allegra Thatcher, Assistant Editor. On the feast of St. Blaise, patron of throat illnesses, and in the midst of a week filled with gratitude and fun, Bishop Roger Foys celebrated an all-schools Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, Covington in honor of the 47th annual Catholic Schools Week. Each of the diocesan schools […]
Allegra Thatcher, Assistant Editor. Residents of Campbell County are set to have even greater resources available soon. The St. Vincent de Paul Society of Northern Kentucky is opening a new facility at 3970-3972 Alexandria Pike in Cold Spring, featuring a food pantry and thrift store. The new location will make resources for neighbors in need, […]
Laura Keener, Editor. In May 2020 Pope Francis began a series of general audience talks on prayer. That series is still ongoing with talk number 23 last week. Pope Francis introduced the series focusing on the “mystery of prayer,” saying, “Prayer is the breath of faith, it is its most proper expression. Like a cry that […]
Laura Keener, Editor. All Catholic school personnel in the Diocese of Covington that wanted to receive the COVID-19 vaccine have received their first dose. Administrators, staff and faculty at St. Edward School in Harrison County received the COVID-19 vaccination Feb. 20. In Mason County, St. Patrick School personnel received their vaccines Feb. 21. And over […]
Laura Keener, Editor. The magnitude of the transformative event that had taken place for newly ordained Father Joseph Rielage and the Diocese of Covington was encapsulated by Msgr. William Cleves in his homily, Jan. 30, at the Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Henry Church, Elsmere. “Authority is the ability to help people grow, to make […]
Laura Keener, Editor. “I set before you today good and evil, a blessing or a curse, life or death. Choose life.” “We just heard those words from the Old Testament book of Deuteronomy,” said Bishop Roger Foys as he began his homily, Jan. 29. The Mass, celebrated by Bishop Foys at the Cathedral Basilica of […]
Laura Keener, Editor. At the annual diocesan Deanery Pastoral Council convocation, Jan. 23, Bishop Roger Foys encouraged the Curia staff and DPC members to embrace the times we are living in and to strive for unity during this challenging year. “These have been strange months, these last 11 months,” Bishop Foys said as he began […]
Allegra Thatcher, Assistant Editor. As 2021 opens and events continue to be canceled or postponed, the annual Day of Prayer and Penance for Life will continue to champion the pro-life cause. On Jan. 29, in conjunction with the March for Life in Washington, DC, the Diocese of Covington will pray and offer acts of penance […]
Allegra Thatcher, Assistant Editor. Joe Rielage had few inklings growing up that he would one day be a priest. As Deacon Rielage prepares for his ordination Jan. 29, he reflects on the fact that most of the significant events in his life involved priests from the Diocese of Covington. “Even before I moved to the […]
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