• The Messenger

    Official newspaper of the Diocese of Covington, serving over 27,000 Catholic families.

    Published 44 times a year.

  • The Most Rev. Roger J. Foys, D.D., Bishop of Covington

    Publisher of the Messenger

  • The Messenger strives to meet these goals:

    To share the Gospel message of salvation as an instrument of evangelization;

    To present and explain Church teaching in a positive and empathetic way;

    To promote mutual understanding and unity in the diocese;

  • The Messenger strives to meet these goals:

    To foster and support all forms of Christian family life;

    To share the personal faith experiences of the Catholic community;

  • The Messenger strives to meet these goals:

    To report on the development and growth of Catholic faith formation and;

    To be a source of Catholic information and inspiration.

Newspaper of the Diocese of Covington

Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic and the necessity to close the Curia offices in the hope of preventing the spread of the virus, publication of the Messenger has been interrupted.

Now, plans are to publish the Messenger every other week. The next publication is expected to be April 17.

During this unprecedented time plans change quickly. Any changes to the Messenger publication schedule will be posted here.

We pray for the health of our readers and the community and look forward to sharing the Good News of the Diocese of Covington.

Be well, stay close to the Lord.

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Single-use advertisers can make a one-time payment for a novena using the word “Novena” in the “Invoice” section.

Upcoming Events

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all events, meetings and gatherings have been canceled until further notice.

Lenten Fish Frys

Due to health concerns related to the coronavirus COVID-19, fish frys have been cancelled for the remainder of Lent.

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2020 Messengers

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2019

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