• The Messenger

    Official newspaper of the Diocese of Covington, serving over 29,000 Catholic families.

    Published 44 times a year.

  • Bishop John Iffert

    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.

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This week’s issue

Around the Diocese

Episode 5 — St. Benedict Parish

Links to Photo Albums

2023 Wedding Anniversary Vespers

Congratulations to the couples celebrating a milestone Wedding Anniversary this year — 1 year, 25 years, 50 years and 60-Plus years! Click here to view and download photos from the Vespers celebration with Bishop John Iffert.

The Eucharist: The Source and Summit

From Catholic News Service

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