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People and Events

7th Annual Pot-Luck Dinner and Prayer Meeting, sponsored by the Mustard Seed Community, Oct. 17, 6:30 p.m., St. Joseph Heights. Bring a dish. Everyone is welcome for an evening of fellowship and music.

St. Joseph Parish, Camp Springs, Oktoberfish Dinners, Oct. 20 and 27, 4–7:30 p.m. Dine in and carry out.

Care Net Pregnancy Services of Northern Kentucky is in need of volunteers. Training sessions Oct. 18 and 25, 12 – 3 p.m. at Cold Spring Center or Nov. 1 and 8, 12 – 3 p.m. at Florence Center. Volunteer opportunities in Florence, Williamstown and Cold Spring locations. Advocates (3 hours/week) and Mentor Moms (4 hours/month) are needed. Call Lyndi Zemrodt 431-9178 ext. 3 or e-mail lyndi@carenetky.org.

Mother of God Parish, Covington, German Mass and Oktoberfest, Oct. 28. The German Language Mass will begin at 4 p.m. with an Oktoberfest celebration afterward in the Church Hall. German food and music are planned. All are welcome.

Cincinnati Theology on Tap, Clifton, invites young adults to discussion series at Northside Tavern in Cincinnati during the month of October. The group will gather on Wednesdays; Oct. 18, 25 at 7 p.m. Speakers and topics are planned for each week.

Featured News

Two schools celebrate 2017 Blue Ribbon designation

Messenger Staff Report U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos announced, Sept. 28, that 342 schools, including St. Joseph School, Crescent Springs and Villa Madonna Academy Elementary, Villa Hills, have been recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2017. “Congratulations to the St. Joseph Elementary School, Crescent Springs and Villa Madonna Academy school communities on achieving […]

Bishop Foys: Draw closer to the heart of Mary and Jesus at Rosary Congress and consecration

By: Messenger Staff Report To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima, the Diocese of Covington will hold a diocesan Rosary Congress the week of Oct. 9–13. This congress culminates with the consecration of the Diocese of Covington, Oct. 13, to Jesus through the Immaculate Heart of Mary. A Rosary […]

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2017

2016
January 8

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  • 2016 March for Life and Day of Prayer and Penance
  • Jubilee of Mercy – Holy Door openings at stational churches
  • Light of all nations – The Epiphany and the Year of Mercy
  • Mark your calendar – Diocesan MLK celebrations
  • Year in review 2015
  • Diocesan financial report – Year ending June 30, 2015
  • Seminarians come home for Christmas
January 15

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  • Feast of the Baptism of the Lord
  • March for Life and Day of Prayer and Penance
  • Official assignments
  • Bishop Foys promulgates new RCIA guidelines
  • Pro-Life Ambassadors – Regency Manor Christmas party
  • Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Jan. 18–25
  • Day of Prayer and Penance for Life schedule
  • Covington Catholic High School – Christmas CD
  • ‘Engage More’ – Religious Liberty Institute
  • ‘Super’s Spotlight’
  • Obituary – Good Shepherd Sister Anna Joseph Wallette
January 22

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  • Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Letter from Bishop Foys – March for Life
  • You’re invited – Vespers closing the Year of Consecrated Life, Jan. 31
  • Sisters of Notre Dame – Mass opening chapter meeting
  • Year of Mercy – Project Rachel
  • DPAA video recording
  • Support for Catholic Charities USA
  • Our Savior Parish – Christmas Caroling
  • Open houses – Celebrate Catholic Schools Week
  • RCIA Policies and Guidelines Manual – Introduction Workshop, Feb. 6
  • MLK discussion breakfast
January 29

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  • Special Pages – Catholic Schools supplement
  • March for Life, Washington, D.C. and Diocesan Day of Prayer and Penance for Life
  • Vespers – Closing the Year of Consecrated Life, Jan. 31
  • Catholics@TheCapitol Frankfort event, Feb. 9
  • St. Henry District High School – Indoor Sports Center
  • RCIA workshop, Feb. 6
  • ‘We Choose Life’
February 5

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  • Dedication – Mary, Mother of Mercy Chapel
  • Works of mercy – Curia prays Chaplet of Divine Mercy
  • Penance – An encounter with love
  • Rice Bowl ‘Stories of Hope’ – Columbia
  • Planning Synod Year 9
  • Inaugural Rice Bowl event
  • Catholic Schools – In the Year of Mercy
  • Mark your calendar – Catholics@TheCapitol, Feb. 9
  • DPAA – Parish team orientation
  • TMC director arrested – On child pornography charges
  • Ky. bishops meet Governor Bevin
February 12

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  • Bishop Foys celebrates Catholic Schools Week Mass
  • Bishop Foys visits St. Agnes confirmandi
  • RCIA policies and guidelines workshop
  • CRS Rice Bowl – Laos
  • Villa Madonna Academy spiritual program
  • Pancake breakfast supports SND Uganda mission
  • DPAA solicitors luncheon
  • Nosey Report
  • St. Pius X confirmandi visit Bishop Foys
  • Ky. governor signs informed consent law
February 19

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  • Institute for Religious Liberty inaugural event
  • Ash Wednesday
  • Official assignments
  • Mark your calendar – Regional Pro-Life Mass, Feb. 23; Memorial Mass for the Loss of a Child, March 16
  • Jubilee of Mercy – 24 Hours for the Lord
  • Bishop Brossart High School – Mass with Bishop Foys
  • Rite of Election
  • Nosey visits Curia
  • Carmel Manor – Bishop tours construction site
  • Priests’ education day – A visit to Life Learning Center
  • Upcoming formation and catechist classes
  • Rice Bowl ‘Stories of Hope’ – Rwanda
  • Super’s Spotlight
February 26

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  • Holy Hour and Mass for Vocations
  • St. Thomas, Ft. Thomas – Adoration chapel anniversary
  • Official assignment
  • You’re invited – Memorial Mass for the Loss of a Child, March 16
  • St. Joseph, Cold Spring – ‘Evening of Reflection’ on Forgiveness
  • St. Catherine of Siena, Ft. Thomas – ‘A Journey of Faith Through Music’
  • Archives’ new location
  • Seminarian fraternal weekend
  • Rice Bowl ‘Stories of Hope’ – Honduras
  • Jubilee of Mercy – 24 Hours for the Lord schedule
  • Pope Francis – Trip to Mexico
  • ‘We Choose Life’
March 4

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  • Sisters of Notre Dame – Two postulants enter novitiate
  • Diocese expands retreat program for high schools
  • Regional Pro-Life Mass
  • Holy Spirit Parishioner celebrates 100th birthday
  • Knights of Columbus – Support for seminarians
  • Works of mercy – Chaplet for the sick and dying
  • Save the Dates: Memorial Mass for the Loss of a Child, March 16; Transitional diaconate ordination, March 19; Holy Week at the Cathedral
  • 24 hours for the Lord schedule
  • Rice Bowl stories of hope — Madagascar
  • Obituary – Divine Providence Sister Mary Henry Dziadosz
  • Friends of Rose Garden Mission – Retire mortgage
  • Covington Latin School – Mass and blessing of windows
March 11

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  • Three seminarians to be ordained deacons
  • Jubilee of Mercy – Holy Week and Mercy – A Lenten pilgrimage – 24 hours for the Lord
  • Memorial Mass for the Loss of a Child, March 16
  • Extended retreat program, pt. 2
  • CCK issues ‘call to action’
  • Cathedral Concert Series – Bach’s 331st birthday
  • Rice Bowl stories of hope
  • Religious scouting awards
  • ‘Engage More’ – TMC students impact the world
  • DPAA chairs reflect on mercy
  • Pope answers questions about confession
  • TMC adds rugby teams
  • Pro-Life essay contest winners
March 18

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  • DPAA dinners – ‘God is at work’ in the Diocese of Covington
  • Chrism Mass, March 22
  • Easter — mercy’s victory
  • Works of mercy – Writing letters to prisoners
  • Jubilee of Mercy – Confession schedule
  • Lenten Evening of Reflection – Mercy and forgiveness
  • Save the dates – Transitional diaconate ordination, March 19 – ‘Educational Opportunity for All,’ March 21 – Divine Mercy at Cathedral, April 3
  • Mustard Seed – Life in the Spirit Seminar
  • Eucharistic adoration – 100 hours to celebrate 100 years
  • Pro-life evening of reflection
  • ‘Super’s Spotlight’
  • Holy Thursday pilgrimage
March 25
April 8

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  • Divine Mercy services at Cathedral
  • Bishop Foys to ordain four men to the diaconate
  • Bishop Foys named Northern Kentuckian of the Year
  • Holy Thursday
  • Upcoming DPAA dates
  • Year of Mercy – Pilgrimage walk
  • Clarification
  • Retreat program overview – Part 4 of 6
  • Verst family supports Carmel Manor project
  • VIRTUS – April is an open month
  • Child Abuse Prevention Month – Kick off event
  • Easter Vigil pictures
  • Obituaries – Divine Providence Sister Rose Magdalen Kramer/Mother Angelica of EWTN
April 15

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  • Madonna Manor – Adelaide Community Center
  • DPAA – Gifts translate into ministry
  • Child Abuse Prevention Month – Twelve Scripture verses to teach children
  • Parish Kitchen – Feeding the hungry
  • Jubilee of Mercy schedule
  • Retreat program overview – Part 5 of 6
  • ‘Super’s Spotlight
  • ‘We Choose Life’
  • Serra Club for Vocations Server Awards
  • TMC women’s basketball – National champs two years in a row
April 22

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  • Responses to apostolic exhortation, ‘Amoris Laetitia’
  • DPAA – Support pro-life ministries
  • Faith Formation summer course schedule
  • Child Abuse Prevention Month – Creating a safe environment
  • ‘Give a Dime’ program – Giving drinks to the thirsty
  • Mark your calendar – ‘Fiat Discernment Retreat,’ June 9–12
  • Retreat program overview – Part 6 of 6
  • You’re invited – Young Adult Ministry workshop, April 30
  • Obituary – Notre Dame Sister Mary Brenden
April 29

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  • Ordination to permanent diaconate
  • Cathedral docents
  • Synod – Planning Year 9
  • Safe Environment – Addressing the issue of ‘sexting’
  • DPAA – Supports deacons and deacon formation
  • Year of Mercy – Act of mercy and Schedule
  • Bishop Brossart High School – Unveils name of new addition
  • ACUE celebrates year
  • NDUEC seeks summer volunteers
  • Sisters of Notre Dame – Ten new associates
  • Pontifical College Josephinum – Rector’s Dinner
May 6

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  • Reflecting on Mary in the month of May at Mother of God Church, Covington
  • Ordinands – Deacons Eric Andriot, Thomas Picchioni and James Schaeper
  • Jubilarian – Father Clarence Heitzman
  • Mark your calendar – Discernment retreats
  • Safe Environment – Background checks
  • Work of mercy – Clothe the naked, part 1 of 2
  • Young Adult Ministry workshop
  • You’re invited – Upcoming Marian devotional events
  • Sts. Peter and Paul School – Bishop Foys greets newly confirmed
  • Mass at Providence Pavilion
  • ‘Nosey Report’ – Honoring our spiritual Mother
May 13

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  • Mother of Mercy painting
  • Bishop Foys to ordain five new priests
  • Jubilarian – Father Leo Schmidt
  • Covington Latin School – new headmaster
  • Bishop Brossard High School – new grotto dedicated
  • Northern Kentuckian of the Year – Bishop Foys
  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Clothing the naked
  • Official assignments
  • ACUE banquet
  • ‘Partners’
  • May crownings
  • Teacher Appreciation Luncheon 2016
  • CLS Alumni Banquet
  • DPAA supports ACUE
  • ACUE volunteers have positive impact
May 20

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  • Special Pages: Living with Loss supplement
  • Pentecost – adult confirmation
  • Auditions – Bishop’s Choir
  • Jubilarian – Msgr. Gilbert Rutz
  • Covington Catholic HS – new drug-testing policy
  • Mark your calendar – Fiat Discernment Retreat, June 9–12; Quo Vadis Retreat, July 14–17
  • DPAA supports Hispanic ministry
  • Sacred Heart Radio 15th anniversary
  • ‘We Choose Life’ – Get ready for Cross the Bridge for Life, June 5
  • ‘Super’s Spotlight’
  • Pro-Life Ambassadors – celebration at Regency Manor
  • Obituary – Good Shepherd Sister Ruth Vincent Weinerman
May 27

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  • Five men ordained to the priesthood
  • Catechetical Leaders’ Reception
  • Jubilarian – Msgr. Allen Meier
  • You’re invited – Memorial Day Mass
  • Correction
  • Official assignments
  • Women’s discernment retreat, June 9–12
  • Work of mercy – ‘Sheltering the homeless’
  • DPAA – Parish rebates
  • Crowning Our Lady of Fatima
  • ACUE welcomes CCK speaker
  • St. John Parish, Carrollton – Consecration to Mary
June 3

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  • Special issue: Graduations
  • Memorial Day Mass
  • Jubilarian – Father David Glockner
  • Jubilee of Mercy pilgrims
  • You’re invited – Regional Pro-Life Mass, June 14
  • Work of mercy – Visiting the sick
  • Official assignments
  • Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption – New Mass time
  • New priests celebrate first Masses
  • Notre Dame Sisters from Uganda visit U.S.
  • Remembering Father Henry Stober
  • First Communion on feast of Corpus Christi
June 17

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  • Letter from Bishop Foys – Peter’s Pence Collection
  • Official assignments
  • DPAA parish rebate helps St. Bernard Parish
  • Corrections
  • Deacons attend jubilee in Rome
  • ‘We Choose Life’
  • Work of Mercy – Visiting the incarcerated
  • Lumen Christi award – CDP nominated
  • Cross the Bridge for Life coverage
  • Annual picnic for women religious
  • St. Elizabeth Healthcare – New community grief center and new hospice playground
  • Obituaries – Notre Dame Sister Mary Reina Arlinghaus and Charity Sister of Nazareth Rachel Willett
  • Welcome pilgrims – Lexington bishop and pilgrims visit cathedral
  • Confirmation and jubilee – Holy Redeemer Parish, Vanceburg
  • Catechist summer classes
July 1

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  • St. Timothy School ground breaking
  • Jubilarian – Father Valentine Young, O.F.M.
  • Progress made for St. Mary’s Park
  • Work of mercy – Burying the dead
  • Year of Mercy pilgrimage assists refugees
  • Catholic Charities – ‘Partners’
  • Honoring volunteers at Catholic Charities
  • Sisters of Divine Providence – New associates
  • Ten-year anniversary – Father Mario Tizziani
  • Serra Club Florence Freedom game
  • DPAA rebate – St. Joseph Parish, Crescent Springs
  • Franciscan Daughters of Mary – ‘Partners in Hope for the Poor’ dinner
  • Obituary – Sister Mary of the Angels Becker, C.D.P.
  • Marian Family Conference
  • Regional Pro-Life Mass
July 15

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  • Preparing for World Youth Day
  • Natural Family Planning Week
  • Bishop Foys erects Our Lady of Lourdes Quasi-parish
  • Finding spiritual direction in the Year of Mercy
  • Notre Dame Sister Mary Jeanne Frances ‘Difference Maker Award’
  • Jubilarians – Women Religious
  • St. Joseph Parish, Crescent Springs, history book
  • Fortnight for Freedom
  • ‘Be Witnesses’ – a new office page from the Vicar for Religious
  • The Nosey Report – St. Benedict Parish, Holy Name Society
  • Obituary – Notre Dame Sister Mary Paul Zembrodt
July 29

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  • Cristo Rey – New church dedicated
  • Pilgrims travel to Poland for WYD
  • Obituary – Father John Seiler
  • Anniversary celebration – Bishop Roger Foys’ 14th year
  • DPAA priest committee
  • Summer Mission Collection – Benefits ACUE schools
  • Official assignments
  • Save the Date – ‘Life’s a Ball,’ Aug. 20
  • Sts. Peter & Paul Parish – Marian grotto
  • Spiritual work of mercy – Admonish the sinner
  • Carmel Manor – Celebrates Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
  • Holy Spirit Parish – Community garden
  • St. Timothy Parish – Honors 100th birthday of parishioner
  • ‘We Choose Life’ – Natural Family Planning
  • Our Lady of Lourdes – First Mass
  • Serra Club seminarian picnic
  • Act of mercy – Curia collects fans for ‘Summer Breeze Program’
August 12

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  • First ever all-school staff Mass for the new year
  • Rite of Candidacy
  • You’re invited – ‘Life’s a Ball!’ is Aug. 20
  • Meet the 2016 seminarians
  • Official assignments
  • Florence Freedom – Catholic Faith Night
  • DPAA – grant allocations
  • Work of mercy – Counseling the doubtful
  • ‘Be Witnesses’
  • World Youth Day 2016 in Kraków
  • Seminarian retreat
  • Obituary – Noreen O’Neill Comer
  • August is an open month for VIRTUS
August 19

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  • Special Back to School issue
  • Faithful called to pray in response to violence
  • All Saints Parish – Pastor installation
  • Covington Latin School – Mass opening the school year
  • Special collection – Louisiana flood relief
  • Mother of Mercy – Pray for us
  • Seminary Ball planning committee
  • USCCB Pro-Life conference
  • Annual clergy dinner
  • St. Anne Retreat Center – Bishop appoints new director
  • Meet the new school principals
August 26

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  • Bishop consecrates new altar at St Anne Retreat Center
  • Mark your calendar – Day of Prayer and Penance for Peace, Sept. 9; Vespers for Peace, Sept. 11
  • Support victims of Louisiana flood
  • A visit from Archbishop Anokye
  • Praise and Worship Series – Father Mitch Pacwa, ‘Mirroring Mercy in Today’s World’
  • You’re invited – Annual Red Mass, Sept. 23 at noon
  • Outstanding educators
  • ‘We Choose Life’
  • ‘Life’s a Ball!’ – Celebrating the many faces of pro-life
  • Memorial bequest to St. Pius X Parish
  • Obituary – Sister Marian Haney, S.C.N.
  • VIRTUS – August is an open month
September 2

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  • Canonization of Mother Teresa sparks memories of her visit to Kentucky
  • New Catholic Medical Association guild
  • Mark your calendar – Day of Prayer for Peace, Sept. 9; Vespers for Peace, Sept. 11
  • IHM Parish, Burlington – Catholic men’s conference
  • Covington Catholic High School – Opening Mass
  • You’re invited – Red Mass, Sept. 23
  • ACUE kicks off effort for schools
  • EdChoice Ky. – District captains
  • Election 2016 – Economic decisions
  • Work of Mercy – ‘To bear wrongs patiently’
  • Curia collects supplies for St. Joe Apartments
  • DPAA – Service grants
  • Helping the Louisiana flood victims
September 9

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  • Diocesan Catholic High School Senior Mass
  • New diocesan Vocations Promoter
  • Synod transitions to diocesan annual plan
  • You’re invited – Annual Red Mass, Sept. 23
  • IHM Catholic Men’s Conference, Sept. 24
  • ACT scores at a five-year high
  • Collection for flood victims
  • Work of mercy – Instructing the ignorant
  • Mercy Garden – St. Joseph Parish, Crescent Springs
  • Official assignments
  • CaSSba 2016
  • Mark your calendar – Holy Hour and Mass for Vocations, Sept. 20 & Vocations Fair, Nov. 9
September 16

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  • Praying for peace in the diocese, in the country and in the world
  • Covington Catholic High School – Capital campaign goal reached
  • You’re invited – Holy Hour and Mass for Vocations, Sept. 20; Red Mass, Sept. 23; Pro-Life Mass, Oct. 4
  • Preparing for Youth 2000 retreat
  • St. Joseph Academy – Mercy pilgrimage to Cathedral
  • Cemetery visitation days
  • Day of Prayer and Penance for peace
  • ‘Be Witnesses’
  • New lay Dominican novice
  • Thomas More College – Opens new mentoring center
  • Election 2016 – High cost of college tuition
September 23

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  • Wedding Anniversary Vespers
  • Attend the Pro-Life Mass, Oct. 4
  • Official assignments
  • Curia enrichment day
  • Priests’ continuing education and formation
  • Prospective principals seminar
  • Matthew Kelly to speak at St. Cecilia Parish, Independence
  • Safety audit compliance
  • Work of mercy – ‘Comforting the sorrowful’
  • Cemetery visitations
  • Pro-Life Office – Evening of Prayer and Education
  • Mark your calendar – Youth 2000, Oct. 7–9
  • Election 2016 – Foreign policy
  • Anniversary couples share their stories
September 30

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  • Special Pages: Respect Life Supplement
  • St. Henry Parish, Covington, 175th anniversary
  • Holy Hour and Mass for Vocations
  • Bishop Foys celebrates annual Red Mass
  • Official Assignments
  • Eucharistic retreat – Youth 2000, Oct. 7–9
  • Votive Mass for Vincentians
  • Cemetery visitation days
  • Act of Mercy – Collection for flood victims
  • Mother of God 175th celebration photos
  • Cultural festival at St. Joseph Parish, Crescent Springs
  • Election 2016 – The issue of poverty
October 7

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  • Three Blue Ribbon Schools
  • Get ready for the Seminary Ball, Nov. 4
  • Official assignments
  • ACUE recognition reception
  • Pastor installation – Our Lady of Lourdes Quasi-Parish
  • Vespers – Dominican novices visit Bishop Foys
  • Spiritual work of mercy – Forgive all offenses
  • You’re invited –Mass honoring women religious jubilarians, Nov. 5
  • Cemetery visitations
  • Election 2016 – Health care
  • ‘Nosey Report’
  • Catholic Charities volunteers honored as ‘Heroes Against Heroin’
October 14

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  • Diocesan Pro-Life Mass
  • Seminary Ball is Nov. 4
  • Mark your calendar – White Mass, Oct. 27
  • Bishop Foys blesses pets at Cathedral
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Burlington – Mass and school visit
  • You’re invited – Consecrated religious jubilee Mass, Nov. 5
  • Thomas More College – Bishop William Hughes Awards
  • Cemetery visit days
  • Northern Kentucky college students to attend SEEK 2017
  • Mark your calendar – Turkeyfoot Trot, Nov. 12
  • Election 2016 – Refugee crisis
  • Diocesan deacons reaffirm promises
  • Youth 2000 retreat coverage
  • Papal trip to Georgia and Azerbaijan
  • Local man recalls abortion experience
  • Postal statement of ownership
October 21

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  • Bishop Foys Letter – Concluding the Extraordinary Year of Mercy
  • Thomas More College – BB&T Observatory
  • Visitation prayer service – Honoring those who came before
  • All Souls Memorial Mass, Nov. 2
  • Meet the DPAA chairs for 2017
  • Work of mercy – Praying for the living and the dead
  • Mark your calendar – White Mass, Oct. 27
  • You’re invited – Consecrated religious jubilee Mass, Nov. 5
  • Cemetery visitations
  • Election 2016 – Life issues
  • Year of Mercy – St. Therese students pray for imprisoned
  • TMC Institute for Religious Liberty – Welcomes Greg Dougherty
  • ‘We Choose Life’ – The Catholic voter
  • ‘Super’s Spotlight’
  • NDUEC – Footsteps2Brilliance
  • High School open houses
  • Parish confession schedules
  • Mother of God Parish guidebook – ‘Cradle of the Arts’
October 28

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  • Special section: Vocations
  • Jubilee of Mercy comes to a close – Graces continue
  • Annual priests’ retreat
  • Divine Providence superior general visits Bishop Foys
  • Cemetery visitation days
  • Mercy and the priesthood
  • Election 2016 – Cloudy future for Hyde Amendment
  • ‘Partners’ – Catholic Charities’ ‘Table of Plenty’
  • ‘Be Witnesses’ – Supporting retired religious
  • Thomas More College – Presentation on religious liberty
  • Last call for tickets to the Seminary Ball, 2016
  • Carmelites of Mary Immaculate – Delegation in U.S. and Canada
  • Diocese of Memphis, Tenn. – Installation of Bishop Martin D. Holley
November 4

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  • Bishop Foys celebrates first-ever White Mass
  • Year of Mercy in review
  • Vocations Fair, Nov. 9
  • Curia luncheon – Honoring Sister Margaret Stallmeyer, C.D.P.
  • St. Vincent de Paul – ‘Spreading the Warmth’
  • Official assignment
  • Cemetery visitation
  • Catholic Charities – Mercy Mats
  • Serra Club meeting
  • ‘Pilgrimage Walk,’ Nov. 12
  • Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, California – A day of mercy
  • ‘We Choose Life’
  • Election 2016 – Criminal justice reform
  • Diocesan confession schedule
November 11

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  • Dedication of St. Mary’s Park
  • Seminary Ball 2016
  • Mass for the feast of All Souls
  • Life’s 5th Quarter – Bishop Foys presides at Mass
  • Pastor installation – St. Thomas, Ft. Thomas
  • Mark your calendar – Advent Lessons and Carols, Dec. 4
  • Bishop Foys blesses new Catholic store
  • Bishop Foys visits Dynamic Catholic Institute
  • St. Joseph Parish, Camp Springs – New altar consecrated
  • Veterans’ Day feature – Local parishioner takes Honor Flight
November 18

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  • Jubilee of Mercy comes to a close
  • Diocesan Vocations Fair
  • St. Mary School, Alexandria – Blue Ribbon celebration
  • St. Patrick Parish, Maysville – Blessing of Pro-Life Garden
  • Official assignment
  • Mass for Order of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Diocesan Catholic Children’s Home – Meet-n-Greet, Nov. 29 and Dec. 3
  • Advent Lessons and Carols, Dec. 4
  • Notre Dame Sisters meet for General Assembly
  • ‘Super’s Spotlight’
  • Women religious – Jubilarian Mass and celebration
  • Closing the Holy Door
  • Covington Latin School – ‘Ancient Day’
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society
  • ‘Turkeyfoot Trot’
  • Obituary – Diane Marie Russell
November 25

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  • Special Section: Health and Wellness
  • Bishop Foys Advent letter
  • Catholic Charities – Celebrating 85 years
  • Legacy Society welcomes new members
  • Advent – A beginning or an end
  • ‘Be Witnesses’ – Guided by providence
  • Notre Dame Academy – ‘Excellence Without Boundaries’
  • Updated
  • Parish confession schedule
  • Thomas More College – Vacates national title
December 2

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  • Bishop Foys letter – Retirement Fund for Religious
  • Holy day of obligation, Thursday, Dec. 8
  • Mark your calendar – March for Life and Day of Prayer and Penance, Jan. 27
  • Louisiana flood relief update
  • Diaconate formation – Acolyte installation
  • Advent – ‘Come let us adore’
  • VIRTUS – December is an open month
  • Cathedral Concert Series – ‘An Epiphany Epilogue,’ Jan. 8
  • Annual High School Placement Test, Dec. 10
  • Retirement Fund for Religious – Profile of Notre Dame Sister Patrycia Sweeney
  • Mary, the Immaculate Conception
December 9

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  • The Symbols of Advent
  • An Epiphany Epilogue, Jan. 8
  • Advent – Family traditions
  • Confirmation – Our Lady of Lourdes Quasi-parish
  • Curia – Advent Service Awards
  • Seminary Ball wrap up meeting
  • Planning for the 2017 DPAA
  • March for Life and Day of Prayer and Penance is Jan. 27, 2017
  • Correction
  • ‘Be Witnesses’
  • Covington Catholic High School earns Blue Ribbon
  • Obituary – Notre Dame Sister Lea Marie Knochelmann
December 16