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ACUE Campaign Ends On Track for Record Donations

The 2015 ACUE (Alliance for Catholic Urban Education) campaign for Northern Kentucky schools ended yesterday on track to break records as donations continued to come in just days before the deadline. – See more at: http://thecatholicbeat.sacredheartradio.com/2015/07/acue-campaign-ends-on-track-for-record-donations/#sthash.4jMgPQHy.dpuf

Seminary Ball Oct. 30

Bishop Roger Foys invites you to the annual Seminary Ball Oct. 30 at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington, KY. The Seminary Ball supports the future priests of the Diocese of Covington, currently 22 seminarians in preparation. The Seminary Ball begins at 6 p.m. with a reception, followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and music by The Mix Band at 9 p.m. Reservations are $80 per person. For more information and reservations, contact the Diocesan Stewardship Office, (859) 392-1500 by Oct. 10. (Your reservation, less projected dinner cost of $40, is tax deductible as provided by law.)

Life’s 5th Quarter prayer service–Aug. 29, 2015

Life’s 5th Quarter

Most Reverend Roger J. Foys, Bishop of Covington,  will celebrate Mass for “Life’s 5th Quarter” at Holy Name Church, 2448 Auburn Ave, Cincinnati at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Mass will conclude with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. A procession will then form to walk from the church to Planned Parenthood where a Rosary will be prayed. After the Rosary (three mysteries) have been prayed, the procession will return to Holy Name Church where Bishop Foys will offer Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.  All are welcomed and encouraged to participate. Life’s 5th Quarter symbolizes two things: (1) a 5th Saturday occurs once in each quarter during the year, and (2) we are in the 5th quarter to bring awareness to the sanctity of life.  If you have any questions, please contact the Diocese of Covington Pro-Life Office at (859) 392-1500.


Wedding Anniversary Vespers

Wedding Anniversary Vespers – 2015

The annual Wedding Anniversary Vespers are on Sunday, September 13, 2015. The vesper service, presided over by Most Reverend Roger Foys, D.D., Bishop of Covington, is at the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption at 3:00 p.m. Following is a reception at Covington Latin School.

This is a celebration for couples who are observing 1, 25, 50, or 50 plus years of marriage during the 2015 year. Couples and family members are welcome, but registration is required.

Reserved seating is available for anniversary couples only. Seating for their guests is on a first come, first served basis.

Invitations have been mailed for this event. If you are celebrating an anniversary for the years listed above and would like to attend the vespers, but have not received an invitation, contact the Department of Catechesis and Formation. Responses must be returned by August 28, 2015


10 years of Crossing the Bridge for Life June 7

On June 7 more than 4000 tri-state residents are expected to Cross the Bridge for Life between Newport and Cincinnati. The event, celebrating its 10th anniversary, is a joyful, family-friendly show of support for the sanctity of human life at every stage. Festivities begin at 1 p.m. at Newport’s Riverfront Row festival area along the riverbank north of Newport on the Levee. After a brief program at 2 p.m. led by Bishop Roger Foys the walk commences across the Purple People Bridge to Cincinnati and back. For more information please visit CrossTheBridgeForLife.com. Co-sponsored by the Diocese of Covington Pro-Life Office.

You’re invited May 16, 2015

With praise and thanksgiving to the Eternal Triune God the Roman Catholic Diocese of Covington requests the honor of your presence at the Ordination to the Sacred Priesthood of Jesus Christ of Michael Black, Eric Boelscher, Daniel Kluge and Andrew Young, through the power of the Holy Spirit and the imposition of hands by the Most Reverend Roger J. Foys, D.D., Bishop of Covington, on Saturday, May 16, at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, Covington. Reception will follow at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Covington.

Expired: Hillenmeyer Lecture at Thomas More College

Thomas More College’s 2015 Hillenmeyer Lecture, March 19, 7 p.m. in Steigerwald Hall on the campus in Crestview Hills will focus on authentic leadership. Ed Monahan, public advocate for the Department of Public Advocacy, Frankfort, will speak on “The Meaning of Life is to See: The Vocation of the Public Leader.” The lecture is free and open to the public.

You are invited to the Chrism Mass

Bishop Roger Foys celebrates the annual Chrism Mass March 31 at 7 p.m. in the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, Covington. At the Mass Bishop Foys blesses the Holy Oils which representatives from all parishes and ministries in the diocese take back to their parishes for sacramental use throughout the year. The Chrism Mass is a sign of unity of the entire clergy and faithful of the diocese. All are welcome!