Entries by David Cooley

Catholic Soup podcast provides spiritual food, comfort to people

By David Cooley. There is a new podcast broadcasting out of St. Anne Retreat Center, Melbourne, that has been feeding people with theological insights and warming them up to the truth, goodness and beauty of the Catholic Church. Msgr. William Cleves, pastor, Holy Spirit Parish, Newport, and Deacon David Profitt, director, St. Anne Retreat Center, […]

Father Comer invites all Catholics to ‘Know Your Faith’

By David Cooley. Father Michael Comer, pastor, Mother of God Parish, Covington, will be offering, for the next two years, a new series of talks entitled, “Know Your Faith — An RCIA for Catholics.” The sessions begin Aug. 22, at Mother of God Church, and will continue each Thursday, offered at two different times — […]

How to answer pro-choice arguments: Part 2 — philosophy and law

By Caitlin Shaughnessy Dwyer. This article is the second of a three-part series. The first article focused on scientific answers. The last article will address “hard cases.” Last month, our Part 1 article discussed a simple strategy that can help make difficult conversations about abortion a little easier. The strategy is to begin by asking […]

Catholic HEART — experiencing Christ through liturgy and service

By David Cooley. Around 140 youth and youth ministers from across the country came to the Diocese of Covington to serve the local community June 30–July 6. Bishop Brossart High School in Alexandria was home base for Catholic HEART WorkCamp, an international youth-friendly, Christ-centered organization dedicated to service, connection and loving others, headquartered in Orlando, […]

‘The Marriage Journey’ — an enrichment conference

By David Cooley. Family is central to God’s plan. With this in mind, the diocesan Office of Catechesis and Faith Formation, with its Family Life Ministry Advisory Board (FLMAB) and the approval of Bishop Roger Foys, will undertake a dynamic effort to elevate the meaning and understanding of the sacrament of matrimony in the diocese. […]

2019 Diocese of Covington Festivals

JUNE St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Ft. Thomas, June 1 St. Paul Parish, Florence, June 7–9 St. Joseph Parish, Camp Springs, June 8 St. Henry Parish, Elsmere, June 14 and 15 St. Therese Parish, Southgate, June 14 and 15 St. Philip Parish, Melbourne, June 15 St. Augustine Parish, Covington, June 21 and 22 Mary, Queen […]