Entries by David Cooley

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 […]

Thomas More University announces its next president

Thomas More University’s Board of Trustees announced May 1 that, following a national search, they have elected Joseph L. Chillo, LP.D. as the University’s 15th president. Dr. Chillo, who begins at TMU on June 1, has served as the president of Newbury College in Brookline, Massachusetts, since 2014. He is also a professor of humanities […]

Holy Trinity School to unite in Bellevue

By David Cooley. In a letter addressed to parents dated April 11, the Diocese of Covington Department of Catholic Schools announced that Bishop Roger Foys had approved the recommendation that “beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, the students of Holy Trinity Junior High School (Newport) will join the other students at Holy Trinity Elementary (Bellevue) […]

Thomas More earns university status

The Thomas More College Board of Trustees announced Sept. 28 that the college would officially become Thomas More University effective Oct. 1. Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education formally granted university status to the college in July. While full implementation of Thomas More’s name change will take place over the coming 2018-2019 academic year, the college […]

Bishop Foys’ statement on current sex abuse crisis

My dear Friends in Christ, A Pennsylvania Grand Jury released, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, a report detailing the names of 301 priests who sexually abused over 1,000 minors over a 70-year period in that State. This report, coupled with the recent revelations regarding the former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick and seminaries in Boston, Mass., and Lincoln, […]