Entries by David Cooley

Advent is a time for spiritual preparation

By Deacon Peter Freeman. On Nov. 1, I saw a post on social media of a photograph that was split into two parts. On the left half of the photo were jack-o-lanterns, candy and other Halloween-related items. At the top of the left half of the photo were the words, “October 31.” On the right half […]

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, […]