Adult Faith Formation and Catechist Certification Courses
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Scouting Awards

When: Sunday, March 17, 2019
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, Covington 2:00 p.m. Tour of Cathedral
2:45 p.m. Musical Prelude
3:00 p.m. Solemn Vespers

Who: All Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Brownies, and American Heritage Girls who earned Catholic religious awards this year.

Recipients will be called and Bishop Roger Foys will present each scout with the Bishop’s Religious Awards Patch.

A reception follows at Covington Latin School (next door to the Cathedral).

All completed application forms for the Catholic religious awards must be received in the Department of Catechesis and Formation by Friday, March 1, 2019.

For additional information, please call 859-392-1500 ext. 1526 or email

Bible Study Workshops

The Department of Catechesis and Faith Formation is sponsoring workshops  on books of the Bible, presented by Father Timothy P. Schehr.

Father Schehr is a Biblical Professor at the Athenaeum of Ohio (Mt. St. Mary Seminary) of the West. He has a B.A., M. Div.,  and an M.A. from the Athenaeum of Ohio. He also has  a Ph.D. from Hebrew Union College.

This course study will provide adult learners in the diocese with a more in-depth understanding of specific books of the Bible in 2017-2019. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn, know and understand more about the Catholic  Bible.

Sessions are  Tuesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. Each workshop will take three days and will cover one book of the Bible.

The cost to participate in each book of the Bible is $35.00.

Pilgrimages and Conferences

National Catholic Youth Conference

The National Catholic Youth Conference will be held Nov. 19–23, 2019, at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana. This is the U.S. Catholic Church’s premiere youth event, held every other year.

The Diocese of Covington will take three buses to the conference this year. High-school aged youth interested in attending can make arrangements through their parish director of religious education or their high school campus minister.

Click the link below for more information.

World Youth Day (WYD) is a worldwide encounter with the Pope which is typically celebrated every three years in a different country. The next World Youth Day will be held in Panama City, Panama from January 22nd to 27th, 2019.