Individual Confessions at 3:30pm on Saturday. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is also celebrated during Adoration every Wednesday evening.
ANOINTING OF THE SICK
By appointment or at weekday Mass. Communal anointing is also celebrated on the fourth Wednesday of each month during evening Mass.
COMMUNAL ROSARY Saturday, 4:35pm, Sunday 7:35am & 10:05am Questions, contact Mary June Cecil (502) 939-3633
CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS
Persons wishing to inquire about the Catholic Faith are invited to call any member of the pastoral staff for information. The RCIA meets on Monday evenings at 6:30pm Sr. Rosanne directs RCIA
SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE
Couples wishing to share their lives with one another in the sacrament of Marriage are asked to call the Parish Office (270) 684-6888 for an appointment with Fr. Suneesh Mathew or email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for marriage preparation. The first appointment must be scheduled at least 6 months before the proposed date of marriage.
Baptisms are usually celebrated during one of the regularly scheduled Masses. Parents are encouraged to call Sr. Rosanne at the Parish Office to make an appointment for instructions.
PARISH RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (K-12)
Wednesday evenings at 6:45pm. Contact Sr. Rosanne to register
OWENSBORO CATHOLIC SCHOOLS (K-12)
Register with the Catholic Schools Office at (270) 686-8896
Call any member of the pastoral staff. It's often a simple matter of making a good Confession.
HELP RAISE FUNDS, BUY SCRIP
Simply tell the SCRIP volunteer your family name is “Precious Blood.”
Buy GameStop, iTunes, Starbucks, Ozone LaserTag, ProNails, Legends, McDonald’s, Dairy Queen, Arby’s, Colby’s, Kohls, Macy’s, Briarpatch, Dairy Queen, Cheddars, Culvers, Hallmark, Meijer, Miller House, Sammy’s Auto Wash, and the list goes on.
Some of our local merchants give up to 20% and Precious Blood Parish will receive three quarters of that at the end of the school year. If you do not already purchase SCRIP for your family or friends, we invite you to call the OCS SCRIP Office at 270-852-8033 with any questions you might have!
SCRIP Summer Office Hours: Mon., Tues., Thurs., & Fri. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Closed on Wed.). The SCRIP Office is located at Owensboro Catholic High School!
Remember to tell them your family name is “PreciousBlood”!
Don't worry -- you aren't alone. If you have a current student attending OCS, you received an email with your information regarding registration. If you cannot locate the email, contact Angelene at (270) 686-8896 and we will send it to you.
Come play Bingo at the Big Blue Bingo Hall located on New Hartford Rd. Enjoy the smoke-free atmosphere, the good company, and support Catholic Education
Three sessions to choose from!
Saturday: Doors open at Noon, Bingo starts at 1:30pm
Sunday: Doors open at Noon, Bingo starts at 1:30pm
Sunday: Doors open at 4:30pm, Bingo starts at 6:00pm
DIOCESAN EMAIL NEWSLETTER
The Office of Communications for the Diocese of Owensboro is pleased to announce the launch of a monthly e-mail newsletter! This newsletter will include brief and informative content to keep our parishioners and friends in the Diocese (and beyond) up-to-date on the Catholic failth and aware of upcoming events. Find news you may have missed, links to videos and picture galleries, and resources to assist you in living out your faith in a digital world. This e-mail newsletter will arrive in your inbox betwen the publishing of our newpaper, the Western Kentucky Catholic. Sign up at http://eepurl.com/bF4ZtX
OPPORTUNITIES FOR LIFE
Opportunities for Life, the Kentucky Catholic Bishop's life-affirming ministry to women and families dealing with untimely pregnancies, is welcoming new volunteers. OFL volunteers offer hope, compassion, options counseling and resources to callers who find courage to seek help. Volunteers are needed o staff the 24 hour helpline from their homes. If you have a heart for life affirming ministry service, you are invited to contact OFL for more information. Please call 1-888-496-3638 to learn more about this ministry and the upcoming training workshops.
Retrouvaille (retro-vi) has helped thousands of couples who are disillusioned or even experiencing misery in their marriage. This program can help you too. For confidential information call (270) 852-8346 or email email@example.com or visit www.retrouvaille.org
DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT MARRIAGE ANNULMENTS?
Bishop Medley Announces No Cost For Declaration of Invalidity for Marriage
On January 1, 2015, Bishop Medley, in consultation with the Tribunal Office has lifted all charges for services rendered. This has been done in relation with Pope Francis' desire to make it more accessible for marriages to be annulled in the Catholic Faith. If you would like to talk about a marriage/divorce situation, please contact Fr. Suneesh at (270) 684-6888
ST. GERARD LIFE HOME
Provides free shelter and services for pregnant women ages 18 and older in a crisis pregnancy. A woman may come to us at any point in her pregnancy and may stay up to three months after the birth of her child. There are no limitations on race, nationality or religion. Let us help. Call (270) 852-8328 or email firstname.lastname@example.org A ministry of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Owensboro, KY
CROSSROADS TO HOPE
A new emergency women's shelter opened on September 1st, 2016. If you would like to make a donation or purchase items, they can be dropped at the shelter located at 1631 Breckinridge St. on Monday & Friday 10:am-2:00pm, Tuesday & Wednesday 10:00am - 4:00pm
6:30pm Evening Meals every day for 20 people. Make at home and drop off
FOR YOUR INFORMATION
No one should have to live with abuse, and the Diocese of Owensboro, in keeping with the laws of Kentucky and of the Church, encourages any victim of sexual abuse to make the abuse known by contacting local law enforcement (911), the Child Protection Hotline 1-877-KYSAFE (1-877-597-2331 toll free). If the abuse involves Church personnel, either paid or volunteer, please also contact the Diocese's Pastoral Assistance Coordinator at the confidential phone line: (270) 852-8380, to make a report and begin the healing process. The diocese's commitment to combat sexual abuse concerns can be noted in its revised sexual abuse policy, effective July 1st, 2014, which can be found in the Parish Office as well as on the diocesan website, www.rcdok.org/safe