Sept 22nd - Immaculate (Drive through only) 1:00-3:00pm
Sept 30th - St. Mary of the Woods 11:00am
Enrollment in Owensboro Catholic Schools is still possible. Offering faith, values, academics, athletics and so much more. We encourage you to discover for yourself the Aces advantage! Contact Keith Osborne at (270) 686-8896
Boys Basketball Camp - July 16-19
Join Fr. Bruce Fogle on a Marian Pilgrimage. July 16-19, 2018 to Chicago and Wisconsin. 4 DAYS with Daily Mass, also time for adoration, confession and rosary. We will tour: The National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help (the only approved apparition site of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the USA); the Basilica and National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians at the Holy Hill; the National Shrine of St. Maximilian Kolbe at Marytown; and the beautiful St. Mary of the Angels Church in Chicago. $599 per person. Bus leaves from St. John the Evangelist in Paducah. Contact Faith in Travel at (270) 389-1002 or email@example.com
OWENSBORO CATHOLIC SCHOOLS
Tuesday, July 17th: Used Uniform Sale - 3:00pm-7:00pm at the K-3 Campus Cafeteria
Tuesday, July 31st: Last day to pay tuition in full and receive 3% discount (Please note this date has been changed from July 13th)
Wednesday, August 1st: Freshman Orientation & Picnic, Club Fair & Bookstore - 9:00am - 11:00am
Thursday, August 2nd: Meet Your Teacher Night - 5:00pm at the K-3 Campus
HOLIDAY WORLD TRIP
Our First Communion/Confirmation/Servers trip is rescheduled for Monday, July 23rd due to a scheduling conflict. We will leave from Precious Blood's parking lot at 8:30am. We will arrive back at Precious Blood around 7:00pm. If you have already sent your permission forms in we will hold on to them. If you would like to go and have not filled out permission forms, please do so by July 20th. You will need spending money for food, games and souvenirs. Admission to the park will be taken care of by the Parish. Questions, contact Sr. Rosanne at (270) 684-6888
STUFF THE TRUCK
Precious Blood St. Vincent de Paul Conference will be hosting their "Stuff the Truck" on Saturday, July 28th from 8:30am - 1:00pm. Start planning now! Clean out your closets, garages and make plans to drop your items at the truck here in the church parking lot. (Please note we can not accept appliances and/or construction material) These donations will be helping the needy in this area. Your help is greatly appreciated.
YOUNG ADULT RETREAT
There will be a Young Adult Retreat Day at the Passionist Monastery on July 28th from 9:30am to 7:30pm. We encourage any Young Adults to attend this day of prayer, reflections, and relaxation. Cost is $25. You can sign up on the Diocese of Owensboro Young Adult Ministry Facebook page.
Will you be a high school sophomore, junior or senior next year? Do you hear Jesus' call to love? Do you want to lead change for good? Do you want to make lifelong friends? If so, then Brescia University's "Living & Leading with Love" (L3) High School Youth Theology Institute, is for you! Beginning July 28th. For more info or to apply now go to www.brescia.edu/L3 or contact Dr. Emily DeMoor at (270) 686-4229, firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration due May 31, 2018
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
An inquiry Session will be held on Tuesday, July 31st at 6:30pm in Meeting Room 2 for anyone who may be thinking about becoming Catholic. Come and see what we have to offer you. If you know of someone please invite them and come with them. This is a time to come and ask questions.
RELIGIOUS ED NEWS
Catechists Meeting - Wednesday, August 1st at 6:45pm in Meeting Room 2.
Classes will begin on Wednesday, August 15th at 6:45pm for any child in the city and county schools. This is for Kindergarten to Grade 8. We will have registration on this night and the students will attend their first get acquainted class. If you have questions, please contact Sr. Rosanne at the Parish Office at (270) 684-6888
The Ursuline Sisters of Mount St. Joseph invite the public to join them for Eucharistic Adoration on the second Sunday of each month from 4:00-5:00pm at the Motherhouse Chapel. Adoration concludes with evening prayer. Upcoming date is August 12. The Ursuline Sisters also have Adoration that is open to the public on Fridays from 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Retrouvaille (pronounced 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 about or to register for the August program beginning with a weekend on August 17th 2018, call the Family Life office at (270) 683-1545 or visit the website at www.retrouvaille.org
FAMILY DAY AT GASPER RIVER
The Office of Marriage and Family Life is sponsoring "Family Day at Gasper" Sunday, August 19, 2018. 10:00am-5:30pm. Relax, Have fun. Laugh together. And go to Mass in your hiking boots.
The theme will be "Encountering Jesus in the Eucharist" with activities, reflections by Fr. Mike Williams, and closing Mass with Bishop Medley.
Raffle tickets are $25 each. Only 3,000 raffle tickets will be sold. All proceeds will go towards the support of the SCN ministries here in the United States and around the world in Belize, Botswana, India and Nepal. You can join us for a live webcast, beginning at 12:45pm. Know, always, of our gratitude to you for all of your past support! So, now don't delay! Get your raffle tickets today! Remember, only 3,000 tickets will be sold. For more info on how to obtain your raffle tickets, please call (502) 348-1586 or (502) 348-1578 or go to our website at www.scnfamily.org.Thank you
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BRANSON "SHOWTIME" FEATURING GARY LEWIS & THE PLAYBOYS
The Office of Stewardship and Development in conjunction with Faith in Travel are sponsoring the following trip to Branson, Missouri: 4 days/Aug 29-Sept 1st. Six Shows & Nine Meals included - $799.00 per person. This trip will be sure to bring out the oldies but goodies memories with six of the best shows: Rick Thomas Illusionist, Titanic, Showboat Branson Belle Southern Gospel Cruise, Hot Rod n High Heels, Clay Cooper and the fabulous Gary Lewis & The Playboys! (Remember This Diamond Ring and many more!) Enjoy your chartered comfortable bus ride, beautiful hotel accommodations and nine delicious meals! (Includes an extra surprise top attraction) Bus will leave from Owensboro, second pick up based on traveler's locations. For more info contact: Faith in Travel (270) 389-1002 or email email@example.com
Deposit due by June 20th. Call early to hold reservation. Insurance available
EASTBRIDGE ARTS FESTIVAL @ THE MOUNT
Mark your calendars for the Sept. 8-9 Eastbridge Arts Festival @ The Mount! The former EastBridge Art Festival that began in downtown Owensboro now becomes a new event at Maple Mount to benefit the Ursuline Sisters, sure to be a fun time for devoted fans and all who love coming to Maple Mount. Booths are open Saturday from 10:00am - 6:00pm and Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm. The Ursuline Sisters will be selling quilts, jams and jellies as well as $5.00 tickets for their $10,000.00 Grand Raffle. Booth spaces for artists and food and souvenir vendors are available. Apply online at www.eastbridge-at-themount.com or call (270) 973-1810. Booth space deadline is June 1st. Applications received after the deadline are subject to additional charge.
2019 MARCH FOR LIFE TRIP PREREGISTRATION
The Diocesan Gospel of Life Committee has under consideration an adults only (no minors) trip to the 2019 March for Life in Washington DC. The 2019 March will occur on Friday, January 18, 2019. Travel would be by bus, leaving from the rear parking lot of St. Stephen Cathedral Church at 8:00 PM on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 and returning on either the late evening of January 19, or early morning hours of January 20, 2019. The group would spend two nights (January 17 and 18, 2019) at the Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel. (The 2018 room rate was $230.75 per night and may likely increase for 2019. Rooms can accommodate up to four persons so as to split the individual’s cost of staying for two nights.) The estimated cost to attend this event is $395 per person, based on two to three people sharing each room cost. The Committee welcomes your interest in joining this group. To preregister, please complete an information sheet (Available on the bookcase in the Gathering Space) and mail it to Richard Murphy, 600 Locust St., Owensboro, KY, 42301, along with a $50 preregistration fee by September 14, 2018. Note: There is a 40 person minimum threshold for those going on this trip. If this threshold is not reached, the trip will not go forward, and those that have preregistered will receive their $50 deposit back.