Free meal to all teens/children 18 years and younger
OCS K-3 Campus, 4017 Frederica St.
6/3-7/31 - Closed 7/11
Lunch 11:30am - 12:30pm
OCHS, 1524 W Parrish Ave
Lunch 12:00pm - 1:00pm
OWENSBORO CATHOLIC SCHOOLS
Tuesday, July 16th: Used Uniform Sale - 4:30-7:00pm at the K-3 Campus Cafeteria
Friday, July 19th: Early pay discount deadline
Thursday, July 25th: OCHS Back to School Information Day - 2:00-6:00pm
Monday, July 29th: All families must be setup in FACTS or paid in full to avoid 2% penalty fee
Wednesday, July 31st: OCHS Freshmen Orientation, Picnic & Club Fair - 9:00am-12:00pm (Bookstore will also be open 9:0am - 12:00pm)
Wednesday, July 31st: Meet Your Teacher Night - 5:00-6:30pm at the K-3 Campus
Wednesday, August 7th: First day of school for students
OCS PTO USED UNIFORM SALE
Everyone is invited to the Used Uniform Sale for the OCS Schools. All clothing for K-8 are $2.00 per item and OCHS items are $5.00. Great way to stock up for the school year! Tuesday, July 16th, 4:30-7:00pm at the K-3 Campus Cafeteria.
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
An Inquiry Session will be held on Thursday, July 25th at 6:30pm in the Conference Room 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.
YOUNG ADULT RETREAT DAY
There will be a Young Adult Retreat Day on Saturday, July 27th at the Mount St. Joseph Retreat Center from 9:30am to 7:30pm open to those age 18-30's. The day will feature talks given by Fr. Larry Hostetter, President at Brescia University and Sr. Monica Seaton, OSU. We will also have Mass with Bishop Medley. The cost is $25.00 and includes lunch and dinner. Come enjoy a day of rest, relaxation and fellowship. Register at owensborodiocese.org/young-adult-retreat-day. For more information on the retreat and other Young Adult activities visit us on Facebook: OwensboroYoungAdult
OUR LADY OF LOURDES BUS TRIP
Take a mini holy vacation with us at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church on Tuesday, July 30th. A prayer filled day through Southern Indiana. Take a bus with us to tour St. Benedict of Ferdinand and pray the Liturgy of the Hours with the Sisters. Then enjoy lunch at Schnitzelbank's in Jasper. Then tour St. Joseph's in Jasper. Swing on by Monkey Hollow Winery for a wine tasting. Then end our day praying Vespers with the Brothers at St. Meinrad and dinner. Total cost $55. Will leave from Our Lady of Lourdes church at 7:30am and be back by 8:30pm.
To sign up please call or text Amy Fogle Stiff at (270) 302-5582. Deadline to sign up is Wednesday July 3rd
BRING HOPE ALIVE
Tony Wolf, a national speaker, musician, and comedian, will be at Blessed Sacrament Chapel on July 30th at 6:30pm as part of his Bring Hope Alive Tour. He has toured with many Christian music groups such as Mercy Me, Newsboys, Chris Tomlin and David Crowder. His truest passion is to be a voice for children living in poverty. Thanks to his efforts more than 33,000 children have been rescued from poverty over the past 6 years. Join us for a night of hope and laughter at this free event.
RELIGIOUS ED NEWS
Catechists Meeting: Wednesday, July 31st at 6:45pm in the Conference Room.
Classes will begin on Wednesday, August 14th 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 (270) 684-6888
YOUNG ADULT SOFTBALL
Owensboro area & St. Pius X Young Adult Ministry are providing an opportunity for young adult softball (and sometimes kickball!)Thursday nights from 7:30 - 9:30pm beginning August 1st through October 3rd. These games will take place on Field #5 behind St. Pius X. No experience necessary.
"Be Salt! Be Light! Be Fully Alive!" is scheduled for Saturday, August 10th at Mount St. Joseph Conference and Retreat Center. Discover in Christ's Sermon on the Mount how being "salt" and "light" and "fully alive" can change the world around us and make us truly Christian. The retreat takes place from 9:00am - 3:00pm. It will be led by Sr. Karen Joseph, OSB, a Sister of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, IN who has given retreats and workshops in Benedictine spirituality throughout North America. The $25.00 fee includes lunch. This retreat day is ideal for Ursuline Associates or for anyone who wishes to grow in the grace of God and the spirit of Saint Angela Merici. Please register at (270) 229-0206, email firstname.lastname@example.org or sign up online at https://ursulinesmsj.org/registration-form-for-sponsored-programs/
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 16, 2019, call the Family Life Office at (270) 683-1545 or www.retrouvaille.org
FRIENDS, FAITH & FLIP FLOPS TAKE 2
August 23-24, 2019
Ladies, grab a friend and make plans to join women from all over the diocese at Kentucky Dam Village Resort for a Women's Retreat! This retreat is being led by Kelly Wahlquist, a dynamic and inspiring author and speaker, who will encourage you to spread the message of Jesus by living the joy of the Gospel.
The retreat is $30.00 if registered by July 31st. The cost increases to $50.00 after that date. Lodging is separate. Find out all the details and register to attend by visiting https://owensborodiocese.org/womens-retreat/
FAMILY DAY AT GASPER RIVER
Mark your calendars! Sunday, August 25th, 1:30-6:30pm.
Spend the afternoon enjoying the beautiful grounds, making memories, and praying as a family. Then end your day worshiping under the setting sun with Adoration and Benediction on the outdoor stage. Please bring camping chairs or a blanket.
GASPER RIVER WINTER CAMP REGISTRATION
Registration opens on October 1st, 2019! Winter Camp is open to campers currently in grades 8 thru 12. Cost is $125 and camp is from Sunday, December 29th at 4:00pm to Wednesday, January 1st at 11:00am.
NCYC (National Catholic Youth Conference) will take place November 21-23, 2019 in Indianapolis at the Lucas Oil Stadium. The theme is “Blessed, Broken, Given”. NCYC is for any youth, freshmen in high school to age 17 by November 2019. By June 1st, we need to have a $100.00 deposit from any youth planning on attending NCYC. The total cost is $490.00 per person and this includes conference registration fee, housing for 3 night, transportation (coaches), breakfast, lunch on Thursday, t-shirt, insurance, and night security at the hotel. We will have some fund raising to help with the cost of NCYC. For more information call Sr. Rosanne.