OWENSBORO CATHOLIC LEAGUE SOFTBALL/BASEBALL REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Divisions: Pee Wee, Rookie Baseball, Minor Baseball, Major Baseball, 8U Softball, 10U Softball and 13U Softball.
Fee: $85 one child, $130 two children same family, $165 three or more children from the same family. Discounts shown at the time of online payment. There's an additional $15 per player fee to cover concession stand workers.
Player evaluations are in late February through mid-March with practices running from March through April. Games are in May and June.
Registration for 2020-2021 for 3,4 and 5 year old children began February 3rd, 2020 for current Cathedral Preschool families and St. Stephen Cathedral members. Registration open to the public February 10th, 2020. Also offering After-School Care for enrolled students! For class choices and prices check the website at www.cathedralpreschool.com or call (270) 926-1652
10TH EPISCOPAL ORDINATION ANNIVERSARY
Celebrate Bishop Medley's 10th Episcopal Ordination Anniversary at St. Stephen Cathedral with multicultural Vespers on Monday, February 17th at 6:00pm.
This is open to everyone in the diocese to attend. A reception will follow in the Fr. John Vaughan Community Center (undercroft). Come help us celebrate this milestone of Bishop Medley's!
OWENSBORO AREA YOUNG ADULT VOLLEYBALL
We had such a huge success with our young adult pick-up Softball League that we decided to give it a try with Volleyball this Winter/Spring.
This event will be Feb 20th, 27th, Mar 12th, 19th and 26th from 7:30pm - 9:30pm at Immaculate Parish Gym (2540 Christie Place)
All you will need to bring is clothes you don't mind getting sweaty in.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS VALENTINE'S DINNER, DANCE & SILENT AUCTION
Bishop Soenneker Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a Valentine's Dinner, Dance & Silent Auction to help Sean and Erin Borland in their quest to adopt a child. The dinner will be Friday, February 21st in the Parish Hall. Tickets are $25.00 a couple or $15.00 for a single individual.
For tickets or more information, please call Tim Molnar at (270) 993-8577 or Ed Sullivan (270) 570-3192. Adoptions can be expensive. Please help the Borland's as they work to give a child a home.
RIGHT TO LIFE OF OWENSBORO CHILI SUPPER
Right to Life of Owensboro will hold a Chili Supper on Saturday, February 22nd at Blessed Mother Catholic Church from 5:00-7:00pm. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children. There will be trivia and a Silent Auction.
For more information, please call (270) 685-4922
MARDI GRAS POTLUCK
The Family/Social Life Committee would like to invite everyone young & old to join us on Monday, Feb 24th at 6:00pm in the Parish Hall for a fun-filled Mardi Gras Potluck. We will crown a Mardi Gras King & Queen, have music, games, a Mardi Gras Parade, and a King Cake for dessert.
Families with last names beginning A-M, please bring a main dish (ham, lasagna, chicken, etc.) Families with last names beginning N-Z, please bring a side dish (vegetable, casserole, etc)
LENTEN BOOK STUDY ON FACEBOOK LIVE!
Join the Young Adult Ministry for a Facebook Live Lenten Book Study with Fr. Will Thompson and Neena Gaynor. The book is, "No Greater Love: A Biblical Walk Through Christ's Passion," by Dr. Edward Sri.
Simply visit the Diocese of Owensboro Young Adult Ministry Facebook page Monday nights at 7:30pm beginning on Feb. 24th. Expect live commentary and discussion.
OCS - OPEN HOUSE DATES
K-3 Campus: February 27th from 6:00-7:00pm
4-6 Campus: February 27th from 5:00-6:00pm
TUITION ASSISTANCE DATES:
February 28th: Tuition Assistance deadline for returning families
Registration begins for ALL families on Mar 3rd. Registration deadline for returning families is Mar 27th. (After this date, returning families will be subject to registration fees.)
CURRENT & NEW FAMILIES REGISTRATION FOR 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR:
Families who are applying for FACTS tuition assistance will need to use their current login information (if they have an existing FACTS account for a payment plan) or they will need to create a new account(if they do not have an existing FACTS account) to access the FACTS Tuition Assistance Online Application.
If you have any questions about the registration and tuition assistance process, please contact the Owensboro Catholic Schools Central Office at (270) 686-8896
PARISH FISH FRYS
Fish Frys here at Precious Blood are scheduled for Feb 28, Mar 6, 13, 20, 27 and Apr 3. Serving begins at 5:30pm in the Parish Hall.
Menu: Fried Tilapia, French Fries, Hush puppies, Coleslaw, White beans, Baked beans, Cornbread, Dessert, Drink (tea & lemonade).
All you can eat! Carry out available. Watch for more details
BLESSED SACRAMENT CHAPEL 3rd ANNUAL ITALIAN DINNER
The 3rd annual Italian Dinner will be held at Blessed Sacrament Chapel on Saturday, Feb. 29th. Doors open at 6:00pm and dinner will be served at about 6:45pm.
Spaces are limited! If interested in coming for a fun evening, please call Sr. Jeannette at (270) 926-4741
FATHERS OF MERCY MISSION
The Parish will host a Parish Mission Sunday, Mar 1stthrough Wednesday, March 4th.
Fathers of Mercy: Fr. Thomas Sullivan, C.P.M. will be our presenter. Watch for more details.
OWENSBORO CATHOLIC SCHOOLS PARENT MEETING
Fr. Suneesh invites all parents of students who attend the Owensboro Catholic School System to join him for prayer and talk on Thursday, March 5th at 6:00pm in Church. (Please note date change due to conflict with K-3 Campus and 4-6 Campus Open Houses) Families will be given their Parish Sponsored Voucher for the 2020-2021 school year during this time.
For those parents who won't be able to attend that day, they will need to meet with Fr. Suneesh personally to get their Parish Sponsored Voucher. Email Fr. Suneesh at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment if needed, since he will be out of the country until February 20th
We ask that all new families registering their children in the Owensboro Catholic School System for the first time attend this Parent Meeting.
Attention all young people ages 13-30! You are invited to a YOUTH 2000 Retreat on March 6th-8th at Brescia University. You will have the opportunity to gather with other young people your age for prayer, Adoration, singing and learning about our Catholic faith. This retreat is being sponsored by the Diocesan Marian Shrine Committee and the Diocesan Offices of Youth and Young Adult Ministry. Youth should register through a Parish, School or other Group. For more information and registration forms, go to https://owensborodiocese.org/youth-2000/
The deadline for registration is February 21st. Space permitting, registrations will be accepted at the door. Contact Robin Tomes at email@example.com with any questions.
7th ANNUAL STEAK DINNER/ JOHN DEERE GATOR REVERSE RAFFLE
Saturday, March 7th. at Sts. Joseph & Paul Parish Hall, 609 East 4th St.
Doors open at 6:00pm Dinner at 6:30pm Raffle at 7:00pm
$70 Ticket price includes: Steak dinner, beverages and chance to win $5000 or John Deere Gator and several other fantastic prized.
** Only 250 tickets will be sold
** Must be 18 years of age to attend
** Attendance not required to win
For tickets, please contact Danny Triplett (270) 993-2866, Jeanette Ebelhar (270) 684-0932, Rita Jacobs (270) 302-2142, Bruce Tucker (270) 929-5071, Stefanie Oller (270) 302-4926, Denise Pace (270) 316-8941 or stop by the Parish Office (8:00am - 2:00pm)
KC SAUSAGE SALE
The Bishop Soenneker Knights of Columbus will be making sausage ready for pickup on Sunday, March 15th. The sausage comes in 2lb rolls in Fresh, Smoked or Spicy for $7.00 per roll. Links are $3.50 per pound and come in Fresh or Smoked.
You can place an order by calling Ed Sullivan at (270) 570-3192 or Tim Molnar at (270) 993-8577. If no answer please leave a message and a knight will call you back. All orders must be placed by Sunday,Mar 8th and you can pick up your orders on Sunday, Mar 15th from 9:00am - Noon at the Precious Blood Burgoo Building.
WHAT EVIL HAS HE DONE: THE PASSION NARRATIVES
Fr. Anthony Shonis will give four presentations on the passion narratives of the Gospels. The presentations will begin when Jesus leaves the upper room and ends with his burial. The Church in her wisdom has given us four passions. Jesus continues to live his passion.
Be sure to bring your Bibles and as usual child care will be provided. We will begin at 6:00pm and end promptly at 7:30pm. All sessions will be in the Parish Hall. The Passion of Jesus never ends. In the suffering of God's children, Jesus continues to live out His Passion.
I The Origin of the Passion Narratives: Monday, Mar 9th
II The Passion according to Mark: Monday, Mar 16th (The Abandoned Jesus)
III The Passion according to Luke: Monday Mar 23rd (The Forgiving Jesus)
IV The Passion according to John: Monday Mar 30th (The Triumphant Jesus)
NEW FAMILY WELCOME GATHERING
On Tuesday, Mar 17th the parish will host a New Family Welcome Gathering in the Rectory or Parish Hall (if space needed) at 6:00pm for families who registered in our parish May 2019-Feb 2020. Watch for more details.
PRECIOUS BLOOD ST. VINCENT DE PAUL CONFERENCE YARD SALE
Start planning now! Clean out your closets, garages, attics, etc. and make plans to drop your items off here at Precious Blood on Saturday, April 18th, 8:00am - Noon. We ask that all items be gently used, clean and in good shape. (Please note we will not accept appliances and/or construction materials)
The actual sale will be Saturday, April 25th, 7:00am - 1:00pm in the Parish Hall. All proceeds go to our Precious Blood St. Vincent de Paul Conference. These funds will be used to help those in need in our surrounding neighborhoods. Your help is greatly appreciated.
JOY CAMP AT GASPER RIVER
A unique camp experience for youth 5th-12th grade with intellectual or mild physical disabilities or both. Every child must be a accompanied the entire day by a responsible adult. Saturday, Apr 18th from 10:00am - 4:00pm at the Gasper River Retreat Center. The $30.00 registration fee is covered for the first 20 participants thanks to a generous donor.