Sept 22nd - Immaculate (Drive through only) 1:00-3:00pm
Sept 30th - St. Mary of the Woods 11:00am
ST. MEINRAD PARISH PICNIC
St. Meinrad Catholic Church will hold its annual Parish Picnic on Sunday, September 16th from 10:00am - 4:00pm CST on the parish grounds. The food court features fried chicken dinners with all the trimmings, German Cuisine sandwiches, St. Meinrad's famous soup by the bowl or in bulk and homemade cakes, pies and ice cream. Live music provided. An all cash raffle drawing will be held, along with a quilt raffle, theme basket raffle and a country store.
The Anniversary Cookout that was scheduled for September 16th has been cancelled until after renovations have been completed on the Parish Hall. Please watch for more details.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FISH FRY
Friday, September 21st at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Hwy 56. Serving starts at 5:00pm. Fiddlers/Fillets, Coleslaw, French Fries, Hushpuppies, Lemonade, tea and coffee.
Adults: $11.00, Children 4-12: $5.00, Children under 4: Free
OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT ON THE LAWN
Saturday, September 22nd after Mass - Join us for a night of family fun! Bring your lawn chairs, pillows and blankets, Hamburgers, Hot dogs, chips, drinks and all the fixings will be provided by the Men's Club. Movie will be cancelled by One Call Now if bad weather.
MARY, MOTHER OF THE CHURCH
Join Bishop Medley for "Mary, Mother of the Church" presented by the Diocese of Owensboro Marian Conference on Saturday, September 29th, 8:00am - 7:00pm at the Owensboro Convention Center. This engaging event will be headlined by acclaimed author Fr. Donald Calloway, whose amazing conversion story and path to Marian devotion is a story you can't miss! Teresa Tomeo, the inspiring and informative EWTN star, will also be speaking. Tickets available at Owensboro Convention Center Box Office at (270) 297-9932. For more information go to www.marianshrineky.org
BLUEGRASS GOSPEL CONCERT
The Wendell Foster Center is hosting Bluegrass and Gospel on Saturday, September 29th. The concert will be held in their Sensory Park, which opens at 6:30pm with the concert beginning at 7:00pm. The event is free! Bring your lawn chair to enjoy music by The Jeremy Calloway Bank, Chris Joslin and the Owensboro Bluegrass Band.
Sts. Joseph & Paul Parish are providing food and drinks for purchase. For more information, visit wendellfoster.org/events
GENNESARET RETREAT FOR THE CHRONIC & SERIOUSLY ILL PERSON
September 30-October 2 - The retreat is designed for persons whose medical conditions would otherwise hinder them from attending a weekend overnight retreat. The Diocese is offering the retreat at Mount St. Joseph Conference & Retreat Center. The Ursuline Sisters of Mount St. Joseph will host the retreat. The Center can meet the needs of our guests comfortably, as well as providing a beautiful setting for prayer and reflection. If interested in attending, please call Tom or Amy Payne at (270) 686-7739. Visit: email@example.com
DIOCESAN MARRIAGE CELEBRATION
Join Bishop Medley and celebrate your marriage on Sunday, September 30th at 2:00pm at St. Stephen Cathedral for the annual Marriage Celebration. Mass begins at 2:00pm with a reception immediately following in the Fr. John Vaughan Community Center. All are invited and families are welcome; we only ask that those coming RSVP to Charlotte Hedges at (270) 683-1545 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsored by the Office of Marriage and Family Life
BLESSING OF PETS
On Wednesday, October 3rd, Fr. Suneesh would like to invite parish families to bring their pets and join us here at Precious Blood for a Blessing of Pets in honor of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. We will gather after the 6:00pm Mass at the front of church. All God's creatures are welcome!
PARISH GOLF SCRAMBLE
We are having a Parish Golf Scramble on Saturday, October 6th at Panther Creek Golf Club starting at 8:00am. We invite all Parish golfers to play. Golfers will pay the regular fee to play at the course. We have six T times reserved. Please contact Danny Triplett at (270) 993-2866 or Katie Rudy at 270-314-8028 (leave a message if no answer) or the Parish Office at (270) 684-6888 ASAP if you are going to play
PARENT TUITION SUPPLEMENT PAINTING PARTY FUNDRAISER WITH EARLY BIRD CRAFTING
Join us on Thursday, October 18th at 6:00pm in the Parish Hall. Cost is $30.00. Choose from one of 12 cut outs. Pay at time of sign up. Make checks out to Early Bird Crafting.
Contact Andrea Jones at (270) 316-4134 or sign up after Mass until October 1st, 2018
OCHS 5K FUNDRAISER
The Owensboro Catholic High School classes of 2020 and 2222 are having a 5K Fundraiser on Saturday, October 20th. If interested in running the 5K or sponsoring the run, please email Kaitlyn Durbin at email@example.com for more information!
BRANSON CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA!
The Diocese of Owensboro's Office of Stewardship presents Branson "Christmas Extravaganza" featuring Daniel O'Donnell November 1-4, 2018. $799 per person. This tour is sure to bring out the magic of Christmas with five Christmas shows: Haygoods, Christmas Show at Dolly Parton's Stampede, Raiding the Country Vault, Sight and Sound Samson, and the famous Daniel O'Donnell "Christmas with Daniel" Enjoy your chartered comfortable bus ride, beautiful hotel accommodations and nine delicious meals! (Includes an extra surprise top attraction). Payment due September 17th. Insurance is available for $44. For more information, contact Faith in Travel at (270) 389-1002 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.