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. . . to the website of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Owensboro, Kentucky. We hope these pages will prove to be a useful tool for you in learning more about our Catholic faith and the ministries and services available in our Diocese.

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Upcoming Events

Catholic Men's Conference of Western Kentucky

February 13, 2016 - 8:30 am to 6:00 pm

Where: St Stephen Cathedral, 610 Locust St, Owensboro, KY 42301, United States

The 5th annual Catholic Men’s Conference of Western Kentucky will touch on topics including: What it means to be a Catholic Man in a secular world How to become better sons, brothers, fathers, husbands & men Why we have an obligation to evangelize Coffee and donuts at 8:30 am with the conference to begin at 9:30 am. Find more information and register at:

Teens Encounter Christ Weekend

February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016

Where: Gasper River Catholic Retreat, 2695 Jackson Bridge Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101, United States

This TEC is for High School Seniors & Juniors. Registration deadline is February 1. Find registration details at:

Youth 2000

March 11, 2016 - March 13, 2016

Where: Owensboro Convention Center, 501 West 2nd Street, Owensboro, KY 42301, United States

PCL/Youth Minister Meeting

April 11, 2016 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Where: McRaith Catholic Center, Owensboro, KY

PCL/Youth Minister Meeting

PCL/Youth Minister Meeting

April 12, 2016 - 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Where: St. Pius Tenth, Calvert City, KY

PCL/Youth Minister Meeting

Evening Prayer for Protection & Healing

April 13, 2016 - 6:30 pm to 7:15 pm

Where: St Francis De Sales Church, 116 S 6th St, Paducah, KY 42001, United States

As part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month Bishop Medley will preside at Evening Prayer, praying for the protection of all young people and for healing for those harmed by abuse. All are invited.

Presbyteral Day

May 3, 2016

Appreciation Dinner for PCL/Youth Ministers

May 16, 2016 - 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Where: Fr. John Vaughan Community Center, Owensboro, KY

Appreciation Dinner for Pastoral Catechetical Leaders and Youth Ministers

Interregional African American Catholic Evangelization Conference

June 9, 2016 - June 12, 2016

Where: Louisville, Kentucky

CLI - Christian Leadership Institute

June 26, 2016 - July 1, 2016

Where: Mount Saint Joseph