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Memorial Mass for Deacon Bo and Elizabeth Fugazzi

A memorial Mass for Deacon Bo and Elizabeth Fugazzi will be celebrated this Saturday, July 31, at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Lexington. Mass will be at 10:30 a.m., with visiting with family beginning at 9 a.m., also at Christ the King. More information, including the Mass livestream and how to RSVP for...

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Message from Bishop Stowe on Masking at Mass

[sent to priests of the diocese] “With the current surge of COVID infections and the low percentage of the vaccinated in many parts of the diocese, it would be very appropriate to consider requiring masks at Mass again and to encourage people to get vaccinated. At this time, this is a recommendation for local (parish)...

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Father Bob Dueweke takes up residence in Lexington diocese

LEXINGTON — Father Bob Dueweke, OSA, has taken up residence in the Catholic Diocese of Lexington. Based at a private residence in Berea, the Augustinian priest plans to focus on the promotion of Pope Francis’ teaching on ecology as found in the encyclical Laudato Si’ (“On Care for Our Common Home”) and will provide sacramental...

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Permanent Deacon Assignments

LEXINGTON — The Office of the Permanent Diaconate recently shared the following permanent deacon assignments made by Bishop John Stowe, OFM Conv. of Lexington: Deacon John Roche assigned from St. Claire, Berea to St. Joseph, Winchester and St. Patrick, Mt.Sterling Deacon Larry Durbin assigned to St. Joseph, Winchester and St. Patrick, Mt. Sterling Deacon Tony...

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Meg Campos Appointed Executive Director of Catholic Charities of Lexington

New agency head brings experience in social outreach, international business and U.S. Government Adapting to current needs, Catholic Charities of Lexington to end adoption program LEXINGTON — Meg Campos has been appointed executive director of Catholic Charities of Lexington, Bishop John Stowe, OFM Conv. of Lexington and Ryan Haley, chair of the Catholic Charities board...

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PPP Loans for Lexington Diocesan Entities Forgiven

We are blessed to announce that the SBA Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loan for diocesan entities was forgiven and paid in full by the SBA June 17, 2021. May we all offer prayers of thanksgiving for this tremendous blessing. The funds allowed diocesan entities to retain and/or reinstate employees’ compensation and benefits during an unprecedented...

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Father Carlos Martinez To Serve as Administrator to St. William and St. Ann

Father Carlos Martinez will serve as administrator of St. William in London and St. Ann in Manchester, effective July 1. “We pray for Father Vitner Martinez as he has been granted a leave of absence to discern his vocation.  We are grateful to Father Carlos Martinez for his willingness to step in as administrator at...

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The Pilgrim Trail: New program for all parishes

The Pilgrim Trail is a new program being formed and set up for all Catholics of the diocese and their family and friends to visit all 62 parishes, missions and oratories in the 50 counties of the Catholic Diocese of Lexington in the coming years. This program, run and staffed by parishioner volunteers, will help visiting...

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Cathedral To Host School of Healing Through Encounter Ministries

LEXINGTON — The Cathedral of Christ the King will host a School of Healing in the parish hall June 11-12 and a healing service on June 12. Both events will be led by Deacon Russell Feldkamp and Daniel Rodriguez of Encounter Ministries.   These two events are part of the lead-up to the launch of...