Kate Hayden Memorial Blood Drive – Sept. 8

“Celebrating Kate by Giving Life” – The Kate Hayden Memorial Blood Drive will be held on Friday, September 8, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. A Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center Bloodmobile will be located at the OCS K-3 Campus, located at Our Lady of Lourdes, 4029 Frederica Street. Donors will receive a free T-shirt.…

August 27, 2017

I.  “Too Late Have I Loved You!” Born to a pagan father and a very devout Christian mother, Augustine was a wild, unruly young man who later became one of Western Christianity’s most influential figures. Augustine tried it all—living with a woman, fathering a child out of wedlock, and dabbling in Manichaeism (explained the existence…

August 20, 2017

I.  Hate in America: We’ve all heard about the violence which took place in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, August 12th. It is difficult to fathom that there are still “hate groups,” “white supremacists,” and “Neo-Nazis” in our country in this day and time. Hatred, Bigotry, Violence, Intolerance is NOT Christian, period! Bishop Desmond Tutu, during…

August 13, 2017

I.  Is There Someone For Whom You Would Die?  A prisoner escaped from Auschwitz on July 30, 1941. In retaliation, the commandant from this notorious Nazi camp in Poland, lined up inmates of Cell Block 14 and ordered that 10 of them be selected for death. When one of the ten cried out that he…

Financial Accountability Report 2016-2017

The St. Stephen Cathedral Financial Accountability Report 2016-2017 may be viewed by clicking on each of the 4 pages, below. If you have any questions, please contact Eddy McFarland, Business Manager, at the Parish Office at 270-683-6525 or [email protected] We are grateful for our parish families, who so generously share their blessings of time, talent,…

August 6, 2017

I.  Pancakes for Corey!  It has been a joy to have Corey Bruns living, ministering, relaxing, organizing, phoning, dialoguing, cooking, singing, studying(?), laughing, praying with us the last 11 months during his seminarian internship at the Cathedral. Through it all, he has worked his way into our hearts, and we will miss him. Yet, we…

July 30, 2017

I.  Founders’ Day Mass, Dinner & Raffle:  our Saint Stephen Cathedral picnic is being transformed into a Founders’ Day Mass*, followed by a Dinner with Raffle! The Raffle is a major fund raiser and we need everyone to participate. All parishioners are invited to the 5:00pm Mass on Saturday, September 16, 2017, followed by a BBQ and…