Laudato Si’ Week 2021

WHAT IS LAUDATO SI’? 🌿 #LaudatoSi Week is a global event sponsored by the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and supported by the Global Catholic Climate Movement in collaboration with 150+ Catholic organizations. Join Saint Francis of Assisi in his canticle: “Praise be to you, O my Lord, in all your creatures!” and…

May 9, 2021 – Sixth Sunday of Easter

From Fr. Sinoj Pynadath, our Parochial Vicar Happy Mother’s Day: A beautiful Spanish proverb says “An ounce of mother is better than a pound of clergy.” Motherhood is a special vocation to be the presence of God in the world. They represent the sacrificial love of God that goes beyond even to the point of…

May 2, 2021 – Fifth Sunday of Easter

From Fr. Sinoj Pynadath, our Parochial Vicar Month of Mother Mary: She deserves special honor and veneration among all the saints because She is the Mother of Jesus, true God and true man, and is the perfect disciple. Furthermore, true, healthy devotion to Mary always points the way to her Son, Jesus. The month of…

St. Vincent de Paul Society Update

St. Vincent de Paul Society Update Your continued generosity to those struggling with food insecurity, homelessness and the inability to pay their utilities and rent is amazing.  Thank you so much! Since the beginning of our fiscal year, October 1, you have assisted 510 households with a total 1,008 members.  Your kindness is so apparent…

2020 Cathedral Ornaments are Here!

Our Saint Stephen Cathedral ornaments aren’t only for Christmas–they’re lovely to display or for gift-giving all year through! The 2020 ornament is 9th in a series and features the image of our beautiful Tabernacle. The cost for the 2020 ornament is $20.00 each; ornaments from previous years are available for $15.00 each.   

Annual Financial Accountability Report

Click on the link below to view a copy of the 2019-2020 Annual Financial Accountability Report. If you have any questions, please contact the Parish Office at 270-683-6525. Financial Accountability Report SSC 2019 2020

Faith Formation Program Information

Our Faith Formation program is open to students in grades 1 through 8 who do not attend Catholic school.  For information about our program, please contact Hannah Bland, Director of Children’s Ministries, at [email protected] or 270-683-6525.   

COVID-19 Resource List

Click on the document to view a list of area resources:   COVID-19 Resource List March 2020

Cathedral Tours

April 1, 2020:  Tours are not available at this time; we are praying we will be able to offer them again in the near future. Please check back for updated information.   Cathedral Tours are available on the first Sunday of each month, following the 11:00 am Mass. No reservations needed. Enjoy an enlightening, informative…

Sign up today for FORMED.org. No Code Needed!

Great news! No code is needed! Join the more than 100 St. Stephen Cathedral families who are taking advantage of this wonderful FREE resource for Catholic videos, audios, and ebooks–on demand, anytime or anywhere!  Just log in and create a user profile and password at https://ststephencathedral.formed.org to get started!  

How Do I Become Catholic?

Do you know someone who is interested in becoming Catholic? We are here to help! Call the Parish Office at 270-683-6525. The following video may also answer some common questions. https://vimeo.com/226019378

Cathedral Preschool Earns 5-STAR Rating

Congratulations to Pam Weafer, Bonnie Stuart, and the entire team at Cathedral Preschool!   The Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Department for Community Based Services, Division of Child Care and the Kentucky Department of Education certify that Cathedral Preschool has earned a 5-STAR rating by meeting the standards for Level Five in the Kentucky All…

April 25, 2021 – Fourth Sunday of Easter

Congratulations to our High School Graduates! Ignite your faith! Graduates, use your brain, develop your talents, make long time friends selectively, enjoy life and have fun, but do not neglect God. If you take the time to develop your faith, allowing God to walk with you, your life will be fuller and happier. There is…

April 18, 2021 – Third Sunday of Easter

Prayer Service for Victims/Survivors of Abuse:  April is National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month. Kentucky, for the second year in a row, continues to lead the nation in child abuse and neglect, according to the latest report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In a country so prosperous and so affluent and so scientifically and electronically advanced,…

April 11, 2021 – Sunday of Divine Mercy

Doubt and Faith: in his Asian Journal, Thomas Merton wrote: “Faith means doubt. Faith is not the suppression of doubt. It is the overcoming of doubt, and you overcome doubt by going through it. The man of faith who has never experienced doubt is not a person of faith. Consequently, the monk is the one…

April 4, 2021 – Easter Sunday

Happy Resurrection and Welcome! Easter is bigger than baskets and bonnets, colored or chocolate eggs. For Christians around the world, Easter celebrates Jesus’ Risen Life, but also our share in it. Easter celebrate Jesus’ love for all humanity, but also our call to love as Jesus did. Easter is about darkness giving way to Light,…

March 28, 2021 – Palm Sunday

Happy Resurrection and Welcome! Easter is bigger than baskets and bonnets, colored or chocolate eggs. For Christians around the world, Easter celebrates Jesus’ Risen Life, but also our share in it. Easter celebrate Jesus’ love for all humanity, but also our call to love as Jesus did. Easter is about darkness giving way to Light,…

March 21, 2021 – Fifth Sunday of Lent

Who Does Not Need Forgiveness? I believe it is impossible to live on this fallen planet without getting hurt, offended, misunderstood, lied to, and rejected. Learning how to respond properly is one of the basics of our Christian life. The word “forgive” means to wipe the slate clean, to pardon, to cancel a debt, to…