April 5, 2020 – Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord

I.  A Coronavirus  Holy  Week with Meaning:  We are living in an unusual time riveted with fear and uncertainty. We have no control over this virus which has turned our lives upside down. The Gospel story last week of raising of Lazarus from the dead (John 11:1-45) is full of uncertainty, doubt, grieving, and confusion;…

Faith Formation Program Information

Our Faith Formation program is open to students in grades 1 through 8 who do not attend Catholic school. Check back soon for information about the 2020-2021 Faith Formation year. If you have any questions about our program, please feel free to contact Hannah Bland at [email protected] or 270-683-6525.   

Daily Prayer Resource for April 2020

Print or view this handy resource to use for daily prayer inspiration for the month of April.  Our Pastoral Team at Saint Stephen Cathedral is keeping you in prayer! Prayer Resource Calendar April 2 2020  

Grace Marriage Free Virtual Resources!

Grace Marriage wants to serve your marriages and your families during these times of stress, anxiety and uncertainty. In an effort to help you draw closer to Jesus and to one another during this time, Grace Marriage is providing helpful lessons online weekly for the next month or so. The short video sessions are accompanied…

March 29, 2020 -5th Sunday of Lent

I.  The Blessing of Streaming Sunday Mass! You will not be surprised by the fact that Bishop Medley extended the directive that “no public Masses are to be celebrated in the Diocese of Owensboro until further notice (previously, it had been applicable to Palm Sunday).  It breaks my heart that the celebration of the Triduum…

COVID-19 Resource List

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

Saint Stephen Cathedral Long-Range Plan

A parish-wide survey was conducted in 2019 to examine the present and future needs of our parish. At that time, a group of parishioners gathered with a representative from LPi, our bulletin publisher and a company dedicated to equipping the Church to be more intentional disciples who live a life of stewardship. We began the…

Now Accepting Nominations for Parish Pastoral Council

Pastoral Council is about Serving During this time while we are not gathering for Mass, we are still able to accept nominations from the community of Saint Stephen Cathedral parish to serve on our Parish Pastoral Council for a three-year term (beginning date TBA). The purpose of the Council is to assist in carrying out…

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!  

Why Keep the Faith During the Abuse Crisis?

Why keep faith during the abuse crisis? In the midst of the church's sexual abuse crisis, why should we keep the faith?Executive Editor Sam Sawyer SJ shares his reflections in our first installment of "Short Takes," a new video opinion series.Read our full coverage of the sexual abuse crisis at americamag.org/abuse Posted by America Magazine…

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…

March 22, 2020 – Fourth Sunday of Lent

Keeping Faith in Times of the Unknown: These are certainly worrisome times in which we are living. How everyday life has changed in just a week’s time!  Most of us have never experienced the unprecedented cancelling of Masses or living under the strict recommendations our state and Federal governments are imposing. To protect the health…

March 15, 2020 – Third Sunday of Lent

I.  Community Garden:  Spring is around the corner, and plans are underway for our Saint Stephen Community Garden! The garden, located at 7th & Cedar Streets, will help provide fresh vegetables for the needy this summer in our surrounding neighborhood. Green thumbs are needed! A meeting for the Community Garden will be held in the Parish…

March 8, 2020 – Second Sunday of Lent

I.  Bowls: The Catholic Relief Service (CRS) program is not just for families with children. It is for all of us to seek solidarity with those who have not been so blessed. I ask each household/family to pick up a rice bowl, place it on your kitchen table, cut back on what you eat by fasting, and…