November 11, 2018 Pastor’s Corner

I.  Anniversary of Ordination, Farewell & Gratitude: we are saddened to bid farewell to Deacon & Doctor Dirck Curry, and his wife, Chona Curry, as they move to Virginia, Illinois. Grateful for their time with us in our St. Stephen Cathedral faith community, we will officially say “Thanks” on the 16th Anniversary of Deacon Dirck’s…

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…

That Man Is You!

A new season of That Man Is You is underway! All men of Saint Stephen Cathedral Parish age 18 and over are invited and welcome to attend. Join us at 6:25 am on Thursday mornings in the Community Center.   This is a completely new TMIY program featuring 9 new dynamic speakers, new topics, and a…

Faith Formation Program Information 2018-2019

Our Faith Formation program is open to students in grades 1 through 8 who do not attend Catholic school. If you are new to our parish or have not yet registered your child, registration packets are available in the church vestibule, the Parish Office, or you may print the forms from the links below, and…

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

FORMED.org

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!  Call the Parish Office at 270-683-6525 and ask for our parish code, then log in at FORMED.org to get started!  

Tour the Cathedral

Cathedral Tours are available throughout the year for groups or  individuals. Our Tour Guides provide an educational, interesting overview of the beauty and history of St. Stephen Cathedral.  To schedule a tour, call the Parish Office at 270-683-6525.

Women’s Faith Sharing Group

Beginning Saturday, June 9th St. Stephen Cathedral is pleased to offer a Women’s FAITH SHARING group from 9:30-11:00 a.m. each Saturday morning. Join us in the Media Center (in the parish office building) to share faith and support other women in prayer. 

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…

November 4, 2018 Pastor’s Corner

I.  “What Does It Mean To Be Catholic Today?” This is the focus of our Parish Mission, which again this year will be in conjunction with the good people of Blessed Mother and Sts. Joseph and Paul parishes. This Tri-Parish Mission always inspires me as parishioners from three different parishes join together to pray, discuss, grow,…

October 28, 2018

I.  Becoming Saints is our Baptismal Call:  we begin this month with the solemn reminder that not only are we called to be saints, we are expected to lead a holy life. Each one of us has what it takes to “die to selfishness and sin, and rise with Christ.” We do this by developing…

October 21, 2018

I.  Listening Session by Bishop Medley:   you are invited to join Bishop Medley and a few members of the Diocesan Review Board for an opportunity to share your concerns and thoughts regarding the recent clergy abuse scandals on Wednesday, October 24, at our Lady of Lourdes Parish Hall, 6:30-8:00pm. This is the second of four listening…

October 14, 2018 – Scripture Sunday – Pastor’s Corner

I.  Scripture Sunday! Every Sunday is truly Scripture Sunday because a good part of our liturgy is taken from Scripture, the Word of God! Ideally, every day is a Scripture day, because every day should include the reading, reflecting, and  integrating God’s word into our hearts and lives.         This year, our…

October 7, 2018 – Respect Life Sunday

cherished   •   chosen   •   sent I.  Deacon & Doctor Dirck and Chona Curry: As was mentioned in our bulletin last week, the Curry’s will be moving back to Illinois soon.  In the name of the Cathedral parish, I want to express deep gratitude to Dirck and Chona for their unselfish service to our St. Stephen faith…

September 30, 2018 Pastor’s Corner

I. Respect Life Month Theme: “Every Life, Cherished, Chosen, Sent.”  Created for relationship, every person is made in God’s image and likeness, and is loved by God and called to eternal union with God. We are also created to be in communion with, and depend upon, one another.     In 1531, when the indigenous peoples of Mexico…