Diocesan Events or Items of Interest

Regional Pro-Life Mass
March 6, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
St. Patrick Church, 3285 Mills Road, Taylor Mill
Please join Fr. Jeff VonLehmen and the St. Patrick community for our Regional Pro-Life Mass.
All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

ST. ANNE RETREAT CENTER IS HOSTING A RETREAT FOR MEN
March 9-11, 2018
The retreat will be led by Deacon Dave Profitt,and the topic of the weekend will be “Into Your Hands, The Path to Abandonment.” The talks will focus on The Power of Abandonment to Divine Providence; Developing Trust in God; and Knowing Yourself by Knowing God. There will be time for silence and prayer along with gathering with other Catholic men who are seeking answers. We will have the Sacrament of Reconciliation, Stations of the Cross, and Holy Mass on Sunday. Retreat ends by 12:00 noon on Sunday. The cost for the retreat is $150.00 and includes meals. The retreat schedule will be sent out soon. Deadline to register is March 2, 2018. We can only accommodate  a maximum of 40 men because of other retreats.
Registration can also be done online at Online Retreat Registration.

Mass for the Loss of a Child
March 15, 2018
Immaculate Heart of Mary,
5876 Veterans Way, Burlington, 7:00 p.m.
A memorial Mass for any person who is grieving the loss of a child. The Mass is for parents, grandparents, family members and friends of those who have lost a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, abortion, early infant death, illness, suicide, accident, or any other reason. The Pro-Life Office of the Diocese of Covington is sponsoring this service and wishes to emphasize that all people, not just Catholics, are invited to attend this Mass. Information on local support groups will be available at a reception following the Mass. For more information, please contact the Diocese of Covington Pro-Life Office at (859) 392-1500.

SPA FOR THE SOUL – PREPARING OUR HEARTS FOR HOLY WEEK

WOMEN’S RETREAT FOR LADIES AGES 18-108!! SPA FOR THE SOUL – PREPARING OUR HEARTS FOR HOLY WEEK – Saturday, March 24, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., at St. Pius Church, 348 Dudley Road, Edgewood, KY. “A Day for the Lord and a Well Deserved Day for You!” Cost of $20.00 includes Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Appetizers. Register online at https://catholiceventsnky.blogspot.com. Register by Friday, March 17, to receive a $5.00 Discount. Contact Laura McGlinchey at 859-443-6981 or lmcglinchey@gmail.com for additional information.

WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES

Join Mrs. Faye Roch, Director, Pro-Life Office, Mrs. Laura Keener, Editor, Messenger Office, Mr. Michael Murray, Director, Stewardship and Mission Office, Mr. Isaak Isaak, Director, Department of Catechesis and Faith Formation this year for a pilgrimage to the World Meeting of Families in Dublin, Ireland from August 20th-27th, 2018. During this exciting pilgrimage, you will see the sights around Dublin, as well as attend the 3-day Congress. You will also have tickets for the Festival of Families and the closing Mass, where Pope Francis is expected to attend. Those interested can find out more information or register online at https://www.covdio.org/world-meeting-of-families-2018/.

PROJECT RACHEL
“May the infinite depth and breadth of Christ’s Divine Mercy remind us that no wound is too great for God to heal.” If you have an abortion experience in your past, please don’t run from God’s love. Let Him heal your wounds. Contact Project Rachel for information on our healing sessions. All correspondence is confidential. Call (859) 392-1547 or email projectrachel@covdio.org.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR LIFE NEEDS YOU
A girl facing a difficult decision regarding the life of her unborn baby needs YOU. A baby whose mom is thinking about abortion needs YOU. You can help her and her baby. Opportunities for Life is a ministry of the Kentucky Catholic Bishops serving abortion vulnerable women and men. Volunteers offer hope, compassion, options counseling and resources to callers who find the courage to seek help. Volunteers are needed to staff the 24-hour helpline from their homes. If you have a heart for life affirming ministry, please call (888)496-3638 to learn more about this ministry and a training workshop in your diocese.

BOOKKEEPER
Full-time position available with the Diocese of Covington’s Curia Offices. Responsibilities include accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash receipts, and general ledger, as well as maintenance of various spreadsheets, databases, and reconciliations. Prospective candidates should send a cover letter, résumé with compensation history, and at least five references with contact email addresses by email (skoplyay@covdio.org), fax (859/392-1589), or mail to Stephen Koplyay, SPHR; Diocese of Covington; 1125 Madison Avenue, Covington, KY 41011-3115. EOE.

GROUNDSKEEPERS
St. Stephen Catholic Cemetery in Ft. Thomas, KY. Full-time. Responsibilities include tasks associated with interments, maintenance, repair, construction, cleaning, and operation of facilities and grounds. Previous experience operating power equipment preferred. Interested individuals, should contact Stephen Koplyay, SPHR, at skoplyay@covdio.org.

Julie Learning Center is accepting registrations for the 2018/2019 preschool and kindergarten enrichment classes. The center is open from 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. and is located at St. Joseph Heights in Park Hills, KY. Registration is open to children who will be at least 4 years old by December 2018, and spots fill quickly. For complete information about our programs, visit www.julielearningcenter.com or to schedule a visit.