Diocesan Events or Items of Interest

FIRST FRIDAY MASS AND HEALING SERVICE
First Friday Mass and Healing Service, sponsored by our Diocese’s Mustard Seed Catholic Charismatic Community of NKY, July 6, and August 3, Thomas More College, Mary Seat of Wisdom Chapel. Music with Sacred Heart Praise Band begins at 7:15 p.m. Mass at 7:30.

THIRD TUESDAY PRAYER MEETING
Sponsored by our Diocese’s Mustard Seed Catholic Charismatic Community of NKY, 7:00-8:45 p.m., July 17 and August 21, at Blessed Sacrament’s Parish Center, Ft. Mitchell, with charismatic style praise and worship music, teaching, witnesses, and healing prayers. All are invited!

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
Each time we acknowledge our brokenness and bring it to God for healing, we have a new opportunity to experience God’s love and power.” – Richard J. Hauser, S.J., taken from Moving in the Spirit
Is there an abortion experience in your past? Do you want to begin healing your brokenness and come to the love and mercy that God has waiting for you? Let us help. Contact Project Rachel Ministry today by calling our confidential help line 859-393-1547 or email projectrachel@covdio.org. All calls and emails are confidential.

PROJECT RACHEL MINISTRY INFORMATION AND TRAINING SESSION
Do you have the compassion and heart to work with women and men who have experienced abortion? The Diocese of Covington Project Rachel Ministry is hosting an information and training session on Saturday, August 4, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at St. Anne Retreat Center in Melbourne, KY. The day will begin at 8:00 a.m. with Mass, followed by breakfast. The training session will begin at 9:00 a.m., lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., followed by question/answer session. We will end the day with a Rosary dedicated to Our Lady and ask her guidance in our ministry. There is no charge for this training. To make reservations for the Project Rachel Ministry Information and Training, please contact Peggy Piccola at 859-392-1500, ext. 1546 or email ppiccola@covdio.org by Monday, July 30.

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.

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.