Diocesan Events or Items of Interest

ST. AUGUSTINE SUMMER FESTIVAL
Friday and Saturday, June the 21st and 22nd, from 5:00 to 11:00 p.m. Sit-down dinners in the gym will take place both nights from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. Friday’s meal will feature fish and Saturday will have chicken strips. Saturday night there will be live music in the yard. Bring your friends and join us for a good time!

MARY, QUEEN OF HEAVEN SUMMER FESTIVAL
Friday, June 21 from 6:00-11:00 p.m., Entertainment – Doghouse; Saturday, June 22 from 5:00-11:00 p.m., Entertainment – Wayward Son; and Sunday, June 23, 3:00-8:00 p.m., Entertainment – Terry Hoppenjans. Please join us for an evening of great family fun and enjoy wonderful food, games, rides, drinks and entertainment.

CORPUS CHRISTI EUCHARISTIC PROCESSION AT THE CATHEDRAL
There will be a Eucharistic procession around the grounds of the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, 2019, on the Feast of Corpus Christi. All are invited to participate in this celebration!

YOUNG ADULTS

Are you a young adult (18 to 39) discerning a vocation to marriage, religious life, or the priesthood? We’re launching a new monthly young adult group for people like you. Meet others discerning, build community, and get the support you need to answer God’s call. For more info, contact Brad Torline, [email protected].

SISTERS OF NOTRE DAME 4TH OF JULY FESTIVAL!
Do you… -want to be a part of 97 years of festival fun? -want to earn service hours? -want to help in support of local and global ministries? Become a volunteer with the Sisters of Notre Dame 4th of July Festival! When: Thursday, July 4th; Where: Sisters of Notre Dame, 1601 Dixie Hwy, Park Hills; How: Amy at 859-291-2040 or [email protected] www.sndky.org/festival.
The Sisters are also in need of bakery items for the Cake booth and the Sisters' Market. If you would like to bake a cake, brownies, cookies, or any other delicious item, you may drop them off at any time between Tuesday, July 2nd and Thursday, July 4th. Any questions, please call Margie Schnelle at 859-392-8229.

YOUTH 2000
YOUTH 2000 will be at Covington Catholic High School on October 11-13, 2019. This event is open to eighth grade and high school students. For more information, visit the YOUTH 2000 website, nkyouth.com. If you have questions, call 859-466-1283.

PROJECT RACHEL
Come back to God, who is LOVE and MERCY
Life is a gift from God, and so is His mercy. Tens of millions of Americans have been directly touched by abortion and have feelings of regret, guilt and grief. God’s healing love and mercy are always possible. Many Catholics want to help women and men who have experienced abortion, but some don’t know how to begin. The Diocese of Covington, in accordance with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, offer the Project Rachel Ministry, a confidential, compassionate journey to healing. Project Rachel help line (859) 392- 1547 or [email protected].

SAFE ENVIRONMENT
Look for “Play Like a Champion” Coach, Parent and Athlete Notes on www.covdio.org website under Safe Environment; then “Play Like a Champion.” A newsletter and videos provide encouragement and reinforcement of the “Play Like a Champion” message.  Click here.

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 ENROLLMENT
Julie Learning Center in Park Hills, a preschool ministry of the Sisters of Notre Dame, is now enrolling four- and five-year-olds for the 2019-2020 school year. We offer full and half-day programs and provide a discount for teachers in the Diocese of Covington. For information about the center, visit our website at www.julielearningcenter.com or call the director at 859-392-8231 to schedule a tour.