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Bishop Roger J. Foys

Affirming life and love at area’s largest pro-life event By Gail Finke Despite dire threats of thunderstorms, the 13th annual Cross the Bridge for Life celebration took place June 3 under a cloudless, azure sky. As always, not a drop of rain fell.      “A lady called me to

Priests from the Diocese of Covington and Archdiocese of Cincinnati cross the Purple People Bridge during the Cross the Bridge for Life celebration on Riverboat Row in Newport, Sunday, June 3, 2018. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
Thousands of people from both sides of the Ohio River gathered at the Newport Festival Park Sunday for the 13th annual Cross the Bridge for Life. Both Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr (Cincinnati) and Bishop Roger Foys (Covington) made the walk across the “Purple People Bridge” and back, and offered their

  A shorter version of this article appeared in our print edition: “Welcome to the job, Father Williams” – current M.C.s share thoughts By Gail Finke Father Jason Williams doesn’t know what to expect when he becomes the next Master of Ceremonies for Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr. Ordained two years

By Gail Finke With little publicity, an annual family celebration of the gift of life continues to grow.  Thousands assemble in Newport every year for Cross the Bridge for Life, a hybrid event that’s part street festival and part fitness walk – with prayer, food, music, and family activities along

Row 1 (L to R): Steve Broering, Peter Caccavari, Greg Doud, Bishop Foys, Graham Galloway, Nathan Beiersdorfer, Fr. Paul Keller (representing Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary), Deacon Mark Machuga (Director of the Office of the Diaconate)
February 25, 2018: Men in diaconate formation took their next step to becoming permanent deacons in the Acolyte Ceremony during Mass at the Basilica of the Assumption in Covington KY. The reading in Mark’s Gospel was about the Transfiguration, and Bishop Foys hoped these men would have a mountaintop moment

Messenger Staff report “I am very grateful for all the work you do,” said Bishop Roger Foys at the opening reception, May 31, of the 2015 National Safe Environment and Victim Assistance Coordinators Leadership Conference. “You know as well as I do, even better than I do, that our work

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph COVINGTON, Ky. — By all outward appearances, Our Lady of the Assumption church in Walton, Ky. looks like any other Catholic church building. The inside may even look familiar to any practicing Catholic but there is one important clarification — it is generally morally

By Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON (CNS) — Here are excerpts of statements from U.S. Catholic and other religious leaders released in reaction to Pope Benedict XVI’s Feb. 11 announcement that he is resigning, effective Feb. 28: — Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles: “Pope Benedict XVI has truly been