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From the Pastor: World Marriage Day

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Officially, World Marriage Day was last Sunday, February 10. But because we celebrated World Day of Prayer for the Sick on that day, we are celebrating World Marriage Day this Sunday, February 17. It has been said, and I wholly agree, that “the future of our culture and society depends upon the future of the […]

From the Pastor: Most Excellent Theophilus

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Today, we begin the series of readings from the Gospel of Luke, which we will follow throughout Ordinary Time over the coming year. We begin with the first verses of that book in which Saint Luke tells us that he had studied what others had written, but also had done his own research and had […]

From the Pastor: Stand Up for Life

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This past Friday the March for Life was held in Washington, DC. That same Friday was a Day of Prayer and Penance for Life here in the Diocese of Covington. Tuesday of this week, January 22, is the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Roe vs. Wade, which legalized abortion in the United States. Since […]

From the Pastor: The ministry of John the Baptist

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The two main Gospel figures who represent the season of Advent are John the Baptist and the Blessed Virgin Mary. This Sunday, our Gospel tells of the beginnings of the ministry of John the Baptist. Everything about John’s life is ultimately about Jesus. The annunciation of his birth prepares for the Annunciation of Jesus to […]

From the Pastor: Veterans Day

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This past spring, as I was flying to Italy as part of a pilgrimage group, I was seated next to a young serviceman from Fort Knox. He was not part of our group but was traveling because of a job that he would be doing in Italy. I asked him about his service, and he […]

From the Pastor: Satan Is Real!

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There is a very strange story about Pope Leo XIII and the Prayer to Saint Michael the Archangel. The Holy Father was at prayer during Mass in 1884, and suddenly he fell to the ground. Some reports say that when those with him came to him, he had no pulse. As they tried to revive […]

A response to the sexual abuse crisis

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Our pastor, Fr. Mike Comer, addressed the sexual abuse crisis that is unfolding in the Catholic Church, in his homily at Mass on August 25. If you missed it or would like to share it, the link is shown below. http://fbvidthis.com/v/JtNAchWspwY We pray for the victims of sexual abuse who are suffering, and we ask […]

From the Pastor: A letter from Pope Francis

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As we have watched the new and deeply troubling revelations of sexual abuse and cover up of crimes by leaders and high ranking officials of the Church, we have all hoped for and needed some word from Pope Francis. This past Monday he released a powerful letter addressed to all Catholics throughout the world. I […]

From the Pastor — An explanation of the Mass — part 1

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August 5, 2018 GATHER THE PEOPLE I have heard the Mass described as, “Gather the people. Tell the stories. Break the bread.” Not a bad summary of what the Mass is all about. As we go through the Mass over these six weeks, we will begin with the beginning–the gathering of the people. Please remember […]

So you want to get married at Mother of God Church …

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Many couples contact us about having their wedding at Mother of God, and we welcome the opportunity to be part of your special day. To help you in your planning, we offer our newly revised wedding guidelines. If you have questions beyond what’s outlined here, please call the office at 859-291-2288.http://mother-of-god.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/MOG-Wedding-Guidelines-7-18.pdf

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