Author: Harold Nixon - Pastoral Associate

Tomorrow Thursday is the traditional date of the Ascension of Our Lord…forty days since the resurrection–our celebrations of Easter. It is traditional to pray for the next nine days (a novena–the original nine prayer) as we join with the disciples and the Blessed Virgin waiting and praying for the coming of the Holy Spirit. This […]
A letter from our Pastor, Father Gary Simpson… Thanks be to God—we are finally ready to (with caution and restrictions) gather to gather again as parish and missions. Attached you will see a summary of the directives from the Catholic Conference of KY in accord with the Governors office. Please read and I hope they […]
Diocese Plans Day of Online Giving for April 9 for Parishes, Catholic Charities LEXINGTON — The Catholic Diocese of Lexington is hosting an online Day of Giving scheduled for Holy Thursday, April 9, in an effort to drive donations to the Church’s greatest needs. The focus for this day is parish offertory support and Catholic Charities […]
Bishop Outlines Conditions for General Absolution and Perfect ContritionLEXINGTON — In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and instructions issued by the Vatican, there may arise conditions under which Catholics in the Diocese of Lexington may receive general absolution, obtain forgiveness of sins through perfect contrition or obtain a plenary indulgence granted to those suffering from […]
Pope Invites All Christians to Pray in Response to Pandemic This FridayLEXINGTON — All Christians in the Catholic Diocese of Lexington are invited to join Pope Francis in prayer on Friday, March 27, at 1 p.m. Eastern time (6 p.m. Rome time) for a special ceremony taking place in St. Peter’s Square in Rome in […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 25, 2020Media Contact: Don Clemmer — dclemmer@cdlex.org, (260) 580-1137Online Giving Facilitates Support for Parishes During PandemicLEXINGTON — Catholics across the Diocese of Lexington can still support their parishes by giving online. Public Masses have been suspended in the diocese since March 16, in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, so parishes […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 24, 2020Media Contact: Don Clemmer — dclemmer@cdlex.org, (260) 580-1137Diocese Will Stream Chrism Mass April 7, Asks That Catholics Pray Along to Triduum at HomeLEXINGTON — The Catholic Diocese of Lexington will stream its Chrism Mass on the Tuesday of Holy Week, April 7, at 10 a.m. While the suspension of public Masses remains […]
In prayerful and prudential caution, we’ve decided to close The Attic – McKee, KY next week, March 16-20. That will give the ladies there time to deep clean and disinfect the store as well as sort through donations. We will be unable to accept any new donations during that week. At the end of next week, we […]
Do you volunteer at our parish or The Attic? Then you need to complete the CMG Connect Online Training (Catholic Mutual Group). The program consists of a few videos followed by some questions. Help us stay in compliance with our Diocesan rules. The link can be found below: lexington.cmgconnect.org