Blessed Mother Catholic Church is a faith-filled community inspired by the Holy Spirit. Our parish family worships and grows together to accomplish the same God-given mission as Jesus through evangelization and active concern for all.

Mass Times

Confession

Saturday: 4 PM
Sunday: 7 AM
Sunday: 10 AM
Sunday: 5:30 PM

Monday: 6:30 AM
Tuesday: 6 PM
Wed: 6:30 AM
Thursday: Noon
Friday: Noon
Saturday: 12:30 - 2 PM, or 
call office to make appointment

Eucharistic Adoration

Office Hours

Tuesday: 6 AM - 11 PM
Wednesday: 7 AM - 11 PM
Friday: 6 AM - 9 PM

Monday to Friday:
8 AM - 5 PM, or call office to make appointment

 

 

Year of Encounter

In the life of Pope Francis, we see the journey of faith beginning with the simple act of people going out to meet each other, where they are. He calls this “encounter,” and says that because we experience God’s love there, it has the power to heal and transform.  During this year of Encounter, Blessed Mother Church will conduct a monthly Eucharistic Holy Hour on Wednesdays from 7:00 to 8:00 PM on October 17, and November 28.  Please join us.  

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Parish Picnic - September 15

Congratulations to the winners of our different raffles: money to Cotton Clark, Jacquie Miles, Pam Riley; quilts to Gladys Bishop and Susan Green, and child's picnic table to Therese Wilhite. Thanks to all for playing and supporting our Parish.

Teaching Wednesday

Are you an intentional disciple of Jesus Christ?  Is the Bible relevant in our lives today?  How much time do we spend with Jesus?  What is the Catechism of the Catholic Church?  There are many questions about our Faith.  Why not stop by and ask them.  

This open forum will meet from 6 to 7 PM on the Wednesdays, with an opportunity for adults and teenagers with their parent/ guardian also in attendance to ask questions about their Catholic faith.  We won't go into personal stories, but let's talk about those difficult topics on marriage, abortion, immigration, and anything else.  We will meet in the St. John Bosco room inside the Parish Hall. Click here for the schedule.

Speaker Series

Several times a year, we gather together to learn more about our faith and develop a deeper relationship with Jesus.
Our next series of programs are:
November 5- 7, 2018 for the Tri-Parish Mission with Fr. Tom McCarty
January 5, 2019 at the Epiphany Party w/ Norm Hayden, DRE on gifts
Sunday, April 28, 2019 for Divine Mercy Sunday w/ Fr. Thomas Petri
Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 5:00 PM Catholic Family Trivia Night 

If you can help in coordinating the event, please contact the office. Click here for more information from our website.

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Pilgimage to the Holy Land

At this time, there is a wait list.  Please pray for those preparing for pilgrimage to the Holy Land November 8 - 17, 2018. 

A Message from our Pastor

Below is the most erudite and contrite expression I have found to date regarding recent events that have angered, upset and challenged me and many others. My heart goes out to victims. My commitment to continue to work for the protection of all the vulnerable remains unperturbed. My dedication as a priest remains strong, by the grace of God. Join me in rededicating yourself to be Christ's disciple, admit shortcomings and sins, then move forward to be an agent of change in our Church and in the world.  May God strengthen and sustain us, Fr. Mike Clark
Click here to go to that letter.

Statement from Bishop Medley

Please select the Diocesan Crest below for a statement from Bishop Medley on the ongoing revelations from the State of Pennsylvania.  

Bishop Robert Barron on why to remain Catholic

Bishop Robert Barron on Why to Remain Catholic with so much scandal.

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ODYC November 9-10, 2018

Owensboro Diocese Youth Conference (ODYC) is an overnight conference for middle and high school students grades 7-12. The event will be held November 9-10, 2018 at the Owensboro Convention Center.  Mark your calendars and let us know if you will be attending.  

Right to Life Banquet

The annual Right to Life Banquet will be held on October 18th at the Owensboro convention center. Doors open at 5:30 dinner served at 6pm.  Tickets available. $30 a person. Or $50 a couple. Each table seats eight. A table is $200.

Women’s ICON Retreat

Ladies from around the diocese are invited to attend a women’s retreat Oct. 19-20 at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park. The title of the retreat is “Reclaiming True Femininity” with guest speakers Cindy Costello, Emily Sederstrand and Debbie Staresinic. The cost is $50 and lodging is a separate fee and must be completed by attendee. Rooms are blocked off and a discount code is available online. Find out more information, a schedule and online registration by visiting https://owensborodiocese.org/womens-icon-retreat/. This event is sponsored by the Office of Evangelization.

2019 March for Life Trip Preregistration

The Diocesan Gospel of Life Committee has under consideration an adults only trip to the 2019 March for Life in Washington DC.  The 2019 March will occur on Friday, January 18, 2019.  Travel would be by bus, leaving from the rear parking lot of St. Stephen Cathedral Church in Owensboro at 8:00 PM on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 and returning on either the late evening of January 19, or early morning hours of January 20, 2019.

The group would spend two nights (January 17 and 18, 2019) at the Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel. (The 2018 room rate was $230.75 per night and may likely increase for 2019.  Rooms can accommodate up to four persons so as to split the individual’s cost of staying for two nights.) The estimated cost to attend this event is $395 per person, based on two to three people sharing each room cost 

The Committee welcomes your interest in joining this group.  To preregister, please contact Richard Murphy, 270-683-1545, along with a $50 preregistration fee by September 14, 2018.  Note: There is a 40 person minimum threshold for those going on this trip.  If this threshold is not reached, the trip will not go forward, and those that have preregistered will receive their $50 deposit back.