Pray with me!
† A preached Holy Hour for Vocations will take place at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 21st, 2021 at Saint Stephen Cathedral in Owensboro, followed by the blessing of my chalice and vestments. (This Liturgy is open to everyone)
† My Priestly Ordination will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 22nd, 2021 at Saint Stephen Cathedral in Owensboro. (Due to COVID restrictions in numbers, at this time, the Ordination is by invitation-only) It will be live-streamed at the following link: StStephenCathedral.org/live
† My First Mass of Thanksgiving will be a Solemn Sung Mass for the Solemnity of Pentecost on Sunday, May 23rd, 2021 at 3pm. (Due to COVID restrictions in numbers, at this time, my First Mass of Thanksgiving is only open to St. Ann Parishioners, family, and close friends from that side of the Diocese.)
† A Second Sung Mass of Thanksgiving will be offered for the Memorial of The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church on Monday, May 24th, 2021 at 6pm, at Saint Stephen Cathedral. (This Mass is open to Cathedral Parishioners and all others since the Cathedral has a larger amount of seating than my home parish.) It will be live-streamed at the following link: StStephenCathedral.org/live
Clergy Information for First Mass on the Solemnity of Pentecost:
Priests are invited to concelebrate or sit in choir. Concelebrants, please bring your alb and a red chasuble/stole.
Deacons are invited to vest and assist in choir. Please bring either a surplice & red stole or alb & red stole.
Visiting clergy, please have your chancery send Letters of Suitability to the McRaith Catholic Pastoral Center, 600 Locust St. Owensboro, KY 42301
Where to Stay:
- A block of rooms has been reserved at Holiday In Riverfront in Owensboro. Please visit this link https://bit.ly/3awLjPY, put in your arrival and departure dates in and click search. The room types and my discounted rate will then pop up (Bruns Ordination) and you can choose the room you want and book your reservation. The link and special price will end on May 7th.
Things to do in Owensboro:
- Visit the many Catholic Churches in Owensboro like Saint Stephen Cathedral or historic Saints Joseph & Paul
- Walk around Smothers Park!
- Eat at Nikos
- Eat/Drink at the Bourbon Bar at The Miller House
- Eat at The Famous Bistro