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Volume 27 @ Number 12 @ October 9, 2016 @ $15 per Year


The Bi-Weekly Publication of The Catholic Diocese of Lexington

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10th Anniversary of Comair Crash

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Turn to Page 6 Va a pgina 7 Turn to Charter , Page 8 LEXINGTON. The Diocese of Lexing- ton has been found to be in com- pliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People for the 2015-2016 fiscal pe- riod, following an audit by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops of- fice's designated firm. The audit was conducted Septem- ber 20-22 at the chancery in Lexing- ton and at several parish locations. In a September 30 letter to Bishop John Stowe, O.F.M. Conv., Stone- Bridge Business Partners, a Roch- ester, NY, group, wrote, "Based on the results of our recently performed on-site audit of the Diocese of Lex- ington, the Diocese has been found compliant with all audited Articles within the Charter for the Protec- tion of Children and Young People for the 2015/2016 audit period. The conclusions reached as to the compliance of your Diocese are based upon inquiry, observation and the review of specifically requested documentation furnished to Stone-

Auditors find Diocese of Lexington compliant with Charter

Visita Pastoral a la Dicesis de Lexington por la USCCB Pastoral Visit to the Diocese of Lexington by the USCCB

M. Yvette Milln Torres LL.M. (M. Yvette Culp LL.M.)

David Corrales, program coordinator for the USCCB Secretariat of Cultural Diversity in the Church and Chicago Auxilary Bishop John Manz discuss seasonal migrant work in the throroughbred industry at Ashford Stud Farm, Woodford county, with Lexington Bishop John Stowe. CR photo: Skip Olson

On September 21 and 22, the Diocese of Lexington hosted the pastoral visit of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Bishop John Stowe, O.F.M. Conv. received with joy Bishop John Manz, auxiliary bishop of Chicago and episco- pal liaison to Migrant Farmworkers of the Sub- committee on the Pas- toral Care of Migrants, Refugees and Travelers (PCMRT) of the Com- mittee on Cultural Di- versity in the Church. USCCB members who visited the diocese were accompanied by a group of professionals from var- ious parts of the country. Each year the Com- mittee on Migration of the USCCB visits dif- ferent parts of the coun- try with the intention of welcoming migrants, gathering information about their living conditions, and connecting them more to the lo- cal, national, and global Catholic Church. The group sent by the USCCB on this pastoral visit with Bish- op Manz was composed of David Corrales, program coordinator to the Subcommittee on the Pastoral Care of Migrants, Refugees and Travelers (PCMRT) Commit- tee on Cultural Diversity in the Del 21 al 22 de Septiembre la Dicesis de Lexington recibi la Visita Pastoral de la Conferencia Catlica de Obispos de USA (USC- CB por sus siglas en ingls). El Re- verendsimo Obispo Juan Stowe recibi con alegra al Reverendsi- mo John Manz, Obispo Auxiliar de Chicago y Enlace Episcopal de los Trabajadores Migrantes de Rancho del Subcomit acerca del Cuidado Pastoral de los Migrantes, Refugia- dos y Viajeros (PCMRT por sus si- glas en ingls), Comit de Diversidad Cultural en la Iglesia de USCCB quien visit a nuestra Dicesis acompaado de un gru- po de profesionales de varias partes del pas. Cada ao el Comit de Migracin de la USCCB visita a diferentes partes del pas con la intencin de darles la bienvenida a los migrantes, de reunir informacin acerca de sus condiciones de vida en USA y de conectarlos ms a la Iglesia Catlica local, nacional y mundial. El grupo mandado por la USCCB en esta Visita Pastoral con el Obispo Manz estuvo compues- to por David Corrales, Coordinador del Pro- grama, Subcomit del Cuidado Pastoral de Migrantes, Refugiados y Viajeros (PCMRT), Comit de Diversidad de Culturas en la Igle

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