Funeral Held for Bishop McRaith

The former head of the Diocese of Owensboro has been laid to rest.

Funeral services were held Friday morning at Saint Stephen Cathedral for Bishop John McRaith.

Bishop McRaith led the diocese for 27 years – stepping down in 2009.

He was remembered for his faith and for his love of farming.

Louisville Archbishop Joseph Kurtz presided over the funeral.

Bishop McRaith was buried at Mount Saint Joseph in Daviess County.

He was 82-years-old.


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