Sponsored by the Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg, Villa Madonna Academy is located in the Diocese of Covington.

On July 29, 1853, His Holiness Pope Pius IX formally erected the Diocese of Covington in Kentucky. Today, 150 years later, the Diocese of Covington is comprised of the 14 northern-most counties in Kentucky. The Diocese of Covington's eleventh bishop, Most Reverend John Iffert, was consecrated and installed September 20, 2021.