Tag Archive | Louisville

Registration push is on for men’s conference

By Glenn Rutherford, Record Editor Last weekend and next, the “champions” identified at the Jan. 29 “Catholic Men’s Conference Circle of Champions Dinner” will be approaching the men of their parish and encouraging attendance at this year’s conference, set for March 22 at St. Michael Church. It ought to be an easy sell. The keynote speaker […]

Hibernians to hold 41st annual parade March 15

Hibernians to hold 41st annual parade March 15

The Ancient Order of Hibernians, an Irish Catholic organization, will celebrate their 41st annual St. Patrick’s Parade March 15 following a special noon Mass at St. Louis Bertrand Church, 1104 S. Sixth St. Bellarmine University’s president Dr. Joseph J. McGowan will serve as the parade’s grand marshall. He has been selected by the Hibernians as […]

Festival of Faiths to mark visit of the Dalai Lama

The Center for Interfaith Relations has announced a schedule of 2013 Festival of Faiths events intended to “prepare the community for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s visit” to the city, according to a news release from the center. The theme of the Festival of Faiths events is “Sacred Silence: Pathway to Compassion,” and the event […]

St. Michael places steeple

A mechanical crane hoisted a 36-foot-long stainless steel cross into place at the top of the new St. Michael Church at 3705 Stone Lakes Drive last month. The more than 550 students at the parish school had the opportunity to pass by and touch the cross before it was lifted into place, according to Father Richard […]

Editorial — Remembering the Rosary

Years ago in the now-disappeared Louisville neighborhood of Highland Park, there was a fellow — the father of a large family — who spent his workdays as a handyman and his leisure time walking through his community. Tucked between the airport on one side and the Louisville & Nashville Railroad (now CSX) tracks on the […]

CSAA’s tennis and golf championships are decided

The Catholic School Athletic Association tennis championships were decided earlier this month in matches that were held at both Sacred Heart and Mercy Academy. Golf championships, both team and individual, were determined after matches that were played at Iroquois Golf Course. This year’s results included a new “advanced” tennis division for senior boys and girls. […]

Editorial — A search for calm

Nobody knows exactly when Louisville turned into a 21st century incarnation of Dodge City. But nine shootings in a dozen days — shootings that resulted in five deaths — will do that to a place’s self-perception. Everybody agrees that something is terribly wrong. Too many guns, an illegal drug industry that is far too vigorous, […]

Students encourage blood donation

St. X students form ’56 Day Club’   By MARNIE McALLISTER Record Assistant Editor Nearly 200 St. Xavier High School students give blood every year during the school’s annual blood drive. But a few dozen students have decided that they can do more. In fact, they can donate blood every 56 days if they want. […]