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Archbishop Kurtz will participate in synod

Archbishop Kurtz will participate in synod

By JESSICA ABLE Record Staff Writer This fall Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz will be one of only a handful of bishops from the United States to take part in the 13th Ordinary Synod of Bishops at the Vatican. The main focus of this October synod will be the “new evangelization.” Along with approximately 200 other […]

Charity wins national award  for refugee aid

Charity wins national award for refugee aid

By MARNIE McALLISTER Record Assistant Editor The staff of Catholic Charities of Louisville’s Migration and Refugee Services has received a national award from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) for its work with refugees from Burma. The award was presented to Catholic Charities staff-members in Washington, D.C., during the May 8-11 2012 National […]

Bone marrow registry drive set for June 3 to aid infant

Bone marrow registry drive set for June 3 to aid infant

By JESSICA ABLE Record Staff Writer Six-month-old Addison Lynn Miles is fighting for her life. The infant has a rare form of leukemia and is in immediate need of a bone marrow transplant. Addison does not have a direct match within her family, so fellow St. Michael Church parishioners Cheryl and Bart Bruner have organized […]

Information sessions are offered on the ‘School of Christian Living’

The Angela Merici Center on the Ursuline campus is holding two free informational sessions about its 10-month-long School of Christian Living process. The free sessions are set for June 16 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and June 19 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The School of Christian Living will begin in September and […]

Mercy Academy names Amy Elstone its principal

Mike Johnson, president of Mercy Academy, announced May 24 that Mercy alumna and assistant principal Amy Elstone, a 1994 Mercy graduate, has been named the 26th principal of Mercy Academy, effective July 1. According to Johnson, “Amy comes to this new position with a record of excellence as a Mercy student, teacher, department chairperson and […]

Ursulines of Mt. St. Joseph mark jubilees

Thirteen Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph who ministered in the Archdiocese of Louisville are celebrating jubilees this year. They are: Sister Mary Durr, a native of Paul, Neb., is celebrating 75 years of religious life. She taught music at St. Michael School in Fairfield, Ky., and at St. Angela Home in Louisville. She also […]

Hadorn-Disselkamp named Mercy Academy’s Alumna of the Year

Lori Hadorn-Disselkamp was named Mercy Academy’s 2012 Alumna of the Year at the senior luncheon May 16. After graduating from Mercy in 1994, Hadorn-Disselkamp attended the University of Louisville where she received a bachelor’s degree from the School of Arts and Sciences. She was a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society which recognizes […]