Archive | June 2012

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‘Fortnight for freedom’ begins in archdiocese

‘Fortnight for freedom’ begins in archdiocese

By GLENN RUTHERFORD Record Editor Parishes all across the nation — and throughout the Archdiocese of Louisville — held special services and prayers this past weekend as they began observing the call of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops for a “fortnight for freedom.” In the archdiocese, several parishes began the fortnight with prayer services […]

Locals prepare for upcoming Black congress

By RUBY THOMAS Special to The Record Fifty-eight African American parishioners took part in a day-long archdiocesan retreat Saturday, June 23, at the Maloney Center in preparation for the upcoming National Black Catholic Congress. The event was organized by the archdiocese’s Office of Multicultural Ministry and was the fourth in a series of sessions designed to prepare […]

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. […]

Children learn about careers in health care

Children learn about careers in health care

By JESSICA ABLE Record Staff Writer Thanks to a partnership between the Catholic Enrichment Center and the NorthWest Area Health Education Center, students involved in this summer’s Camp Africa Inspire will get to learn more about careers in the health care field. For more than 20 years the NorthWest Area Health Education Center (AHEC) has […]

Pilgrimage will bring local faith leaders together in July

By GLENN RUTHERFORD Record Editor The people of Christ the King Church at 724 S. 44th St., will take part in a “Spiritual Pilgrimage” July 15 that will bring together representatives of five world religions. The idea for the pilgrimage came to the Rev. Alta Burnett three years ago after she experienced a similar event […]

Youth Events

Joey Shaw, a 2012 graduate of Trinity High School, has been invited to participate in the Brown Fellows Program Class of 2012-2016. Shaw will join 19 other incoming college freshmen chosen for this individualized development program. According to a news release from the James Graham Brown Foundation, the Brown Fellows are a group of diverse […]

Editorial — Equal pay for equal efforts

At this point in the history of the United States of America, there is absolutely no excuse, no explanation worthy of repeating, no “political spin” that can be applied to the following statement of fact: Women in the U.S. as of June 28, 2012, earn only 77 cents for each dollar made by a man […]