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Sister Angeline Driscoll dies at 91

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Angeline Driscoll died at Nazareth Home on July 25. She was 91 and had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 69 years. Sister Driscoll, a native of Roanoke, Va., served in elementary education as a teacher and principal in Kentucky for 32 years. In the Archdiocese of Louisville, […]

Special section on weddings

Special section on weddings

Announcements of weddings in the Archdiocese of Louisville are available in The Record’s digital edition. To view the Bridal section, click here.

National Black Catholic Congress draws about 2,500

National Black Catholic Congress draws about 2,500

By RUBY THOMAS Special to The Record INDIANAPOLIS — The city of Indianapolis hosted 2,500 African American Catholics, including 78 from the Louisville archdiocese, during the National Black Catholic Congress XI July 19 to 21. Under the theme of “Faith Engaged: Empower, Equip, Evangelize,” participants witnessed testimonies, worshipped and took part in dozens of workshops […]

Donations to Catholic Charities are helping people rebuild

Donations to Catholic Charities are helping people rebuild

By MARNIE McALLISTER Record Assistant Editor After tornadoes and severe storms rife with hail ravaged parts of Kentucky and Indiana in February and March of this year, donations from around the Archdiocese of Louisville poured into Catholic Charities of Louisville. The total donated to date is more than $276,000. Cathy Palmer-Ball, who works for Catholic […]

Youth Events

High School Diplomats Program St. Xavier High School senior Daniel Varghese has been accepted to participate in the 2012 High School Diplomats (HSD) Program, which is being held July 31 to August 11. The HSD Program brings together 40 American and 40 Japanese students for a 10-day cultural enrichment experience at Princeton University. The program […]

Refugee farmers sell produce to markets, restaurants

Refugee farmers sell produce to markets, restaurants

By JESSICA ABLE Record Staff Writer In recent months refugees who farm in local community gardens have started selling their extra produce at area farmer’s markets — and some are selling to local restaurants. The community gardens are made possible by the Refugee Agricultural Partnership Program (RAPP), an initiative of Catholic Charities’ Kentucky Office for […]

A Time to Speak — The gift of Natural Family Planning

A Time to Speak — The gift of Natural Family Planning

By Sharon Schuhmann Published 22 years ago, the Dr. Seuss book, Oh, the Places You’ll Go is about finding one’s path through life. As pro-life coordinator for the Archdiocese of Louisville, the places I’ve gone regarding Natural Family Planning (NFP) have been a celebration of life. Natural Family Planning is a general name for the […]