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Celebration of Our Lady of Cobre to be Sept. 9

The Archdiocese of Louisville’s Office of Multicultural Ministry will celebrate the feast day of Our Lady of Mercy of Cobre on Sept. 9 at 1 p.m. at St. Rita Church, 8709 Preston Highway. Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz will preside at the Mass. Our Lady of Cobre, also known as Our Lady of Charity, was declared […]

Community ministry will honor two Catholic groups at banquet

Community ministry will honor two Catholic groups at banquet

Shively Area Ministries plans to honor two Catholic organizations during its annual banquet on Sept. 27 at Incarnation Church, 2229 Lower Hunters Trace. Catholic Charities of Louisville and Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital will be recognized for the support they’ve provided to Shively Area Ministries which, in turn, helps families struggling to buy food and […]

Man professes vows with Marian order

Marian Brother Matthew Holladay, who grew up in the Archdiocese of Louisville, made his perpetual profession of vows with the Marians of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary during a Mass on Aug. 16. The ceremony was conducted in the chapel of the National Shrine of the Divine Mercy in Stockbridge, Mass. “We were […]

Students save fair veggies for charity

Students save fair veggies for charity

By MARNIE McALLISTER Record Assistant Editor Nearly 70 families who struggle with hunger found respite earlier this week in some of the award-winning fruits and vegetables exhibited at the Kentucky State Fair. The food, which wasn’t claimed by its growers by noon Monday, Aug. 27, was collected by a half-dozen young men from Holy Cross […]

Time to Speak — St. Jeanne Jugan reminds us of essential values

By Little Sister of the Poor Constance Carolyn Veit No politician was St. Jeanne Jugan, foundress of the Little Sisters of the Poor. But she lived in politically charged times not unlike our own. Born during the French Revolution, she witnessed the violent suppression of organized religion in the name of “liberty, equality and fraternity.” She […]

New stained glass windows to be dedicated

New stained glass windows to be dedicated

By GLENN RUTHERFORD Record Editor SHELBYVILLE, Ky. — While walking through a portion of New England woods one summer, Ralph Waldo Emerson happened upon a rhodora, a flower of such dramatic beauty that it stirred the poet to create a verse that, even today, serves as a metaphor for many works of art or moments […]

Campbellsville family named ‘family of the year’

Campbellsville family named ‘family of the year’

By JESSICA ABLE Record Staff Writer CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — A family from this central Kentucky city, known for their dedication to church and community, has been named the “International Family of the Year” by the Knights of Columbus. Paul and Marcia Gilbert and their seven children accepted the award Aug. 7 in Anaheim, Calif., at […]