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Loretto Sisters celebrate service in Louisville

Loretto Sisters celebrate service in Louisville

By MARNIE McALLISTER Record Assistant Editor The Sisters of Loretto continued a year-long celebration of their bicentennial with a special Mass and program at the site of the former Loretto High School on Saturday, Sept. 22. More than 300 people attended the event, which centered on Loretto’s presence in Louisville. Those in attendance included Loretto […]

Archbishop celebrates annual Young Adult Mass

Archbishop celebrates annual Young Adult Mass

By JESSICA ABLE Record Staff Writer More than 60 young adults gathered at Holy Spirit Church, 3345 Lexington Road, Sunday, Sept. 23 to attend Mass with Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, who told them wherever he goes in the Archdiocese of Louisville, he “hears a lot about the good things young adults are doing.” The annual […]

St. Frances of Rome recalls its 125 years

St. Frances of Rome recalls its 125 years

By GLENN RUTHERFORD Record Editor St. Frances of Rome Church, nestled in the heart of the Clifton neighborhood, has in its 125-year history emerged as the Archdiocese of Louisville’s “little parish that could.” There was a time, not so many years ago, when the parish’s very existence was in doubt — at least in the […]

An Encouraging Word — A reflection on Fr. Knott’s 10th year

I find writing you these things no burden. Philemon 3:1 Ten years! Five hundred columns! It is hard to believe that it was 10 years ago this week that my first “An Encouraging Word” column appeared in The Record. “Time flies when you are having fun!” I had no idea that I would be writing […]

Time to Speak — Immigrants have positive effect

Time to Speak — Immigrants have positive effect

By Father Patrick D. Delahanty  Indiana legislators want to defend strict immigration law. That was a recent headline in The Courier-Journal’s “A Better Life” news portal (where this column first appeared). It prompted me to revisit some data about Kentucky and the economic impact of immigration in the Commonwealth. Kentucky lawmakers have repeatedly rejected proposed […]

Presentation Academy announces its 2012 ‘Tower Award’ winners

Presentation Academy announces its 2012 ‘Tower Award’ winners

Presentation Academy will present its 2012 Tower Awards for Women Leaders during the school’s annual awards dinner Oct. 10 in the ballroom of the Louisville Marriott Downtown, 280 W. Jefferson Street. The evening will begin with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m. with the dinner and awards ceremony to follow at 7 p.m. According to […]

Editorial — Give peace a chance

It’s that time of the year when news rushes at us like a change in the weather. It comes from every direction. There is the ubiquitous election campaign, rife with its numbers and polls, charges and countercharges, advertising and spin doctors. Whatever news space isn’t filled by the campaign is overflowing with violence. The attacks […]