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Community Catholic volunteers in neighborhood

Community Catholic volunteers in neighborhood

Teagan Ober, a second-grader at Notre Dame Academy, and Ursuline Sister Barbara Bir collected trash around the Portland neighborhood Oct. 27. They were among about a dozen volunteers from the nearby Community Catholic Center to help Operation Brightside clean the area. The center helps children in the West End, such as Teagan, to attend Catholic […]

Catholic Charities, Louisville Sports Commission to help refugees

Catholic Charities, Louisville Sports Commission to help refugees

Catholic Charities and the Louisville Sports Commission are collaborating to help collect winter items for 850 newly arrived refugees. Thursday and Friday, Catholic Charities’ Migration and Refugee Services will have a truck at Slugger Field during registration for the Louisville Sports Commission Half Marathon. Registered runners and walkers are being asked to donate winter coats […]

Parish gets historic marker

Parish gets historic marker

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer (3rd from right), helped St. Frances of Rome Church dedicate a new historic marker on its property on Oct. 28.  Also taking part in the ceremony were, from left to right, Mary Schneider, co-chair of the parish’s 125th anniversary celebration; Father Bernard J. Breen, the parish’s pastor; Steve Wiser (at rear), […]

Youth group aids refugee family

Youth group aids refugee family

The youth group at Holy Spirit Church recently sponsored a refugee family of five from Iraq. The group gave the family a welcome basket of toys for the children and personal care items for the family. The group has plans to continue to sponsor the family throughout the Christmas season.

Youth Events

Pen pals Students from St. Andrew Academy and St. Paul School participated in a pen pal exchange program as part of Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 22 to 26. Red Ribbon Week is a nationally celebrated drug and alcohol prevention awareness campaign. The students were given age-appropriate writing assignments and suggestions to encourage one another to […]

Flaget Hospital to open family care offices in New Haven, Hodgenville

Flaget Memorial Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, will be opening a family care physician’s office in New Haven, Ky., in early 2013. The decision to open the practice was made after the hospital’s staff did a needs assessment, according to a news release from the hospital. “Part of the mission of KentuckyOne Health is to […]

Esperanza en El Señor — Noticias desde Roma

Esperanza en El Señor — Noticias desde Roma

Los siguientes son extractos del blog del Sínodo del Arzobispo Kurtz en donde él reflexiona en su experiencia como delegado en el Sínodo sobre la Nueva Evangelización. Para seguir su blog, vaya a http://www.archlou.org/archbishop-kurtzs-synod-blog/. Jueves, 11 de octubre El día de ayer… tuvimos nuestra primera reunión de grupos pequeños… y uno de los primeros deberes […]