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Hope in the Lord — Serene courage — an oxymoron?

Hope in the Lord — Serene courage — an oxymoron?

By Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz “Don’t ask me to do one more thing!” We hear this familiar chant from all quarters throughout the United States, especially at this time of year. We all recognize that we are just too busy and life has become too hectic. This cry began to well up in me when […]

Esperanza en El Señor — “Serena Valentía”- ¿un Oxímoron?

Esperanza en El Señor — “Serena Valentía”- ¿un Oxímoron?

Por Arzobispo Joseph E. Kurtz  “¡No me diga que tengo que hacer algo más!” Escuchamos esta consigna de todas partes de los Estados Unidos, ¡especialmente en esta época del año! Todos reconocemos que estamos muy ocupados y que la vida se ha vuelto demasiado agitada. Este lamento comenzó a brotar en mí cuando pasé tres […]

Program for parents will address talking to teens about chastity

Program for parents will address talking to teens about chastity

Parents in the Archdiocese of Louisville are invited to attend “Love and Relationships: Talking to Your Teen about Chastity” on Dec. 10 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Assumption High School, 2170 Tyler Lane. It will be presented by Brian Butler. He is co-author of the Theology of the Body for Teens middle school […]

Organization pairs donors with charities

Organization pairs donors with charities

By JESSICA ABLE, Record Staff Writer Before tossing out that old couch or pitching those gently-used cell phones, people might consider donating them. But to whom? And where do you go to get started? Finding an individual or organization that will accept your items might be cumbersome and time-consuming, but that’s where Susan Spalding and […]

Hospital ministry needs more lay volunteers

Hospital ministry needs more lay volunteers

By MARNIE McALLISTER, Record Assistant Editor In 1999, Nikki Lutz’s father died at Baptist Hospital East. The family was distraught; it had happened very fast. In the midst of their crisis, they were disappointed with the Catholic Church because no one representing the church visited the dying man or his family. A few years later, […]

‘Theology’ program holds first gathering

‘Theology’ program holds first gathering

By JESSICA ABLE, Record Staff Writer BARDSTOWN, Ky. — A new program offered by the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral in Bardstown, Ky., aims to engage Catholics outside of church. It is called “Theology on Third,” a reference to the program’s location on Third Street in Bardstown, and is designed to reach out to Catholics […]

Nazareth Home residents now using tablet computers

Nazareth Home residents now using tablet computers

New technology isn’t just for kids, and the residents of Nazareth Home prove it. Residents of the home have been using tablet computers to help “jump-start memory, mobility and social skills” that might have deteriorated through age, Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, according to a news release from Nazareth Home. “What started out as a conversation […]