Archive | December 2012
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Late last week, I visited five priests at Nazareth Home and was amazed to find that it took two hours! It was delightful! Lingering always seems to have that effect. As a society, we don’t seem to linger much anymore. It’s fast-paced, efficient, and packed to the brim. This is the American way. I grew […]
A special Mass and Holy Hour for life, marriage and religious liberty will be held at St. James Church in Elizabethtown, Ky., on Jan. 5, 2013. Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz will preside at the 8 a.m. Mass and a eucharistic Holy Hour will follow. This is the first of six Holy Hours which the archbishop […]
By Father J. Ronald Knott Do not be afraid. I proclaim to you good news of great joy for all the people. Luke 2:1-14 I think it is worth noting that the first words from heaven after Jesus was born were these, “Do not be afraid!” “Do not be afraid because I have good news […]
By Marnie McAllister, Record Assistant Editor Thanks to the efforts of parishes, schools and businesses around the Archdiocese of Louisville, 300 impoverished families are receiving children’s Christmas gifts and some basic household supplies this week from Sister Visitor Center. The generosity of both volunteers and donors brought tears to the eyes of the charity’s manager, Ursuline […]
The Archdiocese of Louisville’s Office of Multicultural Ministry (OMM) will host the 31st annual Citywide Kwanzaa Celebration at 11 a.m. Dec. 29 at the Catholic Enrichment Center, 3146 W. Broadway. Kwanzaa, which means “first fruits” of the harvest in Swahili, is a seven-day harvest festival celebrated Dec. 26 to Jan. 1. It is a celebration […]
Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ: On Christmas Day we celebrate the “Word became flesh.” In Scripture, we read that the Word — Jesus — came not to be served, but to serve. By word and action, Jesus expressed concern for the poor, the disenfranchised, the ill, and those who had lost a sense of […]