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Scout creates outdoor Stations of the Cross for St. Helen in Glasgow

Scout creates outdoor Stations of the Cross for St. Helen in Glasgow

GLASGOW, Ky. — David Sullivan of Boy Scout Troop 1808 here decided his Eagle Scout service project would be one with a spiritual benefit. David designed and erected an outdoor Stations of the Cross trail behind the St. Helen Church Parish Center in Glasgow. According to his father and Scoutmaster, Bruce Sullivan, the catechetical program […]

Retreats help teenagers ‘grow’ in their faith

Retreats help teenagers ‘grow’ in their faith

By Marnie McAllister, Record Assistant Editor Gathered in a field at Mount St. Francis Retreat Center Feb. 23, 50 high schools students stood in a circle, ignored the frosty morning air and took turns blessing each other. They were on an archdiocesan retreat last weekend called “On the Side of Angels.” The retreat, held annually, drew […]

‘Salute’ aims to break fund-raising record

‘Salute’ aims to break fund-raising record

By Glenn Rutherford, Record Editor For the past few years the annual Salute to Catholic School Alumni has set a new fund-raising record. This year will likely be no exception. S. Bradford Rives, chairman of the board of the Catholic Education Foundation (CEF), said this year’s goal is to “exceed $500,000 — a lofty goal but one […]

Annual Gennesaret Retreat for the Seriously Ill is planned

The annual Gennesaret Retreat for the Seriously Ill will be held May 17-19 at the Abbey of Gethsemani near Bardstown, Ky. The retreat is designed for those who live with chronic, life-threatening illness. It includes time for rest, prayerful reflection, daily conferences, Eucharist and the sacrament of the sick. The retreat staff includes experienced nurses […]

Sister Ann Leo Wilson dies in Nazareth, Ky., at 96

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Ann Leo Wilson died Feb. 22 at Carrico Hall in Nazareth, Ky. She was 96 and had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 78 years. Sister Wilson, a native of Fancy Farm, Ky., ministered in health care and community service in Kentucky and Tennessee for 60 years. In […]

Workshop for educators on national Catholic school standards is planned

Catholic educators in the Archdiocese of Louisville are encouraged to attend a workshop called “The Time is Now: Using the Standards to Expand the Future” on March 21 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Flaget Center, 1935 Lewiston Drive. It will be presented by Dr. Lorraine Ozar who will discuss the National Standards […]

World Day of Prayer services are planned at churches March 1 and 2

Twenty-six churches of various denominations in the Louisville area will be hosting ecumenical World Day of Prayer services to celebrate the observance on March 1 and 2. The year’s theme, written by women in France, is “I was a stranger and you welcomed me,” according to a news release from Cindy Scheldorf. Catholic churches that […]