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Children give poignant portrayal of the Passion

Children give poignant portrayal of the Passion

The final days of Jesus’ life on earth — including the Last Supper, the scourging and crucifixion — were captured in poignant and dramatic tableaus on Good Friday by eighth-graders who attend John Paul II Academy. The eighth-graders, who were Confirmed recently, presented the Passion in the sanctuary of St. Pius X Church, which shares […]

A message for Easter

From Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz May God bless all of you during this Easter season! During this time of year, we celebrate the Risen Lord Jesus who lives and who touches the dark corners of our lives and our baptism in which we are forever joined to him. In 2001, I was bishop of the […]

St. Bernadette Church to open in April

St. Bernadette Church to open in April

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer The parishioners of St. Bernadette Church have an extra reason to rejoice this Easter season. After nearly 10 months of construction, the new St. Bernadette Church building is nearing completion and will be dedicated at 3 p.m. April 21. “We had hoped to get in by Easter but it […]

An Encouraging Word — Find your own way to serve others

You must wash each other’s feet. What I have just done was to give you an example: as I have done, so you must do. John 13: 14-16 When Jesus comes to us in history, he simply restated in a more dramatic way what was true from the very beginning — that we must love […]

Editorial —A story of numbers

There are times when numbers seem to clutter life. This time of year, many people are awash in receipts and calculations as they prepare to pay their taxes. We just finished a political season that bombarded us with statistics and polls and prognostications based on a plethora of numbers. The old joke about high school […]

Collection supports education foundation

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, At Easter, we celebrate the central mystery of our faith: our redemption through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This Paschal Mystery is the good news that we are all called to share, especially as we carry out the new evangelization by inviting Catholics to deepen their […]

Faithful are called to renewal at Chrism Mass

Faithful are called to renewal at Chrism Mass

By Marnie McAllister, Record Assistant Editor The oils that are used for anointing in parishes around the Archdiocese of Louisville were blessed and consecrated last night during the annual Chrism Mass, conducted at the Cathedral of the Assumption. Three large decanters of olive oil stood at the entrance of the Cathedral prior to the celebration and each […]