Archive | April 2013

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Parish to honor Fr. Chris Allegra May 5

Parish to honor Fr. Chris Allegra May 5

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer FREDERICKTOWN, Ky. — A portion of the parish center at Holy Trinity Church here will soon have a new name — Allegra Hall. The hall is being named after the late pastor of the parish, Father Christopher Allegra, who passed away unexpectedly last October. Father Allegra — more commonly known […]

Pilgrimages to Monte Cassino Shrine planned on Sundays in May

Pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine in Southern Indiana have been organized by St. Meinrad Archabbey on the four Sundays of May beginning at 2 p.m. (CDT). The pilgrimages will include a short sermon, a rosary procession and the Litany to the Blessed Virgin. The speakers will be: May 5, […]

The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center will host summer camp for kids

“Camp Nature Odyssey: Adventures in Earth & Spirit,” a summer camp for kids, will be held at the Passionist Earth & Spirit Center, 1924 Newburg Road, June 17 to 21 or June 24 to 28. The summer camp is designed for children entering grades one to six. According to a news release from the center, […]

Teaching Our Faith — Preaching: The heart of the matter

For this series of teaching editorials, priests of our archdiocese will write about the various manifestations of priestly ministry.  As we begin this series of teaching editorials on the priesthood, let’s explore the role of preaching in the life of a priest. Preaching is at the heart of the priesthood. As written in the Vatican […]

Prayer service will highlight human trafficking

A prayer service for victims of human trafficking will be held at 4:30 p.m. April 30 in Jefferson Square Park (Sixth and Jefferson streets). The service is sponsored by the Leadership Conference of Women Religious and Kentucky women religious. The service will highlight the increase in trafficking that accompanies major sporting events, such as the Kentucky […]

Adam Carrico is ordained a deacon

Adam Carrico is ordained a deacon

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz ordained Adam Carrico to the diaconate April 27 at St. Aloysius Church in Pewee Valley, Ky. In addition to his studies at St. Meinrad School of Theology, Deacon Carrico will serve at St. Francis Xavier Church in Mount Washington, Ky., and All Saints Church in Taylorsville, Ky. Read more about Deacon […]

Dominican Sister Catharine Smith dies at 90

Dominican Sister of Peace Catharine Martin Smith, 90, died on April 22 at Sansbury Care Center on the grounds of the St. Catharine Motherhouse in St. Catharine, Ky. She had been a religious for 60 years. Sister Smith, a native of Malden, Mass., served as a teacher in Massachusetts, Illinois, Rhode Island and Kentucky. In […]