Archive | September 2013

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Holy Cross students participate in day of service

Holy Cross students participate in day of service

Students at Holy Cross High School participated in the school’s inaugural “Great Day of Service” Sept. 25 where 263 students and 24 staff members volunteered at eight local non-profit agencies. In the photos above, students volunteered at Catholic Charities’ English as a Second Language school and the school’s childcare program. In addition to Catholic Charities, […]

An Encouraging Word — Why I write

I feel a need to write to encourage you to contend for the faith. Jude 1:3 With this column, I officially end my eleventh year of writing An Encouraging Word. When I started I had no idea how long I would be doing this. Eleven years of writing a weekly column certainly did not cross […]

Hospital ministry is in need of volunteers

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer To be with a person when they draw their last breath is a humbling experience, Mike Reilly, a parishioner at the Cathedral of the Assumption, said. And Reilly knows. He believes no one should be alone when that last breath — called by Mark Twain a person’s most valuable […]

St. Catherine School in New Haven marks 145 years, honors class of 1938

St. Catherine School in New Haven, Ky., which is celebrating its 145th anniversary this year, honored two graduates of the class of 1938 during alumni events in late August. The St. Catherine Alumni Association presented certificates to Cecilia Boone Johnson and Dolores Greenwell Payne, who graduated from the school 75 years ago. Elizabeth Johnson, who […]

Couple to mark 75 years of marriage

Couple to mark 75 years of marriage

By Marnie McAllister, Record Assistant Editor Mary Irene and Cecil Semones have encountered tremendous challenges during more than 75 years together. They weathered the flood of 1937, World War II and the death of a child. They are among about 150 couples being honored by the Archdiocese of Louisville for milestone wedding anniversaries this year. The […]

Sacred Heart Academy seeks nominations for awards

Sacred Heart Academy is accepting nominations for its Alumna of the Year award. The 2014 recipient will be honored Feb. 6 during the school’s 24th annual Alumnae Awards Celebration. The celebration will take place at The Olmsted and will include dinner and a cash bar. According to a news release from the school, the Alumna […]

Bellarmine to host Black Catholic Theological Symposium

Bellarmine University, 2001 Newburg Road, will host the Black Catholic Theological Symposium’s 24th annual meeting Oct. 3-6. It will begin wth a public lecture Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in the university’s Frazier Hall. The lecturer will be Dr. Diana Hayes, emerita professor of systemic theology at Georgetown University. She will discuss “Standing in the […]