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Prayers of Thanksgiving

Prayers of Thanksgiving

Archbishop’s new role called ‘huge responsibility’

Archbishop’s new role called ‘huge responsibility’

By Marnie McAllister, Record Assistant Editor Though Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz has downplayed the significance of his new role as president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), his schedule of media interviews and a representative of the USCCB tell another story. “It’s a huge responsibility,” said Sister of Mercy Mary Ann Walsh, director […]

Youth Events

Documentary Trinity High School students viewed the documentary “A Potter’s Field” at the school in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving. The documentary followed members of the St. Joseph of Arimathea Society at Trinity, St. Xavier and Assumption high schools. These students act as pall bearers and provide a Christian burial service for deceased individuals […]

Liturgy Matters — The season of Advent

By Dr. Judy Bullock A new church year begins this weekend with the celebration of the first Sunday of Advent. Advent is a season of preparation, anticipation of the celebration of Christ’s historical coming two thousand years ago, an openness to the coming of Christ in our lives today, as well as, preparation for the […]

An Encouraging Word — Let’s express our gratitude

An Encouraging Word — Let’s express our gratitude

… walk in him, abounding in thanksgiving. Colossians 2:7 The older I get, the more grateful I feel. I became aware of the great insight a while back that whatever success I have had in my ministry and personal life would not have been possible without help from others. I owe my happiness to a […]

A Time to Speak — Hospital ministry has been a blessing

By Laura Netherton Since I was raised in a Catholic church and attended Catholic schools, service seemed second nature to my husband, Ron, and to me. I never recall describing it as service, per se, and we certainly never counted our “service hours” to fill a quota or receive some special recognition. We did it […]

Repairs at St. Therese give parish new life, says priest

Repairs at St. Therese give parish new life, says priest

By Marnie McAllister, Record Assistant Editor St. Therese Church at Schiller Avenue and Kentucky Street is in the midst of a minor renaissance, thanks to recent renovations of the 107-year-old church, according to its administrator, Father David Harris. “If it’s been a few years since you’ve seen the inside of St. Therese you’re in for […]