Archive | December 2013

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Holy Spirit Church launches prayer campaign

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer The Church of the Holy Spirit in St. Matthews has a simple message for its surrounding neighbors: “We are here for you.” The parish, located at the intersection of Lexington Road and Cannons Lane, has launched a campaign called “Door to Door: We Pray.” The idea behind the prayer […]

A message for Christmas from Archbishop Kurtz

A message for Christmas from Archbishop Kurtz

May God bless all during this holy season of Advent and Christmas!  In his early days as Holy Father, Pope Francis has certainly captured the spirit of Advent and Christmas, as he calls the Church — in both word and action — to heal wounds and warm hearts. The coming and presence of the Lord […]

Schools, churches, others help the poor

Schools, churches, others help the poor

By Jessica Able and Marnie McAllister, Record Staff Catholic churches, schools and organizations have spent Advent helping other people prepare for Christmas through acts of service, making donations and spending time with people in need. Among the organizations that have benefitted from these efforts are Sister Visitor Center’s Christmas Giveaway and the Society of St. […]

32nd Kwanzaa celebration begins Dec. 30

The Archdiocese of Louisville’s Office of Multicultural Ministry (OMM) will host the 32nd annual “Citywide Kwanzaa Celebration” Dec. 30. The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 1545 Louis Coleman Jr. Drive. The keynote speaker will be Father Christopher S. Rhodes. Kwanzaa, which means “first fruits of the harvest” […]

Youth Events

Remote learning Two second-grade students at St. Patrick School have utilized technology to stay connected to the Eastwood school while traveling with their mother. Cohen and Griffin Scribner traveled to the U.S. Virgin Islands where there mother is currently working. They remotely connect to their classroom at St. Patrick via the Internet. They even “attend” […]

Blanket Louisville collects 5,000 blankets the homeless

Blanket Louisville’s annual collection of new and gently used blankets has yielded about 5,000 blankets this season. The blankets will be delivered to local homeless shelters, Catholic Charities’ Migration and Refugee Services, St. John Vianney Church for use by the Americana Apartments community and to the Cathedral of the Assumption’s daily lunch program. Kathy Fehder, […]

‘Swashbuckler’s Ball’ will help St. Mary’s Center

The ninth annual Swashbuckler’s Ball — the main fundraising event for St. Mary’s Center, Inc., — will be held Jan. 25 at the Marriott Louisville East. The ball will begin at 6:30 p.m. and benefits St. Mary’s Center, a non-profit, non-denominational organization that serves teens and adults with intellectual disabilities. The pirate-themed Swashbuckler’s Ball will […]