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Dominican Sister Josefina Rivera-Ortiz dies at 104

Dominican Sister of Peace Josefina Rivera-Ortiz died on April 25 at age 104 at Sansbury Care Center in St. Catharine, Ky. She had been a Dominican Sister for 73 years and moved to the St. Catharine Motherhouse campus last year. Sister Rivera-Ortz is a native of Orocovis, Puerto Rico. She served in various ministries, including […]

Liturgy Matters — The homily

Liturgy Matters — The homily

By Dr. Judy Bullock Surveys taken in the last few years report that, for most Catholics, the homily is one of the most important parts of the Sunday liturgy. The recent document on liturgical preaching, “Preaching the Mystery of Faith: The Sunday Homily,” says, “An increasingly important objective of the Sunday homily in our day […]

Louisville Chorus will hold Diamond Jubilee Concert

The Louisville Chorus will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a Diamond Jubilee Concert on May 18. The concert will be held at 4 p.m. at St. Boniface Church, 531 E. Liberty St., according to a news release from the Louisville Chorus. Daniel Spurlock will direct the concert which will feature a performance of Brahams’ “Ein […]

A Time to Speak — A View from the Pew

By Katie Warren I married my husband when I was 20 years old. Young and in love, we dreamed of filling the rooms in our home with little feet, toys to trip on and lots of baby giggles. We both wanted a big family, and we set about the business of having one — immediately. […]

Festival of Faiths will be at Actors Theatre May 13-18

By Marnie McAllister,  Record Assistant Editor The Center for Interfaith Relations annual Festival of Faiths will be presented May 13-18 at Actors Theatre of Louisville, 316 West Main St. Under the theme, “Sacred Earth, Sacred Self,” this year’s festival “focuses on the choices we make and how they reflect the story of our relationship with […]

Prayers for victims of trafficking

Prayers for victims of trafficking

Under a flapping American flag and across the street from Louisville’s Hall of Justice, about 60 people gathered April 29 to pray for victims of human trafficking. Local women religious organized the service at Sixth and Jefferson streets for the week of the Kentucky Derby to raise awareness about the problem at major sporting events. […]

State increases transportation subsidy

The Kentucky General Assembly has increased transportation funding for non-public school children in the state Department of Transportation’s budget for the next two years. The new budget sets aside $3.5 million per year to subsidize bus services for students attending non-public schools, including Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville. It’s an increase of about […]