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Four local schools win Blue Ribbon honor

Four local schools win Blue Ribbon honor

By Glenn Rutherford, Record Editor Four elementary schools within the Archdiocese of Louisville have been named U.S. Department of Education 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools. Though the schools of the archdiocese are regular winners of such national recognition, this year marks the first time that so many schools have been honored in the same year. This year’s […]

Wedding anniversary Mass will be Nov. 2

Couples celebrating milestone wedding anniversaries of 30, 40, 50 and 60 or more years are invited to a special Mass to be celebrated by Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz  Nov. 2 at the Cathedral of the Assumption, 433 S. Fifth Street. Each couple will receive a commemorative certificate. Couples who wish to attend may call their […]

Merton conference will examine the ‘spiritual roots of protest’

Bellarmine University’s Thomas Merton Center will host a conference on “Pursuing the Spiritual Roots of Protest — 1964-2014” on Oct. 24 and 25. The conference will focus on a meeting that occurred 50 years ago between Trappist monk Thomas Merton and a handful of peace activists. They gathered to “discuss the ‘spiritual roots’ that nurtured […]

‘Why Catholics Work for Justice’ will be Oct. 16 and 18

‘Why Catholics Work for Justice’ will be Oct. 16 and 18

“Why Catholics Work for Justice” is the subject of a RENEW Why Catholic? workshop to be presented on Oct. 16 and 18 at three locations. All are invited to attend the free event. Dr. Laura Zane Kolmar, the presenter who is director of pastoral services for RENEW International, will discuss the social mission of the […]

Empty Bowls fundraiser will be Oct. 9

Empty Bowls, a soup dinner and pottery sale to benefit Highlands Community Ministries, will be held Oct. 9 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Frazier Hall at Bellarmine University, 2001 Newburg Road. The dinner’s fare includes soup, prepared by local chefs served in pottery handmade by local potters; fruit; bread and cheese. It’s designed […]

Gennesaret Retreat will be offered again Oct. 24-26

The Gennesaret Retreat for the Seriously Ill, which is offered for free, will be held Oct. 24-26 at the Abbey of Gethsemani near Bardstown, Ky. The retreat, designed for people who live with chronic, life-threatening illnesses, provides rest and prayerful reflection along with daily conferences. The Eucharist and the sacrament of the sick will be […]

Catholic elementary school open houses set for Oct. 21

Catholic elementary school open houses set for Oct. 21

Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville will hold a “Catholic Elementary Open House Day” Oct. 21. Families interested in Catholic education may visit any elementary school from 9 to 11 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Call 634-1315 or visit http://www.archlou.org/schools for more information. Information about Catholic schools can also be found […]