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St. Leonard School math teacher has recent work published

An academic paper by Judy Albanese, a math teacher at St. Leonard School, was recently published in the Decmeber issue of Mathematics Teaching In The Middle School. The article, “How Old Is The Oldest Person You’ve Known,” contains the data students collected along with some of their responses and pictures. Albanese also presented the project […]

Sister Marion Reardon, SCN, dies at 92

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Marion Reardon, formerly Sister Mary Fides, died at Nazareth Home on Dec. 26. She was 92 and had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth (SCN) for 74 years. Sister Reardon, a native of Brockton, Mass., served in elementary, secondary and collegiate education in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, Massachusetts, Ohio and […]

Bellarmine University confers undergraduate and graduate degrees

Bellarmine University held commencement exercises Dec. 17. The university awarded 100 undergraduate and 168 graduate degrees during the ceremony in Knights Hall. Tom Thomas, a 1976 Bellarmine alumnus and current trustee, delivered the commencement address. Among the degree recipients was Faustin Ndagijimana, a native of Rwanda who fled genocide, received a master’s degree in taxation […]

Sister Elizabeth (Betty) Shelton, SCN, dies at 87

Sister Elizabeth (Betty) Shelton, SCN, dies at 87

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Elizabeth (Betty) Shelton, formerly Sister Marie Ellen, died at Nazareth Home on Dec. 23. She was 87 and had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth (SCN) for 69 years. Sister Shelton, a native of Paducah, Ky., served as an elementary school teacher and principal for 24 years in Kentucky […]

Masses will air live on the Faith Channel

Masses will air live on the Faith Channel

Midnight Masses at St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., will be broadcast live on the Faith Channel. Midnight Mass at the Vatican, celebrated by Pope Francis, will air live at 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 24. It will be broadcast again at […]

Dominican Father James Murray dies

Dominican Father James Murray dies

Dominican Father James Murray died Dec. 17 in Columbus, Ohio, after a brief bout with pneumonia. He was 93 and in his 65th year as a priest. Father Murray, a native of Lowell, Mass., professed vows as a Dominican in 1944 and was ordained a priest in 1950. He served in Rhode Island, New York, […]

Charities help people in need this Christmas

Charities help people in need this Christmas

By Marnie McAllister, Record Assistant Editor Nearly 2,000 children will have toys to open on Christmas morning thanks to the efforts of hundreds of volunteers and donors who have assisted Catholic Charities’ Sister Visitor Center and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. The two Catholic charities collected thousands of gifts to give away this season […]