Archive | April 2015
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By Sister of Charity of Nazareth Julie Driscoll This past Tuesday, we held the third annual prayer for victims and perpetrators of human trafficking. A group of women religious and our associates began this public prayer because we seek to respond to the needs of the world through prayerful compassion and action. The international crime […]
By Marnie McAllister, Record Editor Imagine a 5-year-old girl, blonde curls bouncing as she skitters to her ballet class in South Central Kentucky. Then imagine the same little girl going home to be sexually exploited, sold like a commodity for her body. That little girl was Margeaux Gray, now 35 years old, living in Louisville, […]
By Marnie McAllister, Record Editor Among those people affected by the earthquake in Nepal, are refugees who expected to begin a new life in Louisville this week. Catholic Charities reported April 29 that 10 refugees — a family of six, a family of three and an elderly refugee — were slated to arrive here this […]
By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer Within a three-day period known as “raise the roof,” 20 volunteers placed walls and a roof on the Pope Francis House, a new Habitat for Humanity home located on Hazelwood Avenue. Next door, on May 30, another soon-to-be home — sponsored by religious communities serving in the Archdiocese of […]
By Marnie McAllister and Catholic News Service, KATHMANDU, Nepal — Inclement weather and logistical pressures were delaying aid to hundreds of thousands of Nepalese earthquake victims, the director of Caritas Nepal told Catholic News Service (CNS) April 28. “The logistical problems are enormous and sadly, relief is being delayed,” said Father Pius Perumana. As of […]
St. Catharine College in St. Catharine, Ky., will host its 25th annual golf scramble from June 19 at 6 p.m. to June 20 at 5 p.m. The annual tournament will be held at the Lincoln Homestead Park Golf Course in Springfield, Ky. The tournament will raise money for student scholarships, a news release from the […]