The Archdiocese of Louisville Cursillo will hold its August Ultreya Aug. 4 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Flaget Center, 1935 Lewiston Drive. The Ultreya will be held in Conference Room D. Refreshments will follow. For information, call Ken Jackey at 554-1763.
The “Sound of Prayer at the Little Sisters of the Poor” is held on the first Thursday of every month, Aug. 6 next month, at 7 p.m. in the sisters’ St. Joseph Chapel, 15 Audubon Plaza Drive.
The prayer time will last about 45 minutes and includes the World Mission Rosary, the Miracle Prayer and the novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. For more information, call Deacon Syl at 637-6976.
St. Stephen Martyr Church, Hess Lane and Pindell Avenue, offers a Holy Hour with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction on the first Monday of each month, Aug. 3 next month, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
St. Bernard Church, 7500 Tangelo Drive, hosts a novena to St. Peregrine, patron of those who have cancer and other serious illnesses, on the second Thursday of the month, Aug. 13 next month, following the 6:30 p.m. Mass.
“Mary: A Gift to Many” is the subject of a retreat to be offered by the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Ind., Aug. 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand. The presenter will be Sister Tracy Stutz. The cost is $30 and registration is required by Aug. 12. For more information, call 800-880-2777 or visit www.thedome.org/programs.
“The Looking Glass,” part of the monthly evening with an Ursuline presentations, will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and retreat Center in Maple Mount, Ky. The presentation will be led by Sister Vivian Bowles, director of faith formation at St. Alphonsus Church in Owensboro, Ky. The cost is $15.
To register, contact Kathy McCarty at 270-229-020 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Serra Club will host a luncheon meeting at 11:45 a.m. on Aug. 3 at The Bistro in The Olmsted building on the campus of the Masonic Home on Frankfort Avenue. The speakers will be Mike and Penny Michalak and Sister Caryn Crush. They will speak on the founding of Immaculata Classical Academy. Guests are welcome. For more information, call Jerry Gonsoski at 245-5392.
The Widows or Widowers (WOW) organization’s “get acquainted dinner” will be held on Aug. 4 at LongHorn Steakhouse, 2535 Hurstbourne Gem Lane, at 4:30 p.m.
Prospective members are invited to attend. For more information or reservations, call Jack Lamberson at 222-8294 by Aug. 3.
HERE AND THERE
St. Bernard Church, 7500 Tangelo Drive, will host a paper shredding by A+ Paper Shredding from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Aug. 15. Individuals, businesses and the community at large are welcome until the truck fills. There will be no charge for the event. Donations will be accepted by the St. Bernard eighth-grade class, which is raising money for its class trip.
St. Francis of Assisi Church, 1960 Bardstown Road, will hold a “Craft Beer Garden” from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 22 at the church. Children will be welcome until 7 p.m. Beer, brats and burgers will be available, as will live music. Admission is $5 and proceeds will benefit the eighth-grade class trip. For information, call 456-6394.
Louisville Young Catholics’ next Christ in the City Holy Hour will be held at 7 p.m. July 31 at the chapel of the Little Sisters of the Poor, 15 Audubon Plaza Drive. Father of Mercy Robert Gregor will offer a reflection and hear confessions.
Following the hour of adoration, participants are invited to go to Shenanigans Irish Grille, 1611 Norris Place. Send any questions to email@example.com.
The Catholic Single Adults Club will play miniature golf at 3 p.m. Aug. 16, then eat at Marric’s at 6 p.m. For questions and directions, call 969-2272.
The St. John Vianney School class of 1965 will hold its 50-year reunion at noon Aug. 9 at Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park. For more information, visit the class Facebook page: SJV Graduating Class of ‘65 50th anniversary reunion. Or contact Chester Misbach at cam
firstname.lastname@example.org; John Reily at email@example.com; or Paula Gill Radmacher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Presentation Academy class of 1964 will hold its quarterly luncheon at 11 a.m. Aug. 11 at Rafferty’s restaurant, 988 Breckenridge Lane. No reservations are required. For information, call 244-8194.
The Flaget Alumni Association will hold its next monthly meeting at noon Aug. 12 at Elks Lodge #8, 2826 Klondike Lane across from St. Martha Church. The speaker will be John McGrath, a current NFL official. The cost is $8. For information, call Mike Lally at 742-3624 or Tom Becker at 491-8943.
EDUCATION AND ENRICHMENT
St. Bernadette and St. Albert the Great churches will present a program called “Paul: The Hero of Acts” on Aug. 3.
The presentation is part of the parishes’ Adult Christian Enrichment (ACE) program. Sessions will be held from 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at St. Albert the Great, 1395 Girard Drive, and from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Bernadette’s Parish Center, 6500 St. Bernadette Avenue. The program’s presenters are Deacon Pat Harris, Sandy Holloway and Lynnette LeGette.
The Casa Latina Catholic Worker, 230 Woodbine St., will host a program on Pope Francis’ encyclical “Laudato Si’” on Aug. 13. Father Jim Flynn will be the presenter.
A potluck dinner will begin at 6 p.m. and will be followed by the program on the encyclical on the environment.
The Archdiocese of Louisville Ministry Institute (ALMI) will present the following programs at the Flaget Center, 1935 Lewiston Drive, unless otherwise noted:
- “Introduction to the Sacraments” will be held from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 5. The presenter will be Maureen Larison. The cost is $10.
- “Introduction to Scripture” will be presented from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 5. The presenter will be Art Turner, director of faith formation for the archdiocese. The cost is $10.
- “An Introduction to Christology” will be offered from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 6. The presenter will be Art Turner. The cost is $10.
- “Overview of Catechetical Ministry Part II” will be presented from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 6. The presenter will be Denise Puckett, consultant for catechetical ministry and Maureen Larison, consultant for adult formation and initiation for the archdiocese. The cost is $10.
To register for any of these programs, contact Lynn McDaniel at 448-8581 or email@example.com.