St. Monica Church, 407 S. Third St., in Bardstown, will have a Sunday dinner fundraiser 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, May 5, in the Parish Hall. Choice of chicken or pork chops and two sides for $8. Dine-in or carry out. Call 348-5250 or 460-6621 for more information.
Botland Christian Church, 5326 Springfield Road will have a yard sale 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 5-6 in the church basement. April 14 there will be a potluck dinner following the morning worship service, on Monday, April 15, at 6:30 p.m. a visit to Colonial Nursing Home; quilting at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 20, and Bible study after worship service Sunday, April 24.
Fifteen Ursuline Sisters of Mount St. Joseph are celebrating anniversaries of religious profession this year, including a native of Nelson County and three who served here.
Sister Marie Bosco Wathen, a native of Marion County, is celebrating 70 years. She taught at St. Catherine School in New Haven (1945-53) as well as in Louisville and Owensboro. She was a professor of education at Brescia College (now University) in Owensboro from 1974-97. She retired to the motherhouse in 2005 and is an archives assistant.
The dying evening sun shone through the stained glass and illuminated the altar at the Church of the Ascension, where a few members of the Episcopal congregation were about to re-enact Christ’s last supper in the Eucharist.
“Tonight, the first act of the mystery of the Passion begins to unfold,” the Rev. Karl Lusk said as he explained the significance of the paschal triduum, the three holiest days in the church year, beginning with Christ’s last supper and his betrayal, and ending with his resurrection on Sunday.