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Religion

  • ‘To dust you shall return’
  • RELIGION NOTES: March 3, 2017

    Loretto Motherhouse concert

    Rob Collier will present his composition for chamber ensemble, Canon in 9 Sections, at 7 p.m. March 6, at the Loretto Motherhouse. Collier will play keyboard along with Scott Moore and Cheyenne Mize, violins; Michael Hill, viola; Nick Wooldridge, double bass; and Ben Aguilar, electronics. Admission is free. All are welcome.

    Annual African American Catholic Leadership Awards banquet

  • RELIGION NOTES: March 3, 2017

    Loretto Motherhouse concert

    Rob Collier will present his composition for chamber ensemble, Canon in 9 Sections, at 7 p.m. March 6, at the Loretto Motherhouse. Collier will play keyboard along with Scott Moore and Cheyenne Mize, violins; Michael Hill, viola; Nick Wooldridge, double bass; and Ben Aguilar, electronics. Admission is free. All are welcome.

    Annual African American Catholic Leadership Awards banquet

  • Protecting our conscience from the little foxes

    By Billy Holland

    Life has its ups and downs, and no one is exempt from struggling every now and then.

  • RELIGION NOTES: Feb. 24, 2017

    Martha Sterns Marshall Sunday Baptist Women In Ministry

    Baptist Women in Ministry invites Baptist churches to participate in Martha Stearns Marshall Month of Preaching by having a woman preach in February. Marian Love of Bloomfield will be the Martha Sterns Marshall preacher at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at Big Spring Bloomfield Presbyterian Trinity Baptist Church. The community is invited. For more information, call (502) 294-6120 or find the church on Facebook.

  • Enjoying the abundant life at any age

    By Billy Holland

    We are all growing older. Thanks a lot, right? I realize that many will think this is not a very optimistic or positive thought, but it is a reality of life.

    I could have gone all day without hearing that, however, as with other topics, this too has a certain amount of accountability attached to it that can make a huge difference between dreading the future and having a healthy and positive attitude.

  • Hurst joins board of Communicators for Women Religious

    Communicators for Women Religious (CWR) announced its 2017 board of directors Feb. 8.

    Officers are Sister Angela Szczawinska, CSFN, chair; Kathy Gatliff, vice-chair; and Sister Beth Kress, PBVM, treasurer.

    CWR also welcomed two new board members this year: Spalding Hurst (communications specialist for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth) and Philippa Turney.

  • LIVING ON PURPOSE: Staying close with God and your spouse

    Last week, I was sitting in my office on a dreary afternoon, tapping on the keyboard and listening to the rain blowing against the window. The house is quiet during the day as my writing routine commonly includes both dogs sprawled out on the hardwood floor snoring contently around my desk. Then it suddenly dawned on me: This will be the 40th Valentine’s my wife and I have shared together.

  • RELIGION NOTES: Feb. 17

    Mid Kentucky Presbyter to visit
    The Rev. John Odom, Presbyter for Community Life, Mid-KY Presbytery will bring greetings and the message to Bloomfield’s Big Spring Presbyterian and Trinity Baptist churches, on Sunday, Feb. 19. Worship begins at 10 a.m. The community is invited. For more information, call Pastor Lisa Zahalka at 294-6120.

    Martha Sterns Marshall Sunday Baptist Women In Ministry

  • We will always be members of God’s family

    By Billy Holland

    As a chaplain for a veteran’s health care facility, I meet a lot of interesting men and women on a regular basis. I facilitate Bible studies and lead worship services throughout the week and really enjoy the private conversations with these military heroes.