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Religion

  • Watershed Watch

    Water quality and water source protection are not only important, they are one of the many topics about which the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are focused on educating the public.

    Recently, Nazareth was the host of a training workshop aimed at teaching volunteers how to test local water quality throughout the year.

  • >> RELIGION NOTES, published July 13, 2018

    Woodlawn United Methodist Church social gathering

    Woodlawn United Methodist Church will have a social gathering on Saturday, July 21. Pork chop sandwiches (free while supply lasts) and other goodies will be provided. It all starts at 5 p.m. Gospel music will be provided by Victory Road at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary. The church is located at 4110 Woodlawn Road. Everyone is welcome.

    Community Bible Study — Bardstown Women’s Day Class

  • LIVING ON PURPOSE: The challenge to keep families together

    Billy Holland

    religion columnist

    psalmz103@gmail.com

  • SCNs hosting Watershed Watch workshop

    With a commitment to care for the earth, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are making efforts not only to promote sustainability and reduce their carbon footprint but also to care for local water quality. To do this, the SCNs are hosting a Watershed Watch workshop on Tuesday, July 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    The workshop will train volunteer “citizen scientists” on how to monitor water quality in creeks and rivers throughout the state, as well as how to create and preserve natural pollution barriers near water sources.

  • Man pleads guilty to nuns’ murders

    A Mississippi man recently pleaded guilty to the murder of two nuns in 2016, one of whom was a part of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.

    Rodney Earl Sanders admitted to the murder and burglary of both Margaret Held and Paula Merrill, both Roman Catholic nurse practitioners who were living together in Mississippi at the time, according to the Associated Press. Merrill was a part of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and Merrill was a part of the School Sisters of St. Francis.

  • Religion Notes: July 6, 2018

    Woodlawn United Methodist Church social gathering

    Woodlawn United Methodist Church will have a social gathering on Saturday, July 21. Pork chop sandwiches (free while supply lasts) and other goodies will be provided. It all starts at 5 p.m. Gospel music will be provided by Victory Road at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary. The church is located at 4110 Woodlawn Road. Everyone is welcome.

    Community Bible Study — Bardstown Women’s Day Class

  • When parents and children disagree

    By Billy Holland

  • Go ahead and ask — God is listening

    By Billy Holland

  • Religion Notes: June 29, 2018

    Loretto Motherhouse concert

    A concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 30, at Loretto Motherhouse will feature Mitchell Rollins (oboe) and Adrienne Fontenot (piano) playing Henry Cowell’s lyrical and charming “Three Ostinati and Chorales” (1937) and Frances Poulenc’s coy and intriguing “Sonata for Oboe and Piano” (1962). Davis Hale (saxophone) and Fontenot will perform Davis Maslanka’s monumental “Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano” (1988).

    The First Cedar Creek Baptist Church

  • If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy

    By Roger Alford

    Living in America’s heartland, I thought I’d heard about every redneck joke that’s ever been told, but I was amused recently by a couple about the mothers of rednecks.

    You know a man is a redneck if his mother keeps a spit can on the ironing board.

    You know a man is a redneck if his mother has been in a fistfight at a high school sporting event.