• 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.

  • Religion Notes: June 22, 2018

    Old Gospel Barn gospel singing

    Old Gospel Barn, 510 Colonel Cox Road South, will have gospel singing at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23. Special guests will be the Nichols Church Band and the Cumbos. Admission is free, and everyone is welcome.

    Piano program at Loretto Motherhouse

  • Remember why it’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood

    By Billy Holland

    I’m sure that many of you remember the man who portrayed the friendly neighbor in the popular children’s program known all over the world as Mister Rogers. Who can forget the childlike song that asked the question, “Won’t you be my neighbor?”

  • Religion Notes: June 15, 2018

    Wakefield Baptist VBS

    Wakefield Baptist Church is hosting a vacation Bible school, “Rolling River Rampage,” June 18-22. VBS is open 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to children in grades K-6 and will include lessons, music, crafts and refreshments.

    Bloomfield Church of God VBS