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Services, devotions

Our Lady of Fatima’s centenary will be observed with special Masses Aug. 13.

Holy Rosary Church in Manton, Ky., will have Mass at 8:30 a.m.

Holy Trinity Church in Fredericktown, Ky., will celebrate Mass at 11 a.m.

Our Lady of Fatima Church in Phillipsburg, Ky., will have Mass at 7 p.m.

Cursillo of Louisville will hold a “Day of Recollection” Aug. 19 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Flaget Center, 1935 Lewiston Drive. Presenters include Friar Bob Baxter and Deacon Steve Smith. The cost is $10 and includes lunch. Call Dianne at 267-5011 to register by Aug. 13.


The Serra Club, which promotes religious vocations, will host a luncheon meeting at 11:45 a.m. Aug. 21 at The Golden Corral, 4032 Taylorsville Road. The speaker will be Dominican Father Chris Eggleton. He will speak on  the sacrament of reconciliation. The cost is $12 for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call Jerry Gonsoski at 245-5392.

Singles, young adults

The Catholic Singles Adults Club will play Putt-Putt at 3 p.m. and then have dinner at Smokehouse BBQ at 5 p.m. Aug. 20. For more information and directions, call 969-2272.

Here and there

Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 508 Breckenridge Lane, will present DivorceCare, a 13-week seminar for those who are separated or divorced, beginning Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. For more information or to register, contact Joni Richter, the parish’s director of pastoral care, at 896-0241, ext. 18, or jonir@ourlourdes.org.

Christ the King Church and its Children’s Choir will  have a community-wide yard sale Aug. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the church, 718 S. 44th St. Tables are available — and will still be available on the morning of the sale — for $10. Additional tables are $5 each. Refreshments and music will be provided.

The Knights of Columbus Hall, 4801 Progress Blvd., will hold its monthly chicken dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 13. The dinner includes two pieces of chicken, side dishes, a drink and dessert.

The American Red Cross will collect blood donations — to address a critical shortage — at two parishes this weekend.

St. Athanasius Church, 5915 Outer Loop, on Aug. 12 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St. Albert the Great School, 1395 Girard Drive, Aug. 13 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Highlands Community Ministries (HCM) is holding a food drive for its Dare-to-Care food pantry through Sept. 1. Collection bins can be found at the Kroger Store and ValuMarket Store in the Mid City Mall, 1250 Bardstown Rd. Individuals can also drop off donations at HCM’s office located at 1228 E. Breckinridge St.

The HCM food pantry is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon and, in addition, on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

St. Agnes, St. Brigid, St. Francis of Assisi, St. James and St. Raphael churches and Bellarmine University’s campus ministry are among the faith partners represented in HCM.

Alumni events

Holy Name School’s class of 1957 is planning a 60-year reunion. Members of the 1957 class interested in getting together should contact Jackie Allgeier Carlsen at 656-5111 or rjcarlsen@att.net or Sam Noble at 593-6883 or runnersam@att.net.

The Flaget Alumni Association will hold its annual golf scramble on Sept. 15 at the Shawnee Golf Course. Hole sponsorships – of $200 each — are being sold. For more information, call Tom Bennett at 551-2349 or Dick Boeckmann at 533-5943.

St. Xavier High School’s class of 1992 will hold a 25-year reunion on Aug. 26 at Saints Pizza and Pub in St. Mathews. For more information or to register, visit www.saintx.com/1992reunion or call 637-8485.

St. Xavier High School’s class of 1997 will hold a 20-year reunion on Aug. 26.  Activities will include golf and a gathering at Check’s Café. For more information or to register, visit www.saintx.com/1997reunion or call 637-8485.

Education and enrichment

St. Albert the Great Church, 1395 Girard Drive, will host a fall 2017 Bible study on the Letter to the Hebrews on Sept. 13, 20, 27 and Oct. 4 and 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Father Dave Harris will present. Registration is free. Contact the parish office at 425-3940 or eharm@stalbert.org to register.

St. Bernadette and St. Albert the Great churches will present a program called, “Islam: The Five Pillars” on Aug. 14.

Sessions are held from 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at St. Albert the Great, 1395 Girard Dr., and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Bernadette Parish Center, 6500 St. Bernadette Ave. The presentation is part of the parishes’ adult enrichment program. The program’s presenters are Deacon Pat Harris, Sandy Holloway, Larry Fielding and Lynnette Legette.