Services, devotions

“Exodus,” a Lenten lecture series, will be presented on Tuesdays in March at 6:30 p.m. in O’Brien Hall of St. Louis Bertrand Church, 1126 S. Sixth St. Each lecture will conclude with compline and a reception.

March 6 — Dominican Father Louis Betrand Lemoine will discuss “The Name of Mercy.”

March 13 — Father Michael Wimsatt will discuss “Jesus Christ as the New Moses.”

March 20 — Dominican Sister of St. Cecilia Marie Hannah Seiler will discuss “Exodus and the Work of Christian Conversion.”

March 27 — Dominican Father Gregory Pine will discuss “God’s Self Revelation in the Giving of the Law.”

Mary Queen of Peace Church, 4005 Dixie Highway, will offer a mission called “Give Your Faith Away” by Paulist Father Robert Cary. The mission will be offered at 7 p.m. Feb. 26, 27 and 28 in the church. The mission is free and all are welcome to attend.

The Church of the Annunciation in Shelbyville, Ky., will present “Come Follow Me,” a Lenten retreat by Dominican Father Gregory Pine on the fundamentals of Christian life. The retreat, which will include adoration and the opportunity for reconciliation, will be offered Feb. 25, 26 and 27 at 7 p.m.

Support groups

Ups and Downs, a support group for those dealing with depression, anxiety or any life issue meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month (Feb. 22) in the conference room at St. Michael Church, 3705 Stone Lakes Drive.

A $5 donation is requested. Park behind the church. For information, call Ann Holloway at 553-7386 or Father Richard Sullivan at 266-5611, ext. 2.


The Serra Club, which promotes religious vocations, will host a luncheon meeting at 11:45 a.m. on Feb. 19 at the Golden Corral, 4032 Taylorsville Road.

Father Tom Boland will discuss “Signposts on Our Spiritual Journey.” The cost is $12 for members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call Jerry Gonsoski at 245-5392.

The Secular Order of the Discalced Carmelite Community of the Holy Spirit will hold its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. Feb. 18 at Guardian Angels Church, 6000 Preston Highway. For more information,  call Jim Garvey at 500-0939.

Singles, young adults

The Catholic Single Adults Club will gather at Aspen Creek on Feb. 18 at 1 p.m. For the location or more information, call 969-2272.

The arts

Adam O’Boyle will give a piano concert at the Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky., on Feb. 17 at 3 p.m. He will play works by Bach, Mosz-kowski and Brahms. The concert is free and open to the public.

Open house

Holy Angels Academy, 12201 Old Henry Road, will hold an open house on Feb. 25 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Guided tours will also be offered from Feb. 26 through March 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with Mass at 8:55 a.m.

The school educates children from kindergarten through high school. For more information, call 254-9440 or visit www.holyangelslouisville.com.

Here and there

St. Paul Church, 6901 Dixie Highway, will host its annual Hen Party Feb. 19 in the gym. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and play begins at 7:30 p.m. The admission is $5.

St. Athanasius School, 5915 Outer Loop, will hold a March Madness Trivia Night on Feb. 24 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the gym. Proceeds will benefit the school technology fund. Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase. To register, contact Donna Greenwell at green

Hand in Hand Ministries has scheduled several trips for those interested in volunteering, including trips in April to Belize and Appalachia and in July to Nicaragua and Belize. A local volunteer opportunity will be offered March 24 in Louisville. For more information, email
allison@myhandinhand.org or call 459-9930.

A Rosary Altar Society Dessert Card Party is planned at St. Louis Bertrand Church, 1104 S. Sixth St., on Feb. 24 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5.

A Night at the Races will be presented Feb. 24 in the gym of St. Bartholmew Church, 2040 Buechel Bank Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. and racing starts at 7:05 p.m.

Education and Enrichment

The next Catholic Evangelization Outreach (CEO) event, “Trusting in God’s Mercy,” will take place Feb. 18 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at St. Margaret Mary Church, 7813 Shelbyville Road.

Kim Kendall will speak on forgiveness and God’s mercy following a tragic accident.

Light refreshments will be offered in the hospitality room following the talk. All are welcome to attend.

St. Bernadette and St. Albert the Great churches will present “Gospels:  Thomas – Infancy of Jesus” on Feb. 19.

The presentation is part of the parishes’ Adult Christian Enrichment (ACE) program. Sessions are held from 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Center at St. Albert the Great, 1395 Girard Drive, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Bernadette’s Parish Center, 6500 St. Bernadette Avenue. The program’s presenters are Deacon Pat Harris, Sandy Holloway and Lynnette LeGette.

The Archdiocese of Louisville Ministry Institute (ALMI) will present the following programs:

  •  “Introduction to Sacraments” will be presented by Ann Pifer at Our Lady of Lourdes School, 510 Breckenridge Lane, on March 1 from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $10.
  •  “A Lenten/Spring Retreat Day: Walking Lovingly with Jesus to the Cross” will be presented on March 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Agnes Church, 1920 Newburg Road, in Aloysius Hall. Sister of Charity of Nazareth Patricia Huitt will be the presenter. The cost is $25 and includes lunch.
    To register, contact Lynn McDaniel at 636-0296 or lmcdaniel@archlou.org. Checks may be made payable to ALMI.