Church of the Ascension, 4600 Lynnbrook Road, will hold ASCEND, an hour of eucharistic adoration with contemporary praise and worship music, on Aug. 14 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Reconciliation will be available.

Attendees are required to wear masks and to maintain social distance by sitting only in the pews marked for seating. For more information, contact Holly Smith at hsmith@ascension-parish.com.

Support group

Parents of Addicted Loved Ones meets on Sundays in the Raphael Room of St. Raphael Church, 2900 Bardstown Road, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The next meeting is Aug. 16.

The group is practicing social distancing and asks that participants wear masks. Masks will be provided for those who do not have one. All surfaces are sanitized before and after the meeting.

For more information, go to www.palgroup.org or email Michelle Cable at mmeeks13@bellsouth.net.


The Dominican Sisters of Peace invite women ages 18-45 who are discerning a call to religious life to a virtual discernment retreat on Sept. 11-13. It will be conducted on the Zoom video conference platform.

According to an announcement from the community, “You will have time for quiet personal prayer and reflection, and there will be presentations on the discernment process and about the Dominican Sisters of Peace. Also, you will be matched up with a sister companion to speak with one-to-one for spiritual guidance and help in discerning your vocation in life.”

For information or to register, contact Dominican Sister Bea Tiboldi at btiboldi@oppeace.org or 614-400-1255 or go to https://bit.ly/39LFhtl.

Here and there

A line dancing class will be offered at the Catholic Enrichment Center, 3146 West Broadway, Aug. 15 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost is $2 and participants are required to wear a face covering. Class size will be limited to comply with COVID-19 safety guidelines. Participants should register ahead of time by calling the center at 776-0262.
The Dare to Care Mobile Pantry will stop at the Catholic Enrichment Center, 3146 West Broadway, on Aug. 25 at 1 p.m.  This site hands out produce only. For more information, call the center at 776-0262.