Bulletin Board — April 20, 2023

SERVICES and DEVOTIONS

A Monthly Infant Prayer Service for families that have lost a child are invited to remember their children in a service held in the Holy Innocents Section of Calvary Cemetery, 1600 Newburg Road, on the last Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. The next service will be April 26.
To add a name to the prayer list, call 451-7710.

St. Margaret Mary Church, 7813 Shelbyville Road, will feature VENTUS — Eucharistic Adoration with modern worship music — on May 3. Adoration will begin at 6:30 p.m. with music and confession at 7 p.m. and Benediction at 8 p.m. A reception will follow in the hospitality room. Contact Dr. Holly Smith for more information at hsmith@stmm.org.

ORGANIZATIONS

The St. Serra Club of Louisville, which promotes religious vocations, will have its next luncheon May 1 at 11:30 a.m. at Golden Corral, 4032 Taylorsville Road. Serran Ken Peet will report on the January Serra Rally in Texas. The cost is $12 for members and $15 for others. For non-members who wish to attend, please call Chuck Lynch at 442-9302.

SUPPORT GROUPS

The Archdiocese of Louisville Office of Family and Life Ministries has partnered with Red Bird Ministries of Louisiana to offer a program for parents who have lost a child — from pregnancy through adulthood. 
The group meets monthly on the fourth Thursday in St. Louis Bertrand Church’s parish hall, 1104 S. Sixth St. The next session will be April 27 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit stlb.org/red-bird-ministry.

Ups & Downs, a support group for those dealing with loss, grief, depression and anxiety, meets the first Friday of each month from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Forest Hills Commons Assisted Living Facility, 9107 Taylorsville Road. The group is a ministry of St. Michael Church.
The cost is $5 per session. For more information, contact facilitator Ann C. Holloway, M.Ed., LMFT at ach.29@hotmail.com.

A NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) family support group is offered at St. Albert the Great Church, 1395 Girard Dr., on the second and fourth Sundays of the month from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. in the Parish Life Center. The group is designed to provide an open and supportive environment for those caring for a person with mental illness, including anxiety, depression, addiction, suicidal ideation or other diagnoses. All are welcome.

Parents of Addicted Loved Ones (PAL) meets weekly on Sundays from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at St. John Paul II Church, 3525 Goldsmith Lane.

SINGLES

The Catholic Singles Over 50 Group invites Catholics over age 50 interested in gathering socially to join. The group meets on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Building of Holy Trinity Church, 501 Cherrywood Road. 
For more information, contact Mike Miller at 472-5240 or mike25k@aol.com

The Catholic Single Adults Club will meet for a game of Putt-Putt at 3 p.m. followed by dinner at Culver’s at 5 p.m. April 30. For more information and directions, call 553-1476.

YOUTH and YOUNG ADULTS

A Youth and Young Adult Candlelight Mass is held at St. John Paul II Church, 3539 Goldsmith Lane, on the first Sunday of every month at 7 p.m. For details, call Curt Meyers at 459-4251, ext. 20.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The Archdiocesan Book Bee invites Catholic high school students who need service hours to assist with the event. It will be held at St. Athanasius School, 5915 Outer Loop, April 29 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 
Volunteers will help set up and clean up the day of the bee, supervise students waiting for their competition time and escort students through the building.

St. Francis Xavier Church in Mount Washington, Ky., will host a blood drive April 23 from 8 a.m. to noon. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit RedCrossBlood.org and use sponsor code stfrancislouky.

THE ARTS

The Louisville Chorus will present “Touches of Heaven: Sacred Choral Treasures” at St. Brigid Church, 1520 Hepburn Ave., April 30 at 3 p.m. General tickets are $23, senior tickets are $20 and students are $5. To purchase tickets, visit https://redpintix.com/events/touches-of-heaven-4-30-2023 or call 968-6300. 

EDUCATION and ENRICHMENT

The Adult Christian Enrichment Programs of St. Albert and St. Bernadette churches are exploring challenges in Scripture related to faith, the church and the world today through a series of classes offered via Zoom. The programs are on Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and again on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The next dates and topics are:

  • April 27 and 28: Signs and wonders of Jesus.
  • May 11 and 12: The story of the Bible.

Call Lynnette LeGette at 802-5966 to register for free and receive a link to the class. All are welcome.

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