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Garden blessed at St. John Vianney parish

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer For Nadine Nijimbere, the new community garden located on the grounds of St. John Vianney Church serves as a reminder of home. Nijimbere, a refugee who came to the U.S. in 2007 from Burundi, remembers her parents planting and tending crops. She’ll be doing the same this season at Peace… Read more

Beshear, Catholic Charities Receive $1.5 million in Funds to Expand Efforts to Fight Human Trafficking

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 14, 2016) – Today Attorney General Andy Beshear and Catholic Charities of Louisville announced that federal grant funds totally $1.5 million will be coming to Kentucky to support new solutions in the fight against human trafficking. Kentucky is one of only five states to receive an enhanced collaborative model grant from the… Read more

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Catholic Charities Receives Louisville Metro Funding

Catholic Charities of Louisville is honored to continue its partnership with Louisville Metro Government’s through External Agency Funding. For fiscal year 2017, Catholic Charities of Louisville received $126,000 to help some of the most marginalized people in our community.  This funding will provide newly arrived refugee children with school readiness and offer emergency aid such as rent… Read more

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In U.S. Many Expect Pope to Discuss ‘Shameful Plague’ of Trafficking

By Tom Tracy Catholic News Service WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Last spring, a Cincinnati man who was convicted of imprisoning and transporting multiple women for the purpose of commercial sex in the Ohio-Kentucky region was sentenced to 180 months for operating a sex trafficking scheme. In addition, the U.S. Justice Department said that Christopher… Read more

Catholic Charities is accepting donations for the CRS Nepal Relief Effort

Money given to the collection will be disbursed for humanitarian needs by Catholic Relief Services (CRS).  CRS is the official humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States and is already responding to urgent needs for shelter, water, and food in Nepal. For more information, go to www.crs.org. Proceeds should be forwarded to: Catholic… Read more