Dominican Sister of Peace Ruth Marie Smith, OP (91), a native of Louisville, KY, died on January 30, 2016, at Sansbury Care Center (St. Catharine, KY). Continue reading →
I can remember an Ash Wednesday Mass about 16 years ago. We had placed the Ashes for Blessing and Distribution in the Sanctuary. The Lenten focus area had been carefully prepared with the Book of the Gospels, the Crown of Thorns and a bowl of ashes to remind us of our need for prayer and repentance. The ashes in the focus area were from one of our team members’ barbeque pits – ONLY as a visible reminder to pray. Continue reading →
SPRINGFIELD, KY – Dominican Sister of Peace Diane Traffas, OP, received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual awards gala held by the Springfield-Washington County Chamber of Commerce on February 1, 2016 at Mordecai’s on Main Restaurant in Springfield, KY. Continue reading →
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Dominican Sister of Peace Ruth Angelette, OP, received the 2015 Distinguished Graduate Award at the Catholic Schools Week Mass on February 4, 2016, at St. Dominic’s Church. A native of New Orleans, Sr. Ruth has been the principal of St. Anthony of Padua School for the past 42 years. During that time she introduced many curricular enhancements before they became widely popular in other schools. Continue reading →
MEMPHIS, TN – In honor of Catholic Schools Week students at St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School dedicated a day to service.
Students were involved in a variety of activities serving the local community from making sandwiches for the St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen to collecting soaps and shampoos for Manna House.
Students made burritos for the Urban Bike Ministry to share with the homeless, collected coats for Catholic Charities, and the entire Upper School made blankets which will be distributed to the homeless around the city.
Students concluded the week with an all School Mass celebrating Catholic education.