Cathedral News

Our Cathedral Parish Nurse E.A. Cole has been chosen as “2017 CHM Faith Community Nurse of the Year!” Norton Healthcare defines a Parish Nurse as a “registered professional nurse who is actively licensed in a given state and who serves as a member of the staff of a faith community. The faith community nurse promotes wholeness of the faith community, its groups, families, and individual members through the practice of nursing as defined by that state's nurse practice act in jurisdiction in which the faith community nurse practices.” E.A. was chosen from the many outstanding Parish Nurses from our local community to receive this award.  E.A.’s faith filled dedication to the Cathedral, it’s ministries and community outreach, especially to those whose circumstances prevent them from being able to attend the Cathedral is an amazing gift to us.Thank you E.A. for bringing this honor to our Cathedral Parish!

Vatican Observatory highlights Msgr. Bouchet's telescope housed in the Archdiocese of Louisville History Center. Click here to check it out!!!!

Tek4Kids, Inc. (Gary and Cathy Boice’s nonprofit) uses education and technology to break the poverty cycle in Haiti.  They provide existing schools in Haiti with clean water, electricity, computers and teachers.  Children share clean water with their families, reducing instances of cholera and waterborne illnesses. Students that receive computer skills from the Tek4Kids program will be able to find much more advanced jobs despite the high unemployment rate in the area. To learn more about Tek4Kids, visit www.tek4kids.org


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May 17,
Well the trip to Jeremie went pretty much as anticipated.  The only variation was when we arrived in Port au Prince.  Roger the charter pilot had a client who needed a ride to Jacmel, so we flew from PauP across the peninsula to the south coast, landed in Jacmel (which had a nice paved runway).  Lawrence jumped off, grabbed his bags and we were off again.  Then we flew back over the mountain to the north side and on to Jeremie.
Fr Ernest was there with his heart warming smile to greet us.  I must say that the road from the landing strip in to Jeremie is getting worse.  We bounced a lot!  Many grunts and groans!  20+ minutes of some sort of exercise that I can't recommend.


Today, Don and I headed to St Jean Bosco for the first Windows 10 upgrade effort.  By 11:00 AM we were close to wrapping up 18 laptops.  We were excited and relieved that things went as smoothly as they did.  Some minor snags in the Windows update cycle prolonged things a bit, but by 1:30 or 2:00 we called it done.
This picture is of low interest, but it does show a classroom.


While we were waiting in PauP for Roger to get some more gas in his plane, I did weaken a bit.  We're always accosted by vendors selling crafts of some sort.  Here's my acquisition!

It is so good to see the people here that we work with.  Hugs every time!
Sleep last night was not good.  Heat is really oppressive.  And then there are the barking dogs!  May kill a few tonight!
Time to wrap it up.
Peace, Dave