Obituary for James Eimer

JImJames L., Eimer, 79, of Louisville, passed away Friday, May 15, 2015 at his residence.

He was a retired chemist for Akzo Nobel and a member of Church of the Epiphany. He was a graduate of Bellarmine and received his master's from Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Julie Marie Eimer and brother, Fr. Frank Eimer.

Ministry: Bereavement

Reflections on the Sunday’s Readings and Spiritual Practice: May 24, 2015

PentecostThis is the Feast of Pentecost, the last Sunday of the Easter Season. The Spirit is given not just to us individually, but to the community of believers. God's Spirit, like God's love, is missionary and relational, and enables us to live with one another in love, with gifts given for the benefit of all. Are we opening our hearts and minds to the Spirit of Truth? How are we called to help bury the dead and support those grieving the loss of a loved one?

The readings:

  • Acts 2: 1-11. All heard the same message in different languages. One faith in many cultural expressions. God's Spirit, like God's love, is missionary; it impels us beyond ourselves and our own concerns.

Obituary for John Caso

John CasoJohn Caso, passed away at age 76 on May 11, 2015 at his home in Louisville, KY, with his wife Linda at his side.

John was born in Manhattan, New York on Feb 13th, 1939, at Columbus Hospital the only child of John Caso and Rosina (Rose) Caso (nee di Rocco) of Italy.

John graduated from Adelphi University with a bachelor 's degree in business administration in 1966. Before graduating from Adelphi, John joined the Armed Forces in February of 1962 and was stationed at Fort Knox, KY. He received an honorable discharge in January of 1964. John received a scholarship to St. John's University and started on their varsity basketball team as a freshman. He was proud to have played under Joe Lapchick and Lou Carnesecca, until during a summer league at Rucker Park in Harlem, he had a career ending knee injury. John graduated from Long Island City High School where he was a three letter man, in baseball, basketball and football. John was All City High School, and Queens varsity, high school scoring champ for three years running.

Ministry: Bereavement

Newly Married Nuggets

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What does food, faith and fun have to do with marriage? The Archdiocese of Louisville publishes a month e-newsletter just for newly-married couples. The publication, available the first week of each month is one-page of tips, stories, and a pope’s corner. You can be assured that your email address will not be shared. [Click here] to sign up for the mailing list.

Ministry: Adult Formation

Parish Pastoral Council Selection set for May 23, 2015

Parish CouncilThe following parishioners have offered their names for selection for service on the Parish Pastoral Council for the 2015-2016 term:

  • EUGENE BOLAND
  • PAT BOWLES
  • DICK BRIEN
  • PAT CALLAHAN
  • JEANNE DENNY
  • DIANE GOODWIN
  • KATE GRINDON
  • CAROL HARRIS

David Desanctis Plays A Lead Role

David DesanctisWe congratulate "home grown" community member David DeSanctis who plays a lead role in the independent film entitled “Where Hope Grows” opening on May 15, 2015!

Whether you know David by his infectious smile while passing out participation sheets, his enthusiasm in singing and responding, or remember his pride in showing his Special Olympic medals while growing up, it's evident that David's joy in living is irrepressible. In the movie, David plays a character named Produce.

Pastoral Implications of Divorce...Come to learn...Come to heal...

DivorceDue to marital separation/divorce/remarriage questions arise that may need clarification:

  • Where is my place in the Church?
  • Can I participate in ministry?
  • Can I receive Communion?

Fr. Terry Bradshaw Pastor of St. Bernadette Church will address these concerns along with others on Thursday May 21st 7:00 PM in the Soubirous Room of the St. Bernadette Parish Center (6500 St. Bernadette Avenue Prospect KY near Norton Commons).

Ministry: Adult Formation

Reflections on the Sunday’s Readings and Spiritual Practice: May 17, 2015

AscensionToday is the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. It is certainly a celebration. What a glorious final chapter to the life of Jesus of Nazareth, the Christ! Can you imagine watching a dear friend suddenly disappear? I wonder what the apostles felt? Clearly they did not yet understand. Moments before Jesus’ ascension they asked the Lord if he was then going to “restore the kingdom of Israel”. What about us? We who have the benefit of 2,000+ years of hindsight, what do we understand?

Jesus’ ascension is a vote of confidence in us. It is our turn to live in the world and fulfill his mission.

We have only to read today’s Gospel to learn what is asked of us. We are to proclaim the gospel to everyone. That’s it. That’s all. Simple. The message to us is often not an easy one, but it is a simple one. We are to evangelize all we meet. How? By our lives. Our actions.

Epiphany Celebrates 44 Years

44th birthdayJoin us as we celebrate Epiphany's 44th birthday!

We will have storytellers sharing memories of the first year (1971-1972), dinner, bounce house, and games for all ages! Some of the games include ring toss, cake walk, sack races, and tug-o-war, games for all ages! Please bring a lawn chair.

When: Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 5:00 to 8:00 PM

PLEASE RSVP THROUGH THIS LINK!

Admission is 1 canned good to help feed the hungry in our community.

Donations of 20 oz. soft drinks and baked goods (homemade or store bought) would be greatly appreciated. We will need plenty to use as prizes for this year’s cake walk and bottle ring toss games!

AARP Driver Safety Program

Safe DriverWhat: AARP Driver Safety Program

When: May 9, 2015 - 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Where: Community Center

Reservations :Required

AARP Driver Safety Program is returning to Epiphany on May 9, 2015.  This is a 4 hour program, 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM on a Saturday.  With a completion certificate it is possible to receive a discount on auto insurance.  The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members.

  • We must have at least 20 participants to have the program on site.
  • Deadline to register is Wednesday May 6, 2015.
Ministry: Community Care

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