Feasts of All Saints, All Souls unite us with those in heaven and purgatory
Parishioners at Sagrado Corazon Church erected an ofrenda or altar for the Day of the Dead on Friday, Nov. 2, All Souls Day. As part of the tradition from Mexico, people remember loved ones who have died. On the ofrenda are placed photos of the dead, plates of their favorite meals, and other reminders of them. Maura Quintana leaves a plate of mole on the ofrenda.

Feasts of All Saints, All Souls unite us with those in heaven and purgatory

Day of the Dead celebrations highlight the bond between the living and their departed loved ones

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Miracle for Mikey: Dickson boy’s cure opens door to K of C founder’s beatification
Mikey Schachle, 5, looks at pictures of the ultrasound images in the book of information gathered for the investigation into his miraculous healing, attributed to the intercession of Venerable Father Michael McGivney.

Miracle for Mikey: Dickson boy’s cure opens door to K of C founder’s beatification

Mikey Schachle was given no chance of surviving until a miracle cured him

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Schools complete successful first quarter amid coronavirus
Mercedes Sandoval, a kindergarten student at St. John Vianney School in Gallatin, works on a computer during a recent school day. The Catholic schools in the Diocese of Nashville have finished the first quarter of the school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The schools have taken precautions against the spread of the coronavirus, such as wearing masks, so they can continue in-person learning.

Schools complete successful first quarter amid coronavirus

Protocols and planning ahead helped schools maintain in-person learning

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Diocese lends kitchen to those feeding out-of-work touring professionals
The Diocese of Nashville is offering a helping hand to Musically Fed, World Central Kitchen and Dega Catering in an effort to provide meals, produce, and dry goods to entertainment touring professionals who have lost their jobs because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The diocese arranged for Dega chefs to use the commercial kitchen at the Catholic Pastoral Center. Dega chef Paul Turek prepares chicken for the 600 meals the team prepared.

Diocese lends kitchen to those feeding out-of-work touring professionals

Restaurant-quality meals, produce and dry goods to be distributed to those in need through the end of the year

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‘Belonging’ radio show helps young adults find their place in the Church
Zach Janson and Father Gervan Menezes host the radio show and podcast "Belonging” for young adults. The show airs weekly on WBOU, the Catholic radio station in Nashville.

‘Belonging’ radio show helps young adults find their place in the Church

Guests address topics from finances to relationships to ‘who we are as Catholics’

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