House Blessing at Hildegard House

Hildegard House, the state’s first institution to provide quality end-of-life care and access to hospice services to the homeless and others in need, hosted a ribbon cutting and interfaith house blessing at its Butchertown headquarters on April 3. Mayor Fischer was in attendance as were representatives of several faiths.

Photos by BILL WINE

Hildegard House.A large crowd turned out on a beautiful sunny afternoon to witness The Interface House Blessing and Ribbon Cutting at the Hildegard House.A large crowd turned out on a beautiful sunny afternoon to witness The Interface House Blessing and Ribbon Cutting at the Hildegard House.Hildegard House Executive Director Karen Cassidy.Chair of Hildegard House Board of Directors William Green,III.Father Mark Spalding, Vicar General of the Archdiocese and Pastor, Holy Trinity Church.Iman Mohammed Wassif Iqbal of the Louisville Islamic Center.Rabbi Joe Rooks Rapport, The Temple.Hildegard House Executive Director Karen Cassidy and Kathy Herrington.Quilt by Fabric Artist Penny Sisto.Mark Clore, Mayor Greg Fischer and Hildegard House Executive Director Karen Cassidy.Bob Miller, Board of Directors members and Doctors Ruth Simons and Joe Rotella.Mary Ann King, Don Feeney, Jeannie Samdani and Samuel Guffey.The Interface House Blessing and Ribbon Cutting at the Hildegard House.Margaret Gurucharlli and Judy Noble.Becky and Tim Holloman.Sister Julia Davis, OSU., Sister Miriam Frenke, SCN., Jeanne Denny, Dianne Scheer, Bobbie Moore and Harriet Mays.Annice Johnston and Barret Collins.The Interface House Blessing and Ribbon Cutting at the Hildegard House.Tom Seel provided musical entertainment.Mayor Greg Fischer.The guests applauded during the ribbon cutting event.Hildegard House Executive Director Karen Cassidy received a proclamation from Mayor Greg Fischer.Father Mark Spalding, Vicar General of the Archdiocese and Pastor, Holy Trinity Church, Chair of Hildegard House Board of Directors William Green,III, Mayor Greg Fischer,  Hildegard House Executive Director Karen Cassidy, Rabbi Joe Rooks Rapport, The TempHildegard House Executive Director Karen Cassidy.Annica, Clelland and Talley Russell.Rabbi Joe Rooks Rapport, The Temple signed the registration book.Cissy Musselman signed the registration book.Viv and Sarah Stalker.Deanna Hopewell, Board of Directors member Doctor Ruth Simons, Debbie Walker and Sister Carmelita Dunn, SCN.Mayor Greg Fischer and Rosemary Johnson-Dean.Board of Directors Vice-Chair Missy Bonsutto and Debra Kehl.Chair of Hildegard House Board of Directors William Green,III, Hanna Green and member of the Board of Directors Sister Mary Frances Schafer, OSB