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CAP in the News

I do a lot of reading — and often write about — Kentuckians who’ve made a positive difference for our state. One person who I believe often gets overlooked is Catholic priest Father Ralph Beiting, who died at age 88 in 2012. He’s perhaps most easily...

Mountain Spirit

After 46 years, Kathy Kluesener continues to live out the mission of CAP.If reading on mobile, click here.Dream BelieverIt was a dream that first brought Kathleen (Kathy) Kluesener to Kentucky. “Reverend Beiting had the dream, and he’s allowed each...

Press Releases

By: Tina BrysonHARLAN COUNTY, Ky. — Hundreds of coal mining families in Harlan County have been left in dire straits since the bankruptcy declaration of their employer Blackjewel LLC a few weeks ago. The court action taken with no forewarning to...

CAP in the News

 It has been about a month since Blackjewel miners' paychecks were clawed back from their accounts, but the community support has not slowed down. If anything, it has ramped up.Staff at Christian Appalachian Project are joining with other local...

Blog

I first came to The Christian Appalachian Project in the summer of 2013 to serve as Camp Shawnee’s camp nurse. I am unbelievably grateful to be able to say I have been back to camp every summer since.Spending a week or two at summer camp tucked away...

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