Press Releases


Peter Bucalo, Shayne Duvall, and Jason Harris to be Ordained to the Priesthood for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville

May 15 (Louisville, Ky.) – On Saturday, May 30, 2015, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D. will ordain Deacons Peter Bucalo, Shayne Duvall, and Jason Harris to the diocesan priesthood for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville.  The ordination will take … Continue reading


Marian University and Archdiocese of Louisville to offer scholarship

Program prepares Catholic School educators to be principals, administrators May 12, 2015 (INDIANAPOLIS) – Marian University, a Catholic university serving 2,750 students in Indianapolis, announced today a partnership with the Archdiocese of Louisville to offer a scholarship to a current … Continue reading


Statement on Trinity High School Drug Testing Policy

May 5, 2015 (Louisville, Ky.) – The Archdiocese applauds and supports Trinity High School as it implements its new random drug and alcohol testing policy. Trinity’s effort to provide students with the tool to say, “I can’t. My school tests,” … Continue reading


Lechleiter Family to Donate $1 Million to the Catholic Education Foundation of Louisville

Gift in Honor of Parents Jeanne and the Late John H. Lechleiter (Louisville, Ky.) – The Catholic Education Foundation of Louisville (the “Foundation”) announced today that the nine children of Jeanne and the late John H. Lechleiter, along with their … Continue reading


Archdiocese of Louisville Welcomes 521 New Members

February 13, 2015 (Louisville, Ky.) – Five hundred twenty-one individuals who are preparing to enter the Roman Catholic Church will be recognized during the “Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion” ceremonies at two locations.  The first will be … Continue reading


Archdiocese of Louisville Celebrates National Catholic Schools Week

January 21, 2015 (Louisville, Ky.) More than 19,000 students and 1,500 faculty and staff at 46 Catholic elementary and secondary schools will celebrate National Catholic Schools Week from January 25-31, 2015. The theme for this year’s Catholic Schools Week is … Continue reading


PARISHES PACKAGE 20,000+ MEALS

January 13, 2015 (Louisville, Ky.) On Saturday, January 24 from noon to 2 p.m., more than 150 parishioners from the three parishes of the Pax Christi Collaborative (St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Our Mother of Sorrows, and St. Therese) will come … Continue reading