Archdiocese of Louisville Honors 3,990 Years of Teaching Service

October 31, 2013 (Louisville, KY) On Wednesday, November 6, the Archdiocese of Louisville will honor 235 Catholic school teachers who have achieved a total of 3,990 years of teaching experience. This luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Olmsted, 3701 Frankfort Avenue.   

 In addition, Catholic Education Foundation Teacher Awards will be presented to nine high school teachers.  This award, administered by the Catholic Education Foundation, was established in 2004 by the Dan Ulmer Family to recognize […]

Calendar Advisory – ACCOMMODATE 2013

October 24, 2013 (Louisville, KY) Please run the following announcement in community calendars or air on public service announcements: The Archdiocese of Louisville’s Office of Lifelong Formation and Education is sponsoring the annual “ACCOMMODATE 2013” at Assumption High School (2170 Tyler Lane, Louisville) on Thursday, November 7, 2013.  The event will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the gym. 

Representatives from colleges, universities, and alternative post-secondary programs will be available for an informational session for parents and […]

St. Leonard School Run/Walk Program Kick-Off

October 8, 2013 (Louisville, KY) On Thursday, October 10, from 8:45 to 9:30 a.m., St. Leonard School (440 Zorn Avenue), will kick off a new program for St. Leonard students called Rise to Run & Wake to Walk (R2R & W2W).  This kick-off will consist of a “Buddy Walk” in the Riedlonn neighborhood behind the school.  

 This fitness program, led by physical education teacher Anthony Gunn, will encourage physical activity and exercise among the entire student body.  Coach […]

2013-10-31T13:43:42+00:00 October 31st, 2013|2013 Schools Press Releases, Catholic Schools Press Releases|

Calendar Advisory – Catholic Elementary Open House

September 30, 2013 Please run the following announcement in community calendars or air on public service announcements: Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville will hold a Catholic Elementary Open House Day on Tuesday, October 22, 2013. Families interested in Catholic education may visit any elementary school between the hours of 9 to 11 a.m. or 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Please call 502/634-1315 or go to www.archlou.org/schools for more information.  

Thirty-eight Catholic elementary schools serve 6 counties […]

2015-10-14T15:53:17+00:00 October 31st, 2013|2013 Schools Press Releases, Catholic Schools Press Releases|

Author Presentation at Holy Trinity Parish School

September 18, 2013  (Louisville, KY) To explore and learn about the work of authors, the 3rd grade students at Holy Trinity Parish School (423 Cherrywood Road) will gather on Tuesday, September 24 at 8:00 a.m. for an author visit with former Holy Trinity Parish School teacher, Kathryn Tabler Gall.

On this day, 3rd grade students will meet author Kathryn Tabler Gall, who served as a former Holy Trinity Parish school teacher during the 2010-2011 school year. Gall, the author of Good Luck […]

2013-10-31T13:39:14+00:00 October 31st, 2013|2013 Schools Press Releases, Catholic Schools Press Releases|

October Rosary Event at Holy Trinity School

September 9, 2013 (Louisville, Ky.) To honor and celebrate the month of October, the month of the Rosary in the Roman Catholic Church, the 5th grade students at Holy Trinity Parish School (423 Cherrywood Road) will gather on Tuesday, October 8 at 9:00 a.m. for a Rosary event that they have designed and planned.

On this day, all Holy Trinity students will gather in the church to pray the sorrowful mysteries.  Fifth grade students will guide their peers and help all […]

2013-10-31T13:36:59+00:00 October 31st, 2013|2013 Schools Press Releases, Catholic Schools Press Releases|

The Slim Crescent of the Moon

St. John the Baptist, pointing to Jesus, said: “I must decrease, and He must increase.”  Very vividly the Catholic novelist Flannery O’Connor made the same point in a journal from 1946, as she was striving to find her vocation as a writer. She died in the early 1960s but still remains popular for her novels, described as “Southern grotesque” because of the alarming way in which she speaks of grace rushing into our world.

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2017-10-13T15:53:08+00:00 October 24th, 2013|Archbishop's Blog|

First White Mass Celebrated

At the Cathedral of the Assumption’s 5:30 p.m. Mass last evening, doctors and healthcare professionals from throughout the Archdiocese of Louisville gathered for the first-ever “White Mass” in the Archdiocese.

 

Doctors and healthcare representatives gather in the Cathedral after the first "White Mass" in the Archdiocese. Doctors and healthcare representatives gather in the Cathedral after the first “White Mass” in the Archdiocese. More than 50 healthcare professionals and their families came together to […]

2017-10-13T15:53:08+00:00 October 20th, 2013|Archbishop's Blog|

The Spirit of St. Francis at the Franciscan Kitchen

Yesterday, I walked over to Franciscan Kitchen, on Preston Street just two blocks from the archdiocesan Chancery. It was a joy to serve along with dedicated adults and young from our Catholic high schools. (Sacred Heart Academy and Trinity High School were represented.)

Archbishop Kurtz with Chuck Mattingly and Chuck's Mother. Archbishop Kurtz with Chuck Mattingly and Chuck’s Mother at the Franciscan Kitchen.

From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the doors were […]

2017-10-13T15:53:08+00:00 October 19th, 2013|Archbishop's Blog|

Call to Prayer Video

The video below was created by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to promote the “Call to Prayer” for life, marriage, and religious liberty. As a reminder, last November the bishops approved a pastoral strategy to promote prayer, penance, and sacrifice as a way to renew our commitment to a culture of life, marriage, and religious liberty.  As a result of these efforts, Catholics in our Archdiocese and throughout the United States have participated in many activities, including fasting […]

2017-10-13T15:53:08+00:00 October 17th, 2013|Archbishop's Blog|