Meeting with the Dalai Lama

JEKDalaiLamaUsually when I walk to the Yum Center in Louisville, it is for a Cardinals basketball game. This morning was different. At 8:40 a.m., it would be my privilege to meet face to face with the Dalai Lama. I was not sure of what we would discuss, but I was honored by this privilege.

I brought two small gifts: one, a parchment with the famous “Prayer for Peace” in Spanish by Saint […]

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

Bishop Flaget in Kentucky

Recently, our archdiocesan archivist, Fr. Dale Cieslik, shared a fascinating recording about our first bishop, Benedict Joseph Flaget, who served 40 years as bishop (1810-1850). This 30-minute audio was produced some time in the 1960s; the organization that produced it apparently no longer exists, so we had some difficulty pinning down the exact year. 

Produced by the American Catholic Heritage Recordings and pressed by the RCIA Victor Custom Record Department, this recording features former NBC “Today” Show anchor, Frank Blair.  Mr. […]

2017-10-13T15:53:08+00:00May 16th, 2013|Archbishop's Blog|

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz on Franciscan Media’s Call To Discipleship Podcast

The new evangelization invites us all to enter into relationship with Jesus Christ and the members of His Church. On Franciscan Media Production’s American Catholic Radio program Called To Discipleship, bishops of the United States discuss how this call is realized. In this segment, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, Vice President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and Archbishop of Louisville, talks with host Sharon Cross about the family and the call to discipleship. Click here to listen to […]

2013-05-13T13:01:37+00:00May 13th, 2013|Archbishop's Blog|