September 30, 2014 (Louisville, Ky.) Today, the United States Department of Education announced that four Archdiocese of Louisville Catholic elementary schools have been named 2014 Blue Ribbon Schools. Two schools, St. Aloysius (212 Mount Mercy Drive, Pewee Valley, Ky.) and St. Patrick (1000 North Beckley Station Road, Louisville, Ky.), will be recognized for the first time. St. Agnes School (1800 Newburg Road, Louisville, Ky.) will be recognized for the third time (1999, 2005, 2014), and Holy Spirit School (322 Cannons Lane, […]
I’m in the Eternal City – Roma. My visit will be for three weeks, and so I ask for your prayers. Included at the end of this blog is Pope Francis’ prayer for the Synod on Challenges of the Family in Light of Evangelization, which many of you would have prayed in your parishes this past Sunday. Please take some time each day to continue this prayer for the family.
Before describing what is going on in Rome, I would like […]
September 23, 2014 (Louisville, Ky.) On Sunday, September 28, at 9:30 a.m., the Archdiocese of Louisville will celebrate the 75th anniversary of Catholic Charities with a Mass celebrated by Archbishop Kurtz at the Cathedral of the Assumption, 433 S. 5th Street. The Mass will be followed by a reception in the Cathedral Undercroft.
According to Archbishop Kurtz: “As a former Catholic Charities director in Pennsylvania, I appreciate the work of Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Louisville, and I thank God for […]
September 22, 2014 Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville will hold a Catholic Elementary Open House Day on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Families interested in Catholic education may visit any elementary school between the hours of 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. or 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Please call 502/634-1315 or go to here for more information.
More information about Catholic schools can be found in the Catholic school selection guide here.
For more information, contact the Catholic School Information Line at 502/634-1315 […]
Here is the video of the Holy Hour Homily I gave on September 20 at the Diocese of Charlotte’s Eucharistic Congress.
Keynote at Pro-Life Leadership Conference
Charleston, South Carolina
July 28, 2014
It is a pleasure to be with you. Let me begin by saying how grateful I am to be in Charleston, South Carolina. I visited recently for the funeral […]
Below is the homily that I delivered to our archdiocesan Catholic elementary school teachers at the opening Mass for this school year:
A special welcome to all of you as you begin the school year! This is a sign to me (and I guess to you) that summer is over. I want to say a special word of welcome to those of you who will be teaching in one of our Catholic schools for […]
It has been a long-standing custom for the president, vice-president, and general secretary of the U.S. Bishops’ Conference to journey to Rome in October for a constructive conversation on timely topics of great interest to the Church in the United States. How delighted I was to find that I’ll be meeting with Pope Francis on the feast of St. Francis, October 4. I recall the wonderful meeting that Cardinal Dolan and I had with him last October. This year, I […]