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 “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge, and Service.”

Festivities for the week include the annual liturgy at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 27, at Saint Michael Parish, 3705 Stone Lakes Drive. Student and faculty representatives from Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of […]

2017-10-13T15:53:05+00:00January 21st, 2015|2015 Press Releases, Catholic Schools Press Releases|

Forty-Two Years of Standing Up for Life

I am in Washington DC for another January March for Life! My public action on this issue began 42 years ago in January 1973, when I was ordained a priest just 10 months. At that time, I wrote a letter to the editor of Allentown’s Morning Call newspaper decrying Roe versus Wade, the Supreme Court decision that made the taking of innocent life in the womb permitted by the law of the land.  I joined with so many in opposing […]

2017-10-13T15:53:05+00:00January 21st, 2015|Archbishop's Blog|

January 2015 Conversations, Segment 2

Conversations is a monthly, 30-minute television show in which I participate in an ongoing conversation about the Archdiocese of Louisville, my involvement with the larger Church (both nationally and globally), and issues of faith in general. In the second segment from our January, 2015 episode, I visit the Archdiocese of Louisville History Center and take viewers on a brief tour along with archdiocesan historian, Fr. Clyde Crews and archdiocesan archivist, Fr. Dale Cieslik.
 

2017-10-13T15:53:05+00:00January 21st, 2015|Archbishop's Blog|

“Here am I, Lord; send me.”

This past Sunday I celebrated Mass at 9:30 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Assumption and the wonderful Cathedral choir, echoing the second reading for the day from 1 Samuel Chapter 3, provided the beautifully moving “Anthem of Dedication” by Warren Martin for reflection at the time of the preparation of the altar and gifts.

Samuel answers the call from God by his words that echo to the shores of Galilee when the first disciples answered the words of the Lord […]

2015-01-19T09:18:45+00:00January 19th, 2015|Archbishop's Blog|

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 together to package 20,000 meals to be provided to the people of Burkina Faso in West Africa. This event will take place in the St. Therese Parish gymnasium (1107 East Kentucky Street).

In October of 2014, the three parishes collected more […]

2017-10-13T15:53:05+00:00January 15th, 2015|2015 Press Releases|

January 2015 Conversations, Segment 1

Conversations is a monthly, 30-minute television show in which I participate in an ongoing conversation about the Archdiocese of Louisville, my involvement with the larger Church (both nationally and globally), and issues of faith in general. In the first segment from our January, 2015 episode, I travel with Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds to the Cathedral of the Assumption where we talk about the meaning of the Cathedral to the Archdiocese and discuss highlights of the art and architecture of […]

2017-10-13T15:53:05+00:00January 14th, 2015|Archbishop's Blog|