Passionists elect Brother John Monzyk superior of Newburg Road community

Passionist Brother John Monzyk has been elected superior of the Passionist’s Sacred Heart Monastery in Louisville, part of the Passionist’s Holy Cross Province.

He succeeds Father John Schork, who now serves in the provincial headquarters in a variety of roles.

Brother Monzyk is the first religious brother to serve as superior here. He is a native of Washington, Mo., attended Bellarmine University and is a former high school teacher. He taught physics, math and chemistry.

He holds a doctoral degree in molecular science [...]

2015-11-30T16:11:24+00:00November 30th, 2015|Archdiocesan News, passionists|

Governor signs order which will restore right to vote to some former felons

Gov. Steve Beshear, pictured at a press conference Nov. 24, issued an executive order restoring the vote to tens of thousands of former felons. He is pictured at a press conference. (Photo Special to Rhe Record by Father Patrick Delahanty)

Gov. Steve Beshear, pictured at a press conference Nov. 24, issued an executive order restoring the vote to tens of thousands of former felons. He is pictured [...]

2017-10-13T15:53:00+00:00November 30th, 2015|Archdiocesan News|

Vatican astronomer will speak at Main Library Dec. 9

Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno, an American astronomer and the director of the Vatican Observatory, will speak at an educational event titled “Beneath the Same Sky” Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Louisville Free Public Library, 301 York Street. Consolmagno is the winner of the 2014 Carl Sagan Medal for Excellence in Public Communication in Planetary Science.

Tony Dingman, a teaching artist at the Frazier History Museum, will also speak at the event. Dingman will portray Ormsby Mitchel, an astronomer, Civil [...]

2017-10-13T15:53:00+00:00November 30th, 2015|Archdiocesan News, Vatican observatory|

Refugees celebrate Thanksgiving with a luncheon

Record Photo by Ruby Thomas

Record Photo by Ruby Thomas

Catholic Charities of Louisville hosted a Thanksgiving luncheon for refugees Nov. 25 at Catholic Charities’ English as a Second Language School, 2234 W. Market St. Refugees, such as Mandola Diabade, left, a native of the Ivory Coast, ate a traditional Thanksgiving meal including pumpkin pie. Diabade and her family arrived in the United States one year ago. The [...]

2017-10-13T15:53:00+00:00November 30th, 2015|Archdiocesan News|

November 2015 Conversations, Segment 3

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 third segment from our November 2015 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I discuss the Synod on the Family, held in Rome during October 2015.

2017-10-13T15:53:00+00:00November 30th, 2015|Archbishop's Blog|

Parishes celebrate their closing liturgies

Parishioners of St. Barnabas Church joined in singing at the parish’s closing Mass Nov. 22. Parishioners of St. Barnabas Church joined in singing at the parish’s closing Mass Nov. 22.

By Jessica Able and Marnie McAllister, Record Staff Writers

St. Barnabas and St. Pius X churches celebrated their pasts and looked toward the future at closing liturgies last weekend.

Next Sunday, Nov. 29,  the two communities will gather again, as one, to celebrate their […]

2017-10-13T15:53:00+00:00November 25th, 2015|Archdiocesan News|

Local teens were among thousands at conference

During a break at the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis Nov. 21, Shaquan Hays, seated, and Nicholas Terrell played a game while Kirsten Crepps, center, and Will Taylor looked on. The four teens were part of the delegation from the Archdiocese of Louisville. Record Photo by Ruby Thomas During a break at the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis Nov. 21, Shaquan Hays, seated, and Nicholas Terrell played a game while […]

2017-10-13T15:53:00+00:00November 25th, 2015|Archdiocesan News|

November 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 November 2015 episode, I talk with Deacon Stephen Bowling, the new director of the Family Ministries Office for the Archdiocese.

2017-10-13T15:53:00+00:00November 25th, 2015|Archbishop's Blog|

Arriving in Kenya, pope says tolerance, respect are keys to peace

Pope Francis smiles as he is welcomed by guests after landing at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, Nov. 25. (CNS photo/Dai Kurokawa, EPA)

Pope Francis smiles as he is welcomed by guests after landing at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, Nov. 25. (CNS photo/Dai Kurokawa, EPA)

By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service

NAIROBI, Kenya — With security concerns looming over his visit, Pope Francis [...]

2017-10-13T15:53:00+00:00November 25th, 2015|Archdiocesan News, kenya, National/World News, Pope Francis|

Year of Consecrated Life: Sister Paulanne Diebold

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2017-10-13T15:53:00+00:00November 25th, 2015|Archdiocesan News, Consecrated Life|