December 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 December 2015 episode, I present my 2015 Advent/Christmas message.

2017-10-13T15:52:57+00:00 December 30th, 2015|Archbishop's Blog|

December 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 December 2015 episode, I talk with Dr. Judy Bullock, Director of Worship for the Archdiocese of the last 20 years.

2017-10-13T15:52:57+00:00 December 21st, 2015|Archbishop's Blog|

December 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 December 2015 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I talk about the Year of Mercy and archdiocesan plans for this jubilee year.

2017-10-13T15:52:58+00:00 December 17th, 2015|Archbishop's Blog|

Statement on Religious Discrimination

Below is a statement that I released today as President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: 

WASHINGTON—In this blessed Advent season, we sing hopeful carols anticipating the miracle of Christmas. We have reason to announce the need for peace and goodwill throughout the world with even stronger voices this year, in light of the recent mass shooting in San Bernardino. Violence and hate in the world around us must be met with resolve and courage.

We pray that family and […]

2017-10-13T15:52:58+00:00 December 14th, 2015|Archbishop's Blog|

As your Father is Merciful

year-of-mercy-logo-179x300In the 6th Chapter of the Gospel according to St. Luke, Jesus gives what has been called the “Sermon on the Plain.” Like the “Sermon on the Mount” in St. Matthew’s Chapter 5 to 7, St. Luke lays out the richness of Jesus’ teaching. One small verse contains the theme Pope Francis selected for the Jubilee Year of Mercy, which begins this week. Right after Jesus speaks of His heavenly Father […]

2017-10-13T15:52:59+00:00 December 7th, 2015|Archbishop's Blog|