Catholic High School Placement Test – December 10, 2016

Students in grade 8 who wish to attend a Catholic high school next year are required to take the Catholic high school placement test scheduled on Saturday, December 10, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

Students take the test at the Catholic high school they plan to attend. They must bring a $10 fee and two #2 pencils.  Information about the location of the high schools can be found at www.archlou.org/schools.

The placement test helps Catholic secondary schools determine the […]

2017-06-27T09:47:44+00:00 November 30th, 2016|2016 Press Releases, 2016 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

November 2016 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 2016 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I talk about the season of Advent as a season of hope.

2017-10-13T15:52:28+00:00 November 29th, 2016|Archbishop's Blog|

Tribute to Father Nick Rice

Earlier this month, I attended a dinner honoring Father Nick Rice as the founder and director of Mass of the Air on the 40th anniversary of the founding of this ministry.  We also welcomed Deacon Mark Rougeux as the new director of Mass of the Air. 

At the dinner, this letter of tribute was shared to thank Father Nick for his vision and service over these many years:  

Dear Father Rice,

I hope this letter finds you well. I am writing […]

2017-10-13T15:52:28+00:00 November 28th, 2016|Archbishop's Blog|

Parish hosts annual Thanksgiving meal

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. — Today, as many sit down around the family table and dine on roast turkey and warm...

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Teens hear from refugees at youth gathering

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer Gabriel Kwai told 300 teens that faith sustained him when, as a 7-year-old boy, he fled his native...

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2017-10-13T15:52:29+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Archdiocesan News|

November 2016 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 2016 episode, I talk with Dr. Gregory Hillis, Associate Professor of Theology at Bellarmine University, about the Holy Father’s apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love).

 

2017-10-13T15:52:29+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Archbishop's Blog|

Catholic Services Appeal surges forward

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer As the year winds down, the 2016 Catholic Services Appeal is speeding toward its goal of $3.5 million. The...

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2017-10-13T15:52:30+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Archdiocesan News, catholic services appeal, seminarian education fund, vocation office|

The works of mercy abounded in the jubilee year

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer The Year of Mercy, which began Dec. 8, 2015, the feast of the Immaculate Conception, is coming to...

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2017-10-13T15:52:30+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Archdiocesan News|

Archbishop Kurtz’s USCCB Presidential Address

Here is my final presidential address at the fall meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, given yesterday, November 14, 2016. 

“What you did for one of my least.” (Matthew 25:40)

Archbishop Pierre, brother bishops, friends all,

Jesus spoke and acted in very concrete ways.  His ways of touching hearts were not just beautiful ideas but concrete actions.  We’re told that Hebrew thought – unlike the abstract path we inherit from the Greeks – takes hold of the imagination and touches […]

2017-10-13T15:52:30+00:00 November 15th, 2016|Archbishop's Blog|

Prison ministry shares message that God’s mercy is meant for all

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer About 75 inmates at the Roederer Correctional Complex near La Grange, Ky., heard that God’s “mercy is for...

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2017-10-13T15:52:30+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Archdiocesan News|