A Christmas message from the archbishop

During this season, I love to listen to the special channel on Sirius Satellite Radio that airs all Christmas music all day. Some have...

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December 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 December 2016 episode, I interview Dr. Karen Shadle, Director of the Office of Worship about her role in worship ministry in the Archdiocese of Louisville and the new marriage rite.

2017-10-13T15:52:25+00:00December 21st, 2016|Archbishop's Blog|

Charities aid families ahead of Christmas

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer Hundreds of children and families have brighter smiles this Christmas season thanks to numerous parishes, agencies and organizations in...

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Anticipation and the Days Before Christmas

Christmas is almost here!  Like a child who can’t wait for the sun to rise and shine light on her Christmas presents, so my soul and your soul together await the dawn of our salvation – we want Christmas to fill our hearts.

advent_wreath_big_4I read an interesting article in the recent edition of Cistercian Studies Quarterly about the O Antiphons.  In case you don’t know about them, here is the history on […]

2017-10-13T15:52:26+00:00December 16th, 2016|Archbishop's Blog|

Hispanic Catholics prepare early for national gathering

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer In September of 2018 in Grapevine, Texas, the Catholic Church in the United States plans to hold a...

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2017-10-13T15:52:26+00:00December 15th, 2016|Archdiocesan News|

Fire devastates church in Horse Cave, Ky.

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer HORSE CAVE, Ky. — The faint smell of smoke lingered in the air as Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz...

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2017-10-13T15:52:26+00:00December 14th, 2016|Archdiocesan News|

December 2016 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 2016 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I talk about my role as the President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

2017-10-13T15:52:26+00:00December 13th, 2016|Archbishop's Blog|

Louisville welcomes priests from Uganda

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer As young boys growing up in the East African country of Uganda, Father George Otuma and Father Deogratias...

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2017-10-13T15:52:27+00:00December 8th, 2016|Archdiocesan News|

Spalding sets sights on its next century

By Marnie McAllister, Record Editor Spalding University, which will mark its 100th year in downtown Louisville in 2020, is setting its sights on another century...

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2017-10-13T15:52:27+00:00December 7th, 2016|Archdiocesan News, capital campaign, spalding university|

Senior clergy play critical role in the church

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer One would never know Father William Fichteman is retired by looking at his calendar. His list of appointments rivals...

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2017-10-13T15:52:28+00:00December 2nd, 2016|Archdiocesan News|