St. Xavier High School creates fund for boys in need

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer A new scholarship program at St. Xavier High School aims to reach out to students of limited means....

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April 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 April 2016 episode, I present my 2016 Easter message.

2017-10-13T15:52:48+00:00April 27th, 2016|Archbishop's Blog|

St. James breaks ground for a new convent

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. — About 600 people gathered at a sunny picnic-style event Sunday to witness a ceremonial ground...

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2017-10-13T15:52:48+00:00April 26th, 2016|Archdiocesan News|

Mrs. Doyle’s Cross

I found Mrs. Doyle’s cross this morning. I was trying to make room in my file cabinet for the homily notes that I have been saving for 45 years.  And there it was.

The Doyle family lived three doors down from us when I was growing up.  We all lived in row homes, about 11 ½ feet wide, each sharing a wall with our neighbors, and the Doyle wall was just 23 feet away.  As neighbors we were all very close.  […]

2018-05-09T10:28:00+00:00April 25th, 2016|Archbishop's Blog|

Corpus Christi offers Montessori, classics

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer SIMPSONVILLE, Ky. — Corpus Christi Classical Academy was founded by a group of parents in 1999 through the...

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2017-10-13T15:52:49+00:00April 21st, 2016|Archdiocesan News|

Retired priest starts ministry in Caribbean

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer In a small diocese in the Caribbean, there’s a priest who regularly hitches a ride on boats to...

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We Remember, We Seek to be Healed, We Go Forward in Hope

On Saturday, April 16, I presided at the 8th Annual Memorial Service for Victims of Violence, War, and Genocide in Africa at St. Thomas More Parish. Below is the homily I shared:

This is the 8th annual gathering in the Archdiocese of Louisville to gather as one body of Christ.  We gather to remember, to seek to be healed, and to go forward in hope – all because we do so in the pattern and through the gaze of Jesus […]

2017-10-13T15:52:50+00:00April 18th, 2016|Archbishop's Blog|

Community Catholic Center Makes a Catholic School Education Possible for Students

This week Steve and Kathy Ford hosted a gathering for the Community Catholic Center (CCC), which is a non-profit organization that works in the Portland and West Louisville neighborhoods to assist families in providing a Catholic education to their children.   Jennifer Lieras, a parent that has been assisted by the CCC, shared a powerful witness at this event that is captured below: 

My name is Jennifer Lieras, and I have been a member of Community Catholic Center for 10 years.  I have three […]

2017-10-13T15:52:50+00:00April 15th, 2016|Archbishop's Blog|

Local priests visit diocese in Vietnam

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer To Kien Nguyen and Minh Vu, Vietnamese seminarians in the Archdiocese of Louisville, a visit by two Louisville...

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2017-10-13T15:52:50+00:00April 14th, 2016|Archdiocesan News|

Tek4Kids adds new technology school

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer When Gary Boice created Tek4Kids five years ago, he intended to introduce computer technology to elementary students in...

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2017-10-13T15:52:50+00:00April 13th, 2016|Archdiocesan News, haiti, Tek4Kids|