Local priest numbers called ‘tight,’ not dire

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer The Archdiocese of Louisville welcomed two new priests to its fold Saturday — Fathers Sean McKinley and Wilfredo...

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2017-10-13T15:52:45+00:00May 31st, 2016|Archdiocesan News, priest ordination, vocation|

Deacon Sean McKinley to be ordained a priest May 28

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer A persistent and recurring feeling led Deacon Sean McKinley to discern a call to the priesthood. While grade...

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2017-10-13T15:52:45+00:00May 26th, 2016|Archdiocesan News, priest ordination|

Deacon Wilfredo Fernandez to be ordained a priest May 28

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer As a boy growing up in Tarija, a small Bolivian city bordering the countries of Argentina and Paraguay,...

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2017-10-13T15:52:45+00:00May 26th, 2016|Archdiocesan News, priest ordination|

Archbishop, JCPS Superintendent, & Local Foundations Announce Expansion of Ready 4K Camps

Partnership Between Louisville’s Two Largest Education Providers to Improve Kindergarten Readiness

LOUISVILLE, KY (May 25, 2016)—Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D.; Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) Superintendent Donna Hargens; Jefferson County Public Education Foundation Executive Director Sam Corbett; and local foundation leaders today announced that the two largest education providers in Louisville are joining forces to expand summer camps that focus on preparing students for kindergarten.

“We are thrilled to celebrate both this partnership between the public and private school systems and the […]

2017-10-13T15:52:45+00:00May 25th, 2016|2016 Press Releases, 2016 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

Archdiocese, JCPS team up for little ones

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer The Archdiocese of Louisville and Jefferson County Public Schools announced a partnership May 25 aimed to better prepare...

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2017-10-13T15:52:46+00:00May 25th, 2016|Archdiocesan News|

Multicultural celebration marks Pentecost

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer A colorful gathering of cultures and a joyful celebration complete with an ice cream social May 15, commemorated...

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2017-10-13T15:52:46+00:00May 18th, 2016|Archdiocesan News|

Ten priests recognized for years of service

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer Priests of the Archdiocese of Louisville gathered at the Cathedral of the Assumption May 16 to honor 10...

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2017-10-13T15:52:46+00:00May 18th, 2016|Archdiocesan News, presbyteral jubilee mass, priest jubilee|

Graduates, Go Forth and Serve

What are the chances that graduates and their guests will listen to your commencement address?  I have two chances to find out. Last Saturday I delivered the address to the record 600 + graduates from Bellarmine University, and the next Saturday I’ll travel to DeSales University outside of Allentown, Pennsylvania to speak on the 50th anniversary of the founding of the University.

Dr. Gregory Hillis, associate professor of theology at Bellarmine, assisted Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz <a href=[…]

2017-10-13T15:52:46+00:00May 17th, 2016|Archbishop's Blog|

Wilfredo Fernandez and Sean McKinley to be ordained to the Priesthood for the Archdiocese of Louisville

May 16, 2016 (Louisville, Ky.) – On Saturday, May 28, 2016, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D. will ordain Deacons Wilfredo Fernandez and Sean McKinley to the diocesan priesthood for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville.  The ordination will take place at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Assumption, 433 South Fifth Street. 

Deacon Luder Wilfredo Fernandez Panica, 34, is a native of Tarija, Bolivia. He is the son of Martin Fernandez and Sergia Panica, who live in Bolivia. Deacon […]

2016-05-16T10:16:47+00:00May 16th, 2016|2016 Press Releases|

Foundation receives endowed scholarship

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer The Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) received a $500,000 gift from Bernard A. Dahlem and his family. Dahlem established...

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