Journey to Kraków

I am about to leave for Poland to be at what the writer George Weigel calls the crossroads of Eastern Europe. There is a glorious and deep history to the city of Kraków, and the events of the last century have added to that rich history.

wyd-2016-logo-montageAs I attend World Youth Day from July 26-July 31, I hope to visit the birthplace of Saint John Paul II, who made Kraków a central […]

2017-10-13T15:52:40+00:00July 29th, 2016|Archbishop's Blog|

Soccer clinics help new refugee kids overcome language barrier

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer As rain poured down outside July 18 a large group of children turned the basement of the Catholic...

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2017-10-13T15:52:40+00:00July 28th, 2016|Archdiocesan News|

Catholic Schools Begin 2016-17 Academic Year

July 28, 2016 (Louisville, KY) – Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville will begin the first official day of instruction on August 17, 2016. Although this is the first “official” day of school, some Catholic schools choose to begin on a day other than August 17. Parents should consult their school’s handbook for the first day information.

Catholic elementary and secondary schools outside Jefferson County generally follow the calendar of the public school district in which they are located. […]

Archbishop Kurtz serves as a catechist for ‘youth day’

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz hopes young pilgrims attending World Youth Day this week in Poland take to heart...

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2017-10-13T15:52:40+00:00July 27th, 2016|Archdiocesan News, ascension church|

Gardens program is source of food and comfort for refugees

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer For many refugees who have been resettled in Louisville, the Catholic Charities Common Earth Gardens program has become...

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2017-10-13T15:52:41+00:00July 21st, 2016|Archdiocesan News|

Local pilgrims to attend World Youth Day

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer A group of 11 pilgrims from the Circle of Life youth ministry program, a family from Holy Spirit...

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2017-10-13T15:52:41+00:00July 20th, 2016|Archdiocesan News, krakow, Poland, world youth day, year of mercy|

Parishioners of St. Patrick Church aid those in need in Tanzania

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer Far away in the East African country of Tanzania, an abused woman has a safe home to call...

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2017-10-13T15:52:42+00:00July 14th, 2016|Archdiocesan News|

Father Chris Lubecke to be Installed as Pastor of St. Catherine Parish, New Haven and Immaculate Conception Parish, Culvertown

July 13, 2016 (New Haven, Ky.) – On Sunday, July 17,  2016, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D. will install Father Christopher B. Lubecke as pastor of St. Catherine Parish in New Haven and Immaculate Conception Parish in Culvertown.  This will take place at the 10:00 a.m. Mass at St. Catherine (174 North Main Street) Church.

In the Roman Catholic Church, priests are appointed by the (arch)bishop of the (arch)diocese to serve at parishes. At the Installation Mass, the priest assumes a […]

2016-07-13T10:52:20+00:00July 13th, 2016|2016 Press Releases|

Louisville hosts Ursuline convocation

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer Ursuline sisters, lay associates and men and women inspired by the order’s foundress — St. Angela Merici —...

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2017-10-13T15:52:42+00:00July 13th, 2016|Archdiocesan News, north american ursuline convocation|

New program aims to keep young girls safe from trafficking

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer Girls who have been abused or neglected and those who live in group homes are considered most at...

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2017-10-13T15:52:42+00:00July 7th, 2016|Archdiocesan News|