September 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 September 2016 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I talk about the spiritual and corporal Works of Mercy and the Mercy Passport created for the Year of Mercy. Download a Mercy Passport or log your Works of Mercy […]

2017-10-13T15:52:34+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Archbishop's Blog|

Louisville Offers a Model of Real Dialogue about “Amoris Laetitia”

I have been blessed to be part a small group of theologians, priests, and religious that gather to discuss theological texts. Below is an article I wrote with Dr. Gregory K. Hillis, Associate Professor of Theology at Bellarmine University, about our experience in the group as we discussed  Amoris Laetitia.

The article originally appeared on Crux (cruxnow.com), an independent Catholic media outlet operating in partnership with the Knights of Columbus, that aims to be a “one-stop-shopping” destination for […]

2017-10-13T15:52:35+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Archbishop's Blog|

Latinos reflect on family at 4th Encuentro

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer Having fled a war and survived as an immigrant in two countries has taught Felipa Valenzuela about family...

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2017-10-13T15:52:35+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Archdiocesan News|

Legal professionals seek guidance from Holy Spirit

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer Dozens of legal professionals, including judges wearing black robes and men and women in suits, paused at midday...

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2017-10-13T15:52:35+00:00 September 28th, 2016|Archdiocesan News|

Two Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville Win Blue Ribbon Awards

September 28, 2016

Today, the United States Department of Education announced that two Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville have been named 2016 Blue Ribbon Schools.  One elementary school serving preschool through grade 8, St. Francis of Assisi (1938 Alfresco Place, Louisville, Ky.), will be recognized for the first time. St. Xavier High School (1609 Poplar Level Road, Louisville, Ky.) will be recognized for the fourth time (1984, 1989, 1993, 2016).  St. Xavier was the first school recognized as a Blue […]

2017-10-13T15:52:35+00:00 September 28th, 2016|2016 Press Releases, 2016 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

Services appeal campaign set to begin

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer The theme of the 2016 Catholic Services Appeal, set to begin Oct. 1, is “Everyone is called, Everyone is...

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2017-10-13T15:52:35+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Archdiocesan News, catholic services appeal, CSA|

Seminarians ‘bring joy’ to their vocation

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer Eighteen men in formation to be priests of the Archdiocese of Louisville were among the multitudes of students returning...

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2017-10-13T15:52:35+00:00 September 21st, 2016|Archdiocesan News, seminarian, vocation, vocation office|

September 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 September 2016 episode, I interview Ed Harpring from the Family Ministries Office and Deacon Lucio Caruso from Catholic Charities about the upcoming Life Conference.

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2017-10-13T15:52:35+00:00 September 21st, 2016|Archbishop's Blog|

Hildegard House cares for dying, vulnerable

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer On Adams Street in Louisville’s historic Butchertown neighborhood sits a two-story house where individuals may come to die with...

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2017-10-13T15:52:36+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Archdiocesan News, dignity, end-of-life, hildegard house, hospice|

September 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 September 2016 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I talk about my trip to World Youth Day in Kraków, Poland.

2017-10-13T15:52:36+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Archbishop's Blog|