Travel ban has agency on ‘roller coaster’

  By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer The Supreme Court of the United States decided June 26 to allow parts of President Donald Trump’s...

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2017-10-13T15:52:06+00:00June 29th, 2017|Archdiocesan News|

St. James holds first of parish Encuentros

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. — The bishops of the United States want to hear from the Hispanic faithful — their...

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2017-10-13T15:52:06+00:00June 28th, 2017|Archdiocesan News|

Young adults will have a voice at convocation

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer In her role as executive director of the Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL) and in her faith...

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2017-10-13T15:52:07+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Archdiocesan News|

Stained-glass art, an ‘expression of faith’

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer Deacon C. Robert Markert’s ministry in the Catholic Church and his work as an artist flow seamlessly, one...

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2017-10-13T15:52:07+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Archdiocesan News|

Statement on the Appointment of Most Reverend Charles C. Thompson as Archbishop of Indianapolis

It is with great delight and gratitude that I receive the news that a son of the Archdiocese of Louisville, the Most Reverend Charles C. Thompson, has been appointed Archbishop of Indianapolis by Pope Francis.

Archbishop-designate Thompson has served with great distinction as a very caring, pastoral, and humble servant of Jesus Christ for the past six years as Bishop of Evansville, Indiana.  He is a hard worker and a person who always seeks the path of holiness for himself and […]

2017-10-13T15:52:07+00:00June 15th, 2017|2017 Press Releases|

Friends, family welcome news from Rome

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer The family and friends of Bishop Charles C. Thompson of Evansville, Ind., see his appointment to lead the...

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2017-10-13T15:52:07+00:00June 15th, 2017|Archdiocesan News|

Campus ministries from around the U.S. meet at Bellarmine

By Marnie McAllister, Record Editor If you make it to age 24 as an active Catholic, you’re likely to remain Catholic the rest of...

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2017-10-13T15:52:08+00:00June 14th, 2017|Archdiocesan News|

Congratulations Archbishop-Designate Thompson

CThompsonIt is with great delight and gratitude that I receive the news that a son of the Archdiocese of Louisville, the Most Reverend Charles C. Thompson, has been appointed Archbishop of Indianapolis by Pope Francis.

Archbishop-designate Thompson has served with great distinction as a very caring, pastoral, and humble servant of Jesus Christ for the past six years as Bishop of Evansville, Indiana.  He is a hard worker and a person who […]

2017-10-13T15:52:08+00:00June 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|

My Friend, Bishop Choby

“You are a priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek.” Hebrews 5:6

 Melchizedek was that mysterious priest who first appears in the 14th chapter of Genesis, when he brings out bread and wine and blesses Abram. He is again recalled in Psalm 110’s description of the victorious Messiah who would be called as high priest, not because he was born into the tribe of Levi but rather as one called by God to offer sacrifices and mediate between God and […]

2017-10-13T15:52:08+00:00June 12th, 2017|Archbishop's Blog|

The Leaping Water of Pentecost

“This is a new kind of water, a living, leaping water, welling up for those who are worthy….Like a dry tree which puts forth shoots when watered, the soul bears the fruit of holiness when repentance has make it worthy of receiving the Holy Spirit.” Cyril of Jerusalem (d. 386)

While we usually see water as an element that is separate from us and that we use, as in the pouring or submersion at baptism, Saint Cyril speaks of water leaping […]

2017-10-13T15:52:08+00:00June 9th, 2017|Archbishop's Blog|