Taking Action on the Opioid Crisis

August 28, 2017  (Louisville, KY) – On Thursday, September 21 at 7:00 p.m., Saint Bernadette Church (6500 St. Bernadette Avenue, Prospect) will hold a panel discussion about the opioid crisis. This will take place in the Saint Bernadette Parish Center near. With deaths from drug overdoses in our Commonwealth rising by 30% over the last five years, this is a topic of interest to the entire community. This event is free and open to the public.

Topics will include a discussion […]

2017-08-28T10:06:00+00:00August 28th, 2017|2017 Press Releases|

Flannery at Louisville’s Film Festival on September 16

Last evening, I viewed the 60-minute documentary made in 2015 on the life of Flannery O’Connor entitled, Uncommon Grace.  I admit to being a big fan of Flannery.  Those who know her southern gothic way of writing a short story understand the attraction of her vivid descriptions, her way of conveying humor that makes one laugh out loud, and her uncanny knack for surprise endings.  All these qualities come through the documentary in a clear, compelling, and interesting way.  I […]

2017-10-13T15:52:02+00:00August 27th, 2017|Archbishop's Blog, Uncategorized|

Familiarity defines deacon’s rural ministry

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer MEADE COUNTY, Ky. —The August sun shone brightly on fields of soybeans and corn as Deacon Greg Beavin...

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2017-10-13T15:52:02+00:00August 23rd, 2017|Archdiocesan News|

Parishioners urged to act against racism

By Marnie McAllister, Record Editor You don’t have to be six feet tall to know that a six-foot-tall person has trouble walking through a...

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2017-10-13T15:52:02+00:00August 23rd, 2017|Archdiocesan News|

Charlottesville

I am deeply disturbed by the evil of racism that was again manifested in the tragic events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend. I join with my brother bishops and political and religious leaders across our nation in condemning the actions of white supremacy groups like the Ku Klux Klan and the Neo-Nazi Party that are motivated by hate and seek to foment violence. I offer my deepest sympathies to the families of those who lost their […]

2017-10-13T15:52:03+00:00August 17th, 2017|2017 Press Releases|

CHARLOTTESVILLE

I am deeply disturbed by the evil of racism that was again manifested in the tragic events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend.  I join with my brother bishops and political and religious leaders across our nation in condemning the actions of white supremacy groups like the Ku Klux Klan and the Neo-Nazi Party that are motivated by hate and seek to foment violence.  I offer my deepest sympathies to the families of those who lost their […]

2017-10-13T15:52:03+00:00August 17th, 2017|Archbishop's Blog, Uncategorized|

On his anniversary, archbishop hails Mary

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer Beneath the coronation window of the Cathedral of the Assumption, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz declared the solemnity of the...

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2017-10-13T15:52:03+00:00August 16th, 2017|10th anniversary, Archdiocesan News, assumption|

Calendar Advisory: Red Mass

August 10, 2017

Please run the following announcement in community calendars or air on public service announcements: 

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D. will preside at the Red Mass on Friday, September 8, 2017, at 12:15 p.m. This event will be held at the Cathedral of the Assumption, 433 South Fifth Street, Louisville, Ky.

The Red Mass is a Roman Catholic Mass of the Holy Spirit invoking God’s blessing and guidance on those in the legal profession. Persons of all faiths who serve […]

2017-08-16T08:47:46+00:00August 16th, 2017|2017 Press Releases|

Educators gather for back-to-school Mass

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer Catholic school educators — 700 representing 40 elementary schools — heard that teaching is sacrificial yet joyful during...

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2017-10-13T15:52:03+00:00August 15th, 2017|Archdiocesan News|

Decade at the helm marked by ‘adventure’

By Marnie McAllister, Record Editor When the late Archbishop Thomas C. Kelly introduced his successor during a press conference on June 14, 2007, he pointed...

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