January 2018 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 January 2018 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I discuss the Church’s approach to immigrants and refugees.

2018-01-31T09:49:58+00:00January 31st, 2018|Archbishop's Blog|

Portraits of Excellence

On Saturday, January 27, I attended the 150th anniversary celebration of Saint Catherine Academy in New Haven, Kentucky.  Below is a speech delivered at that event by Megan Culver, an 8th grader at the school.  I believe she did an exceptionally superb job in presenting the gift of her school, and this is a wonderful reflection for Catholic Schools Week. Please continue to pray for the strength of Catholic schools and in gratitude for all those who have benefited over these […]

2018-01-30T08:50:44+00:00January 30th, 2018|Archbishop's Blog|

Doctors of All Faiths Welcomed at White Mass Ceremony

Below is a great article about the White Mass, courtesy of the Great Louisville Medical Society. The article appeared in the December 2017 edition of the GLMS’ publication, Louisville Medicine.

Louisville physicians and health care workers were celebrated at the annual White Mass by Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz at the Cathedral of the Assumption on October 22. Dozens of physicians and health care workers sat in the pews, listening to readings and songs before reciting the White Mass Pledge provided by […]

2018-01-29T11:33:03+00:00January 29th, 2018|Archbishop's Blog|

Catholic Church & Science on the Late Show

We read and hear so much about the Catholic Church and science being miles apart. Here is a great conversation on the The Late Show with Stephen Colbert that shows how science-friendly the Church is and has been!

2018-01-25T09:16:06+00:00January 25th, 2018|Archbishop's Blog|

Prayers for Victims of Marshall County High School Shooting

STATEMENT

I join with Bishop William F. Medley of the Diocese of Owensboro in offering prayers for the two young people who were killed and the 17 injured in the tragic shooting yesterday at Marshall County High School. I extend my deepest sympathies to the families of the victims and their friends, teachers and staff as well as the first responders and the whole community of Benton.

As we mourn with the Benton community, we again raise our voices in […]

2018-01-24T09:31:19+00:00January 24th, 2018|Archbishop's Blog|

January 2018 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 January 2018 episode, I interview Bishop-elect J. Mark Spalding, a priest of the Archdiocese of Louisville who was appointed by Pope Francis as the twelfth Bishop of Nashville.

 

2018-01-23T10:51:01+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Archbishop's Blog|

January 2018 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 January 2018 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I discuss leadership in the Church.

 

2018-01-17T10:19:50+00:00January 17th, 2018|Archbishop's Blog|