50th Anniversary of Thomas Merton’s Death

Thomas Merton was born January 31, 1915. He would become a Trappist monk at the Abbey of Gethsemani and a renowned author. Below is the powerful homily preached by Fr. Lawrence Morey, O.C.S.O. at the Cathedral of the Assumption on the 50th anniversary of Merton’s death. Father Morey is a Trappist priest at the Abbey of Gethsemani.

Christ Healing the Paralytic at Capernaum by Bernhard Rode 1780.

Dear brothers and sisters,

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2019-01-08T12:14:26+00:00December 18th, 2018|Archbishop's Blog|

December 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 December 2018 episode, I interview Laura Zoeller, archdiocesan facilitator, and Deacon Greg Beavin and Father George Illikkal, C.M.I., pastor of Saint Mary Magdalen, Payneville, Ky. and Saint Theresa, Rhodelia, Ky. Parishes in Meade County about their experience of the […]

2018-12-13T14:48:01+00:00December 13th, 2018|Archbishop's Blog|

December 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 December 2018 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I discuss my second pastoral letter regarding the parish discernment process: The Soul of the Parish: Being Led by the Holy Spirit Alive in Our Midst.

2018-12-07T15:17:55+00:00December 7th, 2018|Archbishop's Blog|