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Archbishop Kurtz’s Blog

Saturday Morning and the Pandemic

Back in 1989 right after our mother died, my brother George, who was five years older and born with Down syndrome, came to join me in rectory life at Saint Mary Church in Catasauqua, PA. [...]

May 26th, 2020|

A Time to be In Earnest

P.D. James in Cologne, Germany P.D. James is one of my favorite authors whose British style is both elegant and extremely clever. She mastered the art of the detective story and created her [...]

May 12th, 2020|

Opening Parishes For Liturgical Celebrations

I welcome the public safety plan from Governor Beshear regarding churches and the opportunity for us to reopen for public worship later this month. I join with faith leaders throughout our Commonwealth in thanking him [...]

May 1st, 2020|

My Holy Week Reflections

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz poured balsam into olive oil which he consecrated as sacred chrism during the Chrism Mass, celebrated privately April 7 at the Cathedral of the Assumption. He was joined by Deacon [...]

April 15th, 2020|

Semana Santa y Pascua, Liturgias en español y bilingües

Quisiera compartir información acerca de la Misa Crismal que será transmitida en vivo por WAVE 3 TV mañana, así como las liturgias de Semana Santa y Pascua que serán bilingües o en español. Favor de [...]

April 6th, 2020|

Holy Week Broadcasts on WAVE 3 News

I am very grateful to WAVE 3 News who has graciously agreed to air live our Holy Week liturgies from the Cathedral of the Assumption. This is a wonderful service to the Catholic community and [...]

April 1st, 2020|
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