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A Governing Spirit: Ordination Homily for Bishop J. Mark Spalding

At the solemn point in this liturgy when I say the Prayer of Ordination, there is a section of the prayer that all the bishops present will say together: "Pour out now upon this chosen [...]

February 8th, 2018|

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 [...]

January 31st, 2018|

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 [...]

January 30th, 2018|

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 [...]

January 29th, 2018|

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 [...]

January 25th, 2018|

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 [...]

January 24th, 2018|
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