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Calendar Advisory – Catholic High School Placement Test

November 18, 2013  Students in grade 8 who wish to attend a Catholic high school next year are required to take the Catholic high school placement test scheduled on Saturday, December 14, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

Students take the test at the Catholic high school they plan to attend. They must bring a $10 fee and two #2 pencils.  Information about the location of the high schools can be found at www.archlou.org/schools.

The placement test helps Catholic secondary schools […]

Nine Individuals Receive Papal Honors

November 18, 2013 (Louisville, Ky.) Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D. is presenting papal honors granted to nine men and women by Pope Francis.  This prayer service and presentation will take place on Sunday, November 24, 3:00 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Assumption, 435 South Fifth Street.  This event is open to the public, and a reception will follow the ceremony.

According to Archbishop Kurtz: “These honors are being bestowed to those who serve Christ and His people through their witness of […]

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Lessons in Stewardship: Saint Mary Academy

November 14, 2013 (Louisville, Ky.)  Stewardship Education/Food Pantry: From Monday, November 11 through Thursday, November 21, Saint Mary Academy (11311 St. Mary Lane, Prospect, Ky.) third-graders will be collecting food for the Eastern Area Ministries and the Immaculate Conception Church’s (LaGrange, Ky.) food pantry.  Students will collect canned goods and non-perishable food in conjunction with their stewardship studies about those who are hungry.

Blanket Project: Sixth through eighth grade students at Saint Mary Academy will gather to make blankets […]

2017-10-13T15:53:08-04:00November 18th, 2013|2013 Press Releases, Catholic Schools Press Releases|

Bishop Trautman Speaks at Epiphany Parish on the Constitution on Sacred Liturgy

November 7, 2013 (Louisville, KY) Bishop Donald W. Trautman, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Erie, will speak on “The Legacy Of The Constitution On The Sacred Liturgy And Its Significance For The Life Of The Church” on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at Epiphany Parish, 914 Old Harrods Creek Road, Louisville.  This event will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the Worship Center of the parish. 

The Catholic Community of Epiphany is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s Constitution […]

2013-11-07T15:07:03-05:00November 7th, 2013|2013 Press Releases|

Archdiocese of Louisville Honors 3,990 Years of Teaching Service

October 31, 2013 (Louisville, KY) On Wednesday, November 6, the Archdiocese of Louisville will honor 235 Catholic school teachers who have achieved a total of 3,990 years of teaching experience. This luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Olmsted, 3701 Frankfort Avenue.   

 In addition, Catholic Education Foundation Teacher Awards will be presented to nine high school teachers.  This award, administered by the Catholic Education Foundation, was established in 2004 by the Dan Ulmer Family to recognize […]

Calendar Advisory – ACCOMMODATE 2013

October 24, 2013 (Louisville, KY) Please run the following announcement in community calendars or air on public service announcements: The Archdiocese of Louisville’s Office of Lifelong Formation and Education is sponsoring the annual “ACCOMMODATE 2013” at Assumption High School (2170 Tyler Lane, Louisville) on Thursday, November 7, 2013.  The event will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the gym. 

Representatives from colleges, universities, and alternative post-secondary programs will be available for an informational session for parents and […]

St. Leonard School Run/Walk Program Kick-Off

October 8, 2013 (Louisville, Ky.) On Thursday, October 10, from 8:45 to 9:30 a.m., St. Leonard School (440 Zorn Avenue), will kick off a new program for St. Leonard students called Rise to Run & Wake to Walk (R2R & W2W).  This kick-off will consist of a “Buddy Walk” in the Riedlonn neighborhood behind the school.  

This fitness program, led by physical education teacher Anthony Gunn, will encourage physical activity and exercise among the entire student body.  Coach Gunn will invite students […]

2013-10-08T08:30:04-04:00October 8th, 2013|2013 Press Releases|

Couples Celebrate a Combined Total of 7,242 Years of Marriage

September 24, 2013 (Louisville, Ky.) Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D. is celebrating the annual Wedding Anniversary Mass on Sunday, September 29, 2:00 p.m., at the Cathedral of the Assumption, 435 South Fifth Street.

This event honors 148 couples celebrating their 30, 40, 50, and 60+ wedding anniversaries. The anniversary breakdown is:

30 years: 19 couples                63 years:   6 couples

40 years: 30 couples                64 years:   1 couple

50 years: 56 couples                65 years:   8 couples

60 years: 21 couples                66 years:   1 couple

61 years:   3 couples                […]

2013-10-08T08:27:21-04:00October 8th, 2013|2013 Press Releases|

Calendar Advisory – Catholic Elementary Open House

September 30, 2013 (Louisville, Ky.) Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville will hold a Catholic Elementary Open House Day on Tuesday, October 22, 2013. Families interested in Catholic education may visit any elementary school between the hours of 9 to 11 a.m. or 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Please call 502/634-1315 or go to www.archlou.org/schools for more information.  

Thirty-eight Catholic elementary schools serve 6 counties of Central Kentucky: Jefferson, Hardin, Marion, Nelson, Oldham, and Washington.   For […]

2015-10-14T15:53:17-04:00October 8th, 2013|2013 Press Releases|

Statue of Our Lady of Fatima at John Paul II Academy

September 6, 2013 (Louisville, Ky.) The United Nations Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima will be honored at a Mass celebrated by Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz on Friday, September 13, 8:15 a.m. at John Paul II Academy’s host parish, St. Pius X (3521 Goldsmith Lane).

This wooden statue was hand-carved in first half of the 20th century. Prior to its first pilgrimage on May 13, 1947, Pope Pius XII blessed this statue, and in […]

2017-10-13T15:53:08-04:00September 6th, 2013|2013 Press Releases|