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Catholic Charities Accepting Donations for Victims of Tornadoes

May 21, 2013

(Louisville, KY) The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville is coordinating donations through its local Catholic Charities agency in the aftermath of devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma and Texas.

Parishes have been encouraged to hold a special collection for relief efforts. Funds collected will be forwarded to Catholic Charities, Louisville to be directed to Catholic Charities USA. Catholic Charities USA will coordinate relief efforts with the appropriate dioceses.  

 Individual donations also may be sent to Catholic Charities at the address below. (Please […]

2013-05-22T07:58:17+00:00May 22nd, 2013|2013 Press Releases|

Nicholas John Brown and Christopher Bradley Lubecke to be Ordained to the Priesthood For the Archdiocese of Louisville

May 16, 2013

(Louisville, KY) On Saturday, May 25, 2013, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D., will ordain Nicholas John Brown and Christopher Bradley Lubecke to the diocesan priesthood for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville. The ordination will take place at 11:00 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Assumption, 433 South Fifth Street. 

Nicholas John Brown, 31, is a native of Louisville and is the son of Michael and Denise Brown. He received his bachelor of arts in Catholic Studies from […]

2013-05-22T07:55:46+00:00May 22nd, 2013|2013 Press Releases|

Saint Bernadette’s New Church is Dedicated

April 15, 2013

(Louisville, KY) On Sunday, April 21 at 3:00 p.m., Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz will join Fr. Terry Bradshaw, pastor, and the parishioners of Saint Bernadette Parish for the dedication of the new church. St. Bernadette Parish is located at 6516 Saint Bernadette Avenue, Prospect, Kentucky.

The new church is designed to seat 1,200, with an overflow capacity of 300 in the narthex. It is 31,000 square feet and meets the design guidelines of the Norton Commons community. The structure […]

2013-04-16T08:26:50+00:00April 16th, 2013|2013 Press Releases|

Archdiocese of Louisville Welcomes 456 New Members

February 12, 2013

(Louisville, KY) Four hundred fifty-six individuals who are preparing to enter the Roman Catholic Church will be recognized during the “Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion” ceremonies at two locations. The first will be on Saturday, February 16, 11:00 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Assumption (433 South Fifth Street). The second will be on Sunday, February 17, 2:30 p.m. at St. Patrick Parish (1000 North Beckley Station Road).

During this rite, the Catholic Church acknowledges God’s […]

2013-02-20T10:36:21+00:00February 20th, 2013|2013 Press Releases|

Steven Douglas Henriksen to be Ordained to the Priesthood for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville

January 28, 2013

(Louisville, KY) On Saturday, February 2, 2013, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D., will ordain Steven Douglas Henriksen to the diocesan priesthood for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville. The ordination will take place at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Parish, 501 Cherrywood Road.

Steven Henriksen, 53, was born in Clarinda, Iowa, and is the son of Mary Ellen and the late Larry Henriksen. He worked in government service and higher education administration for 25 years before entering the seminary […]

2013-02-18T10:21:53+00:00February 18th, 2013|2013 Press Releases|