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Catholic High School Placement Test – December 10, 2016

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 10, 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 determine the […]

2017-06-27T09:47:44+00:00November 30th, 2016|2016 Press Releases, 2016 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

Archdiocese of Louisville Honors 3,610 Years of Teaching Service

October 26, 2016 (Louisville, KY) On Wednesday, November 2, the Archdiocese of Louisville will honor 206 Catholic school teachers who have achieved a total of 3,610 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.  

Teachers are being recognized for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, and 45 years of teaching:

Milestone

Years

# Honorees Total Years
5 48 240
10 38 380
15 28 420
20 […]

2017-10-13T15:52:32+00:00October 26th, 2016|2016 Press Releases, 2016 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

St. Leonard School Among Early Users of Smart Technology to Stop the Spread of Flu in School

October 25, 2016 (Louisville, Ky.)  As schools prepare to fight the flu season, St. Leonard School (440 Zorn Avenue, Louisville) hopes to keep more kids healthy with the help of Kinsa Smart Thermometers. Selected as one of just 500 schools nationwide (one of nine in Kentucky and one of two in Jefferson County) to participate in Kinsa’s FLUency school health program, all St. Leonard families will receive free Kinsa Smart Thermometers, priced at $19.99 retail. With this tool, families can […]

2017-06-27T09:47:54+00:00October 25th, 2016|2016 Press Releases, 2016 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

Couples Celebrate a Combined Total of 5,644 Years of Marriage

October 19, 2016 (Louisville, KY)  Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D. is celebrating the annual Wedding Anniversary Mass on Sunday, October 23, 2:00 p.m., at the Cathedral of the Assumption, 433 South Fifth Street.

This event honors 112 couples celebrating their 30, 40, 50, and 60+ wedding anniversaries. The breakdown includes:

Years # Couples
30 13
40 20
50 40
60 15
61 4
62 1
63 4
65 8
66 3
68 1
70 3

 

The longest-married couples (70 years) are Fred and Josephine Harwood of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Louisville, Ralph and Mary Rose Monroe of St. Martha Parish […]

2017-10-13T15:52:33+00:00October 20th, 2016|2016 Press Releases|

Psalms Reborn Concert Presents Psalms of Mercy

Archdiocesan Event to Celebrate the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy

(Louisville, KY) As part of its observance of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Archdiocese of Louisville is hosting a free concert entitled, Psalms Reborn, which will feature exciting and original music inspired by the Book of Psalms.  This concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, 2016, at the Cathedral of the Assumption, 433 S. Fifth Street, Louisville, KY 40202.

Psalms Reborn features renowned vocalists Carl Herrgesell, Carol […]

2017-10-13T15:52:34+00:00October 6th, 2016|2016 Press Releases|

ACCOMMODATE 2016: A College Night for Students Seeking Support Services

CALENDAR ADVISORY

October 5, 2016

The Archdiocese of Louisville is sponsoring the annual ACCOMMODATE 2016: A College Night for Students Seeking Support Services. This event will be held at Saint Xavier High School (1609 Poplar Level Road, Louisville) on Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the gymnasium.

Representatives from colleges, universities, and alternative post-secondary programs will be available for an informational session for parents and students who are exploring:

  • How colleges and universities are addressing the needs of students […]
2017-06-27T09:48:02+00:00October 5th, 2016|2016 Press Releases, 2016 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

Two Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville Win Blue Ribbon Awards

September 28, 2016

Today, the United States Department of Education announced that two Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville have been named 2016 Blue Ribbon Schools.  One elementary school serving preschool through grade 8, St. Francis of Assisi (1938 Alfresco Place, Louisville, Ky.), will be recognized for the first time. St. Xavier High School (1609 Poplar Level Road, Louisville, Ky.) will be recognized for the fourth time (1984, 1989, 1993, 2016).  St. Xavier was the first school recognized as a Blue […]

2017-10-13T15:52:35+00:00September 28th, 2016|2016 Press Releases, 2016 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz calls for a Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace in our Communities on September 9, 2016

September 2, 2016 (Louisville, KY) – on Friday, September 9, the Archdiocese of Louisville will observe a “Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace in Our Communities” with a prayer service at St. Martin de Porres Parish (3112 West Broadway) at 7:00 p.m.

This observance is part of a national effort called by Archbishop Kurtz as President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in response to increasing violence and racial tensions in our nation.  He also appointed a […]

2016-09-02T09:32:52+00:00September 2nd, 2016|2016 Press Releases|

Catholic Elementary Teachers Gather for Opening School Rally

July 28, 2016 (Louisville, KY) – Approximately 750 teachers from 40 Catholic elementary schools will gather on Friday, August 5 to celebrate the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year and share their collective ministry in Catholic school education.  This event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at St. Lawrence Parish, 1925 Lewiston Drive.

Teachers will gather to celebrate Mass with Archbishop Joseph Kurtz and hear a keynote from Brother David Migliorino entitled, “Jesus CEO.”  Here is Br. David’s […]

Catholic Schools Begin 2016-17 Academic Year

July 28, 2016 (Louisville, KY) – Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville will begin the first official day of instruction on August 17, 2016. Although this is the first “official” day of school, some Catholic schools choose to begin on a day other than August 17. Parents should consult their school’s handbook for the first day information.

Catholic elementary and secondary schools outside Jefferson County generally follow the calendar of the public school district in which they are located. […]