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Catholic High School Placement Test – December 14, 2019

November 4, 2019 (Louisville, Ky.)–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, and students should bring two #2 pencils. The test is free of charge. Information about the location of Catholic high schools can be found at www.louisvillecatholicschools.com.

The […]

2019-11-13T13:56:58-05:00November 13th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, School Press Releases|

Archdiocese of Louisville Honors 3,505 Years of Teaching Service

October 30, 2019 (Louisville, Ky.)–On Wednesday, November 6, the Archdiocese of Louisville will honor 199 Catholic schoolteachers who have achieved a total of 3,505 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 will receive recognition for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, and 50 years of teaching:



# Honorees Total Years
2019-10-30T08:43:01-04:00October 30th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, School Press Releases|

Calendar Advisory

The Archdiocese of Louisville is sponsoring the annual ACCOMMODATE 2019: A College and Career Night for Students Seeking Support Services and Post-Secondary Career Opportunities. This event will be held at Trinity High School (4011 Shelbyville Road, Louisville) on Thursday, November 21, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Shamrock Hall, one of the gymnasiums at Trinity.

Representatives from colleges, universities, and alternative post-secondary programs will offer information and resources for parents and students who are exploring:

  • How colleges and universities […]
2019-10-23T11:35:16-04:00October 23rd, 2019|2019 Press Releases, School Press Releases|

Discover Catholic Schools Week-Visit Catholic Elementary Schools on Tuesday, November 19, 2019

During Discover Catholic Schools Week, parents are invited to visit a Catholic elementary school anytime during the school day on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, to discover the Catholic school difference.

For information about the location of Catholic elementary schools, go to www.louisvillecatholicschools.com or call the Catholic School Information Line at 502/634-1315.

2019-10-23T11:31:10-04:00October 23rd, 2019|2019 Press Releases, School Press Releases|

Couples Celebrate a Total of 5,901 Years of Marriage

October 16, 2019 (Louisville, Ky.)–The Very Reverend Martin A. Linebach, Vicar General for the Archdiocese, is celebrating the annual Wedding Anniversary Mass on Sunday, October 20, 2:00 p.m., at the Cathedral of the Assumption, 433 South Fifth Street.

This event honors 118 couples celebrating their 30, 40, 50, and 60+ wedding anniversaries. The breakdown includes:

Years # Couples
30 14
40 14
50 55
60 17
2019-10-16T14:45:28-04:00October 16th, 2019|2019 Press Releases|


Saint William Parish is communicating today about its plans to assist immigrants and refugees. Much of this corresponds to the priorities of our local Church and long-standing efforts by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. The U.S. Bishops have issued numerous statements on these issues, most recently expressing serious concern about the limits placed on refugees admitted to the United States. Please see www.usccb.org.

Especially as we celebrate Respect Life Month, I call upon all 110 parishes […]

2019-10-08T10:55:17-04:00October 8th, 2019|2019 Press Releases|

Two Catholic Elementary Schools Win National Blue Ribbon Award for First Time

September 26, 2019 (Louisville, Ky.)–The United States Department of Education announced that two Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville are 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools.  Two elementary schools serving preschool through grade 8 will be recognized: Church of the Ascension School (4600 Lynnbrook Drive, Louisville, Ky.) and Saint Dominic School (312 West High Street, Springfield, Ky.), both for the first time.

These two schools are among five public and four non-public schools recognized in the state of Kentucky. The Church […]

2019-09-26T13:51:55-04:00September 26th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, School Press Releases|

Catholic Schools Begin 2019-2020 Academic Year

August 5, 2019 (Louisville, KY)–Jefferson County Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville will begin the first official day of instruction on August 14, 2019. Although this is the first “official” day of school, some Catholic schools choose to begin on a day other than August 14. Parents should consult their school’s handbook to determine when their particular school will begin instruction.

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

2019-08-05T09:47:31-04:00August 5th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, School Press Releases|

Catholic Elementary Teachers Gather for Opening School Rally

July 31, 2019 (Louisville, KY)–Approximately 700 teachers from 40 Catholic elementary schools will gather on Friday, August 9 to celebrate the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year and renew their collective ministry in Catholic school education.  This event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Saint Michael Parish, 3705 Stone Lakes Drive, Louisville.

With the theme “A Time for Shaping,” teachers will gather to celebrate Mass with Vicar General Father Martin A. Linebach, pastor of Saint James Church […]

2019-07-31T09:29:00-04:00July 31st, 2019|2019 Press Releases, School Press Releases|

Archdiocese of Louisville Holds Lights for Liberty Vigil to End Human Detention Camps

July 9, 2019 (Louisville, KY)–On Friday, July 12, 2019, the Archdiocese of Louisville will hold a vigil to pray for and stand in solidarity with those who are being detained in inhumane conditions on the southern border of the United States. This vigil will take place at 7:45 p.m. on the steps of the Cathedral of the Assumption, 433 South Fifth Street Louisville.

This event will feature music, a greeting shared on behalf of Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, local speakers impacted by […]

2019-07-10T09:38:46-04:00July 10th, 2019|2019 Press Releases|