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In light of yesterday’s guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, Archbishop Kurtz is calling upon all priests to suspend the public celebration of the Eucharist, effective immediately and until further notice.

In his message to priests, Archbishop noted his conversations with pastors over the weekend. Pastors communicated to him both the concern of those parishioners who attended Mass as well as the great consolation that the Eucharist provides for so many.

Archbishop asked pastors to communicate to the faithful options to […]

2020-03-16T12:31:31-04:00March 16th, 2020|2020 Press Releases|

Archdiocese of Louisville Catholic Schools Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update March 12, 2020 (5:00 p.m.)

Dear Catholic School Leaders and Parents,

Archdiocese of Louisville Catholic Schools will be closed Monday, March 16, 2020 through Friday, April 3, 2020 in response to Governor Andy Beshear’s recommendation that all Kentucky schools close as one of several preventive measures to address the COVID-19 outbreak.  All Catholic school activities are also canceled during this time.

Each Catholic school will communicate directly with parents to share specific information about opportunities and requirements to continue studies through alternative methods of instruction.

We will resource […]

2020-03-12T18:09:47-04:00March 12th, 2020|2020 Press Releases, School Press Releases|

Archdiocese of Louisville Welcomes 380 New Members

February 26, 2020 (Louisville, KY) – On Sunday, March 1, 2020, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D. will preside at the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion, at which he will recognize three hundred eighty individuals who are preparing to enter the Roman Catholic Church. This event will take place at Saint Bernadette Parish (6500 St. Bernadette Avenue, Prospect, Ky.) at 2:30 p.m.

During this rite, the Church acknowledges God’s call to these participants to enter the Catholic faith tradition, […]

2020-02-26T14:59:48-05:00February 26th, 2020|2020 Press Releases|

Catholic Schools Week Media Tipsheet

January 22, 2020 (Louisville, Ky.)–For information, call: Cecelia Price at 502/585-3291 (office) or 502/417-7187 (cell).

Assumption High School Will Hold Think Globally, Act Locally Initiatives

Because the word “catholic” means “universal,” Assumption High School (2170 Tyler Lane, Louisville) is focusing on “universal” issues of human dignity, compassion for those in need and solidarity with our brothers and sisters around the globe.  Assumption is calling on students to be both “Catholic” with a capital “C” and “catholic” with a small “c” by taking […]

2020-01-22T12:28:32-05:00January 22nd, 2020|2020 Press Releases, School Press Releases|

Archdiocese of Louisville Celebrates National Catholic Schools Week

January 21, 2020 (Louisville, Ky.)–More than 18,500 students and 1,500 faculty and staff at 49 Catholic elementary and secondary schools will celebrate National Catholic Schools Week from January 26-February 1, 2020. The theme for this year’s Catholic Schools Week is “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.”

Festivities for the week include the annual liturgy at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 28, at Saint Peter the Apostle Parish, 5431 Johnsontown Road, Louisville. Student and faculty representatives from Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of […]

2020-01-21T10:49:23-05:00January 21st, 2020|2020 Press Releases, School Press Releases|