February 2019 Conversations, Segment 2

Conversations is a monthly, 30-minute television show in which I participate in an ongoing conversation about the Archdiocese of Louisville, my involvement with the larger Church (both nationally and globally), and issues of faith in general. In the second segment from our February 2019 episode, I interview Jessica Wade, one of the Focus (Fellowship of College University Students) missionaries now serving on the University of Louisville campus.

2019-02-20T10:49:59+00:00February 20th, 2019|Archbishop's Blog|

February 2019 Conversations, Segment 1

Conversations is a monthly, 30-minute television show in which I participate in an ongoing conversation about the Archdiocese of Louisville, my involvement with the larger Church (both nationally and globally), and issues of faith in general. In the first segment from our February 2019 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I discuss why couples should get married in the Church.

2019-02-20T10:47:12+00:00February 14th, 2019|Archbishop's Blog|

January 2019 Conversations, Segment 3

Conversations is a monthly, 30-minute television show in which I participate in an ongoing conversation about the Archdiocese of Louisville, my involvement with the larger Church (both nationally and globally), and issues of faith in general. In the third segment from our January 2019 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I discuss the theology of stewardship.

2019-01-31T13:46:28+00:00January 31st, 2019|Archbishop's Blog|

January 2019 Conversations, Segment 2

Conversations is a monthly, 30-minute television show in which I participate in an ongoing conversation about the Archdiocese of Louisville, my involvement with the larger Church (both nationally and globally), and issues of faith in general. In the second segment from our January 2019 episode, I interview Mother Paul Magyar, LSP about the ministry of the Little Sisters of the Poor and their 150th anniversary celebration in 2019.

2019-01-30T15:14:05+00:00January 30th, 2019|Archbishop's Blog|

Further Reflections on the March for Life

I offer further reflections about the events at the March for Life involving Covington Catholic High School students.  Today’s letter sent by Bishops Roger Foys to Covington Catholic High School parents is a good description of what has transpired since the events at the March for Life.

Since I joined with Bishop Foys in condemning the alleged actions by Covington Catholic students, I apologize for what was a premature statement on my part based upon incomplete information. I very much […]

2019-01-25T18:09:37+00:00January 25th, 2019|Archbishop's Blog|

Covington Catholic and Recent Diocese of Covington Statement

Over the past few days, I have received many calls and email messages from people with many different viewpoints and seemingly opposite messages about the incidences involving Covington Catholic High School students at the March for Life. Many of these calls and messages have revealed the regrettable polarization in our Church and in our society. 

As many have noted, over the weekend, I joined Bishop Foys in a condemnation of alleged actions, not people. This post replaces […]

2019-01-22T18:03:17+00:00January 19th, 2019|Archbishop's Blog|

January 2019 Conversations, Segment 1

Conversations is a monthly, 30-minute television show in which I participate in an ongoing conversation about the Archdiocese of Louisville, my involvement with the larger Church (both nationally and globally), and issues of faith in general. In the first segment from our January 2019 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I list the 2018 top ten good news stories in the Archdiocese of Louisville.

2019-01-30T15:11:11+00:00January 18th, 2019|Archbishop's Blog|

50th Anniversary of Thomas Merton’s Death

Thomas Merton was born January 31, 1915. He would become a Trappist monk at the Abbey of Gethsemani and a renowned author. Below is the powerful homily preached by Fr. Lawrence Morey, O.C.S.O. at the Cathedral of the Assumption on the 50th anniversary of Merton’s death. Father Morey is a Trappist priest at the Abbey of Gethsemani.

Christ Healing the Paralytic at Capernaum by Bernhard Rode 1780.

Dear brothers and sisters,

You may know […]

2019-01-08T12:14:26+00:00December 18th, 2018|Archbishop's Blog|

December 2018 Conversations, Segment 2

Conversations is a monthly, 30-minute television show in which I participate in an ongoing conversation about the Archdiocese of Louisville, my involvement with the larger Church (both nationally and globally), and issues of faith in general. In the second segment from our December 2018 episode, I interview Laura Zoeller, archdiocesan facilitator, and Deacon Greg Beavin and Father George Illikkal, C.M.I., pastor of Saint Mary Magdalen, Payneville, Ky. and Saint Theresa, Rhodelia, Ky. Parishes in Meade County about their experience of the […]

2018-12-13T14:48:01+00:00December 13th, 2018|Archbishop's Blog|

December 2018 Conversations, Segment 1

Conversations is a monthly, 30-minute television show in which I participate in an ongoing conversation about the Archdiocese of Louisville, my involvement with the larger Church (both nationally and globally), and issues of faith in general. In the first segment from our December 2018 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I discuss my second pastoral letter regarding the parish discernment process: The Soul of the Parish: Being Led by the Holy Spirit Alive in Our Midst.

2018-12-07T15:17:55+00:00December 7th, 2018|Archbishop's Blog|