Holy Week Broadcasts on WAVE 3 News

I am very grateful to WAVE 3 News who has graciously agreed to air live our Holy Week liturgies from the Cathedral of the Assumption. This is a wonderful service to the Catholic community and to all people in the WAVE viewing area (please see list of counties in our Archdiocese below) who will benefit from viewing these beautiful liturgies.  Below is the lineup of these offerings on all platforms:

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2020-04-01T14:08:12-04:00April 1st, 2020|Archbishop's Blog|

A Message on the COVID-19 Pandemic

Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, I have suspended the public celebration of the Holy Eucharist, beginning immediately and until further notice. Please know of my prayers for all of you during these difficult days.

In addition, below please see a video message that I am sharing with the Catholic people:

2020-03-16T14:40:07-04:00March 16th, 2020|Archbishop's Blog|

Prayers for Nashville

As many of you know, one of our diocesan priests, J. Mark Spalding, is now the Bishop of Nashville.  I contacted Bishop Spalding yesterday to check on him and the people of Nashville in light of the terrible loss of life and damage due to yesterday’s tornado. He thanked me for calling and told me that it looks like Assumption Church in Nashville, which is an historic structure, is the only church to receive significant damage. He said that the […]

2020-03-04T08:41:52-05:00March 4th, 2020|Archbishop's Blog|

February 2020 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 February 2020 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I discuss the Church and politics, how Catholics should participate to advance the common good, and a new USCCB program to promote civility in public life entitled Civilize It.

2020-02-21T15:30:57-05:00February 21st, 2020|Archbishop's Blog|

February 2020 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 2020 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I discuss the season of Lent and my suggestions regarding good spiritual resources for this season.

2020-02-20T09:44:47-05:00February 20th, 2020|Archbishop's Blog|

January 2020 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 2020 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I welcome Superintendent of Schools Leisa Schulz to discuss Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville and efforts to welcome children with special learning needs.

2020-01-29T13:39:00-05:00January 29th, 2020|Archbishop's Blog|

January 2020 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 2020 episode, I talk with EdChoice KY President Charles Leis about scholarship tax credits and the work of EdChoice KY.

2020-01-27T09:59:11-05:00January 27th, 2020|Archbishop's Blog|

January 2020 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 2020 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I discuss my treatment for cancer and the five months I was away from the Archdiocese being treated at the Duke Cancer Institute.

2020-01-15T10:27:38-05:00January 15th, 2020|Archbishop's Blog|

My Christmas Message

With great joy, I share my 2019 Christmas Message on the four lessons of the Nativity scene:

2019-12-17T09:21:17-05:00December 17th, 2019|Archbishop's Blog|