Catholic Elementary Teachers Gather for Opening School Rally

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Catholic Elementary Teachers Gather for Opening School Rally

August 7, 2014 (Louisville, Ky.) Approximately 750 teachers from 37 Catholic elementary schools will gather on Friday, August 8 to celebrate the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year. This event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at St. Gabriel Parish, 5505 Bardstown Road.

The theme is “Disciples Called to Witness.” At the Mass, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz will talk during the homily to those gathered about the new evangelization, and the role of Catholic teachers in forming students in the faith.

Following the liturgy, representatives from the Catholic Education Foundation will present the Ulmer awards to elementary school teachers.

The Archdiocese of Louisville has 46 Catholic elementary and secondary schools serving six counties of Central Kentucky.


9:00-9:30 Gathering/Hospitality*

9:30-10:45 Mass

10:45-11:15 Recognitions – Catholic Education Foundation Ulmer Awards (David Calzi, Chair, Catholic Education Foundation, Dan Ulmer, and Archbishop Kurtz)

*Interviews with Superintendent Leisa Schulz would be best conducted during this time period (9:00 to 9:30 a.m.) or after the recognitions are completed. 

For more information, call Cecelia Price, 502/585-3291 or 502/417-7187 (cell). 

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