The Importance of Seminarian Education

May 31st, 2019|Categories: impacts|

Over the weekend the Archdiocese of Louisville ordained three men to the priesthood. Since 2015, the Catholic Services Appeal has raised over $1.1 million for seminarian education. Learn more about how the Catholic Services Appeal funds seminarian education and formation in the article below: [...]

Pass along values that are important to you!

May 17th, 2019|Categories: impacts|

What is planned giving? If you plan on donating to an organization next month or next year, that’s not necessarily “planned giving.” Planned giving is something you outline now—but the benefits happen in the future after you are gone. Examples include: putting the Archdiocese of Louisville or your parish in your [...]

God is Calling

May 10th, 2019|Categories: impacts|

By Sister Sarah Yungwirth, Associate Director for Vocations Last week, Fr. Peter Do and I had the opportunity to go to Nashville, Tennessee for the Region V Vocation Directors meeting.  We were able to connect with Vocation Directors from Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana.  It was a wonderful experience to network [...]


January 17th, 2019|Categories: impacts|

By Katie Culver, English Teacher at Assumption High School I am a product of Catholic education: grade school, high school, and college. I have also been teaching in Catholic schools for nearly 6 years. I am perpetually grateful for this education, and the opportunity to be a part of this experience for my students. [...]

“I’m young, healthy, and living paycheck to paycheck. What do I need with a Will?”

January 9th, 2019|Categories: impacts|

In years of traveling around the country and chatting with people, young and old, about planned giving, I always start out with a discussion of the individual’s needs. The quote in the title of this post is one I’ve heard hundreds of times, from people of all ages. The reality is [...]

Built to Serve

January 3rd, 2019|Categories: impacts|

During the years 1816-19, St. Joseph Cathedral was constructed in the recently established Diocese of Bardstown and was dedicated by Bishop Benedict Joseph Flaget on August 8, 1819. It served as the seat of the Diocese until 1841, at which time Bishop Flaget moved to the seat to the growing metropolis [...]

The Gift of Stock

December 6th, 2018|Categories: impacts|

By Tink Guthrie, Vice Chancellor   Now that the calendar has turned to December, thoughts often turn to the upcoming Christmas season. For some, this brings joyfulness in anticipation of spending time with family and loved ones. For others, this brings angst in anticipation of spending time with family and loved [...]


October 25th, 2018|Categories: impacts|

Raysonho @ Open Grid Scheduler / Grid Engine As Halloween approaches, this week we are excited to share "Halloween: Celebrating Like a Catholic" by Jennifer Gregory Miller. This blog post was originally published by Click here to read it!

Mother-Infant Care Program

October 10th, 2018|Categories: impacts|

For years, Catholic Charities of Louisville has helped prepare expecting moms and dads for parenthood through its flagship Mother-Infant Care Program. It provides support to mothers- and fathers-to-be so they are prepared for their parenting journey. Resources that are offered include educational classes and case management, as well as essential baby items [...]

Honored to Be Another Generation of Giving to the Catholic Services Appeal

October 5th, 2018|Categories: impacts|

This article originally appeared in the October 2017 edition of the Catholic Connection. By Ellen Hauber When I was young, I remember telling my mom, “I want to be a priest. All they do is work on Saturday nights and Sunday mornings.” She laughed and said, “They do a little more [...]

A Season of Change and a New Catholic Services Appeal

September 27th, 2018|Categories: impacts|

By Sarah Wunderlin Change is in the air here in Kentucky; it is finally starting to feel like fall! Fall is a wonderful season- the leaves change colors, there is a crisp chill in the air, and the flavor of pumpkin spice is once more the center of attention. Fall also [...]

FOCUS at the University of Louisville – Fulfilling the Great Commission and New Evangelization

September 21st, 2018|Categories: impacts|

“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you; and behold, I am with you always, to the close of the age.” Matthew 28: 19-20 [...]

Committed to Helping the Poor and Vulnerable

September 6th, 2018|Categories: impacts|

By Sr. Michele Intravia Toilet paper is an essential item most of us take for granted, but it’s something low-income households often struggle to afford. That’s why our Sister Visitor Center is thrilled to report that our donation room has been fully stocked with toilet paper this entire year thanks to the [...]

A Peaceful Re-entry to School Routines

August 23rd, 2018|Categories: impacts|

By Kathy DeLozier, Principal, St. Nicholas Academy and Debbie McMurray, Counselor, St. Nicholas Academy By  now, we have all turned our calendar pages to August and a startling reality has set in:  School has officially started!  Parents may cheer, children may grumble, and teachers will dread hearing an alarm clock in [...]

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