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 [...]

The Messy, Necessary Evolution

July 19th, 2018|Categories: impacts|

By Elisabeth Walker Catholic Charities of Louisville (CCL) was established in 1939 to coordinate social services by Catholics around the Archdiocese of Louisville. It remains an apostolate of the Archdiocese today, though it operates as a separate legal entity. Through CCL’s long history of service, changes in programming and strategic direction [...]

The Gift of God’s Call in Each of our Lives

July 13th, 2018|Categories: impacts|

By Sr. Sarah Yungwirth Every year, Congressman Romano Mazzoli hosts a summer luncheon for the seminarians and Vocation Office staff.  He also invites a few priests so that they can share their wisdom with the group.  This is always a wonderfully enriching and inspiring gathering and I come away touched by [...]

Why I am Grateful for the Parish Discernment Process

June 27th, 2018|Categories: impacts|

By Art Turner As you may be aware, many of our parishes have just completed a discernment process that was based on Archbishop Kurtz’s pastoral letter Your Parish: The Body of Christ Alive in Our Midst.  Parishioners were asked to discern or listen attentively to the movement of the Spirit within [...]

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