Official Offices & Organizations

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Official Offices & Organizations

 

Archdiocesan Marian Committee

Purpose

To promote devotion to Mary, the Mother of God, and to coordinate Marian devotions within the Archdiocese.

Location

306 Fredericktown Rd.
Springfield (Fredericktown), KY 40069-9321
Phone: (859) 284-5242
Email: htr@bardstown.com

Director
Rev. Matthew T. Hardesty

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Catholic Charismatic Renewal

Purpose
To organize, guide and support the ongoing work of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal.

Location
c/o Faith Formation, Flaget Center
1935 Lewiston Drive
Louisville, Ky. 40216
Phone: (502) 448-8581
Fax: (502) 448-5518

Spiritual Advisor
Rev. Robert E. Ray

Archdiocesan Liaison
Maureen Larison
(502) 448-8581

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Catholic Conference Of Kentucky

Purpose
An organization of the four dioceses in the state of Kentucky to present a unified approach on public policy matters that pertain to the overall welfare of the people of God in Kentucky.

Location
1042 Burlington Ln.
Frankfort, Ky. 40601
Phone: (502) 875-4345
Fax: (502) 875-2841
Email

Website
www.ccky.org

Executive Director
Jason Hall

Chairman
Most Rev. Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D.

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Catholic Education Foundation

Purpose
To faithfully manage and distribute the resources from the 1996 Endowment for Excellence Campaign and any other funds raised through special events and fund raising activities. The Catholic Education Foundation grants more than $1 million annually to support Catholic schools, primarily in the form of tuition assistance, and parish religious education programs.

Location
401 W. Main Street, Suite 806
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: (502) 585-2747
Fax: (502) 583-4929
Email

Website
www.ceflou.org

President
Richard A. Lechleiter

Chairman
Thomas A. Wimsett

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Catholic Foundation of Louisville

Location
3940 Poplar Level Road
Louisville, KY 40213-1463
Phone: (502) 585-3291
Fax: (502) 585-2466

President
Very Reverend Mark J. Spalding

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Catholic Mutual Group

Purpose
To serve the temporal needs of the Catholic church in the United States.

Location
Maloney Center, 1200 S. Shelby St.
Louisville, Ky. 40203
Phone: (502) 634-3310
Fax: (502) 634-0923
Email

Claims/Risk Manager
Brad Harruff

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Catholic School Athletic Association

Office
1949 Goldsmith Ln., Suite 101
Louisville, Ky. 40218-3096
Phone: (502) 456-2722
Fax: (502) 459-8420
Email

Website
www.loucsaa.org

Chairman
Rev. Thomas E. Gentile

Executive Director
Rick Arnold

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Center for Interfaith Relations

Purpose
The Center for Interfaith Relations (formerly the Cathedral Heritage Foundation) was established in 1985 by a group of civic leaders through a unique partnership with the Archdiocese of Louisville and the Cathedral of the Assumption. The mission of the nonprofit organization is to promote inter-religious understanding and the civic role of Louisville’s historic Cathedral of the Assumption complex. CHF provides many inter-religious programs to the people of Greater Louisville, including its premier event, the Festival of Faiths, held each November. The foundation also hosts free lectures and concerts. CHF offers free tours of the historic Cathedral complex. (Schedule tours by calling (502) 583-3100.)

In addition, the Foundation operates a First Experience for a Museum of Faiths designed to perpetuate the spirit of the Festival. The Museum is free of charge and open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information about the Center for Interfaith Relations, call (502) 583-3100 or visit www.centerforinterfaithrelations.org.

Location
415 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Suite 101
Louisville, Ky. 40202
Phone: (502) 583-3100
Fax: (502) 583-8524
Email

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Clerical Aid Society

Purpose
To administer health insurance for the clergy of the Archdiocese of Louisville

Location
Pastoral Center, Attn. Brian B. Reynolds
3940 Poplar Level Road
Louisville, KY 40213-1463
Phone: (502) 585-3291
Fax: (502) 585-2466

President
Most Rev. Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D.

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College Of Consultors

Purpose
1. To assist the archbishop in certain areas of administration of the archdiocese according to the Code of Canon Law
2. To provide for the governance of the archdiocese, according to the norms of law, when the See is vacant or impeded.

Location
Pastoral Center
3940 Poplar Level Road
Louisville, KY 40213-1463
Phone: (502) 585-3291
Fax: (502) 585-2466

President
Most Rev. Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D.

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Cursillo Movement Office

Purpose
The Cursillo movement is a movement of the church that, by means of its own method, makes it possible for people to live and share their everyday lives with the support of small Christian groups. It encourages us to share Christ’s Word and presence to all those we meet.

Location
Flaget Center, 1935 Lewiston Dr.
Louisville, Ky. 40216
Phone: (502) 448-8581
Fax: (502) 448-5518. (Leave a message at office at Flaget.)
Email

Lay Director
Mary Ann Wrenn
(502) 693-2130

Spiritual Director
Bro. Robert Baxter, O.F. M. Conv.
(812) 923-8817

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Due Process Board

Purpose
To protect by means of arbitration or conciliation the specific rights of persons, placing more emphasis on the dignity of the human persons than on the forced submission to judicial process.

Location
Personnel Office
3940 Poplar Level Road
Louisville, KY 40213-1463
(502) 585-3291

Chairperson
John Laun

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Eastern Catholic Faithful

Purpose
Canonically established communities for Catholics of the Byzantine and Maronite Churches who are living in the Archdiocese of Louisville. Holy Transfiguration Community is a mission of the Ukrainian Eparchy of St. Josaphat in Parma, Ohio, and of the Melkite-Greek Eparchy of Newton, Mass. The Maronite Community is a mission of the Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon of Los Angeles. Liaison for members of other Eastern Churches who live in the area.

Location
Services at St. Thomas More
6105 Third St., Louisville, Ky. 40214
(502) 451-1555
(502) 366-1463 Call for times
Email

Rev. John W. Birk, Administrator
(502) 451-1555

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Louisville Archdiocesan Mission Promoters (LAMP)

Purpose
A league of Catholic laity dedicated to extending Christ’s church in the archdiocese, under the guidance of the Archbishop.

Location
Pastoral Center
3940 Poplar Level Road
Louisville, KY 40213-1463
Phone: (502) 585-3291
Fax: (502) 585-2466

President
Most Rev. Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D.

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Louisville Catholic Deaf Society

Purpose
To provide ministry to the deaf and hard-of-hearing and their families.

Location
Epiphany Parish
914 Old Harrods Creek Road
Louisville, Ky. 40217
Phone: (502) 245-9733
Fax: (502) 245-7658
At Epiphany, the 9 a.m. Mass is ASL interpreted and at 1:30 p.m. on the 1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays an ASL Mass – No Voice is held.

Moderator
Rev. J. Randall Hubbard

ASL interpreted Mass also offered at St. Stephen Martyr at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

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Mass Of The Air

Purpose
A time of prayer and celebration for the sick, elderly and shut-ins. Mass of the Air is seen on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. on WHAS-TV (TWC channel 4), Louisville, Ky.; Sundays at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on the Faith Channel, Inc. (TWC channel 19 for those with a cable box; channel 13.79 for boxless TWC cable; and TWC digital channel 279), Louisville, Ky.; at 7 a.m. on WBKI-TV (channel 28), Campbellsville, Ky. (TWC channel 7); at 10 a.m. on WNKY-TV (channel 40), Bowling Green, Ky. Mass of the Air is sponsored solely by private donations.

Location
508 Breckenridge Ln.
Louisville, Ky. 40207
(502) 893-5120
Email

Executive Director
Deacon Mark Rougeux

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Opportunities For Life, Inc.

Purpose
Pastoral ministry of the laity, offering life-affirming hope and help to those experiencing untimely pregnancies. Helpline answered by trained volunteers 24 hours a day. Call to request information regarding volunteer opportunities, educational materials. Operated under the direction of the Catholic bishops of Kentucky and facilitated by the Catholic Charities agencies of Kentucky.

Locations
600 Locust St.
Owensboro, Ky. 42301-2130
Office: (502) 810-8764

Kentucky statewide 24-hour Hotline
800-822-5824

Hispanic Hotline
800-860-7165

OFL Toll-Free
office number: 888-496-3638
Email

Website
www.opportunitiesforlife.org

Program Coordinator
Brenda Thomson

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Pastoral Council Of The Archdiocese Of Louisville

Purpose
The Pastoral Council is a consultative body to the Archbishop. The council provides a forum for leadership, communication about pastoral matters, and linkage among parishes and between parishes and the archdiocese.

Membership
Parish council chairpersons from each parish.

Location
Pastoral Center
3940 Poplar Level Road
Louisville, KY 40213-1463
Phone: (502) 585-3291
Fax: (502) 585-2466

Chairman
Most Rev. Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D., Chairman

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Priests’ Council

Purpose
To represent and unite in justice and charity all the priests serving the archdiocese, to provide a forum for the full and free discussion of all matters pertaining to priestly interests, to assist the archbishop by offering counsel in those matters pertaining to the pastoral work and welfare of the archdiocese and its people.

Location
Pastoral Center
3940 Poplar Level Road
Louisville, KY 40213-1463
Phone: (502) 585-3291
Fax: (502) 585-2466

Presider
Most Rev. Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D.

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Priests’ Parents Club

Purpose
To pray for an increase in the numbers of religious vocations and to provide spiritual and social activities for priests and priests’ parents.

President
LaVerne Ferguson
5123 Terry Road
Louisville, Ky. 40216
(502) 448-7667
Email

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Propagation Of The Faith/Holy Childhood Association

Purpose
To coordinate all mission activity, both foreign and home, for the archdiocese. Through the Propagation of the Faith, missionaries are assigned to speak at different parishes, and various collections are sent to the central office in New York. Through the Holy Childhood, grade-school students are given a greater awareness of the global mission of the church.

Location
Pastoral Center
3940 Poplar Level Road
Louisville, KY 40213-1463

Director
Deacon J. Patrick Wright

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Sacred Heart Enthronement Center

Purpose
To promote devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus by means of night adoration in the home, enthronement of the Sacred Heart in the home, and the apostolate of the suffering.

Location
c/o St. Christopher Parish
1225 South Wilson Road
Radcliff, KY  40160-1641

Director
Jeffrey G. Hopper
(270) 351-3706

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Sexual Abuse Review Board

Purpose
To review allegations of sexual abuse by priests, deacons and other Church personnel and to monitor archdiocesan policies and procedures for dealing with allegations of abuse.

Location
Pastoral Center
3940 Poplar Level Road
Louisville, KY 40213-1463
Phone: (502) 585-3291
Fax: (502) 585-2466

Chairperson
John Laun

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Vicar For Priests Office

Purpose
To act as the Archbishop’s personal representative to the clergy of the Archdiocese.

Location
Office of Priest Personnel
Pastoral Center
3940 Poplar Level Road
Louisville, KY 40213-1463
(502) 585-3291

Vicar for Priests
Rev. Jeffrey P. Shooner

Vicar for Senior Priests
Rev. J. Roy Stiles
(502) 499-0868

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