Cathedral News

Eucharistic AdorationCould you not watch one hour with Me?  How must we respond?   Please consider dedicating one hour to our Lord each Friday during Lent from 12:30 p.m., 1:30 pm, or 2:30 pm.

Kola Owolabi in Concert - Kelty Organ Recital, Saturday, March 25, 2017, 7:30 PM, Free & Open to Public 

Movie Night, Wednesday, March 22, 6:30 pm—Calvary is our Movie Night selection.  It is not a historical Jesus story, however it does contain an obvious Christ-figure in the lead character Fr. James (played by Brendan Gleeson).   Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia reviewed the movie in Cruxnow.com.  He stated that Gleeson gives the best performance of a good priest that he has seen in years.  Archbishop Chaput says the story makes this movie.   In the first scene a parishioner enters the confessional and from behind the screen and says he intends to kill Fr. James in a week from Sunday.  We, the audience, do not see the potential murderer-to-be, but Fr. James has recognized the voice of the parishioner.  He spends the next week doing his job and living among and trying to help a large number of eccentric characters while his Calvary approaches. Archbishop Chaput also cautioned that this movie is not for the young or more sensitive viewers.  This caveat is echoed in a review by John Mulderig of Catholic News Service that states "it's not for the summertime popcorn set" alluding to language, violence, and sensitive subject matter."  However... "mature viewers prepared for rugged material, on the other hand, will likely consider their investment of time and attention well rewarded."  So please join us if you can in the 2nd Floor of the Office Building.  Popcorn will be provided, and discussion of this powerful film follows.  

Thursday, April 6, 7 pm at the Cathedral - The Nedelkoff Family invites you to a Memorial Concert in Honor of Bogdan Nedelkoff, MD:                     Mass in B Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by Kentucky Bach Choir under the direction of  Marlon Hurst and the University of Kentucky Chorale under the direction of Jefferson Johnson.

 

Vatican Observatory highlights Msgr. Bouchet's telescope housed in the Archdiocese of Louisville History Center. Click here to check it out!!!!

Tek4Kids, Inc. (Gary and Cathy Boice’s nonprofit) uses education and technology to break the poverty cycle in Haiti.  They provide existing schools in Haiti with clean water, electricity, computers and teachers.  Children share clean water with their families, reducing instances of cholera and waterborne illnesses. Students that receive computer skills from the Tek4Kids program will be able to find much more advanced jobs despite the high unemployment rate in the area. To learn more about Tek4Kids, visit www.tek4kids.org


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Compassion is a community of persons offering support and pastoral care to gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual Roman Catholics and their families and friends.  This ministry recognizes the Roman Catholic teaching that every person has an inherent dignity because he or she is created in God’s image.  Respect for the God-given dignity of all persons includes the recognition of basic human rights and the right to a place in the Christian community, without regard to sexual orientation.  Compassion gathers monthly in an atmosphere of trust and equality for prayer, sharing of experiences and planning community outreach, especially to the House of Ruth.  Recognizing God’s unconditional love for all people, and through open communication and spiritual formation, they work toward understanding each other with respect, compassion and sensitivity. 

Meetings are generally held on the last Monday of each month at 6:00 pm with prayerful meditation and a potluck meal.

Compassion also organizes 5th Sunday Special Collections for House of Ruth - items are collected at all weekend Masses (on 5th Sunday of the month weekends) for AIDS/HIV patients and families served by House of Ruth.  Needed items are listed in the bulletin the week before each 5th Sunday.

 

Contact

George Kaissieh,Pastoral Associate for Parish Life, (502) 582-2971 Ext. 5217 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..