Cathedral News

Thinking of Becoming Catholic?  If you have thought of becoming Catholic, or if you have questions about the Catholic Church, the Cathedral offers RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) classes. Classes meet on Sunday mornings after 9:30 Mass.   For information please contact George Kaissieh, 657-5217 or gkaissieh@cathedraloftheassumption.org. 

Check out The Record article featuring parishioner Linda Squire and Opioid Epidemic. 

Want to check out some 360 degree photos of the Cathedral? Kelsey Hillary of sanctum360.org took photos today. Click here to see them.

Cathedral featured in music video of "Say a Prayer."  Click here to view.   

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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The Bishop Flaget Society is for all who include the Cathedral of the Assumption in their estate plans.  Persons enrolled will have lifetime memberships.

There are many ways to include the Cathedral of the Assumption in your estate plans:

  • Wills
  • Life Income Gifts
  • Life Insurance
  • Charitable Gift Annuities

By including the Cathedral as a beneficiary of your will, you will be providing the needed resources to benefit your parish and its ministries for future generations.

Life Income Gifts (often referred to as Charitable Remainder Trusts, Charitable Lead Trusts, and Revocable Living Trust Agreements) can be arranged by your estate professional to best benefit your needs and tax situation.

Life Insurance can offer a convenient way to fund a meaningful gift to the church.
By purchasing a Charitable Gift Annuity you can make a significant gift to the Cathedral and receive retirement income for life.  Your planned gift to the Cathedral may be unrestricted, to be used for the most current needs of the parish, or may be designated to one of the following established endowments:

  • Maintenance and upkeep of the historic Cathedral buildings
  • Social Services
  • Major Improvements (a fund for long term needs)
  • Scholarship Fund (for Catholic elementary and high school education, with special attention to minority students)

Members of the Bishop Flaget Society are invited to an annual appreciation dinner to thank them for choosing to include the Cathedral of the Assumption in their estate plans.

We understand that information pertaining to your estate plans is confidential.

Contact:

For more information or to join the Bishop Flaget Society, contact Angela Wiggins, Administrative Assistant, (502) 582-2971 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Bishop Flaget Society Form