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 Cathedral of the Assumption provides a beautiful space for the wedding liturgies of parishioners and other members of parishes in the Archdiocese.  Weddings are scheduled on Friday evenings at 7:00 p.m., Saturday mornings at 11:00 a.m. or Saturday afternoons at 2:30 p.m.  At least one member of the wedding party, either bride or groom, must be a practicing Roman Catholic for the wedding to take place at the Cathedral of the Assumption.

The services provided for all weddings include

  • Use of the worship space
  • Organist
  • Cantor
  • Altar Server
  • Wedding Assistant

The Cathedral staff assists those preparing to celebrate the Sacrament of Matrimony by offering a Wedding Workshop two times per year.  These liturgy-planning sessions help the couple with music selection and ceremony planning.

The seriousness of marriage has led the Catholic Church to do everything possible to ensure that couples achieve the sacramental marriage to which Christ calls them. Thus the Church has made formal marriage preparation a requirement before there can be a Catholic wedding. The Archdiocese of Louisville requires at least a 6-month preparation period for couples seeking the Sacrament of Matrimony. Along with the assistance from the priest or deacon, who will officiate your wedding, couples are required to complete a premarital inventory and participate in a marriage preparation program.

Contact:

Molly Chesney, Wedding Administrator, (502) 582-2971 Ext. 5211 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.










Wedding Workshop Dates

All workshops are held in the Cathedral sanctuary  from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

2017: April 23,  November 5


Wedding Policies and Procedures 

  

Wedding Preparation Sheet 


 

Roman Missal New Translation for Wedding Prayers