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Louisville Orchestra director welcomes refugees through music

Catholic Charities of Louisville hosted Louisville Orchestra music director Teddy Abrams, who shared instruments and impromptu song lyrics with dozens of refugees. Many of the refugees are facing a time of uncertainty regarding immigration issues; today’s concert was meant to help them relax and de-stress. Click here to see the complete story from WLKY’s Christina… Read more

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz Appoints New Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Charities

(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz has appointed Lisa DeJaco Crutcher as the next Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Charities. She succeeds Steve Bogus who has served Catholic Charities since 1995 and who retired at the end of March. Ms. Crutcher began work at Catholic Charities on Monday, April 3. “Lisa brings to this position… Read more

Agency urges people, ‘Stand with Refugees’

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer Echoing a call the U.S. bishops issued in a pastoral reflection last month, Catholic Charities of Louisville is asking people to “Stand with Refugees.” The agency that has resettled thousands of refugees in the Louisville area is launching a campaign to raise awareness about its work and the plight of… Read more