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World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day will be held next Thursday, June 20th, from 11:00am-1:00pm, at St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic Church. Join us for international food and performances, as well as an opportunity to interact with refugee clients and families as they enjoy activities and games. We would like to see you there! Please check with your supervisor to see if time and department workload allows as summer lunch hour is 45 minutes. If you have any questions, please email Julia Ray.

Date: Thursday, […]

2019-06-12T14:18:47+00:00June 12th, 2019|Employee News|

Join us for a staff bowling event!

Bowlers always have time to spare! The Staff Care and Culture team will be hosting a bowling event on Thursday, June 6, from 3-5 pm at Fern Bowl. The cost of some refreshments, shoes, and games will be provided, but there will be a bar and other food, so bring extra cash if you would like to treat yourself to that. Join us for any amount of time and at any level of bowling experience. Please RSVP to […]

2019-05-21T18:53:32+00:00May 21st, 2019|Employee News|

Volunteers use old microfiche system to help adoptees connect with birth parents

Louisville’s Catholic Charities phased out its adoption program last year, but everyday the non-profit receives requests from people looking for information about their birth parents.

The agency’s longest running volunteers, Kay Hackett and JoAnne Sherman, help fulfill the requests. And it takes a unique skill set. Read more…

2019-05-10T15:36:48+00:00May 10th, 2019|Latest News|

Wanted: green thumbs to nurture creation

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer

Catholics around the Archdiocese of Louisville are being urged to consider planting a wildflower garden.

Not only do the plants add beauty to our communities, they can act as a vital component to the health of our planet. Read more.

2019-04-26T12:54:14+00:00April 26th, 2019|Employee News, Latest News|

Feast Day of St. Dismas: Prison/Jail Ministry

Today we celebrate the feast day of St. Dismas, patron saint of the Prison and Jail Ministry program.

The Penitent Their, also known as the Good Thief or the Thief on the Cross, is on of the two unnamed persons mentioned in a version of the Crucifixion of Jesus in the New Testament.  In the accounts in the Gospel of Mark and Gospel of Matthew, these two join the crowd in mocking Jesus.  The Gospel of Luke describes one asking Jesus […]

2018-09-17T20:06:40+00:00April 4th, 2019|Employee News|

St. Josephine Bakhita: Bakhita Empowerment Initiative

Today we celebrate the feast day of St. Josephine Bakhita, patron saint of the Bakhita Empowerment Initiative

“The Lord has loved me so much: we must love everyone…we must be compassionate!” – Josephine Bakhita was born in Darfur, Sudan. Between 1876 and 1882 Bakhita was sold three times. She suffered extreme torture in captivity and eventually she was sold to an Italian diplomat who gave her as a “gift” to a friend who took her to Italy to act as a […]

2018-09-17T19:49:18+00:00February 8th, 2019|Employee News|

Support Darko as he shares his journey to ‘Home’

Support Darko as he tells his story of HOME as part of a Courier Journal Story Telling Project.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here. 

When: Tuesday, December 4 from 6 – 8:30  pm

Where: Play Louisville, 1101 E Washington St,  40206

2018-11-12T18:42:17+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Employee News|