Catholic Charities of Louisville will present “Stories of Status,” a panel discussion, at the Speed Art Museum, 2035 S. Third Street, on Aug. 11 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free as part of the Speed Museum’s Sunday Showcase. Read more.
Catholic Charities of Louisville has reached 61 percent of its fundraising goal to build new headquarters in the 2900 block of South Fourth Street behind Holy Name Church.
The project is expected to cost about $7.5 million and thus far donors have given $4.55 million. Read more.
Sister Susan Gatz spent two weeks this spring welcoming asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, mindful during her stay of Ezra Lazarus’ invitation inscribed on the Statue of Liberty. The well-known inscription is an entreaty: “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.”
“That’s what was in front of me, day after day. We were trying to wrap our arms around them,” said Sister Gatz, a Sister of Charity of Nazareth, […]
Pope Francis has said, “Charity is at the heart of the church, it is the reason for its action, the soul of its mission.”
It’s also the soul of our mission at Catholic Charities of Louisville. Read more.
Katie Norton is the new Refugee Youth Mentoring Coordinator for MRS. She is a graduate of Western Kentucky University, with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Public Relations. Prior to her work at MRS, she completed internships with KRM and International Center in Bowling Green. She recently completed a VISTA service year with MRS, in which she successfully recruited and managed volunteers and worked to engage the community in our programming. We are excited to officially welcome her on staff […]
Plans have been made for our annual agency staff celebration. We will gather on Friday, August 30, 2019, at Holy Family Parish in the Saffin Center – 3926 Poplar Level Rd. The program will begin promptly at 12:15 p.m.
- Greeting and Meal Prayer
- Presentation of service awards
This is an all staff event and is not optional. When All Staff events are announced, your attendance is expected unless your work commitments make it impossible.
Unless a supervisor […]
Sister Visitor Center Block Party will be held next Wednesday, August 7th, from 11:00am-2:00pm, at the Sister Visitor Center on the block of 23rd Street, between Market and Pirtle Street. Join us for a cookout, as well as an opportunity to interact with families in the area 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. […]
By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer
In the late 1960s, a handful of Sisters of Charity of Nazareth teaching in West Louisville noticed their students were coming to school hungry and wearing dirty clothing.
Upon visiting the students’ homes, the sisters found homes that lacked food and running water. They decided something needed to be done to help the families.
In 1969, Sister Visitor Center was born. The center, now part of Catholic Charities of Louisville, has been serving the area’s neediest families […]