Around the Archdiocese — March 23

Catholic Men’s Conference set for
March 31 at Our Lady of Lourdes

The Archdiocese of Louisville’s first Catholic Men’s Conference will be held March 31 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 508 Breckenridge Lane, and space is still available for those wanting to register.
The program will begin with registration at 7 a.m., followed by opening comments from Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz at 8:30 a.m. The conference’s keynote speaker, Deacon Greg Hall, whose drilling company was instrumental in helping to free 33 trapped Chilean miners in 2010, will deliver an address called “The Difference that Jesus Made.”
The conference will also feature “breakout sessions” from 10 a.m. until the closing liturgy at noon. Topics for the sessions include “Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood,” “Walking the Talk: Everyday Spirituality for Catholic Men” and “Social Responsibility and Community Outreach.”
The cost is $25 for adults, $10 for students. Checks should be made payable to the Archdiocese of Louisville — CMC. Register by calling Linda McLemore at 448-8581 or by email at Those interested may also register online at

‘Celebration of Life’ dinner
scheduled for April 20

The Right to Life of Louisville’s Celebration of Life Banquet will be held April 20 at the Ramada Plaza on Bluegrass Parkway in Eastern Jefferson County.
Former abortion provider Dr. Anthony Levatino will be the speaker. The evening will begin with a reception at 6 p.m., and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. It will include a raffle and a live jazz band.
Tickets, which must be purchased by April 13, are $40 for adults and $25 for students. Tables of eight may also be purchased. For more information, or to advertise or donate, visit or call the Right to Life of Louisville office at 895-5959.

Science fair to be held March 26
at Catholic Enrichment Center

The Archdiocese of Louisville’s Office of Multicultural Ministry will host a Community Science Fair on March 26.
The event will begin at 10 a.m. at the Catholic Enrichment Center, 3146 W. Broadway. Students from grades three to 12 are invited to participate in the community-wide event and are encouraged to create and showcase projects representing all science disciplines.
Registration is required, and the deadline to register is March 24. There is a $5 fee per entry, and students can register more than one project.?For information, call 471-2123.

Sacred Heart School for the Arts
will hold Faculty Arts Showcase

Sacred Heart School for the Arts will hold a Faculty Arts Showcase March 25 at 2 p.m. at the Ursuline Arts Center, 3105 Lexington Road, building 5 on the Ursuline Campus. A reception will follow the hour-long showcase. The talents of many of SHSA’s artists/educators will be featured. Performances will include: piano, violin, voice, guitar, percussion, dance and harp.
This event is free; however, donations will be accepted in support of Sacred Heart Schools for the Arts. For more information, call 897-1816.

‘Spirituality at Work’ retreat to be
held at Mount St. Joseph Center

A retreat called “Spirituality at Work” will be presented April 25 at the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center in Maple Mount, Ky. The retreat will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is primarily for administrative assistants and secretaries in honor of Administrative Professionals Day.
The cost of the retreat is $15, which includes lunch.
The event will be led by Ursuline Sister of Mount St. Joseph Mary Matthias Ward, director of local community life at the Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse. She is the founding director of Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center and co-director of St. Thomas Retreat Center in Louisville.
To register for the retreat, call Kathy McCarty at 270-229-4103, ext. 802, or reach her by email at

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