Mass will celebrate 150 years of the Little Sisters’ service in Louisville

Little Sister of the Poor Marie Catharine, at right, spoke to students from Holy Angels Academy at the Archdiocese of Louisville History Center Feb. 21. The center is hosting a temporary exhibit through October, chronicling the history of the Little Sisters’ 150-year history here. The center is located across from the Cathedral of the Assumption in the Patterson Education Center, 424 S. Fifth St. (Record Photo by
Marnie McAllister)

The Little Sisters of the Poor are celebrating 150 years of service in the Archdiocese of Louisville this year.

Their next celebration is an anniversary Mass, set for June 22 at the Cathedral of the Assumption, 433 S. Fifth St. The liturgy will begin at 5:30 p.m. and Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz will be the celebrant.

The Little Sisters, who care for the elderly poor at the St. Joseph Home for the Aged, also plan to hold an anniversary gala to benefit their work on Oct. 9.

For more information, call the Little Sisters at 636-2300 or visit

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