Cathedral News

Thomas Merton’s Lenten Prayer of the Desert
Cathedral Undercroft
Sunday, March 4, after 9:30 am Mass
Presented by parishioner Mark Meade.
Mr. Meade is the Assistant Director of the Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University, the current President of the International Thomas Merton Society.  Coffee and donuts will be served.   

The Sacred Rite of Fasting in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Sunday, March 18, 3:30-5 pm
Cathedral Undercroft—Free and Open to Public - click for details

Cathedral Golden Stars

On March 14, the Golden Stars will have an early St. Patrick’s Day lunch at 12 Noon at the Molly Malones located at 3900 Shelbyville Road, 40207, in St. Matthews.  Please wear your favorite green and come help us toast to St. Paddy’s Day.  Please contact Brenda McWaters at 502-641-1575 or  brendamac40@hotmail.com.

Don’t Sit Home in April!! Please join us for  an all you can eat dinner and an Award nominated play. It’s MAMA MIA! April 4 - Doors open at 6 pm and the play starts at 7:45 pm. Derby Dinner Playhouse is located on 525 Marriott Dr. in Clarksville Indiana.  Please contact Brenda McWaters at 502-641-1575 or brendamac40@hotmail.com and please sign up by March 14. If we have 20 to sign up the group rate is $39 per person. If any of you attended our last event there, Sister Act, the play was great and the food was delicious. Please join us for another fun evening!

Cathedral Choir Dinner and Entertainment Fundraiser

The Cathedral of the Assumption Choir is pleased to present The Gospel According to Mark on Saturday, March 10, 2018, after the 5:30 Mass at the Cathedral of the Assumption, 433 South Fifth Street.  The show features Derby Dinner Playhouse veteran J.R. Stuart in a solo performance as Mark Twain during two different time periods in Mr. Twain’s life.  Recommended for ages 13 and over, this evening of laughter and social commentary has been delighting audiences for decades. There is a $30 suggested donation for the dinner and show and a $20 suggested donation for the show only. All proceeds will go towards the Cathedral Choir’s trip to Washington DC this summer. Make your RSVP today!  Contact DeveVetter@gmail.com 502.439.5151. Also included is a musical preshow by choir members Rick and Shaune Rebilas and Greg and Natalie Wood with Dr. Philip Brisson.

Archdiocese of Louisville Catholic Women's Conference, Saturday March 10 - Register by March 1. Click for details.

Check out The Record article featuring parishioner Linda Squire and Opioid Epidemic. 

Want to check out some 360 degree photos of the Cathedral? Kelsey Hillary of sanctum360.org took photos today. Click here to see them.

Cathedral featured in music video of "Say a Prayer."  Click here to view.   

Vatican Observatory highlights Msgr. Bouchet's telescope housed in the Archdiocese of Louisville History Center. Click here to check it out!!!!

Tek4Kids, Inc. (Gary and Cathy Boice’s nonprofit) uses education and technology to break the poverty cycle in Haiti.  They provide existing schools in Haiti with clean water, electricity, computers and teachers.  Children share clean water with their families, reducing instances of cholera and waterborne illnesses. Students that receive computer skills from the Tek4Kids program will be able to find much more advanced jobs despite the high unemployment rate in the area. To learn more about Tek4Kids, visit www.tek4kids.org


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The Cathedral sponsors a variety of both choral and instrumental concerts.  Past choral performances have included the Louisville Orchestra, the Rose Ensemble, the Chattanooga Boys Choir, Liber unUsualis, the Mainz Cathedral Domchor, and the Westminster Choir. The series also includes the Kelty Endowed Organ Recitals which have brought a wonderfully eclectic representation of national and international organists to the Greater Louisville Community. 

 

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Dr. Philip Brisson, Director of Music, (502) 582-2971 Ext. 5220

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2017-2018  Cathedral Concert Series

  

 

Friday,

September 15

at 7:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Giampaolo Di Rosa: Kelty Organ Recital 

Organist, Portuguese National Church in Rome, Italy

click on photo for bio 

Friday,

October 20,

at 7:30 pm

   

 Julia Brown

Organist, First United Methodist Church in Eugene, Oregon

Julia Brown

click on photo for bio  

Thursday,

November 30,

at 7:30 PM

 

Ticketed event

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Handel’s Messiah

The Louisville Orchestra,

Dr. Kent Hatteberg, Conductor

 

 

Friday,

December 8,

at 7:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advent Lessons and Carols

The Cathedral Choir and Cathedral Singers join together to mix traditional and contemporary music styles with Advent readings in order to prepare for the joyful season of Christmas.

 Dr. Philip Brisson, Director and Organist

Sunday,

January 28,

at 3:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

Louisville Three Choirs Festival Concert

at Calvary Episcopal Church 

 

Calvary Christ ChurchAssumption

 

Friday,

February 2,

at 7:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

Stephan Griffin

Organist,Trinity Episcopal Church

in Newport, Rhode Island

 Stephan Griffin

 click on photo for bio 

Friday,

March 23, 

at 7:30 PM

 

 Lenten Service:

Dupré/Claudel Stations of the Cross

 Dr. Philip Brisson - Organ

Dr. William P. Bradford II - Reader  

 

Friday,

April 20 

at 7:30 PM

 

Jason Roberts: Kelty Organ Recital

 OrganistSt. Bartholomew's Church, New York, New York

Jason Roberts

click on photo for bio  

 

Friday,

May 25

at 7:30 PM

Doctor Philip Brisson: Kelty Organ Recital

 Organist, Cathedral of the Assumption in Louisville, Kentucky

 

Philip Brisson

 click on photo for bio