Thursday, September 29, 2011

Back by Popular Demand: Season 2 of Why Catholic

A hearty welcome to all those returning -- and a special welcome to all who will be joining Why Catholic?, in the Archdiocese of Louisville, for the first time during early October.

Season Two officially kicks off during the period of October 2-8, 2011. Throughout the weeks of Fall, small-group, faith-sharing sessions will focus on a prayerful study of the new Roman missal.

For information about books and resources to use, click:

Do you have questions or needs regarding the Fall 2011 season of Why Catholic?

Contact: Mr. Sal Della Bella, Director at the Office of Lifelong Fomration & Education (OLFE) -- e: -- ph: 502.448.8581.  Or check our WC? webpage:

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Small Group Leader-Training Sessions

Leader Training for Why Catholic? Groups

Small Group Leadership Training will be provided for new leaders, and for those who did not attend a training session last February.

An online version of the training is available at:

A new DVD version of the training session may be obtained by calling the OLFE Media Center at 502-448-8581.


On-Site Training:  Saturday September 24 -- 9:30 - 11:30 AM at the Flaget Center 

If you plan to attend, please register with Ms. Linda McLemore via e-mail at or by calling 502-448-8581.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Key Dates for Catechists and Why Catholic? Participants

So much to begin. So many to serve and to honor. So much to celebrate.  Here are key dates coming up in the Archdiocese:

September 16    --

Archdiocesan-Wide Faith Formation Celebration !
(St. Lawrence Church, 1925 Lewiston Drive, Louisville KY, 6:30 PM)

September 17    --    Workshop by Leisa Ainslinger, M.A. 

"The Village @ Work: Faith-Formation for the Whole Community"  (St. Agnes Pastoral Center, 1920 Newburg Road, Louisville KY --9:30 AM to 3:00 PM

September 18     --   Catechetical Sunday, 2011 

October 2-8        --   The second season of Why Catholic? begins this week

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

World Day of Prayer -- September 8, 2011

On September 8th (Thursday), people around the earth will celebrate World Day of Prayer 2011. Since its inception 18 years ago, the WDOP initiative has supported millions of God's people and countless worthy causes, around the globe, with prayer. This year’s theme for the World Day is "Together We Shine," for each of us is a channel through which Spirit illumines the world.

What a great opportunity for your Why Catholic? leadership team and participants to prepare for the upcoming season during Fall 2011.

WDOP occurs on the second Thursday of September each year. Its key purpose is to further the worldwide effort to uplift humanity and creation in shared, prayerful consciousness.  --