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Saint Juan Diego – The First Native Lay Minister in the Americas

On July 31, 2002, at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City, Pope John Paul II declared Juan Diego’s canonization. Juan Diego, a poor Indian peasant and widower, became the Church’s first saint indigenous to the Americas….

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ArchLou and the Catholic Youth Foundation USA

Did you know that Butch Ekstrom of OLFE and Dr. Brian Reynolds, the Chancellor of the Archdiocese, have each served for more than 10 years on the Board of Directors for the Catholic Youth Foundation USA (CYF-USA)? Last Thursday through…

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Faith Club Dinner, Dancing and More!

Last week was a busy week here at OLFE.  Our staff worked on multiple activities.  To see what Maureen Grisanti Larison, Consultant for Adult Formation and Initiation, organized continue below.  Continue to the next post to read about what Butch…

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Sharing Recipes

As Thanksgiving approaches many of us are sharing our favorite recipes. We see post all over Facebook and coming from our favorite blogs for the best turkey, stuffing, or green bean casserole. Recently, Catechetical Leaders from the Archdiocese gathered at…

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Kids Deserve the Best — Your Faith and Example

By Cindy Wooden                                                                          …

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The Synod in Rome Is Over — Now What?

The Extraordinary Synod of 2014 – on the challenges of marriage and family life today — ended on October 18 in Rome, about three weeks ago. Major commentaries, assorted strong and different opinions, and widespread media reports prove that this…

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Reconciliation: Teaching About God’s Gift of Forgiveness

  Some thoughts and reviews from participants at this event… What I found the most intriguing: “Presentation was ‘excellent’.  I felt the ‘energy’ from Nancy.  Very inspiring!” “The fellowship I felt immediately.” “I loved the connections between Baptism and Reconciliation.”…

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Today’s wisdom from Pope Francis….

“All Christians and men of good faith are therefore called upon today to fight, not only for the abolition of the death penalty – whether it is legal or illegal and in all its forms – but also to improve…

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Five Things the Synod Just Did

We, here in Louisville, welcome back Archbishop Joseph Kurtz after the conclusion of the Synod last weekend. What does the final report of the Synod on the Family mean for the church? Clink the link to below to find out…

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And More from the Synod

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville and President of the USCCB in Rome at the Synod. http://www.news.va/en/news/synod-groups-work-to-fine-tune-document-on-family http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/1404246.htm

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