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Reopening Schools Safely – Bishops’ Letter to Governor Beshear12 Aug

On August 12, the bishops of Kentucky sent the following letter to Governor Beshear to share with him the current plans for reopening Catholic schools for the new academic year. For more details about individual schools, please look for communication from your local diocese and school. A PDF version of the letter may be found […]

Luther’s Story17 Jun

Luther Scruggs is a Catholic school parent in Kentucky. This is his message for Senator Mitch McConnell and other federal officials on why they should support nonpublic school families in the next COVID-19 relief bill. I am a graduate of Holy Cross High School in Latonia, Kentucky.  The education that I received instilled in me […]

Kentucky Bishops Announce Plans to Resume Public Liturgies18 May

Following the suspension of public liturgies due to the COVID-19 pandemic, each of Kentucky’s four bishops have issued guidelines for resuming public celebrations of the Eucharist and other Sacraments in a safe and responsible way. Please follow the links below to access the latest from each diocese. Archdiocese of Louisville Diocese of Covington Diocese of […]

UPDATED – KY Bishops Issue Statements on COVID-19 Response13 Mar

[UPDATE – May 18 – Each Kentucky diocese has announced plans to resume public celebration of the Eucharist and other Sacraments. Please click here for further information.] Each of Kentucky’s four bishops have issued statements and guidelines on the ongoing response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. In addition, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, President […]

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Bishops’ Statement on Passage of HB 563 – School Choice
The Bishops of Kentucky have issued the following statement following the passage of HB 563. A PDF copy of the statement may be downloaded by clicking here. We applaud the Kentucky legislature for the passage of House Bill 563. This legislation provides more opportunities for parents with limited financial means to decide where their children […]

KY House Passes Educational Choice Bill for Public and Certain Non-Public School Families
House Republicans recently combined Education Opportunity Account legislation with another bill, HB 563, that deals with enrollment at public schools, and considered the combined bills for a vote today. But the new HB 563 initially prohibited Catholic school and other non-public school families from receiving tuition assistance. Thankfully, Rep. Matt Lockett put forth a floor […]