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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Louisville

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 31,041 km²

Population: 280,000 Catholics (20.2% of 1,389,465 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Covington, Knoxville, Lexington, Memphis, Nashville, Owensboro

Neighbouring Dioceses: Nashville (↙), Owensboro (←), Indianapolis (↑), Covington (↗), Lexington (→), Knoxville (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 111 parishes, 9 missions, 180 priests (139 diocesan, 41 religious), 130 deacons, 581 lay religious (87 brothers, 494 sisters), 14 seminarians (2015)

Address: 212 E. College St., P.O. Box 1073, Louisville, KY 40201, USA

Phone: +1 (502) 585-3291

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History


Special Churches

All Churches (118)

Nashville (↙), Owensboro (←), Indianapolis (↑), Covington (↗), Lexington (→), Knoxville (↘)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2007.06.12 – ...):Archbishop Joseph Edward Kurtz (72)Archbishop Joseph Edward Kurtz (72)

Apostolic Administrator of Memphis (USA)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Louisville (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedArchbishop Joseph Edward Kurtz (72)Archbishop Joseph Edward Kurtz (72)Permalink
(2007.06.12 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Louisville (USA)
Apostolic Administrator of Memphis (USA)

Hope in the Lord

Born:1946.08.18 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1972.03.18
Consecrated Bishop:1999.12.09

Bishop of Knoxville (USA) (1999.10.26 – 2007.06.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Louisville (USA) (2007.06.12 – ...)

Vice-President of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2010.11.16 – 2013.11.14)

President of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2013.11.14 – 2016.11.15)

Apostolic Administrator of Memphis (USA) (2018.10.24 – ...)

Archbishop Thomas Cajetan Kelly, O.P.Permalink
(1981.12.28 – 2007.06.12)

Born:1931.07.14 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1958.06.05
Consecrated Bishop:1977.08.05
Died:2011.12.14 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Tusuros (1977.06.12 – 1981.12.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Washington (USA) (1977.06.12 – 1981.12.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Louisville (USA) (1981.12.28 – 2007.06.12)

Archbishop Thomas Joseph McDonoughPermalink
(1967.03.01 – 1981.09.29)

Nihil sine Deo

Born:1911.12.05 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1938.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1947.04.30
Died:1998.08.04 († 86)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Augustine (USA) (1947.03.10 – 1957.01.02)

Titular Bishop of Thenæ (1947.03.10 – 1960.03.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of Savannah (USA) (1957.01.02 – 1960.03.02)

Bishop of Savannah (USA) (1960.03.02 – 1967.03.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Louisville (USA) (1967.03.01 – 1981.09.29)

Archbishop John Alexander FloershPermalink
(1937.12.10 – 1967.02.25)

Born:1886.10.05 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1911.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1923.04.08
Died:1968.06.11 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Lycopolis (1923.02.06 – 1924.07.26)

Coadjutor Bishop of Louisville (USA) (1923.02.06 – 1924.07.26)

Bishop of Louisville (USA) (1924.07.26 – 1937.12.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Louisville (USA) (1937.12.10 – 1967.02.25)

Titular Bishop of Sistroniana (1967.02.25 – 1968.06.11)

Bishops of Louisville (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Alexander Floersh (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1924.07.26 – 1937.12.10)

(see above)

Bishop Denis O’DonaghuePermalink
(1910.02.07 – 1924.07.26)

Born:1848.11.30 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1874.09.06
Consecrated Bishop:1900.04.25
Died:1925.11.07 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Pomarium (1900.02.10 – 1910.02.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Indianapolis (USA) (1900.02.10 – 1910.02.07)

Bishop of Louisville (USA) (1910.02.07 – 1924.07.26)

Titular Bishop of Lebedus (1924.07.26 – 1925.11.07)

Bishop William George McCloskeyPermalink
(1868.03.03 – 1909.09.17)

Born:1823.11.10 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1852.10.06
Consecrated Bishop:1868.05.24
Died:1909.09.17 († 85)

Rector of Pontifical North American College (1860 – 1868.03.03)

Bishop of Louisville (USA) (1868.03.03 – 1909.09.17)

Bishop Peter Joseph LaviallePermalink
(1865.07.07 – 1867.05.11)

Born:1819.07.15 (France)
Ordained Priest:1844.02.12
Consecrated Bishop:1865.09.24
Died:1867.05.11 († 47)

Bishop of Louisville (USA) (1865.07.07 – 1867.05.11)

Bishop Martin John Spalding (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1850.02.11 – 1864.05.03)

Auspice Maria

Born:1810.05.23 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1834.08.13
Consecrated Bishop:1848.09.10
Died:1872.02.07 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Lagania (1848.05.09 – 1850.02.11)

Coadjutor Bishop of Louisville (USA) (1848.05.09 – 1850.02.11)

Bishop of Louisville (USA) (1850.02.11 – 1864.05.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1864.05.03 – 1872.02.07)

Bishop Benedict Joseph Flaget, P.S.S.Permalink
(1841.02.13 – 1850.02.12)

Born:1763.11.07 (France)
Ordained Priest:1788.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:1810.11.04
Died:1850.02.12 († 86)

Bishop of Bardstown (1808.04.08 – 1832.05.07)

Bishop of Bardstown (1833.03.17 – 1841.02.13)

Bishop of Louisville (USA) (1841.02.13 – 1850.02.12)

Former Prelates


as of 2019.01.17

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