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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Louisville

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 21,041 km²

Population: 192,101 Catholics (13.7% of 1,403,841 total) (2017)

Statistics: 101 parishes, 10 missions, 193 priests (139 diocesan, 54 religious), 42 deacons, 588 lay religious (99 brothers, 489 sisters), 14 seminarians (2017)

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

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

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

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 (73)Archbishop Joseph Edward Kurtz (73)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Louisville (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedArchbishop Joseph Edward Kurtz (73)Archbishop Joseph Edward Kurtz (73)Permalink
(2007.06.12 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Louisville (USA)

Hope in the Lord

Born:1946.08.18 (Mahanoy City, PA, 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 – 2019.03.05)

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

Born:1931.07.14 (Rochester, NY, 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 (Philadelphia, PA, 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 (Nashville, TN, 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 (Rolling Fork, KY, USA)
Ordained Priest:1834.08.13
Consecrated Bishop:1848.09.10
Died:1872.02.07 (Baltimore, MD, USA † 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 2020.06.16

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