Tag Archive | Why Catholic?

Why Catholic? wraps up final season

Why Catholic? wraps up final season

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer Four and a half years ago, parishioners in the Archdiocese of Louisville began a journey intended to strengthen their understanding of the Catholic faith through a program called Why Catholic? Since that time, there have been nine seasons of Why Catholic?, which have coincided with the liturgical seasons of […]

Final Why Catholic? season to begin soon

Final Why Catholic? season to begin soon

By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer The final season of Why Catholic? will soon begin in parishes across the Archdiocese of Louisville. Sign-ups for the small faith-sharing groups will take place the last weekend of January in parishes. The focus for this Lenten season will be on the Ten Commandments and participants will use the […]

Teaching Our Faith — Free to be responsible

Teaching Our Faith — Free to be responsible

This is the first in a series of editorials, designed to correspond with the Why Catholic? process, now taking place in our parishes, about Catholic moral and social teaching. In confirmation homilies, I often speak of the gift of true freedom. For the teen about to be confirmed and for many in our nation, freedom […]

Why Catholic? offers new ways to participate

Why Catholic? offers new ways to participate

By Marnie McAllister, Record Assistant Editor When RENEW Why Catholic? begins again in early October, this time focused on morality and Christian living, the faith formation process will be available to those who don’t have the time or inclination to join in the program’s small faith-sharing groups. The Archdiocese of Louisville has developed an online version […]

Video explains ‘Why Catholic?’ experience

Video explains ‘Why Catholic?’ experience

By Marnie McAllister, Record Assistant Editor In a short video produced by the Archdiocese of Louisville, participants in Why Catholic? explain why they joined in the formation process and how it’s affected their lives. What the speakers collectively describe is a journey of faith — one that begins with questions and, as it progresses, presents new […]

Next season of ‘Why Catholic?’ to begin

Next season of ‘Why Catholic?’ to begin

By Marnie McAllister, Record Assistant Editor If you’ve been curious about “why we do what we do” as Catholics, this may the time to join a Why Catholic? group in your parish. The next six-week season, beginning in early October, explores “belief” and delves into the fundamentals of the Catholic faith. Participants will examine the “desire […]

Why Catholic? group studies prayer and does service work

Why Catholic? group studies prayer and does service work

By Marnie McAllister, Record Assistant Editor One Why Catholic? group at Incarnation Church has become just what organizers envisioned for Why Catholic? participants. Their small group has become a Christian community. The group — which includes married couples and single adults — gathers once a week to pray, share some refreshments and learn from one […]