Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of Archbishop Kurtz, Archdiocese of Louisville, and Appoints Bishop Shelton Fabre, Houma-Thibodaux as Successor

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, which includes Bishop Talley and Bishop Emeritus Steib, shared the following news from Pope Francis on the retirement of Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, Archdiocese of Louisville, and the Holy Father appointing Bishop Shelton Fabre of Houma-Thibodaux as the successor. Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, …

Black History Month, Its Importance and Bishop Emeritus Steib

February is Black History Month. The month is an opportunity to understand Black histories, going beyond stories of racism and slavery to spotlight Black achievement. A continued engagement with history is vital as it helps give context for the present. Black History Month was created in February 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, known as the …

Many Prayers and Blessings to All in Cold Weather

As cold temperatures persist, along with power outages, Bishop David P. Talley and our Catholic Diocese of Memphis members across West Tennessee, offer thanks and prayers for all the skilled line and energy team members who are very busy maintaining and restoring power throughout the area over the next few days. Also, we deeply appreciate …

Tennessee License Plate Says In God We Trust; Just Ask for It

It’s a New Year and new Tennessee License Plates are available. One great tip passed along to our Catholic Diocese of Memphis is that you can ask for the License Plate that shows our great Faith at no additional cost, “In God We Trust.” The standard version of the License Plate, shown in the photo, …

Exciting and Beautiful Pilgrimage Across Poland – 12 Days with Fr. Robert Szczechura

How about an exciting and beautiful 12-Day Pilgrimage across Poland from Sept. 13-24, 2022? The Pilgrimage will be with Fr. Robert Szczechura, Pastor of Our Mother Church, the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. If you have questions about the Pilgrimage, contact Fr. Szczechura at: robert.szczechura@cc.cdom.org or 901-725-2700. Also, click the link for more information on the Pilgrimage–including …

Memphis Catholic Schools and Catholic Center – Closed due to Weather

Due to inclement weather, our Catholic Diocese of Memphis Schools and our Catholic Center Office are closed on Thursday, Feb. 3 and Friday, Feb. 4. Please check Parish and Mission Facebook pages, Websites and other Communications avenues on Office Closures and Masses. Also, please remember that most of our Priests live on campus and Parishioners …

National Catholic Schools Week is Jan. 30 to Feb. 5

It is National Catholic Schools Week—Sunday, Jan. 30 to Saturday, Feb. 5. Many blessings to the 15 Catholic Schools (Diocesan, Parochial and Private) in our Memphis Diocese across West Tennessee. Please click on the links to view the TV Commercials about our exceptional Catholic education: 60 Seconds – https://vimeo.com/671783691 30 Seconds – https://vimeo.com/671783658 The TV …

“Just a Guy in the Pew” Podcast with Bart Schuchts and John Edwards on the Relentless Love of The Father

As the New Year continues in full swing and football still in the air, let’s take time today or over the weekend for about 60 mins. in the Pew with Bart Schuchts and John Edwards on the Relentless Love of The Father. This Podcast is another exceptional and faith-filled episode of “Just a Guy in …

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