The multicultural interfaith arts festival Festival of Faiths recently announced that Jim James, the lead singer of My Morning Jacket, will perform at the festival’s opening celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Assumption (433 S. 5th St.)
The Center for Interfaith Relations has announced the schedule for the 27th annual Festival of Faiths. This year’s theme is “Sacred Hearts, Sacred Minds: Embodying Love.”
In the midst of the conflict in Israel and Gaza, some groups say they’re just looking to show compassion for all those involved. Interfaith Paths to Peace partnered with Center for Interfaith Relations Sunday evening for a candlelight vigil and walk for peace in the Middle East.
Last week, I ventured to Louisville to visit a friend and while there I received a lesson from Lumen Gentium, the Second Vatican Council's Dogmatic Constitution on the Church. This lesson came at an interfaith service held at the historic Cathedral of the Assumption in downtown Louisville.
Gun violence wounds not only the body but the spirit and the soul of the victims, said Dr. Jason Smith, the chief medical officer at UofL Health, during a gathering at the Cathedral of the Assumption April 28. Such violence takes a “small piece” of each person in the community as well, he said.
Hundreds packed inside Louisville’s Cathedral of Assumption for an interfaith gathering, converging faiths and leaving politics at the door. “Broken Hearts, Anxious Minds, a Commitment to a Healthy Community” served as a moment for pause, as Louisville grapples with continued gun violence.
As of Friday, April 28, the city is at 57 homicides, which is eight more deaths than April of 2022. The number of tragedies adds to the grim list of reasons the Center of Interfaith Relations is uniting Louisville in faith. Mayor Craig Greenberg believes it all starts by mending the city’s broken heart.
A man who died after being stabbed on West Market Street in Louisville on Friday is just the latest murder this month in the city. Less than three weeks ago, gun violence claimed the lives of five people in a mass shooting at Old National Bank downtown. Days later, another two people were shot and killed at Chickasaw Park, leaving families and neighborhoods torn.
Meanwhile, in neighboring Kentucky, the Archbishop of Louisville Sheldon Fabre will join other religious and civic leaders on Friday, 28 April at the Cathedral of the Assumption, for a gathering entitled “Broken Hearts, Anxious Minds, a Commitment to a Healthy Community”.