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Here are a few links to news stories about the renovation of Cardinal Ritter's Birthplace.

News Release - January 27, 2017
The Cardinal Ritter Birthplace Foundation is sponsoring its fifth annual free lecture and Irish Coffee on Thursday, March 16th at 7:00 pm in the Community Room at the Cardinal Ritter House, 1218 E. Oak Street, New Albany.  The featured speaker will be Mr. Kyle Kramer, Executive Director of the Passionist Earth and Spirit Center in Louisville, KY.  The former director of graduate lay degree programs and spiritual formation at St. Meinrad School of Theology, Kramer is a columnist for St. Anthony Messenger Magazine and a Catholic Climate Ambassador for the United States Conference of Catholic  Bishops-sponsored Catholic Climate Covenant.  He is the author of A Time to Plant: Life Lessons in Work, Prayer and Dirt (Ave Maria Press, 2010).  He and his family spent 15 years as organic farmers and homesteaders in Spencer County, Indiana. 
Mr. Kramer will discuss Pope Francis’ encyclical letter on the environment and climate change, Laudato si, and provide a framework for Christian ecological responsibility. 

Attendees will have the opportunity to view the Ritter museum room.  While the event is free and open to the public, reservations are requested by March 13th and can be made by calling Indiana Landmarks at 812/284-4534. 


July 17, 2013
Arch Bishop Lori attended the grand opening of the Cardinal Ritter Museum.

News Release - February 1, 2013
The Cardinal Ritter Birthplace Foundation is sponsoring a free lecture and Irish Coffee commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council on Thursday, March 14th at 7:00 pm in the Community Room at the Cardinal Ritter House, 1218 Oak Street, New Albany. The featured speaker will be Dr. Timothy P. O’Malley, Director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy. Dr. O’Malley will present “Liturgical Renewal Today: Re-considering Sacrosanctum Concilium.” The lecture will incorporate discussion about Cardinal Ritter’s role in the Second Vatican Council. Attendees will also have the opportunity to view current renovations on the Ritter Museum space within the building. While the event is free and open to the public, reservations are requested by March 8th and can be made by calling Indiana Landmarks at 812/284-4534

Push on for Ritter Museum

A living legacy: Historical marker celebrates Cardinal Ritter's courage, vision

Plaque marks Cardinal Ritter's birthplace in New Albany

Cardinal Ritter birthplace receives blessing in New Albany

Cardinal Ritter birthplace home ready for a tenant

Park dedicated to Cardinal Ritter

Home of the Innocents coming to New Albany's Cardinal Ritter House

Of Cardinal Importance: Community center addition of Cardinal Ritter birthplace open

Cardinal Ritter's birthplace resumes its importance in New Albany

Facelift Awards recognize historic restoration projects

 

 

 

 

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