Their stories tell of the Roman Catholic tradition that continues today.
It is also dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary who inspires us to follow Jesus Christ and whose name was adopted for the parish.
While not exhaustive, we are pleased to present this material so as to preserve the rich heritage of its people and encourage souls.
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Good Shepherd Church is the current home of the former parishes of Our Lady, St. Cecilia & St. Anthony.
Credits and Special Thanks
This history is collaborative effort made possible by the following individuals and organizations:
Rev. John A. Lyons, Sr. Mary Naomi Buniff, R.S.M. and anonymous contributors – research and compilation
Committees of the 100th, 125th and 150th Our Lady parish anniversaries
Rick Bell, Louisville historian and author
Good Shepherd parish staff
Charles Wetzelberger IV – digitization and website presentation
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