Archbishop celebrates Mass at Basilica of St. Joseph in Bardstown

April 6, 2022 | The Record

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Photo Caption: Archbishop Shelton J. Fabre celebrated Mass with Father Terry Bradshaw, right, at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral in Bardstown, Ky., on April 2, just three days after his installation Mass. He carried a crozier and wore a pectoral cross from Bishop Benedict Joseph Flaget’s era. Bishop Flaget served as the first bishop. (Record Photo by Kayla Bennett)

BARDSTOWN, Ky. — The bourbon capital of the world shares its home with the historic Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral, and although distilled spirits weren’t the reason Archbishop Shelton J. Fabre celebrated Mass there on the first Saturday after his installation, they did offer a warm welcome to his new Kentucky home.

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