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Creating a Vibrant Learning Community

Mission Statement

Doors to Hope opens learning opportunities, encourages community involvement, and engages in advocacy for women and immigrant families.

ESL Classes

English as a Second Language
Monday through Friday

GED Mentoring

Monday through Friday

After School Tutoring

Monday through Thursday

Computer Access

Available for study, resume, school work, etc.
Monday through Friday

Women’s Group

Group 1: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. every other Friday.

Group 2: 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. every other Friday

Doors to Hope seeks a full-time Director responsible for all administrative and operational aspects of the ministry. Qualified applicants will be bilingual in Spanish and English; Master’s degree and five years of experience in non-profit management and administration preferred. Submit cover letter and resume to: Michelle Grgurich, SCN, Director, Office of Congregational Ministries, P.O. Box 247, Nazareth, KY 40048. Click here for the job description.

Creating a Vibrant Learning Community

We are a 501c3 tax-exempt organization through the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and your online donations are deductible for tax purposes.




Meet the staff

Sister Rebecca Miles

Sister Rebecca is a Sister of Charity of Nazareth with a background in nursing and social services serving those in need in Louisville for over 40+ years. Email Sister Rebecca

Lorena Miller

Program Coordinator
Lorena has a wide background working with international immigration, women, media education, journalism and photography. Email Lorena

Erin Miller

Program Services Assistant
Erin Miller is a Louisville native and recent graduate of Western Kentucky University with a B.A. in Communication Studies and a B.A. in Spanish. Email Erin

Meet the Advisory Committee


Julie Driscoll, SCN, Chair

Amina Bejos, SCN

Rachel Mendoza Newton


Mary Margaret Mulvihil

Steve Rose

Ben Ruiz

Liz Wendeln, SCN

Michelle Grgurich, SCN Director of Congregational Ministries

Some of our volunteers

Sister Betty MacDougall, SCN

Sister Carol Kaucic, SCN

Sister Kitty Wilson, SCN

Sister Rose Mary Maguire, SCN

Sister Ruth Ann Humphrey, SCN

Deborah Amerman

Tammy Raven

Art Parola

John Wieland

Denise Ruffra

Melanie Mullins

Audrey Denham

Carole Sutton


Sister Eva Marie Kowalski, SCN

Sister Betty Vannucci, SCN

Sister Rita Davis, SCN

Sister Brendan Conlon, OSU

Sister Barbara Bir, OSU

Sister Julienne Guy, OSU

Don Tatum

David Vetter

John Norton

Gerald Linton

Karen Udoh

Jacob Markert

Oscar Rodriguez

Barbara Peggs

Jennifer Peggs

John Riley

Bill Moss

David Hulefeld

Cecile Chandler

Bob Cherry

Virginia Gish

Lindsey Gilbert

Carrie Hall

William Hale

Geraldine Heath

Jacob Goodin


The Goal

The goal of Doors to Hope is to provide education to the people of the south central area of Louisville. This center is a congregational ministry of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and works in collaboration with Holy Name Catholic Parish.


Doors To Hope
2914 S. Third Street
Louisville KY 40208

(502) 384-4673


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