January 2011

Flaget Celebrates 60 Years

Bardstown, KY

Flaget Memorial Hospital celebrated the 60th anniversary of the opening of the original hospital, which began operations on Jan. 8, 1951. Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz celebrated a Mass at Saint Vincent de Paul Church on Jan. 14. "Flaget Memorial Hospital has been blessed with 60 wonderful years of healing ministry, and we are grateful for the vision and the courage of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and the civic leaders who began a hospital in our community," said Bruce Klockars, president of Flaget.