Altar Servers of Year honored
The Serra Clubs of the New Orleans area held a Mass, awards ceremony and banquet April 18 at St. Rita Church, New Orleans, to honor the 2012 Altar Servers of the Year from parishes in the archdiocese. Archbishop Gregory Aymond celebrated the Mass and Father John Arnone, pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes, Violet, and St. Bernard, St. Bernard, delivered the homily.
Named by their pastors to receive recognition were Jarod Aldana, St. Anselm; Clement Anfone, St. Alphonsus; Kaitlyn Arena, St. Mary Magdalen; Jenna M. Arnold, St. Anthony Mission/St. Joseph, Gretna; Jhase Bellaire, St. John the Baptist, Edgard; Austin Blanchard, St. Rosalie; William Bostick Jr., St. Paul the Apostle;
Johnmarie Bougere, St. Bonaventure; Nicholas Bourgeois, St. Philip Neri; Diamond Boutte, Our Lady Star of the Sea; Gillen Briede, St. Francis Xavier; Matthew Buhler, Our Lady of the Lake; Renée Elizabeth Breaux, St. Rita of Cascia; Jonathan Carias, St. Theresa of Avila; Isaiah Carpenter, Assumption of Our Lady Mission;
Brendon Corcoran, St. Pius X, New Orleans; Dylan Cox, St. Christopher the Martyr; Zackary Creel, Holy Name of Jesus; Armand P. Daigle III, St. Andrew the Apostle; Donald Daigle, St. Benedict; Kaitlin Daly, St. Francis of Assisi; Cameron Davis, Holy Guardian Angels Mission; Rudy DeBose, St. Gabriel the Archangel;
Christian Devereux, St. Margaret Mary; Ariel Dixon, St. Anthony of Padua, New Orleans; Peyton Duersel, St. Benilde; Bismark Ebiweh, Our Lady of Guadalupe/St. Jude; David Englehardt, Mary, Queen of Peace; Christain Fernandez, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Kenner; Darren A. Ferrier Jr., St. James Major; Sarah Gaddy, St. Louis King of France; Victoria Gagliano, Ascension of Our Lord;
Jason Garret, Our Lady of the Angels; Ariana E. Ghivizzani, St. Joachim; Kansas Guidry, Christ the King; Stephen Guidry Jr., St. Peter, Reserve; Christian L. Guilbeau, St. Peter, Covington; Blake Hera, Divine Mercy; Donna Hinrichs, St. Gertrude; Malika Howard, St. Mary of the Angels;
Melanie Induni, St. John the Baptist, Paradis; Sara Marie Jesusa, Our Lady of Prompt Succor, Chalmette; Ja’Lon Joseph, Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary; Kamryn Keller, St. Mark, Ama; Taylor King, St. Katharine Drexel; Patrick LaCour, St. Clement of Rome; Macie Lafonta, Corpus Christi-Epiphany;
Jacob Lain, Our Lady of Lourdes, Slidell; Kyle Lawson, Blessed Sacrament-St. Joan of Arc, New Orleans; Kathy Le, Visitation of Our Lady; Brandon LeBlanc, St. David; Marcus Lee, St. Joseph the Worker; Todd Mathieu, St. Maria Goretti; Madison Melerine, St. Bernard; Marty A. Melerine III, Our Lady of Lourdes, Violet;
Gabrielle Mendy, Blessed Trinity; John Mitten, St. Luke the Evangelist; Amber Montgomery, St. Jane de Chantal; Amy Nguyen, Mary Queen of Vietnam; Gabrielle Lee Nguyen, St. Cletus; Cody M. O’Cain, St. John Bosco; Jordan Ordoyne, Immaculate Conception, Marrero; Cristian Orellana, Holy Name of Mary;
David Parker, St. Joan of Arc, LaPlace; Stephen Parker, St. Joan of Arc, LaPlace; Jacques Petit, Holy Family, Luling; Francis Plough, Immaculate Conception, New Orleans; Daniel Provenzano, Most Holy Trinity; Courtney Roberson, Annunciation; Aislin Salassi, St. Edward the Confessor; Elizabeth Scheuermann, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Norco;
Carlos Silva, Blessed Francis X. Seelos; Cai Suprean, St. John of the Cross; Hilton Sylve, St. Patrick, New Orleans; Davis Tate, Our Lady of Prompt Succor, Westwego; Jacob Tingler, St. Agnes; Garen Tinson, St. Thomas; Jared Tonglet, St. Rita, Harahan; Michael Tortorich, St. Angela Merici;
David Trepagnier, St. Matthew the Apostle; Diana Vazquez, Our Lady of Divine Providence; Mathew Jason Xuan Son Vu, Our Lady of LaVang Mission; Christopher Wade, St. Ann Church and Shrine; and Wesley Wharton, St. Genevieve.