Portrait of Bl. John Paul offered to benefit Hannan
After presenting an original portrait to Pope John Paul II at the Vatican in 2000 and speaking to the pontiff, who blessed the painting and the painter, artist Michael Hunt said he wondered: “Where do you go from there?”
Cathedral Academy valedictorian strives to be a saint
It was two years after Katrina, and outside the Dauphine Street gate of Cathedral Academy in the French Quarter, Rhonda Wheeler was praying with her young daughter and son.
She didn’t give their prayer much of a shot.
For most of the previous year, Wheeler had traveled around the country, leaving her children temporarily with no formal education. Zoe, then 8, was a bright girl, but her random home-schooling had left her academically far behind kids her age.
Grieving community bids farewell
In his nearly three decades as pastor of St. Peter Claver Parish, Edmundite Father Michael Jacques had energized his church and neighborhood.
Archdiocese purchases Cenacle Retreat House
Many in New Orleans and beyond can now breathe a sigh of relief. The Archdiocese of New Orleans is the new owner of the Cenacle Retreat House in Metairie.
Spring-cleaning yields garden of memories
Dear St. Andrew the Apostle Elementary School: A service project performed by your students last year meant more to my family than you could ever imagine.
Catholic identity of Irish Channel is focus of exhibit
An exhibit of memorabilia from the three religious communities that established the cluster of schools, churches, convents and orphanages in New Orleans’ Irish Channel is open to the public at St. Alphonsus Church, 2025 Constance St.